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Relieve the Itch and Irritation

Are you bothered by itchy, red patches on your face, hands or other areas? You may have eczema, a very common skin disease affecting all ages, from babies to adults. Over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema, an inflammatory reaction that causes patches of dry, itchy skin that can appear anywhere on the body. Whether it’s hereditary or an allergic reaction, we can help reduce the irritation and the appearance with topical creams and medications.

Treatments for eczema in Philadelphia, PA

To prevent new flare-ups, lessen swelling, reduce redness and itching, and heal the skin, we will recommend one or more medications, which may include:

  • Topical corticosteroid creams
  • Oral corticosteroids, such as prednisone
  • Excimer laser
  • Light therapy (UVA, UVB)

You may need to continue eczema treatments for several months until the disease is under control.

Call the Dermatologic SurgiCenter in Philadelphia, PA, to make an appointment for a complimentary consultation and learn how we can help you get rid of those itchy, unattractive red patches.