Our skin is the biggest organ we have, requiring a lot of attention and care. Sometimes, even with a proper skincare routine, multiple skin conditions occur. Some of those conditions can be minor while others require professional medical help. All skin conditions can and should be managed, and a good dermatologist can accurately diagnose and […]

Everyone wants to feel comfortable with their skin, and look for methods and treatments to help achieve that. Treatments such as facelifts, chemical peels, and more can be a temporary solution, but seeing a dermatologist who is focused on your skin can be a long-lasting answer to your problem.  Dr. Anthony J. Perri has dedicated […]

Juvenile Plantar Dermatosis is a type of Eczema that occurs in children and I occasionally encounter this skin disease in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Typically, a scaly red plaque develops on the large toe and progresses to the weight bearing areas of the feet with a predominance for the forefoot […]

Xerosis, dry skin, is one of the most common causes of Eczema and I encounter this form daily in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Xerotic Eczema is also called “Winter’s Itch” as the decrease in humidity during the Winter and increase usage of heaters exacerbates this condition.  Clinically, Xerotic Eczema appears […]

Hand Dermatitis is a very common form of Eczema that I encounter on a daily basis in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Clinically, the hands develop scaly red plaques that on the fingers and palms which can ultimately become very thick and develop cracks and fissures.  Excessive hand washing worsens Hand […]

Nummular Eczema is a very common type of Eczema, which I encounter on a very frequent basis in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Nummular Eczema is most often found on the legs and arms and occasionally on the trunk.  The itching in Nummular Eczema can be severe.  Clinically, the skin lesions in […]

Nipple Eczema is a very common skin condition, which I encounter frequently in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Nipple eczema appears as scaly red plaques on the areola or nipple.  It is typically bilateral (on both sides) and is more concerning if it is unilateral (on one side only) as there is […]

Although Eczema is mainly a disease of the skin, some atopic patients experience problems with their eyes related to this skin disease and I occasionally encounter these ocular manifestations in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Eczema predisposes patients to the development of cataracts.  The cataracts can either be either anterior or […]

Eczema has a propensity for developing infection within the eczematous plaques and I commonly encounter this scenario in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  When Eczema becomes infected, it becomes very treatment resistant and the rash tends to flare and spread.  Impetigo is a superficial bacterial infection due to Staph aureus or […]

The treatment of Eczema begins with prevention of skin dryness with good atopic skin care so flare ups do not occur and this is what I stress with my atopic patients in both my The Woodlands and Conroe dermatology offices.  As the skin in Eczema dries out readily, it is very important to use the correct soap […]

Eczema, also called Atopic Dermatitis, is one of the most common skin conditions that I encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Eczema can occur at any age but is most common in young children.  In children with Eczema, the disease is usually inherited as one or both parents may manifest […]