Impetigo | Dermatologist in Southlake, TX

Impetigo is an extremely contagious skin disease caused by bacteria, typically “staph” (Staphylococcus) or “strep” (Streptococcus) bacteria. Children ages 2 to 5 years of age are the most likely to develop the disease, but older children and adults can also experience it. Furthermore, impetigo can spread to other parts of the body without caution. To […]

Dermatologist in Southlake, TX

Treating Hair Loss It is normal to lose about 50 to 100 hairs every day, but if you have thinning hair, or you see bald patches, you may be experiencing hair loss. While hair loss has no effect on your physical health, it can be devastating to your self-image and emotional well being. In the […]

Dermatologist in Southlake, TX

Botox Injections and Cosmetic Fillers What is Botox? Botox is the trade name of the toxin produced by Clostridium botulinum bacteria. It is used in small, controlled and diluted amounts as a safe, yet effective neurotoxin treatment in reducing wrinkles. Compassion Dermatology provides Botox treatments for qualifying candidates who want to improve their appearance. Botox […]

Melanoma | Dermatologist in Southlake, TX

Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer, due to its likelihood of spreading to other parts of the body. While pediatric melanoma is rare, the rate of diagnoses is rising by approximately 2% each year, especially among those in the 15-19 year old category. A 2015 study published in the Journal of Investigative […]