Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank is a fully certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon practicing in New York. He can treat a wide range of skin conditions, including being able to address cosmetic concerns. Not only is Dr. Frank board certified, he is also a member of several prestigious medical organizations, and has lectured extensively to his peers. Dr. Frank has also been a practicing dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon for over a decade, and has extensive experience with the skin conditions that ail our patients.
Skin conditions and imperfections can be unsightly and cause great embarrassment to their sufferers. Because skin conditions can also be an outward indicator of more serious problems within the body, it is important not to self-diagnose, but to see a certified dermatologist if there are rapid or unexpected changes in the skin. Please contact our NYC office for a consultation with Dr. Frank to address your skin concerns.
Caused by blocked pores, acne can be caused by oil production, hormones, and bacteria, amongst other factors. Rupturing acne can also spread acne and cause inflammation, which may even lead to cysts and deep acne scarring.
Acne can leave lasting scars to the epidermis and dermis. Damage to these layers can provoke the body’s healing response and cause new collagen and elastin to form that do not match the existing skin, causing irregularities in both the color and the texture of the skin.
Age spots are caused by sun damage, which leads to the excess production of melanin in the affected skin. Also known as brown spots or hyperpigmentation, these blemishes can be cosmetically unappealing, especially when they occur in a high visibility area, such as the face or hands.
Cellulite occurs when fat cells become engorged and irregular, and the fibrous bands that attach the epidermis to the sub-dermal layers of the skin become warped and begin to pull on the surface of the skin. This causes the fat to bulge up through the fibrous bands, causing the dimpling and bulging that is common to cellulite.
Dark Eye Circles
Dark circles around the eyes can make patients look tired and aged; they can be caused by multiple factors including visible blood vessels, sun damage, hyperpigmentation, rubbing, and other irritations.
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating of the skin, can be a very distressing condition for its sufferers. It can be caused by certain drugs and diseases, and can also be hereditary.
Hyperpigmentation is the discoloration of the skin, and is most commonly caused by sun damage, though it can also be caused by changing hormones, acne, and other skin traumas.
Large, visible pores can mar the skin, preventing it from looking smooth and flawless. The most influential factor in determining pore size is heredity, but pores can also become enlarged when oil, dirt, and dead skin clog the pores.
Leg veins are unsightly veins that show up through the skin of the legs. They are most commonly spider veins and varicose veins. Leg veins can be treated with two treatment options, sclerotherapy or laser therapy.
Melasma is often referred to as a “pregnancy mask,” and is characterized by the discoloration of the skin, especially of the face, with dark, irregular patches. It is usually found in women, especially those who are undergoing hormonal changes caused by medication or pregnancy, and can also be caused by thyroid imbalances.
Rosacea can develop from certain topical medications, or after many flushing or blushing episodes, including strenuous exercise, sun damage, smoking, drinking, and stress. The best method of treating rosacea is by treating the root cause, but there are other options to treat the outward symptoms as well.
Scars are formed when trauma to the skin provokes a healing response in the form of a fibrous tissue that does not match the color or texture of the original skin. The deeper the layer of skin that is damaged, the more significant the scar will be.
Spider veins are completely harmless, dilated blood vessels that are visible because they are very close to the surface of the skin. Spider veins are commonly caused by hypertension, hereditary factors, and environmental factors including trauma such as constantly crossing the legs.
Stretch marks are a form of scar that occurs when the skin is rapidly over-stretched. Stretch marks are usually associated with periods of rapid growth or pregnancy, and are permanent
Most of us are now aware of the harmful effects of overexposure to the sun. The sun’s ultraviolet rays can severely damage the skin, leading to brown or age spots, broken capillaries, and wrinkles.
Tattoo removal is now possible with the development of certain laser technologies. However, tattoo removal is still imperfect and heavily dependent upon not only the patient’s skin tone, but also upon the age, color, and quality of the tattoo.
Wrinkling is one of the most visible signs of aging. As the skin ages, it loses vital compounds such as hyaluronic acid, which keeps the skin moist and plump, and collagen, which helps makes up the underlying structure of the skin. This causes the skin to sag and wrinkle, forming lines.