Patient Education

Here is a list of websites to help you better understand your dermatological condition(s):

American Academy of Dermatology

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

American Cancer Society – Information on all types of cancer.

National Eczema Society

National Eczema Association for Science and Education

Hardin Memorial Hospital

The American Melanoma Foundation – A website dedicated to this potentially dangerous, but treatable condition.

National Psoriasis Foundation – An excellent website and organization for those patients who have psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis.

National Rosacea Society – Detailed information on this common problem.

Skin Cancer Foundation – Specific information on all types of skin cancer, including prevention, detection and treatment.

The Shade Foundation of America – Homepage of the Curt and Shonda Schilling Melanoma Foundation.

Sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, this site provides up-to-date information on a variety of skin disorders such as:
Acne, Psoriasis, Eczema, Rosacea, Melanoma, Actinic Keratoses, and Aging Skin.

Detailed information on performing self-examination of your skin

International Hyperhidrosis Society – Information about excessive sweating

Varicella-Zoster Virus Research Foundation – Facts about chicken pox, shingles and post-herpetic neuralgia.