Cary L. Dunn, MD, FAAD
Michael Van Vliet, MD, FACS
Daniel Westawski, MD, FACS
Janet Delaney, MSN, APRN
Denise Guevara, DO
Phyllis Skolnik, MD
Elizabeth Reisinger, DO
Samantha Bono, PA-C
Sissy Ceravolo, PA-C
Stephanie Jazayri-Bllie, PA-C
Shauntell Solomon, D.O.
Raymond Cornelison, MD
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Why Botox® Is a Great Addition to Your Anti-Aging Regimen
May 05, 2023
No matter how well you care for your skin, at some point, lines and wrinkles are going to make an appearance. The good news: Botox® can help. Here’s why this simple, in-office treatment should be a part of your skin care routine.
Mohs Surgery: The Best Treatment Available for Skin Cancer
Apr 20, 2023
Have you received a skin cancer diagnosis? Mohs surgery can prevent you from needing extensive and costly cancer treatments and might even save your life. Explore the world’s most advanced skin cancer surgery here.
What Does Skin Cancer Look Like: How To Do A Self-Exam
Jan 23, 2023
When skin cancer is caught early, it is usually highly treatable. One in five Americans is estimated to develop skin cancer in their lifetime, regardless of skin color.
How Long Do Lip Fillers Last? What You Need To Know
Dec 28, 2022
How long you can enjoy your lip filler results depends on the type of filler you choose, the amount of filler injected, and the treated area. Your metabolism may also play a part in how long your fillers last,...
Feb 12, 2022
What is scar revision? Scar revision reduces the prominence of scars that result from injury or previous surgery. Although many scars fade over time and become barely noticeable, disruptions to the healing process can cause them to become red, raised,...
Treating Skin Cancer on the Face
Feb 05, 2022
A condition that requires aggressive removal, along with a delicate, aesthetic eye. Skin cancer is a growing concern. Every hour a person dies of melanoma, and this year alone, over 76,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed.
Jan 29, 2022
What are seborrheic keratosis? Don’t worry, these skin lesions are much less worrisome than they sound. Seborrheic keratosis are also referred to as SKs, and they are non-cancerous lesions that grow on the outer layer of the skin, the epidermis.
Actinic Keratosis: the Precancerous Pathway to Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Jan 22, 2022
What is actinic keratosis? Actinic keratosis is a skin condition that is known to progress into squamous cell carcinoma. These lesions are, in fact, the most common precancerous skin condition.
How to Spot Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Jan 15, 2022
What is squamous cell carcinoma? Squamous cell carcinoma is a major type of skin cancer that arises from the outer epidermal layer of the skin and mucous membranes.
What does Melanoma look like?
Jan 08, 2022
If you Googled “What does Melanoma look like” and ended up here, you’re in the right place. We receive hundreds of calls each week from people in the exact position you are in right now.
The Magnificence of Microneedling
Dec 18, 2021
For those who follow Luminary Dermatology on social media, you’ve probably seen microneedling mentioned more than once. With all the rave, you may be wondering, what exactly is microneedling? We’re here to tell!
Get Ahead of Hives
Dec 11, 2021
It’s happened to all of us. You try a new laundry detergent, a dog jumps on your lap, you eat a brownie… with nuts in it; a random trigger and suddenly your skin is hit with an outbreak of urticaria.
The Wrath of Rosacea
Dec 04, 2021
Rosacea is an all-too-common, chronic skin condition that affects up to 10 percent of the population, although many people are unaware that they have it.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Challenging Skin Condition That Often Gets Misdiagnosed
Nov 27, 2021
Back in September, Luminary Dermatology introduced our readers to Hidradenitis suppurativa, or HS. Let’s delve deeper into the challenging skin condition and why it often goes misdiagnosed.
Sensitive Skin Care
Nov 06, 2021
With the cooler months making their debut, Luminary would like to offer a helping hand to our sensitive skinned friends. Do I have sensitive skin? If you aren’t quite sure whether or not you have sensitive skin, it’s highly possible.
Spooky Spider….. Veins
Oct 30, 2021
Happy Halloween! With spiders being the unofficial mascot of this Spooktacular holiday, what better scary skin condition to discuss than spider veins.
