Treatments & services: Skin, hair and nails (including wounds)

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The goal of acne treatment is to minimize scarring and improve appearance. Acne treatments include topical or systemic drug therapy. Depending upon the severity of acne, topical medications (applied to the skin) or systemic medications (taken orally) may be prescribed by your physician...


Part of managing chronic wounds includes cleaning the wound (called debridement) in preparation for ultimate wound closure. There’s two main ways of debriding a wound. One way is by doing simple dressing changes, and the other is surgery. Your doctor will assess your unique situation and determine what is right for you.


The Department of Dermatology at Northwell Health is staffed by highly trained, board-certified specialists who provide the very best care for the full spectrum of conditions involving the skin, hair and nails...


Flap surgery is a fundamental pillar in plastic surgery. It involves moving tissue (and its blood supply) from one part of the body to another. This technique can restore form and function to areas of the body affected by wounds or soft tissue defects of any cause. Our doctors can use a variety of flap types to suit your needs, and we use the most advanced surgical techniques to minimize the chance of damaging or weakening the donor site.


Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has helped heal a variety of illnesses. Research has shown that it can treat many conditions that involve oxygen-starved tissue...


Laser treatments improve and rejuvenate the skin. A laser is an intense, high-energy beam of light that can transfer its energy into skin tissue. It allows for the treatment of a variety of skin imperfections at the same time...


Mohs micrographic surgery is a highly specialized surgical procedure for the removal of skin cancers. Of all the treatments for skin cancer, Mohs micrographic surgery offers the highest cure rate (up to 99 percent) and the lowest chance for regrowth...


Mole removal occurs for a variety of reasons including improving appearance or reducing discomfort from a mole rubbing against clothing or having been shaved over...


Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has become a common wound care therapeutic technique. It is used to promote healing in a variety of acute and chronic wounds, as well as graft fixation...


We offer patients with scoliosis a strong multidisciplinary team approach when it comes to spinal surgeries. Our pediatric spine surgeons perform highly successful scoliosis surgery. Afterwards, our pediatric plastic surgeons expertly close the wounds and decrease the chance of infections and bad scarring.