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Dermatology Services For Skin Of Color Specialist

Kaminska Dermatology

Dermatologist located in North Center and River North Dr. Chicago, IL

For men and women of color, finding the right treatments for common skin conditions, including hyperpigmentation and keloids, can become a challenge. As a black woman and a board-certified dermatologist, Edidiong Kaminska, MD, of Kaminska Dermatology knows firsthand the unique challenges you may face. Dr. Kaminska provides comprehensive dermatology services for skin of color in her Lakeview, Chicago, clinic. Use the online scheduler to book your appointment today, or call to speak with a team member directly.

Dermatology Services for Skin of Color Q & A

Which issues affect skin of color? 

Having skin of color means that you face unique challenges when it comes to your skin care routine. You’re also more prone to certain chronic conditions that can make it feel like you’re never going to have healthy-looking skin. Some of the most common skin issues men and women of color face include:

  • Pseudofolliculitis barbae 
  • Acne and acne scars
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Melanoma 
  • Psoriasis 
  • Eczema 
  • Melasma 
  • Keloids
  • Vitiligo 

You may even struggle with hair loss or find that you can’t find the right type of skin care product for your unique skin care needs. If any of these issues are familiar, Dr. Kaminska can help. 

When should I see a dermatologist if I have skin of color?

You should schedule an evaluation at Kaminska Dermatology any time you notice abnormal changes in your skin. Dr. Kaminska encourages you to come in if you:

  • Have overly dry or flaky skin
  • Have severely sensitive skin
  • Notice thickened patches of skin
  • Are losing your hair or have bald patches
  • Notice changes in your skin color or have an uneven skin tone

You should also schedule a visit to Kaminska Dermatology if you develop any kind of growths or lesions. Dr. Kaminska, who’s a woman of color herself, truly understands the challenges you have. She has extensive knowledge in diagnosing your condition and helping you find just the right treatment solution. 

Which treatments are available for skin of color?

Kaminska Dermatology provides integrative care for men and women of color. After getting to the root of your skin condition, Dr. Kaminska could recommend one or more of the following dermatological treatments:

  • RegenLab® platelet-rich plasma (PRP) hair restoration
  • Clinical-strength cosmeceutical skin care products
  • Prescription oral or topical acne medications
  • Dermal fillers (for acne scars)
  • Microneedling with SkinPen®
  • Topical steroid creams
  • Tar extract preparations 
  • Chemical peels 

Dr. Kaminska spends quality time counseling you on how to care for your skin at home. She provides personalized care for your unique needs, so you can experience the benefits of healthy, glowing skin. 

Book your dermatology for skin of color evaluation at Kaminska Dermatology today. You can conveniently schedule an appointment either online or over the phone. 

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