when to see your loveland dermatologistsAs Loveland dermatologists, we love the rewarding work we get to do each day. From building relationships with patients to helping people feel more comfortable and healthy in their skin, we are proud to make an impact in Northern Colorado.

Do I Need to See a Dermatologist?

While most people may add a routine doctor visit to their yearly schedule, often seeing a dermatologist is not front of mind. Remember, though, that a dermatologist’s expertise lies in the area of the health of your hair, skin, and nails. Your physician has a wide range of experience when it comes to your health, but he won’t have the same level of expertise in dermatology as someone who has made that the primary focus.

Reasons to Visit Your Loveland Dermatologists

There are quite a few situations that may call for the help of a qualified dermatologist. Here are several:

1. Cancer Screenings

It is crucial for you to have skin screenings annually, especially if you are at a high risk for skin cancer. You might be at a higher risk if you have a family history of skin cancer, have light hair, eyes, and skin, or have a past with many blistering sunburns. If you’re noticing a change in the color, size, or shape of moles on your skin, we highly recommend that you see your Loveland dermatologist for an evaluation.

2. Stubborn Acne

Acne is a common skin issue that many people struggle with, and over-the-counter skin care products and treatments don’t always seem to help. Especially if you’re dealing with severe cystic acne or stubborn acne that refuses to heal, it’s probably time to see a skin doctor. Visiting a dermatologist can give you options that take into consideration your specific skin type, lifestyle, and needs.

3. Scar Treatment

Scars and stretch marks can negatively impact your self-esteem. Perhaps you’ve tried numerous products and DIY treatments to reduce the appearance of scarring. You may consider professional dermatology services to get laser treatments that will be more effective in diminishing acne scars, burn scars, stretch marks, and more.

4. Chronic Skin Conditions

Do you suffer from a chronic skin condition like psoriasis, eczema, or rosacea? Dermatologists have the knowledge and experience to help you find a treatment to manage and reduce these conditions.

5. Aging Skin

Are you struggling with the reality that your skin is aging and losing is youthful volume? Are you disappointed to look in the mirror to find additional lines, under-eye circles, and sagging skin? Our Loveland dermatologists love being able to help people restore some of that youthfulness with professional treatments like BOTOX and Juvederm.

6. Hair Loss

Losing as many as 100 hairs per day is actually normal. But if you are suffering from significant hair loss and noticing bald patches on your scalp, that’s a good indication that you should see a dermatologist. Your dermatologist can help determine the cause and may be able to provide solutions, from topical or oral treatments to a change in diet and the addition of essential vitamins and nutrients.

7. Excessive Sweating

Sweating is a healthy and normal part of your body; it’s how your body works to cool down. What is not normal is when you experience excessive sweating to the point that it affects your quality of life. Talk with a dermatologist to learn how to get to the root of the problem.

Front Range Dermatology

At Front Range Dermatology Associates, you’ll find compassionate Loveland dermatologists who are ready to help you with your general, cosmetic, or surgical dermatology needs. To schedule your appointment, call us at 970-673-1155. You can also visit us at www.frontrangedermatology.net.

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