Conditions & Treatments
When skin diseases affect infants, children and adolescents, our pediatric dermatologists are at the ready to help. Since childhood skin conditions bring not only physical but also psychological challenges, we make it our priority to help prevent permanent scarring and disfigurement. Laser therapy is one tool we use for certain hemangiomas, port wine stains and other vascular lesions of the skin.Our pediatric dermatologists also offer expertise in diagnosing and treating a variety of skin conditions, including psoriasis, alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, acne and genetic skin diseases. In addition, we conduct advanced research and clinical trials to find breakthrough treatments for childhood skin diseases.
Yale Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, the largest center for specialty dermatology in Connecticut, is among the oldest in the United States. We treat skin conditions that interfere with your ability to enjoy daily life.We treat the full range of skin conditions, common to rare. We are widely recognized for our expertise in the treatment of cutaneous lymphoma, melanoma, inherited disorders of keratinization, and keratinocyte carcinomas.Our Yale Medicine dermatologists have made important contributions to the treatment of skin cancer. Our patients often benefit from early access to new treatments and therapies discovered at Yale, such as photopheresis. Photopheresis is a new technology for treatment of life-threatening and debilitating...