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Dermatology

Your Health. Your Hospital

Dermatology is a specialty of medicine that concerns the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions. Medical experts specializing in this medical branch are known as dermatologists and diagnose and treat both cosmetic and health conditions of the skin, hair and nail. At Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, we work with some of the most renowned dermatologists in the country, who will go to great lengths to restore your health or your appearance by using state of the art treatment approaches.

Special Treatment for Each Type of Skin

When it comes to diagnosing and treating skin conditions, the most important step is identifying your skin type. This will help the dermatologist make the best decision with regard to the treatment approach they will employ. Our highly trained dermatologists will always make sure you receive the most effective treatment you need for your skin condition following a thorough evaluation of your skin type. We only work with board-certified dermatologists, which will ensure proper healthcare and treatment for your skin condition. Some of the most common skin conditions our dermatologists have to diagnose and treat on a daily basis are:

  • acne
  • alopecia
  • autoimmune diseases
  • contact allergies
  • eczema
  • melanoma and other types of skin cancer
  • mycosis fungoides
  • nail diseases
  • psoriasis
  • rosacea
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • warts

Feel Good in Your Own Skin Again

Our certified dermatologists will restore the radiant appearance of your skin with the aid of advanced medical technology. Driven by the wish to offer the best possible treatments available, our skilled dermatologists make use state of the art technology that allows them to restore a healthier, youthful look of the skin of the patients. Medicine nowadays focuses increasingly on minimally invasive procedures and dermatology is no exception. Since each skin type and complexion poses specific challenges, dermatologists start their work with a thorough evaluation and carry on by designing a treatment plan that responds to the specific cosmetic needs of the patient. The treatments offered at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital include:

  • botulinum toxin
  • chemical peels
  • cosmetic soft tissue fillers
  • fractionated laser treatment
  • hair removal and razor bumps
  • laser skin resurfacing
  • laser vein treatments
  • microdermabrasion
  • photofacial and light source rejuvenation
  • sclerotherapy

Our Dermatologists Use the Most Effective Diagnostic Tools

With the help of state of the art diagnostic tools, knowledge, and years of experience, our dermatologists are able to map out the optimal treatment approach for each skin, hair, and nail condition they encounter, so that our patients get as close as possible to their health restoration goals. The diagnostic tools that are used at our medical center to identify and treat skin, hair, and nail conditions include:

  • allergy testing
  • bacterial or fungal cultures
  • biopsy
  • cutaneous cytology
  • diascopy
  • DTM fungal cultures
  • immunostaining techniques
  • lesion selection
  • otic swab
  • patch testing
  • PCR assays
  • serology
  • skin scrape
  • trichogram
  • Wood’s lamp exam

Frequently Asked Questions

A medical facial consists in a deeper cleansing of the skin and a stronger peeling. The chemicals used and the procedures are of a higher effect, more durable and more efficient than the spa facials.

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There are many treatments that can help with brown spots and wrinkles such as cosmetic produces, acids, mechanical devices, etc.

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A chemical peeling consists of a deep facial cleanse, followed by the application of a thin layer of peeling solution.

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Estheticians are professionals who specialize in the beautification of the skin. They are not medical professionals per se.

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Dermatologists are medical professionals specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of skin condition, including problems which refer to nails and hair.

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