Atopic Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that affects nearly 15-20% of children and 1-3% of adults worldwide. Atopic dermatitis falls under the umbrella category of what’s more commonly known as eczema. Today, we’ll get into the nitty gritty about what atopic dermatitis is, some of its underlying causes, as well as how to treat it.

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How Does Sculptra Work?

Injectable fillers are one of the most popular aesthetic procedures due to being an easy, convenient, and minimally invasive alternative to traditional plastic surgery procedures. Dermal fillers can be used to soften lines and wrinkles, create plumper, more defined lips, and increase volume in places like the cheekbones. Sculptra is a type of injectable filler that can restore facial volume, which is lost over time due to the body’s natural aging process.

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Wrapping Up Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

Last Saturday over 100 members from the local Tampa Town and Country community joined us for our 1st annual Melanoma Awareness Event. This was a new event for us, and we could not be more thrilled to see Dr. V’s dreams of educating the local community on the dangers of melanoma and the importance of early detection come to fruition. Thank you to everyone who supported us in this venture!

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3 Reasons To Attend Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event Next Saturday

One week from tomorrow the Academic Alliance in Dermatology will host its first ever Melanoma Awareness Event, an initiative created to raise awareness about the dangers of malignant melanoma and to make skin cancer screenings available to the public, completely free of charge. As an organization that’s incredibly passionate about the prevention and early diagnosis/treatment of skin cancer, this is a cause that’s near and dear to our hearts.

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6 Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of the most common aesthetic procedures in the US, and for good reason! If you’re wondering whether or not it’s time to stop worrying about shaving and waxing for good, here are six of our favorite benefits of laser hair removal.  

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3 Common Pediatric Dermatology Conditions

When it comes to skin issues, infants and children are not exempt. Many children suffer from dermatological issues and must seek the treatment of a dermatologist to help alleviate their symptoms. Below are three of the most common pediatric dermatology conditions treated by the board-certified dermatologists at Academic Alliance in Dermatology:

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April Newsletter

Spring has officially sprung, and we could not be more excited for all the changes that it brings with it! Our patients are like family, and we love to keep them updated on what’s happening here at the office, whether it’s the addition of a new provider, exciting new discounts or specials, an upcoming event, or a personal message from one of our own! So, without further ado, here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to recently and what we have on the horizon for April.

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Announcing Our 1st Annual Melanoma Awareness Event

We are so excited to announce that for the first time ever we will be hosting a Melanoma Awareness Event for the local community, where we’ll be offering free skin cancer screenings to the public! Join our dermatologists for this free public awareness event, which includes a seminar about Melanoma with our very own Dr. Panos Vasiloudes, a local dermatology legend who has dedicated his 30 year career to the study and treatment of malignant melanoma and the pursuit for a cure.

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The Importance of Annual Skin Checks for Cancer Prevention

While it’s unavoidable to stay completely out of the sun at all times, especially if you live in an area known for its heat and sunshine, there are ways to detect skin issues before they progress into a dangerous form of skin cancer. Below, we’ll discuss the importance of a regular skin check.

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Wrapping Up Our Annual Honoring Women Event

Last week we gathered with over 100 incredible women to celebrate their inner and outer beauty, their strength, and frankly how awesome they are! It was a magical night of music, prizes, demos, laughter, princesses, and pampering. We want to take a moment to thank all of the people who made last night possible.

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What Is Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery—also called micrographic surgery—is considered the most effective technique for treating skin cancer. Today the dermatology experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what Mohs is, how the surgery works, and what types of skin cancer it treats.

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Finding The Perfect Tampa Dermatologist: What To Look For

Finding a good dermatologist isn’t always as easy as a quick search or phone call. You want an experienced and board-certified dermatologist that you trust with your care. So let us do the legwork! Below, we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of selecting your dermatologist by sharing what to look for, what to avoid, and what questions to ask.

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Ultherapy: What Is It & What Does It Treat?

If you’ve been wanting tighter skin on your face, neck, and chest without an invasive procedure like a face lift, ultherapy could be a great solution for you. If you’re currently scratching your head asking what is ultherapy—sit tight! We’re here to cover the ins and outs of ultherapy so you can decide if it’s right for you!

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Acne 101: Everything You Need To Know

Acne is the most prevalent skin condition in the United States. For most of the 50 million Americans who experience it each year, acne begins in puberty, but acne can occur at any age and acne in adults is increasing. The acne experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what causes acne, the different types of acne out there, and the best acne treatment options.

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6 Benefits Of Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is an aesthetic procedure used to rejuvenate the skin on your face and neck. It works on a variety of skin issues, from age spots to dullness. If you’ve been wanting to try a non-invasive procedure to bring out your best skin, here are six great benefits of microdermabrasion to keep in mind.  

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Announcing Our 2nd Annual International Women's Day Aesthetic Event

Last year we threw a little party to celebrate the women in our lives, our 1st Annual International Women’s Day Aesthetic Event! Everyone loved it so much that we’ve decided to turn it into a yearly tradition. We’re so excited to announce that patients and their friends can join us once again this March to celebrate International Women’s Day with our “Honoring Women” event!

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Skin Biopsy 101: What To Expect

If you’ve gotten your annual physical exam with your primary care physician recently, he or she may have suggested you see a dermatologist if you have any spots on your skin that should be checked out. More than likely, your dermatologist will want to do a skin biopsy on any areas that appear distorted or irregular. Let’s take a look at what to expect during a skin biopsy.

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