Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center is a full-service provider of modern dermatological services to help patients both achieve and maintain healthy and beautiful skin.


Acne is the most commonly treated skin condition in teenage and adult patients. The main symptom is pimples, which occur on the back, chest, and face. More than half of teenagers experience at least one form of acne while around 5 percent of adults have acne. Read More »

Actinic Keratosis

Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation, usually in sunlight, is chiefly responsible for these scaly, crusty growths on the skin of older adults mostly. In addition to topical medications, dermatologists might utilize photodynamic therapy, tissue scraping, or freezing as treatments. Read More »

Advanced Dermatology

Our aesthetic center offers many dermatology treatments in Boardman and Howland, OH, including the following. For more information about the available skin care treatments we offer, contact our dermatology clinic today.

  • Botox®
  • Juvederm®
  • Vascular Laser
  • Chemical Peels
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • SkinCeuticals® Skin Care
  • VIVITÉ® Skin Care


One of the most common skin irritations, blisters are raised, fluid-filled bubbles that form on the skin due to trauma, such as burns or friction injuries. Treatment for blisters involves releasing the fluid with a sterile needle before applying antibiotic ointment and a bandage. Read More »

Botox® (OnabotulinumtoxinA)

Botox® is a popular treatment used to treat moderate to severe fine lines between the eyebrows. The medication is injected into the forehead muscles for a temporary reduction in the appearance of lines.


This fungal infection, typically found on the skin or mucous membranes, is caused by Candida, a type of yeast. Candidiasis is commonly treated with topical antifungal agents and medications. Read More »


A bacterial skin infection, cellulitis causes the skin to become painfully swollen and appear red. Common treatments for cellulitis include oral antibiotics — if left untreated, the condition can be life threatening. Read More »

Chicken Pox

Also known as varicella, chicken pox is a viral infection that causes itchy rashes and blisters on the skin. While the condition is highly contagious, it can be prevented by a vaccine and also treated with antihistamines, analgesics, and other medications. Read More »


CoolSculpting® allows you to fit into your favorite clothes without surgery and recovery time. This FDA-approved procedure eliminates pesky fat deposits that diet and exercise are unable to banish.

Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions

Several skin conditions have been linked to diabetes and insulin resistance, including scleroderma, vitiligo, digital sclerosis, as well as a rash of blisters, bumps, rashes, and bacterial or fungal infections. Every case of a diabetes-related skin condition is unique, so our dermatologists provide individualized treatments to fit each patient. Read More »


This bacterial infection causes painful redness on the upper layers of the skin, usually on the body’s extremities (legs, arms, toes, fingers) and the face. Common treatments include antibiotics, such as penicillin, as well as topical treatments for immediate symptom relief. Read More »


Folliculitis is a bacterial or fungal infection of the hair follicles that causes inflammation, red bumps or white-headed pimples, and itchy or painful sensations. Topical and oral medications may be prescribed for treatment, and shaving should be avoided while healing. Read More »


Glytone® is a chemical peel available in various formulations to treat acne, facial redness, and visible signs of aging. Your doctor will determine which form of Glytone® will appropriately meet your skin needs.


These benign areas of inflammation are largely internal and thought to be associated with the body’s defensive response to invading bacteria or fungi. Granulomas usually require treatment only when accompanied by symptoms, such as an infection. Read More »

Head Lice

These parasites live on the scalp and cause itchy skin by feeding on human blood. Head lice can spread between people, such as children in school classrooms or family members in the same household, and should be treated immediately with a lice-killing medicine or shampoo. Read More »

Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes simplex virus, also known as herpes or HSV, produces cold sores near the mouth or the genitals and can be transmitted sexually. No cure exists, but outbreaks and other symptoms can be reduced by prescribed medications and topical treatments. Read More »

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic, painful, and long-term skin inflammation characterized by lumps that usually develop near the groin or anal area or under the armpits. Treatments range based on the severity of the symptoms from antibiotics to local excision (surgical removal). Read More »


Urticaria, commonly referred to as hives, is an allergic reaction with unknown origins that causes sudden outbreaks of swollen red bumps or wheals (plaques) that itch, sting, or burn. Common treatments include antihistamines, steroids, and a desensitization medical procedure. Read More »


This contagious skin infection causes red sores on the face, especially around the mouth and nose, hands, and feet and affects infants and children mainly. Our Boardman dermatologists treat impetigo with prescription-strength topical antibiotic ointments. Read More »


Intertrigo is a skin inflammation that results from friction in warm, moist areas of the body, such as under the arms or breasts or between the toes. Treatments include topical steroids and, in cases of infection, antifungal or antibiotic medications. Read More »


A dermal filler, Juvederm® smoothes corner lines, vertical lip lines, and other moderate to severe facial folds and wrinkles. These lines, also called parentheses lines, are generally found around the mouth and nose.

Keratosis Pilaris

The result of the skin’s overdevelopment of keratin protein, keratosis pilaris, also known as follicular keratosis, causes patches of dry, rough, and bumpy skin that usually appear on the upper legs, upper body, or face. Steroids and anti-inflammatory treatments are typically prescribed. Read More »


For patients with inadequate or not enough eyelashes, a condition known as hypotrichosis, LATISSE® may help. A prescription treatment, LATISSE® helps patients achieve longer and fuller eyelashes in as few as four weeks.

Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Lichen simplex chronicus (LSC) is a thickened patch of skin produced when a patient with dermatitis, psoriasis, or another skin condition repeatedly scratches, itches, or rubs their skin. The most effective LSC treatments are forms of corticosteroids. Read More »

Lyme Disease

This illness is transmitted to humans by ticks carrying the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi; it causes fatigue, headaches, and skin rashes. Dermatological treatments for Lyme disease include topical antibiotics. Read More »


Microdermabrasion is widely used to stimulate new skin cell and collagen production by removing damaged cells. People with all skin types are able to enjoy the glow of renewed skin and reduced signs of aging.

Moles (Nevi)

Moles can appear anywhere on the skin's surface and are usually brown or black in color with an oval or round shape. Moles form when melanocytes, or skin pigmentation cells, develop in clusters instead of spreading across the skin. While some moles appear later in life, the majority of moles appear by age 20. Read More »

Mohs Surgery

Mohs surgery allows the doctor to microscopically view, diagnose, and remove all cancerous roots and extensions at once. Developed in the 1930s, this specialized form of skin cancer treatment has the highest reported cure rate. Read More »


An effective treatment for psoriasis, PHAROS targets psoriatic lesions with concentrated UV light. The painless beam is delivered with a handpiece which limits exposure to healthy skin. Treatments are done in high dosages but result in fast healing of the lesions and long remission periods.

Pregnancy-Related Skin Conditions & Treatments

The changes to a pregnant woman's body can impact her skin through conditions such as melasma, acne, spider veins, stretch marks, or dark spots. We specialize in skin care solutions for before, during, and after pregnancy. Read More »


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Pruritus is a persistent itching sensation brought about by sunburns, hair regrowth, insect bites, or healing wounds that causes a person to habitually scratch their skin. In cases of unexplained or uncontrollable itching, a dermatologist should examine the skin to check for infections and prescribe the appropriate anti-itch treatments. Read More »


Psoriasis is one of the most common but treatable skin conditions in Boardman and Howland. It affects more than 7 million children and adults. It's a chronic condition with primary symptoms comprising red, patchy skin highlighted by flaky, white scales. The patches are generally found on the elbows, knees, and torso. Read More »


PUVA is a common treatment for plaque psoriasis, a non-contagious but chronic skin disease. Symptoms of plaque psoriasis include plaques — elevated, red lesions — covered by a silvery scale. PUVA slows psoriasis development and can clear affected areas for a length of time.


Because a rash refers to a skin change marked by the appearance of a red patch, bumps, or skin blisters, it's used to describe a variety of common skin conditions treated by dermatologists. Most rashes are effectively treated with over-the-counter medications and are generally harmless. Read More »


No worms are involved with ringworm. Rather, it is a fungal infection that causes ring-shaped rashes with scaly borders to develop on the skin or scalp. Our skin care specialists typically prescribe antifungal medications for treatment. Read More »

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

A bacterial disease spread by ticks, Rocky Mountain spotted fever — which is common nationwide, including in Ohio — causes muscle and headaches and eventually skin rashes. The antibiotic doxycycline is an effective treatment. Read More »


Rosacea is a chronic but treatable condition, identifiable by redness or flushing of the central face. The chest, neck, scalp, and back can also be affected. Patients with rosacea often experience redness and swelling, visible small blood vessels, and watery eyes. Read More »


Scabies is a highly itchy skin condition caused by mites burrowing their way into the skin’s outer layers. To cure scabies, the mites must be killed with a topical or oral medication. Meanwhile, the symptoms of skin irritation can be soothed with ointments. Read More »


Also called crest syndrome, scleroderma is a group of rare diseases that cause chronic tightening and hardening of connective tissue in the skin and joints and affects older women mostly. Treatments range based on symptoms from medication to surgery. Read More »

Seborrheic Keratosis

These noncancerous skin growths appear as black, tan, or brown spots with a waxy or scaly texture on the upper body or face. Treatments for seborrheic keratosis are individualized to the patient but might include laser therapy or electrosurgery. Read More »

Skin Cancer

More than 1 million people develop skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer. Regular self-examinations and professional examinations for skin cancer are key for early detection. Early detection is directly linked to favorable outcomes. Read More »

Skin Care Basics

Whether patients want their skin that appear younger or clearer or to maintain their skin’s vibrancy starting at a young age, our dermatologists in Boardman and Howland,OH, offer cosmetic treatments and services to help anyone achieve their skin care goals. From cosmetic fillers to chemical peels, body sculpting procedures to wrinkle reduction techniques, our innovative, cost-effective, and non-surgical skin care solutions let patients look and feel like their best versions of themselves! Read More »

Tanning Bed- & Tanning Booth-Related Skin Conditions

Most people want a glowing, even-toned tan, but the consequences of too much UV light exposure can include acne, wrinkles, even skin cancer. We provide treatments for UV-damaged skin as well as tips for healthier tanning. Read More »


This disease causes the skin to lose pigmentation, which creates contrasting patches, and is caused by the loss of pigment-producing cells. While vitiligo has no cure, the symptoms can be reduced with topical treatments, ultraviolet light therapy, photodynamic therapy, or oral medications. Read More »


Warts are common benign growths usually found on the feet and hands. A wart can vary in appearance, from flat and smooth to raised and cauliflower-like. They're caused by varying forms of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and can develop at any age. Read More »

What Sets Us Apart

Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center stands out among dermatologists for our specialization in treating moles and other skin conditions with state-of-the-art treatments such as PHAROS, UV, CoolSculpting®, and blue light

Wrinkle Treatment

One of the most common signs of aging, wrinkles, also known as rhytide, are creases, ridges, or folds that form in the skin where the surface was once smooth. Our dermatologists offer several non-surgical wrinkle treatments, including cosmetic injectables and dermal fillers. Read More »

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