Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer that, if not caught early, can be deadly. While Melanoma only accounts for 5% of skin cancer diagnoses, it’s responsible for 75% of skin cancer deaths. Houston dermatologist Dr. Perri first became interested in the field of dermatology when an early Melanoma diagnosis saved his father’s life. […]

Warts are caused by any of over 100 different strains of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infects tiny cuts in the skin. The infection grows in the skin, and a wart is the result. But, that’s not the only way you can get a wart. Warts are highly contagious, and can be spread by contact with […]

Warts can be painful, itchy and embarrassing skin growths that occur when tiny cuts in the skin are infected with one of over 100 strains of the Human Papillomavirus. Many warts will disappear on their own, and this is especially true of warts on children. But because of the discomfort that warts often cause patients, […]

Warts are a skin condition that occurs when one of over 100 different types of the highly contagious Human Papillomavirus (HPV) come into contact with an open cut, even a very small one, and the cut becomes infected. While warts are benign and often harmless, without wart treatment they can easily spread to other parts […]

Clear Cell Acanthoma, also called Acanthome Cellules Claires of Degos and Civatte, Degos Acanthoma and Pale Cell Acanthoma, is a benign skin lesion that often appears on the lower extremities of middle aged and elderly patients. Many Houston area patients with Clear Cell Acanthoma, who come to see Dr. Perri are concerned that they have […]

If you’re undergoing a skin cancer screening in Houston, you’re probably expecting your dermatologist to be looking for moles with changing appearances, or signs of Melanoma. But there are several other skin lesions that Houston dermatologists look for during skin cancer screenings, including a Blue Nevus. A Blue Nevus is a blue colored mole that […]

Dr. Perri’s interest in dermatology began when an early diagnosis of Melanoma saved his father’s life. Since then, Dr. Perri has helped thousands of Houston area patients perform skin cancer screenings, and treat skin cancers including Melanoma, Basal Cell, and Squamous Cell. Whether you have risk factors for skin cancer such as a family history […]

If you’re a Houston patient with a wart, you may be wondering, “How effective is wart treatment? Will my wart go away for good?” While it’s true that Houston dermatologists like Dr. Perri have a variety of wart treatment options at their disposal, not all wart treatment options are created equal. Some warts are just […]

If you have moles on your body and perform regular self-skin checks (which Houston dermatologist Dr. Perri recommends all his patients do), then you might be wondering, “How do I know if I have Melanoma? How can I tell the difference between a benign mole and a cancerous one?” While it’s true that Melanoma affects […]

Warts are painful, itchy and often embarrassing skin growths that can appear anywhere on your body, most commonly on your hands, fingers, and feet. The good news is that Houston dermatologists like Dr. Perri have several effective wart treatment options at their disposal to remove warts. The bad news is, sometimes even after wart treatment, […]