Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition characterized as dry, itchy skin often appearing as a red rash. Eczema is very common, and in many cases, manageable. In fact, over 30 million Americas are affected. There are many types of dermatitis including contact, dyshidrotic, nummular, and seborrheic. What causes AD? Eczema is believed to [...]
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WART ARE THOSE?! We are amid the peak season for the spread of non-genital warts (verrucae). In order to raise awareness, the National Verruca Foundation (NVF) has designated July as Wart Awareness Month. Warts are common, benign lesions that appear on the top surface of the skin. Warts can develop anywhere but are most commonly [...]
Kegan graduated with honors in 2008 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, with his B.S. in Mathematical Sciences. After graduating from West Point, he was commissioned into the United States Army where he spent 3 years as an Air Defense Artillery officer in Germany before being accepted into the Interservice Physician Assistant [...]
Summer is finally here!! For many that includes basking in the sun for endless hours. Whether spending time at the beach or enjoying time with family in your backyard, it's important we remember sun safety. Getting too much sun puts us at risk for developing a skin cancer, even a melanoma. Did you know? [...]
It is with mixed emotions, we announce the departure of Dr. Sophia J. Hendrick. Aside from being East Tennessee's only board-certified pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Hendrick has also become our mentor, family, and friend. We could not be more grateful for her countless contributions and unconditional commitment to our practice and her patients. She will without [...]
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October is Eczema Awareness Month! More than 30 million Americans live with eczema. Eczema is NOT contagious. According to The National Eczema Association, eczema is more common in females than males. Nearly half of people with atopic dermatitis report they are “often” or “always” frustrated by their disease. More than half of all eczema sufferers [...]
Deep, painful pimples often appear out of nowhere. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, almost 50 million Americans suffer with some form of acne. Acne comes in many forms, including blackheads and whiteheads, the most severe type of acne is a pimple that develops deep in the skin, causing a red, swollen and [...]