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Botox® or Dermal Fillers: Which Option Is Right for You? Jul 1st, 2022

You no longer have to be bothered by wrinkles, fine lines, acne scars, or dull, droopy, aging skin. You can improve your appearance without surgery and with little — if any — downtime thanks to safe and minimally invasive cosmetic treatments. The team of skin experts at A to Z Dermatology offer a variety...

Understanding Why You Get Scars on Your Skin Jun 1st, 2022

We’ve all got scars. Many of us even have stories that go with our scars. You might think they’re cool, or you might want to get rid of them.  At some level, we all know that a scar is a result of an injury to our body. Digging a little...

The Best Preventive Measures Against Cancer May 1st, 2022

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, and it’s never too early to take steps to protect your skin. While new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed every year, it’s important to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer so that you know...

How Chemical Peels Can Correct Hyperpigmentation Apr 1st, 2022

If you have discolored spots on your skin, it’s likely due to a condition known as hyperpigmentation. This causes some areas on your skin to darken more than others. Hyperpigmentation can easily leave you feeling self-conscious — but chemical peels may be your answer. At A to Z Dermatology, with offices in Sun...

You Don't Have to Live with Acne Scars: Understand Your Options Mar 1st, 2022

Acne can be frustrating, painful, embarrassing, and long-lasting. It can pop up in your teen years, go away, then resurface later in life due to hormonal imbalances. Even once your skin is clear, scars can leave their mark. At A to Z Dermatology, with offices in Mesa, Sun City, Casa...

The Best Preventive Measures Against Skin Cancer Feb 7th, 2022

Here in sunny Arizona, skin cancer is all too common, with over 3,100 new cases being diagnosed last year alone. But even though one in five American adults develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and two Americans die of skin cancer every hour, early detection and today’s modern treatments help...

My Warts Are Embarrassing: Can You Help? Jan 4th, 2022

No matter where it grows on your body, having a wart is an undeniable inconvenience. Placing pressure on the wart or jostling it can cause pain, and you have to be careful about what you touch and wash your hands often to avoid spreading the viral growths. Beyond that, warts...

How Laser Therapy Can Improve the Appearance of Your Scar Dec 1st, 2021

Scarring can happen anywhere on or in your body. Unattractive though it may be, scarring serves an important purpose in protecting your body. Once a scar forms, your skin heals, but it’s understandable if you’re not enjoying the evidence of the original injury.  Our warm and compassionate medical professionals at...

Why Dermal Fillers Are a Great Addition to Your Anti-Aging Regimen Nov 1st, 2021

Some say age is just a number, and you’re only as old as you feel, but if your face is lined, wrinkled, and saggy, it’s tough to hide your real age. Like many people, you may have turned to jars of cream to fix the issue, only to be disappointed....

Understanding How Mohs Surgery Can Help You Oct 3rd, 2021

You should know two things about skin cancer: It’s very common — about one in five Americans will develop it by age 70 — and it’s highly treatable. With the latest treatment options available today, most people can continue on to lead healthy lives after a skin cancer diagnosis.  Here at...

5 Signs Your Rash is Actually Psoriasis Sep 23rd, 2021

Skin rashes are a common ailment. You’re not sure how yours got started, but it’s itching and bothering you.  Our board-certified dermatologists at A to Z Dermatology, with locations in Mesa, Sun City, Casas Grande, Gold Canyon, and Chandler, Arizona, are the professionals to see if you have a skin...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Boost Your Confidence with Botox® Aug 16th, 2021

If the signs of aging are written all over your face, and you're unhappy with how you look, you might be a candidate for Botox® therapy.  Botox injections work quickly on facial wrinkles to boost your self-confidence and your satisfaction with your appearance.  At A to Z Dermatology, the skilled...