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Conditions We TreaT

PFRANKMD by Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank is a best-in-class dermatology practice, specializing in cosmetic and general dermatology. Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank is a fully certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon practicing in New York for over a decade. 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 and his team of licensed healthcare providers can treat a wide range of skin conditions, including being able to address cosmetic concerns. PFRANKMD provides the most comprehensive options for lasers and aesthetic devices and all of our procedures are performed by licensed healthcare professionals.

Skin conditions and imperfections can be unpleasant and cause great self-consciousness to their sufferers. If there are sudden or unexpected changes in the skin, it is crucial to consult a certified dermatologist rather than self-diagnose, because skin conditions can also be an outward indicator of more serious issues within the body. If you have any skin or aesthetic concerns, please contact us at PFRANKMD to schedule a consultation at either of our New York City locations in the West Village or the Upper East Side.

ACNE / ACNE SCARS

Acne occurs when there is an accumulation of oil, dirt, bacteria, or dead skin cells, known as sebum, that clog your pores.

Benign Growths

Benign tumors or growths are abnormal lumps of cells that do not affect the surrounding tissues.

CELLULITE

Cellulite is a common, harmless skin condition characterized by lumpy, dimpled flesh on the thighs, hips, buttocks, and abdomen.

AGING HANDS

As collagen and fat in the hands fade, veins and tendons may become more visible, making the hands appear bony and unattractive.

FUNGUS

A fungus can cause a fungal infection that may affect your hair, nails, skin, mucous membranes, or other body parts.

LARGE PORES

Enlarged pores are depressions in the surface of the facial skin that contain one or more openings to the ducts that carry sweat and oil from the eccrine and sebaceous glands.

LIPOMAS

Lipomas are a fairly common benign fat cell tumor. Although they can be painful or occur in inconvenient locations, they frequently pose only a cosmetic challenge for patients.

SCARS

A scar is a growth of tissue marking the spot where the skin has healed after an injury. Scars are part of the natural healing process after an injury.

NOSE JOB

This non-invasive augmentation procedure is completely transforming the field of nasal and rhinoplasty surgery.

STRETCH MARKS

Stretch marks are discolored scars found on the skin. They are caused by shearing forces or tearing of the deeper skin layers and are generally permanent.

EXCESSIVE SWEATING

Excessive sweating, which is known as hyperhidrosis. These are most likely to be excessive wetness in the underarms, palms of the hands, and/or soles of the feet.

TEETH GRINDING/CLENCHING/TMJ

Also known as bruxism, this condition where an individual grinds and clenches the teeth can cause serious damage over time.

AGE SPOTS

Age spots, also known as liver spots, solar lentigines, and sun spots are generally a result of prolonged exposure to the sun.

UNDEREYE CIRCLES

Dark circles under the eyes may look purple or blue to dark brown or black, depending on skin color.

HYPERPIGMENTATION

Hyperpigmentation is defined as discoloration of certain areas of the skin, leading to dark spots and uneven skin tone.

LEG VEINS & SPIDER VEINS

Also referred to as telangiectasias or angioectasias within the medical community, spider veins are typically the less severe type of leg vein.

MELASMA

Melasma is a skin condition that appears as brown or grayish-brown patches on the skin.

ROSACEA

Rosacea is a facial skin condition that is characterized by reddened skin and often small pus-filled bumps or pimples.

SKIN CHECKS & SCREENINGS

Skin screenings involve looking for signs of skin cancer all over the body. It helps catch skin cancer early, giving you a higher chance of treating it using the right approach.

SUN DAMAGE

The sun gives off ultraviolet (UV) rays, which cause minor damage to healthy skin cells. Over time, the damage accumulates, resulting in premature aging of the skin.

TATTOO REMOVAL

A high-intensity light beam is targeted at the pigmentation, causing it to break apart, become absorbed into the body, and be excreted through the body’s natural immune system.

VITILIGO

Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the immune system attacks the body’s melanocytes. Melanocytes are the melanin-producing cells of the skin.

WRINKLES

A wrinkle is a fold or crease in the skin. Skin wrinkles typically result from age, genetic predisposition and most importantly sun damage.