Expert Tips & Wisdom

Tattoo Removal Options

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Tattoos no longer should be viewed as permanent. Several very good options now exist for removal of tattoos. There is simply not one method that is right for every person, nor for every tattoo. The ab... More...

Spider Vein Treatment

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Spider veins on the legs appear as branch like red or blue vessels. They are much more common in women, particularly after pregnancy and can be painful when enlarged. If left untreated, veins can beco... More...

Basal Cell Carcinoma at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Causes Chronic exposure to the sun is the cause of almost all BCCs, which most  commonly occur on exposed parts of the body (the face, ears, neck, scalp, shoulders, and back). Condition Ove... More...

Laser Treatment of Hemangiomas at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Also known as: Strawberry Birthmarks, Hemangioma  Causes: Unknown Condition Overview Present in up to 10% of newborns; may become apparent in the first days and weeks of life, ... More...

Stretch Marks

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
While there are no perfect stretch mark treatments, there are a number of good option available to improve the appearance stretch marks. Home applied products such as glycol creams and retinoids ca... More...

Treatment of Brown Spots

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Home Treatments for Brown Spots. Home Treatments can be designed for your skin type and complexion, and usually combine the use of a lightening cream (Obagi Clear) and a broad spectrum sunscreen. A... More...

Ways to Rejuvenate Your Facial Skin

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Facial rejuvenation provides a more youthful appearance to skin that has been impacted by aging and sun exposure. It combines a variety of dermatologic procedures to provide a rejuvenated and healthy ... More...

Actinic Keratoses (AKs) at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Causes Chronic sun exposure. Sun exposure is cumulative, so even a short period in the sun adds up over a lifetime. Condition Actinic Keratosis is a scaly or crusty growth or lesion most ofte... More...

Botulinum Toxin for Cosmetic Uses at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Treats: Wrinkles, Crows Feet, Vertical Lip Lines, Smokers Lines, Wrinkle correction, Frown Lines Conditions Treated Wrinkles due to muscle movement in the forehead (frown lines) and the eye... More...

Chemical Peels Overview at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Treats: Wrinkles, Wrinkle correction, Age Spots, Brown Spot Removal, Melasma, Mask of pregnancy Conditions Treated Sun damaged skin, prematurely aged skin, finely wrinkled skin, irregular o... More...

Dermal Fillers (Soft Tissue Augmentation) at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Treats: Wrinkle correction, Structural loss, Volume loss Conditions Treated Wrinkle correction, Structural loss, Volume loss Types of Fillers Pima Dermatology Offers Restylane ... More...

Eczema (Dermatitis) at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Condition Overview A very common condition affecting all ages and characterized by sensitive skin which becomes easily inflamed, red, scaly and itchy. The word ‘atopic’ means there is a... More...

Melanoma - Signs & Symptoms at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Causes Melanoma is linked to certain types of moles, and may appear on skin that is not exposed to the sun. Atypical moles are an inherited trait in some families, and may turn into melanomas, or s... More...

Melasma Overview at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Causes: Genetic Predisposition, Pregnancy, Birth Control Pills, Hormone Pills, Progesterone, Hormone Replacement Therapy.  Condition Overview Melasma is light to dark brown, irregular,... More...

Microdermabrasion at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Treats: Acne Scarring, Adult Acne, Wrinkles, Age spots Treatment Overview Microdermabrasion can provide a substantial improvement in certain types of scars, stretch marks, aged and sun-dama... More...

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Treats: BCC, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma Treatment Overview Mohs Micrographic Surgery is an advanced technique for treating skin cancer that will remove all the cancer, minimize the risk... More...

Moles (Nevi), Normal

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
 Causes Sun exposure may darken or increase the number of moles. A large number of moles or atypical moles are an inherited trait in some families.  Condition Overview Moles are... More...

Seborrheic Dermatitis at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Causes Exact cause is unknown Condition Overview Seborrheic keratoses are non-cancerous growths of the outer skin layer. SKs occur singly or in a cluster and are usually brown in color, S... More...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Also Known As: SCC Causes Chronic exposure to the sun is the cause of almost all SCCs, which most commonly occur on exposed parts of the body—the face, ears, neck, scalp, shoulders, a... More...

Warts at Pima Dermatology

by Gerald Goldberg, MD
Also known as: Seed Warts, Plantar Warts Causes Warts are indirectly passed from person-to-person and are caused by the Human Papilloma Virus or HPV. Condition overview Warts are ... More...