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& SKIN CARE CENTER

ARTUR HENKE M.D.

BOARD CERTIFIED DERMATOLOGIST

(916) 784-DERM (3376)
www.placerdermatology.com

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

The skin is our largest organ, and plays a crucial role in protecting the rest of our body from the environment.† Daily exposure to irritants and environmental hazards prematurely age and cause other types of damage to our skin. The skin is also subject to diseases and conditions which result both from our genetic make up as well as random events.† Conditions of the skin can also be a manifestation of internal disease.† Due to the complexity of this important organ, including the presence of various cell types, there are hundreds of different conditions which can effect the skin.† The diagnosis and management of skin conditions can therefore be extremely challenging.† As an experienced Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Henke is an expert in diagnosing and treating all diseases and disorders of the skin, hair and nails, ranging from the simplest of rashes to the most serious of skin cancers, including:

 Acne
 Autoimmune Skin Disorders
 Bacterial Skin Infections
 Benign Skin Growths
 Blistering Diseases
 Congenital Skin Disorders
 Cysts
 Dermatitis
 Dry Skin
 Eczema

 Excessive Sweating
 Fungal Infections
 Hair Loss
 Hives
 Itching
 Medication Reactions
 Moles
 Nail Diseases
 Pigment Disorders
 Pre Cancers

 Psoriasis
 Rashes
 Rosacea
 Scalp Diseases
 Skin Allergies
 Skin Cancer
 Sore Mouth
 Sun-damaged Skin
 Viral Skin Infections
 Warts

SKIN SURGERY

Dr. Henke performs skin surgery under local anesthesia to treat a variety of malignant, pre malignant and benign skin growths.† While the appropriate surgical treatment for a given growth is of the upmost importance, your cosmetic outcome and comfort is also always a priority.† Dr. Henke will personally address any questions or concerns you may have before, during and following the procedure.††††

SKIN BIOPSY

Utilizing liquid nitrogen, a variety of pre cancerous and benign growths can be treated.†† These include sun induced pre cancers (actinic keratoses), warts, skin tags and certain itchy or irritated growths.

INTRALESIONAL INJECTIONS

Hypertrophic scars or keloids as well as certain benign growths and inflammatory skin conditions (including certain hair loss conditions, granuloma annulare, some forms of lupus) respond to this treatment.

ELECTRODESSICATION AND CURRETAGE

Certain skin cancers† and benign growths can be treated with this less invasive procedure.†

Skin Biopsies are important in diagnosing a variety of growths (including skin cancers) as well as certain inflammatory skin conditions and some skin infections.† There are several types of skin biopsies which can be preformed depending on the type and location of the growth or condition.† As a Board Certified Dermatologist with prior dermatopathology training, Dr. Henke can choose the appropriate procedure and interpret the dermatopathologistís report accurately.† He can then provide the best treatment.†

CRYOTHERAPY

COSMETIC SERVICES

Current cosmetic procedures and products include:

 †††††† Botox for smoothing wrinkles and leaving a softer, gentler and more youthful appearance.
 †††††† Botox for the treatment of excessive sweating (hyperhydrosis).† * Certain insurance carriers may cover this treatment.
 †††††† Juvederm for treating fine lines, deep wrinkles and folds.
 †††††† Cosmetic removal of moles and other benign skin growths.
 †††††† Extensive skin care lines which include products available only to Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons.†