We found 5 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1483 near Fort Myers, FL.

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Dr. Anais Aurora Badia, MD, DO
Specializes in Dermatology
13691 Metro Pkwy; Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Anais Badia is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). She works in Fort Myers, FL and Myers, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Badia is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: facial problems, rosacea, and acne. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Badia attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , rosacea, melasma, acne, acne scars

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels, YAG Laser Surgery, Facial Problems, Rosacea, Tattoo Removal, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Kwangsoo Kim, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3700 Central Avenue
Ft. Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Kim is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, and Bonita Springs, FL. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Kim's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at NYU Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital Center, and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is professionally affiliated with Cape Coral Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , acne scars, skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph Ronald Garramone Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
12998 S Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Garramone practices plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Garramone include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Garramone's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. His distinctions include: Castle Connolly "Top Doctor's,"; Fort Myers News Press "Best Cosmetic Surgeon,"; and Fort Myers News Press "Best Breast Cosmetic Surgeon,".

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert John Brueck, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3700 Central Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Robert Brueck is a plastic surgeon. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Brueck is professionally affiliated with Cape Coral Hospital and Lee Memorial Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brueck trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He has received the distinction of RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Relevant Interests: , acne scars

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3700 Central Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Lorraine Golosow works as a plastic surgeon in Fort Myers, FL. She attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Golosow include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Golosow is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Breast Implant Removal, ... (Read more)

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What are Skin Issues?

The skin is the largest organ in the body, protecting and covering our more sensitive inner organs. Considering its size and that it is constantly exposed to the elements, the skin is usually relatively problem-free. However that doesn’t mean that issues don’t come up from time to time that might need the help of a professional. The most common skin issues that people seek medical help with are cosmetic issues, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin growths.

Professional cosmetic skin treatments exist to treat wrinkles, scars, dark spots, remove excess hair, tone and tighten skin, and otherwise improve the appearance of the skin. They may use lasers, light therapy, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or many other forms of skin treatment.

Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, most commonly on the face or back. The clogged follicles can then become infected and inflamed. Treatments include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, and retinoid creams.

Eczema is dry, sensitive skin that causes an itchy red rash, often in response to specific triggers. It is common in childhood but can sometimes last into adulthood. The main treatment involves keeping skin well moisturized.

Dermatitis is the medical name for any kind of skin inflammation or rash. Rashes can happen because of an allergy or contact with an irritating substance. They may be red, itchy, or even painful. They are often treated with antihistamines or moisturizing creams containing cortisone.

Psoriasis is patches of thick, red skin that is covered in silvery scales. It is often itchy and sore. Psoriasis is thought to be caused by an immune disorder, and it runs in families. Psoriasis is not contagious. There is no cure, but there are medicated creams available to treat the symptoms.

Skin growths, including warts and moles, are usually not serious. However, some skin growths should be examined by a doctor to make sure they don’t cause problems in the future. Warts are harmless, rough, bumpy growths caused by a viral infection. They occur most often on the hands and feet. Because they are caused by a virus, they are contagious. Moles are brown or black spots that are sometimes raised slightly from the surface of the skin. They happen when clumps of pigment cells form in a cluster instead of spread out. Moles are harmless except that they are more vulnerable to cancer than other parts of the skin. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and its risk increases with sun exposure and fair skin tone.

Skin issues can be embarrassing or irritating, but most are minor and can be treated without serious problems. Some, however, can be a sign of a more significant issue, so it is important to see a doctor for anything out of the ordinary.
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