Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.

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Cosmetic Dermatology
... BOTOX® Cosmetic Injectable Fillers Chemical Peels Laser Hair Removal Hair Loss Treatments Laser Therapies Forma Plus Vein Treatments Esthetician Services Micropen for Acne Scars Micropen for Skin Rejuvenation Micropen for Tattoo Removal Kybella With offices in Murrieta, Menifee, Temecula, Fallbrook, San Marcos, Solana Beach, and Oceanside, our advanced skin care options are convenient for patients throughout San Diego and Riverside Counties...

Clinical Dermatology
... To learn more about our practice's most commonly treated skin conditions, visit the following pages: Acne Pre-Cancers (Actinic Keratosis) Skin Cancer/Mohs Surgery Hair Loss Nail Disease Other skin conditions that we specialize in treating include contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, skin allergies, warts, moles, skin tags, scabies, impetigo, melasma, fungal infections, rashes, seborrhea, vitiligo, itching, hives, and cysts...

Acne
Acne is a common condition, often associated with adolescence, as it affects about 75% of all teenagers...

Chemical Peels
...A chemical peel can help San Diego and Riverside County patients undo some of the visible damage to the skin caused by aging, the environment, and skin conditions such as acne...

Laser Therapies
...This decreases the number of required treatments when treating acne and brown spots and also allows us to treat precancerous actinic keratosis...

Vein Treatments
... Facial Veins Not all the causes for facial veins are known, but they appear to be secondary to heredity, sun exposure or related to a condition known as adult acne rosacea...

Esthetician Services
...The result is skin that is brighter and more vibrant, with significant improvement in conditions such as: Acne Melasma Fine lines Sun or age spots During your complimentary skin care consultation, your esthetician will work with you to determine the best peel for your unique skin care needs...

Skin Care Products
... Medical Grade Skin Care Products The following are some of the key components of our medical grade skin care programs: Retin-A®, RENOVA®, and AVAGE® are all prescription retinoids used to treat acne, fine wrinkles, mottled coloring, and rough, sun damaged skin...

Clinical Trials
The Doctors at DSI are actively involved in clinical drug trials in many areas of dermatology, including: Acne Psoriasis Rosacea Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma Actinic Keratosis Toe Nail Fungus Many others - see what we are currently enrolling for in the lists below All study visits, evaluations, and medications are provided at no cost to patient CURRENTLY ENROLLING FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICAL TRIALS                                         (updated April 2017) OUR OCEANSIDE LOCATION IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR: Enrolling studies: ORAL FOR ITCH IN ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS W/HX OF ECZEMA  ORAL FOR MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS TOPICAL FOR MILD TO MODERATE ATOPIC DERMATITIS (ECZEMA) BIOLOGIC FOR MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS  Upcoming: AD TOPICAL (Moderate to Severe) ALOPECIA   DEVICE STUDY FOR PTS WITH AD ONYCHOMYCOSIS  PSORIASIS MODERATE TO SEVERE Qualified participants will be compensated for time and travel following the studies...

Current Studies March 2015
CURRENTLY ENROLLING FOR THE FOLLOWING CLINICAL TRIALS (updated March 2015) MODERATE TO SEVERE PSORIASIS MODERATE TO SEVERE ATOPIC DERMATITIS MODERATE TO SEVERE ACNE VULGARIS ONYCHOMYCOSIS PYODERMA GANGRENOSUM ABDOMINAL ADIPOSE (ABDOMINAL FAT) AK's FULL FACE, BALDING SCALP OR CHEST   Please call 760-757-7546  extension 2601 or 2602...

Micropen for Skin Rejuvenation
... Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of fine lines, acne scars, and improvement of the skin’s texture, tone and color...

Micropen for Acne Scars
... Automated Micro-Needling (also known as Collagen Induction Therapy or CIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of fine lines, acne scars, and improvement of the skin’s texture, tone, and color...