Latisse…A New Cure for Balding?

There is excitement in the medical community that a new product may be developed to treat scalp balding.  Latisse® is a solution that is used to grow eyelashes and has been on the market since 2008.  Many physicians specializing in hair loss treatment and restoration have been using the generic form of the drug bimatoprost […]


Dear Dr. Abell: What is Mole Mapping?

Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs are saved digitally. These images serve as a baseline and assist the physician during the patient’s annual skin exam to see if any skin lesions are new or have changed. This is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma. This may […]


Welcome to Our Blog!

Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in dermatology.  I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient satisfaction, which […]