Eczema Treatment in Monroe, LA
Skin that is chronically dry, itchy, and red may be affected by eczema. Dr. Janine Hopkins, M.D., F.A.A.D., board-certified dermatologist, offers eczema treatments for both men and women in Monroe, Shreveport, the Ark-La-Miss and the surrounding areas of Northeast Louisiana.
What is Eczema?
Inflammation of the skin that causes itching, dryness, and redness may be related to eczema. Some cases of eczema result in the skin developing an appearance that is similar to leather. The condition occurs most often in infants, but adults can be affected as well. Eczema has several sub-types, such as atopic dermatitis.
What is Atopic Dermatitis?
The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. Millions of people suffer from the itchy, red rash that develops. This is a chronic condition that typically begins when a person is very young. The rash may appear in cycles, but never fully disappears.
What Are the Benefits of Eczema Treatment?
Eczema treatment can help with managing your symptoms. Dr. Hopkins helps you understand what triggers your symptoms, such as:
- Warm weather
- Skin that is dry
- Contact with irritating substances
- Dry, cold weather conditions
How Do I Know If I Have Eczema?
Eczema normally develops on the legs, hands, face and neck. Children tend to have eczema in the creases of the elbows and knees.
What Should I Expect from Eczema Treatment?
After evaluating the nature of your eczema, Dr. Hopkins will recommend treatments beginning with the most conservative option possible. Your treatment plan may include:
- Skin care products
- Lifestyle changes
- In-office treatments
Dr. Hopkins monitors your progress and adjusts the treatments as needed.
How Much Does Eczema Treatment Cost in Monroe, LA?
Your eczema treatment will include a combination of options that are personalized to your needs. As such, we are unable to provide pricing until your appointment with Dr. Hopkins. If the cost of your eczema treatment is affordable, we will discuss times that are convenient for you for the treatments.
Be Healthy, Be Beautiful. Contact Hopkins Dermatology Today.
Eczema is not only a cosmetic concern, but the condition also causes symptoms that interfere with your quality of life. Dr. Janine Hopkins, M.D., F.A.A.D., board-certified dermatologist, offers eczema treatments for men and women in Monroe, Shreveport, the Ark-La-Miss and the surrounding areas of Northeast Louisiana. Contact us to schedule your appointment.