Catering to the North Port Community
Oct 24, 2021
NORTH PORT, FLORIDA – It’s no secret that Luminary Dermatology is constantly evolving to better the quality of care they provide their patients. This time, Luminary has adapted all too well to the obstacles of their environment.
Are You Ready for Restylane?
Oct 17, 2021
Odds are you’ve probably seen a thing or two about dermal fillers. Dermal fillers have grown immensely popular in the world of cosmetic dermatology over the past few years.
Is PDT Right For Me?
Oct 10, 2021
In the derm world, photodynamic therapy is well-known. But odds are, if you aren’t someone who lives and breathes dermatology—like we do at Luminary—you’re probably wondering what is photodynamic therapy?
Healthy Aging Month
Sep 26, 2021
September is Healthy Aging Month and Luminary Dermatology would be remiss if we bypassed this opportunity to talk about, you guessed it—sun protection!
Sep 12, 2021
Tomorrow commences National Eczema Week and Luminary Dermatology is doing our part to spread awareness and information surrounding this prevalent skin disorder.
Have You Heard of Hidradenitis Suppurativa?
Sep 05, 2021
Hidradenitis suppurativa effects approximately 1 to 4 percent of people in the United States. This skin condition causes small, painful lumps to form beneath the surface of one’s skin.
Hair Loss & Restoration
Aug 29, 2021
Move over psoriasis, because August is ALSO Hair Loss Awareness Month! Luminary is shining some light on the subject — sharing tips and information about this common condition.
Arcadia Office NOW OPEN!
Aug 22, 2021
As Luminary Dermatology strives to fulfill their mission of providing quality care and accessibility for all, another location has officially opened as of August 2021.
Psoriasis Awareness Month: Types & Treatments
Aug 15, 2021
Psoriasis Awareness Month is in full swing and there’s so much more that you need to know about this common, chronic skin condition. As we explained in our previous article, The Inside Scoop on Psoriasis, it is a result of a rapid buildup of skin cells.
Cellulite: Causes & Treatments
Aug 08, 2021
Cellulite is a cosmetic skin condition involving the accumulation of fatty deposits under the skin. It presents as areas of dimpled or puckered skin, most often appearing on the thighs, hips, buttocks and abdomen.
The Inside Scoop on Psoriasis
Aug 01, 2021
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month and Luminary Dermatology is ready to answer the most common questions that many seem to have about this condition!
Time to Talk About Toxins
Jul 18, 2021
Practically everyone has heard about Botox and has somewhat of an understanding of what it is and does. Luminary is ready to teach you all about toxins, and answer the questions you didn’t even know you had—you’re welcome.
Open Wounds: Types & Treatments
Jul 11, 2021
An open wound involves a break in the skin or tissue that may be caused by, among other things, accident, injury or animal bite. A laceration is a type of open wound, one with jagged, irregular edges.
All About Acne
Jul 04, 2021
Acne is a common condition that causes blocked pores, pimples, nodules, cysts and other lesions on the skin of the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms. Although teenagers are often affected, adults of any age can suffer from acne.
Laser Services for Acne Treatment
Jun 27, 2021
June is Acne Awareness Month and Luminary Dermatology can treat that pesky acne, year-round, with laser treatments. Acne can cause inflammation and swelling which is due in part to bacteria that builds up within the clogged sebaceous glands.
Restoring Glow to Your Skin, Luminary Dermatology Presents the HALO Laser
Jun 11, 2021
SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA – HALO is the world’s very first hybrid fractional laser and it is revolutionizing the process of skin resurfacing. Luminary Dermatology is one of only a few providers in greater Sarasota AND Manatee Counties to offer...
Common Misconceptions About Acne
Jun 11, 2021
It’s Acne Awareness Month and Luminary Dermatology is ready to debunk some infamous acne myths! It’s important to know that certain factors do not affect acne at all. Myths about acne vary from the foods that are eaten to hygiene techniques.
Luminary Dermatology of Homestead Welcomes Harib Ezaldein, MD & Miesha Merati, DO
Jun 11, 2021
HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA – Luminary Dermatology takes pride in having the best providers of dermatology across the state of Florida. In keeping with that, the practice is pleased to formally introduce the most recent additions to the team; Harib Ezaldein, MD...
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