General Dermatology

General Dermatology

General Dermatology services offered in Pasadena, CA

Dermatology encompasses a broad range of skin concerns, whether you have an abnormal mole or growth, a persistent rash, or early signs of aging. At California Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Specialists in Pasadena, California, double board-certified dermatologist and skilled Mohs surgeon Dr. Soleymani uses the most advanced diagnostic tools and cutting-edge, evidence-based treatments to address any skin issues you encounter. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about general dermatology.

General Dermatology Q & A

What is general dermatology?

General dermatology is a branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing conditions affecting skin, hair, and nails. 

As a Stanford-trained, double board-certified dermatologist, Mohs surgeon, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Soleymani provides complete care for conditions that require medical, cosmetic, and surgical intervention. He remains current on the latest advancements in dermatology and offers patients the most effective, clinically proven treatments available.

Dr. Soleymani is an assistant professor of dermatology and dermatologic surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he educates the next generation of dermatologists on providing expert care. 

What conditions does general dermatology address?

General dermatology addresses many medical and cosmetic conditions, such as:

  • Acne
  • Eczema (contact dermatitis)
  • Rosacea and redness
  • Birthmarks
  • Keloids
  • Lipomas
  • Hair loss
  • Cellulitis
  • Warts
  • Nail diseases
  • Psoriasis
  • Scars
  • Skin allergies
  • Vitiligo
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Skin laxity
  • Brown spots
  • Hyperpigmentation

Dr. Soleymani provides individualized care for all types of skin conditions. Whether you suffer chronic itching and redness or simply want to rejuvenate your skin’s appearance, Dr. Soleymani stays abreast of the latest dermatologic treatments to deliver superior care.

What can I expect from a general dermatology visit?

When you arrive for your visit, Dr. Soleymani reviews your medical history and examines your skin. He may ask questions about your condition, such as:

  • How long have you been experiencing symptoms?
  • Do your symptoms worsen depending on the time of day?
  • Are there any products that help or worsen your condition?
  • Have you tried any home remedies? Have any worked?
  • Does anybody in your family have similar symptoms?

Dr. Soleymani may perform a head-to-toe exam depending on your symptoms. He may also take skin biopsies, order lab work, or recommend additional testing to investigate your symptoms and diagnose your condition.

What are the most common treatments in general dermatology?

At California Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Specialists, Dr. Soleymani provides many common dermatology treatments, including:

  • Topical ointments
  • Retinoids
  • Oral antibiotics
  • Laser treatments
  • Injectables
  • Light therapy
  • Cryotherapy
  • Mohs surgery
  • Dermatologic surgery

Dr. Soleymani tailors your treatment to address your specific needs and help you achieve your skincare and health goals.

Call California Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Specialists today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about general dermatology.