Medical Dermatology2019-07-23T09:47:39-04:00

Medical Dermatology

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Board-Certified Dermatologists

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Affiliated with Partners Health Care and Newton Wellesley Hospital

Expertise in Adult & Pediatric Dermatology and Surgical Dermatology

Medical Conditions

Acne Wellesley and Boston, MA
ACNE

Often at the completion of a skin check or other dermatologic visit, a patient will say, “Before you leave, I just want to ask you […]

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Acnitic Keratoses Wellesley and Boston, MA
ACTINIC KERATOSIS

Actinic keratosis is a scaly or crusty growth or lesion on the skin. […]

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Basal Skin Cancer Wellesley and Boston, MA
BASAL CELL SKIN CANCER

Most people are aware of skin cancer. Melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, is by far the most […]

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Common Spots Wellesley Hils and Boston, MA
COMMON SPOTS

Red spots, brown spots, white spots—what are these and why are they popping up on your skin? […]

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Dry Skin Wellesley and Boston, MA
DRY SKIN

It is inevitable. The beautiful golden leaves of fall are floating in the wind. We know what comes next. The heat in our homes will […]

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Eczema Wellesley and Boston, MA
ECZEMA

What is eczema, also known as dermatitis? It is a group of conditions where the skin becomes INFLAMED—with itching, redness, […]

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Hair Loss Wellesley and Boston, MA
HAIR LOSS

Hair loss, medically referred to as alopecia, is a common complaint among patients visiting the dermatologist and can be the  […]

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Excess Sweating Wellesley and Boston, MA
HYPERHIDROSIS

Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is of 2 types. Excessive sweating can be due to an underlying medical condition or […]

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Lyme Disease Wellesley and Boston, MA
LYME DISEASE

In early April, I was performing a routine skin exam on a patient. I asked her if she had noticed anything unusual on her neck. She […]

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Melanoma Wellesley and Boston, MA
MELANOMA

Melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer. It arises from the disorganized growth and replication of cells in the skin that  […]

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Poison Ivy Wellesley and Boston, MA
POISON IVY

It was Tuesday morning, July 5th, and I was on call the day after the holiday weekend. In only the first 30 minutes of the day, we […]

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Psoriasis Wellesley and Boston, MA
PSORIASIS

Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition that speeds up skin cell production causing red, scaly plaques on the skin. Overactive white […]

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Rosacea Wellesley and Boston, MA
ROSACEA

Do you have flushing or chronic facial redness? Do your cheeks sting? Are there small visible blood vessels on your cheeks, nose or  […]

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Shingles Boston
SHINGLES

Shingles is very common, affecting almost 1 in 3 Americans in their lifetime. Anyone who recovers from chickenpox can develop shingles because the varicella zoster virus stays dormant in nerves of the body. The […]

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Squamous Cell Wellesley and Boston, MA
SQUAMOUS CELL SKIN CANCER

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma is the first). It is a skin […]

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Warts Wellesley and Boston, MA
WARTS

Warts are among the most common, persistent, and frustrating conditions that we see on a daily basis in our dermatology office. […]

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Medical Treatments

MiraDry Wellesley and Boston, MA
MIRADRY

Are you embarrassed by excessive underarm sweating? Do you find yourself having to change your shirt multiple times […]

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Basal Skin Cancer Wellesley and Boston, MA
MOHS MICROGRAPHIC SURGERY

Mohs surgery is a highly precise and effective procedure to treat skin cancers of the face and other critical locations. This form of […]

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Patch Testing Wellesley and Boston, MA
PATCH TESTING

Patch testing identifies substances that cause persistent skin rashes. People often develop allergies to ingredients in skin care […]

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Acnitic Keratoses Wellesley and Boston, MA
PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is the use of a medication activated by light. PDT for treating precancerous lesions (actinic keratoses) […]

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SKIN CHECKS AND BIOPSIES

Krauss Dermatology is committed to utilizing the best available laboratory to evaluate your specimen when a biopsy is necessary. […]

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Take the First Step – Request A Consultation

Please fill out the form on this page to request a consultation and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at Krauss Dermatology will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Wellesley, MA office directly to schedule – (781) 416-3500.

Krauss Dermatology serves the greater Boston area.

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