Eczema

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:

 

  • Over-the-counter products
  • Topical medications
  • Phototherapy
  • Systemic medications

 

During an initial appointment, our dermatologists will determine what type of eczema you may be suffering from and recommend a treatment plan that works for you and your lifestyle.

Schedule an Appointment with a Dermatologist for Eczema Treatment

 

Our board-certified dermatologists at The Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center of Wilmington can help with the symptoms of eczema. 

Contact us in our Wilmington, North Carolina office to schedule an appointment with our dermatologists and find relief from the symptoms of eczema. Give us a call at 910-782-0028 or request your appointment online and someone from our friendly staff will follow up with available times and dates.