4309 West 27th Pl
Suite 301
Kennewick, WA 99338

CALL: 509-303-3428
TEXT: 509-637-7500

Monday - Friday:
8:00AM - 5:00PM

Other Medical Services

Actinic Keratosis

At Dermatology Solutions, we understand the importance of proactive skin care and the need to address potential precancerous conditions like actinic keratosis. Actinic keratosis is a common skin condition caused by long-term exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays. It typically appears as rough, scaly patches on sun-exposed areas such as the face, scalp, ears, and hands.

While actinic keratosis itself is not cancerous, if left untreated, it can progress into squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. That’s why it’s crucial to seek professional help if you notice any suspicious spots on your skin. Our skilled dermatologist, Christy Masterman, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of actinic keratosis.

During your consultation, Dr. Masterman will carefully evaluate your skin and recommend a personalized treatment plan based on your specific needs. Treatment options may include topical medications, cryotherapy (freezing), chemical peels, photodynamic therapy, or other advanced techniques. Our goal is to effectively remove or destroy the precancerous lesions while preserving the health and beauty of your skin. Regular follow-up visits and diligent sun protection measures will be emphasized to ensure the prevention of further damage and the long-term health of your skin.

Hair & Nail Care

At Dermatology Solutions, we recognize the impact that hair and nail issues can have on your overall well-being and self-confidence. Dr. Christy Masterman and her experienced team are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for a wide range of hair and nail conditions.

If you’re struggling with fungal infections of the nails, such as onychomycosis, we offer effective treatments to eliminate the infection and restore the health of your nails. Our dermatologist will assess the severity of the infection and recommend appropriate treatment options, which may include topical or oral antifungal medications, laser therapy, or a combination of approaches.

Ingrown nails can be painful and prone to infection. Our team specializes in the treatment of ingrown nails and can provide relief by carefully trimming and reshaping the affected nails. In more severe cases, a minor surgical procedure may be necessary to permanently correct the problem.

Hair loss is a common concern for many individuals, and our clinic offers comprehensive solutions to address this issue. Dr. Masterman will conduct a thorough evaluation to determine the underlying cause of your hair loss and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs. Our range of treatments includes topical medications, oral medications, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, and hair transplant procedures.

Keloid Scar Tissue

Keloid scars can be aesthetically bothersome and may cause discomfort or itching. At Dermatology Solutions, we understand the impact these scars can have on your confidence and quality of life. Dr. Christy Masterman specializes in the treatment of keloid scars and offers a variety of effective approaches to reduce their appearance.

One of the primary treatment options for keloid scars is steroid injections. These injections help to flatten and soften the scar tissue by reducing inflammation and promoting collagen remodeling. Multiple sessions may be required to achieve optimal results, and Dr. Masterman will customize the treatment plan based on the size, location, and severity of your keloids.

Laser therapy is another effective technique for managing keloid scars. This non-invasive treatment uses focused laser energy to target and break down the scar tissue, stimulating the body’s natural healing response. Over time, the scar tissue is replaced with healthier skin, resulting in a smoother and less visible scar.

In some cases, silicone gel sheets or dressings may be recommended to reduce the appearance of keloid scars. These medical-grade silicone products create a protective barrier over the scar, helping to soften and flatten the tissue while also hydrating the skin. Dr. Masterman will guide you on the proper application and duration of silicone gel therapy to achieve optimal results.

During your consultation, Dr. Masterman will assess your keloid scars and discuss the most suitable treatment options for your specific situation. Our goal is to help you achieve smoother, more even-toned skin, restoring your confidence and allowing you to feel comfortable in your own skin once again.