Our goal is to meet your dermatologic needs. Dr. Draelos is skilled at evaluating your medical needs, surgical needs, and cosmetic dermatology needs. Our office is a friendly caring environment staffed by highly trained professionals. We want to make your visit a wonderful experience!
Our office is unique in that we are able to address all areas of dermatology. Dr. Draelos is an expert in hair conditions, including hair growth and hair loss. She has worked for many manufacturers of hair shampoos and hair care products. She understands the cosmetic and medical issues that affect all hair types including straight, curly, and kinky. As a matter of fact, she has written a textbook on hair and hair care for other practicing dermatologists and also for training dermatology residents.
Dr. Draelos also is an expert in cosmetic dermatology. She wrote the first textbook entitled Cosmetics in Dermatology in 1991, which was the first medical book on the topic. This book is now in its third edition. She understands the manufacture, formulation, and proper use of cosmetics and skin care products. She can assist in the selection of these products and solve problems related to their use. If you wish, you can make an appointment for a cosmetic consultation, but insurance may not cover this visit.
In addition, Dr. Draelos teaches other dermatologists and dermatology residents how to perform cosmetic dermatology procedures. These procedures include filler injections, toxin injections, face peels, and liposuction. She has been a board member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the organization that oversees the surgical education of dermatologists. She can provide a consultation to assess your cosmetic needs and recommend procedures that can improve the signs of aging. Please remember that these procedures are not covered by insurance.
Finally, Dr. Draelos is an expert at treating skin cancers and all medical dermatology procedures. She can perform a body assessment looking for melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma. She can also remove any moles or other growths that are causing problems or cosmetically unattractive. She is a board certified dermatologist and can treat all medical skin, hair, and nail conditions. Her specific areas of interest are acne, rosacea, psoriasis, pigmentation problems, eczema, atopic dermatitis, various skin rashes, etc. There are over 400 different skin conditions and Dr. Draelos can help with them all!