Eczema Treatment in Boca Raton, FL
Located in Boca Raton, and serving the residents of West Palm Beach and all of South Florida, Sanctuary Medical Center offers treatment for eczema and other skin conditions that require the assistance of a dermatologist.
What is Eczema?
Eczema is a form of dermatitis called atopic dermatitis that usually manifests itself on the arms and behind the knees although it can show up on other parts of the body. Though it is a chronic condition, those with eczema usually deal with recurring bouts of eczema that may be caused by many factors like environmental irritants and stress.
What Causes Eczema?
Eczema has no known specific cause though it is suspected to have something to do with dry skin and immune system weaknesses.
What Does Eczema Look Like?
Eczema is most noticeably patches of skin that are red or irritated in nature that may itch and very sensitive or raw feeling. If it is more severe, the irritated skin may ooze or be crusty.
How Do You Treat Eczema?
First of all, we need to make a proper diagnosis of eczema which is done in our office. We evaluate the areas of concern as well as gets a medical and family health history specifically about rashes and skin allergies. Once the diagnosis is made, the course of treatment is designed to ease the discomfort by reducing inflammation and itching as well as to prevent future flare-ups. Treatments include corticosteroids, antibiotics, and antihistamines – topical, oral or injectable – as well as light therapy.
What is the Cost of Eczema Treatment in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, FL?
The cost of treating eczema varies depending on the extent of the skin condition. Our staff is happy to help you determine if health insurance covers part or all of the costs. Additionally, we can help you with financing options for any expenses you may incur.
Getting Started with Eczema Treatments
Please call our office to schedule a private consultation to have your skin examined and evaluated. Following a firm diagnosis, he will make a recommendation for the most effective way to treat your eczema.
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The physicians and staff at Sanctuary Medical Center provide personalized care for our Medical Dermatology patients in Boca Raton. We use the most advanced technologies in dermatology to help our patients maintain optimum skin health and restore self-confidence by revitalizing their appearance. To receive more information or schedule a consultation, contact us today to speak with our friendly staff.