Check with your Insurance provider to verify your desired treatment is covered by your insurance policy

Photo Credit: Melan Cholia
Photo Credit: Melan Cholia

Acne Treatment
Prescribed acne treatments may be covered by your insurance policy depending on your individual insurance policy and the severity of the acne. Your payment portion may be very little, or nothing at all, but this would depend on your policy coverage and requirements.

Our acne treatments that may be covered by your insurance companies includes acne cleansing, chemical peels, acne surgery, laser therapy and Photo Dynamic Therapy (when deemed necessary), day and evening management regimen, and Cryotherapy.

Actinic Keratosis
Years of sun exposure causes Actinic Keratosis to develop, appearing as rough-textured, scaly, dry lesions or patches that form on the outermost layer of the skin. Most insurance companies will cover the use of laser therapy and chemical exfoliation for these precancerous lesions. Use of chemical exfoliation and Blue U Levulan therapy for precancerous lesions are covered by most insurance companies

Wart and Lesion Removal
While all warts are skin growths caused by viruses, different warts respond to different treatments and some warts go away on their own. Salicylic acid and nitrogen freezing can help with removal of many warts. We will assess, diagnose, monitor, and remove if medically necessary.

Full Body Skin Exams
Most insurance companies will pay for one visit per year. A full body skin exam is an invaluable tool and preventive measure in the early detection of skin cancer as well as many other dermatological conditions.

Mole Removal
Moles may appear black, brown, or tan and are benign pigmented spots of skin. Moles that are larger than six millimeters, itches or bleeds, rapidly changes in color, size or shape, has multiple colors, is located where it can’t be easily monitored, (such as on the scalp) should be examined by a professional immediately. We will assess, diagnose, monitor, and remove if medically necessary.

Sun Damage
Sun damage is the result of long-term exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun. They most commonly occur on the face, hands and arms, and may lead to sun spots, age spots, rough skin and wrinkles. The best treatment against sun damage is preventing it from occurring in the first place.

Rosacea Treatment
While there is no cure for Rosacea, but there are many ways one can treat the symptoms and slow the progression of the skin condition. Along with medical management, laser treatments can help treat the blood vessels causing the flare ups.

NOTE: The specific risks and the suitability of any medical procedure for a given individual can be determined only at the time of consultation. All procedures have some degree of risk. Minor complications that do not affect the outcome occur occasionally. Major complications are rare. The information on this web site is not a substitute for a consultation. Call us at (281) 256-9442 to schedule an office visit.