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Treat Eczema in Wilmington, North Carolina
Eczema is a chronic skin condition that can affect anyone of any age. It is characterized by patches of dry, itchy skin, and often causes discomfort.
At The Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington, our board-certified dermatologists provide treatment for children and adults suffering from the symptoms of eczema. In our Wilmington, North Carolina office, we provide personalized treatment plans designed with each patient’s diagnosis in mind to help combat the discomfort associated with eczema.
What is Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis?
Approximately 31.6 percent – over 30 million – of people in the United States are affected by eczema. This skin condition can cause patches of dry, itchy, red skin. In extreme cases, eczema can cover the majority of the body, patches may become cracked and rough,causing the patient an immense amount of irritation and discomfort.
It’s important to note that eczema is not contagious. Eczema is caused by a combination of environmental triggers and genetics. Our board-certified dermatologists at The Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington work closely with patients suffering from eczema and minimize or prevent uncomfortable flare-ups.
At The Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington, we may recommend a combination of treatment options to help alleviate the symptoms of eczema and help to prevent future flare-ups. Our board-certified dermatologists may recommend: