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Access to medical and cosmetic dermatology has never been more convenient. Our VitalSkin practice in Decatur, IL is located off of I-72, allowing easy access from neighboring communities including Forsyth, Maroa and Mt. Zion. VitalSkin is situated in a retail setting among other healthcare services including an oral surgeon. Located across from WalMart — onsite parking will be available. Schedule your appointment today!

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Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon

Why is Mohs Surgery Considered the Gold Standard in Skin Care Treatment?

With providers that have achieved the highest certification possible, VitalSkin uses Mohs micrographic surgery to effectively treat and eliminate skin cancer. Having the highest success rate of all skin cancer treatments – up to 99% – the procedure is done all in one visit, including lab work. In the Mohs procedure, the cancer is surgically removed layer by layer and examined under a microscope until healthy, cancer-free tissue is reached.

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Meet our Decatur, IL Providers


Our local providers are top dermatologists and advanced practice providers with extensive experience in general and cosmetic dermatology care with your health and best interest in mind.

Jeremy Youse, MD

Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon & Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Youse graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO. After graduation, he completed his residency and surgical dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology at Mayo Clinic.

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Dr. Jeremy Youse, Board Certified Dermatologist & Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon, joined WCIA News to discuss how VitalSkin Dermatology helps patients, both medically and cosmetically.

Treatments & Conditions in Decatur, IL

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Accutane

Accutane is a brand of isotretinoin, which is a prescription medicine for severe acne.

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Acne

Acne is a condition of the skin that results in pimples, whiteheads and blackheads.

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Acne Scars

Acne scars are the marks left on skin that has been affected by acne. They can be triggered by cystic lesions, picking and scratching.

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Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratosis, sometimes referred to as AK, is a precancerous growth on the skin.

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Aldara

Aldara is a brand of imiquimod, which is a prescription medicine used to treat actinic keratoses (AKs), genital warts and sometimes, early stages of basal cell carcinoma.

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Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis, sometimes referred to as just contact dermatitis, is a red, itchy rash on the skin.

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Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss for both adults and children. This can cause hair loss on the scalp as well as on the body, such as eyebrows, eyelashes and facial hair.

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Anti-fungal Medication

Getting a fungal infection of the skin or nails is easier than you think. Anti-fungal medications are used to treat these fungal infections.

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Anti-inflammatory Medication

We recommend consulting a specialist to help determine if Anti-Inflammatory Medications are the best treatment option for you.

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Antibiotics

Antibiotics are medicines used to stop infections created by the presence of bacteria.

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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most diagnosed form of skin cancer, with millions of cases each year in the U.S. It appears on the skin in a variety of sizes and shapes, such as dome-shaped growth with visible blood vessels, shiny patches, brown/black growths, sores, or white/yellow scar-like growths. 

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Benign Skin Lesions

As we age, we often get different benign growths that may come about and that are completely harmless.

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Biologic Injections

Biologic injectables (Humira, Enbrel, Taltz, Stelara, Cosentyx) are biologics designed to be injected subcutaneously into the skin.

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Biopsy

A biopsy works by taking a small sample of tissue from a suspect area in the body so that it can be tested under lab conditions for certain diseases and disorders.

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Birthmarks

Birthmarks are congenital skin conditions that typically appear at birth or shortly thereafter.

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Botox

While produced by the microbe that causes botulism, Botox is safe for cosmetic use, especially in the upper parts of the face.

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Brightening Peels

Brightening peels are chemical peels formulated to target pigmentation, including stubborn melasma and sunspots.

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Bullous Disease

Bullous disease is a rare dermatological condition in which large, fluid-filled blisters appear in regions of the skin that are often flexed, such as the armpits.

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CO2 Laser Resurfacing

CO2 (carbon dioxide) lasers vaporize thin layers of skin with a high-energy beam of light. As the skin heals, collagen is produced which creates improved skin elasticity.

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Chemical Peels

A chemical peel works to hasten this process, revealing newer and healthier cells below the skin’s surface.

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Corticosteroids

A corticosteroid works by suppressing the activity of the immune system and reducing the production of chemicals that create inflammation.

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Cyclosporine

Cyclosporine is used in a number of conditions where the immune system behaves erratically.

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers work by imitating the hyaluronic acid that gives younger skin its fullness and buoyancy.

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Dermaplaning

Dermaplaning is a physical form of exfoliation which sloughs off dead skin cells on the surface and as an added bonus also removes most of the surface “peach fuzz.”

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Dermoscopy

Dermoscopy is a technique for evaluating the subsurface of the skin and diagnosing affected areas and lesions.

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Dilated Oil Glands

Sebaceous gland hyperplasia refers to benign enlarged and dilated oil glands. These appear as yellowish to pink bumps scattered on the face. They are more common in people with a history of oily skin.

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Dilated Pores

For most, pores are barely visible. But for some, their pores are dilated (or enlarged).

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Dupixent

Dupixent is a drug that when injected into the skin, works at blocking a specific protein known as an interleukin.

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Dysport®

Dysport is a prescription injection proven to help smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows and wrinkles without changing the look or movement of the rest of your face.

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Eczema

Atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is a common skin condition that appears most often in children, though it can occur in individuals of any age.

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Excess Hair

Excess hair involves having more hair that one is comfortable with in various areas of the body.

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Excessive Sweating/ Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis, commonly referred to as excessive sweating, is a condition in which someone sweats a good deal even when they are not hot or exercising.

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Excision

Excision is a minimally-invasive surgery technique used to remove moles, skin growths and lesions.

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Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Fine lines and wrinkles are a natural function of aging that can present at any age and on any type of skin.

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Fluorouracil (5FU)

Fluorouracil works to slow this growth by killing off the fast-growing cells in the affected region of the skin.

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Freckles

Freckles are a common skin condition and non-life threatening that typically appear as small brown spots.

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Full-Body Skin Exams

Growths and marks can be signs of more serious issues, so a full-body skin exam is a great way to identify and evaluate if problems exist.

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Fungal Infections

A fungal infection, sometimes referred to as mycosis, is a condition of the skin in which it has been infected by a fungus.

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Genital Warts

Genital warts often occur around the genital and anal areas of the skin. They’re caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a sexually-transmitted infection

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Granuloma Annulare

Granuloma annulare is a skin condition that causes a round, smooth bump. This will become ring-shaped with a center of clear skin. The affected skin can be pink or purple.

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Hair Loss

Alopecia, commonly referred to as hair loss, is shedding of hair from the head that far exceeds the normal shedding humans experience on a regular basis.

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Herpes Simplex

For oral herpes (HSV-1), often signs or symptoms never occur for many people. Likewise for genital herpes (HSV-2), many people infected often don’t show any symptoms. Symptoms can include burning, itching or tingling skin, cold sores or fever blisters around the lips, mouth, tongue and elsewhere.

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradinitis supperrativa is a skin condition that typically starts after puberty but can last for many years and get worse over time.

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Hives

Hives are pink welts or swellings that can itch, burn or sting. They vary in size and typically go away within 24 hours.

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Hydroquinone

Hydroquinone works to lighten the skin by reducing the number of melanocytes present.

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Hyperpigmentation

Hyperpigmentation is a condition of the skin in which it appears darker than usual.

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Imiquimod

Imiquimod is a topical cream that stimulates the immune system.

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Injectable Wrinkle Fillers and Relaxer

Injectable wrinkle fillers and relaxers are injected underneath the surface of the skin to either fill in wrinkles and furrows or relax particularly strong wrinkles and furrows.

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Intralesional Injection

Intralesional injection is a process whereby a corticosteroid is injected directly into a skin lesion or irregular growth.

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Juvederm®

Juvederm is the brand name for a collection of dermal fillers that are used to improve the signs of aging. These fillers contain hyaluronic acid and has a smooth, gel-like consistency.

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Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition which causes tiny bumps to form on the skin, often resembling goose bumps or small pimples.

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Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal utilizes specific wavelengths of light that are drawn to the pigment at the “root” or bulb of the hair.

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Laser Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing is a dermatological procedure that uses lasers to smooth and refine the surface of the skin while also reinvigorating the layers of skin below.

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Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus is a condition characterized by swelling and irritation in the mucous membranes of the body, as well as the skin, hair and nails.

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Liquid Nitrogen Cryotherapy

Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy works by freezing and destroying the cells in a skin growth or lesion.

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Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease (a condition where your immune system attacks healthy cells).

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Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious kind of skin cancer. Melanin is created by cells called melanocytes and gives your skin its particular color.

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Melasma

Also known as chloasma faciei or the "mask of pregnancy," melasma is a condition that most commonly affects women.

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Mohs

Mohs, or Mohs surgery, is a surgical technique used to treat skin cancer through the removal of skin lesions and growths.

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Mole and Skin Cancer Screening

A mole and skin cancer screening is a full body review of all present lesions. Recommended frequency will be discussed based on your individual cancer risk.

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Moles

Moles are a common skin condition in which a cluster of pigmented cells create a distinct skin growth.

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Molluscum

Molluscum is a skin infection that stems from a virus known as molluscum contagiosum.

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Nail Disorders

A nail disorder can include any one of a number of conditions associated with the nails.

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Otezla

Otezla is a prescription pharmaceutical that regulates inflammation within the cells of the body or the skin.

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Perioral Dermatitis

Perioral dermatitis is a rash that can form around the mouth. This often causes redness, swelling and acne-like bumps.

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Pityriasis Rosea

Pityriasis rosea causes a harmless pink or reddish rash that usually lasts six to eight weeks before fading. It can be itchy, but it’s not contagious. It can occur following a viral illness.

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Pruritus (Itch)

Typically, an itch is only short term, but if it continues for six weeks or more, it can be considered a chronic itch.

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disorder in which the cells of the skin multiply much faster than normal.

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Rashes

Rash is a general term that covers a wide range of potential conditions.

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Restylane®

Restylane is a type of dermal filler composed of hyaluronic acid. Each injectable in this product line is designed to meet a specific skin need and can be used to soften and smooth wrinkles and add volume to your lips and cheeks, and target lines around your mouth.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a condition of the skin that results in visible blood vessels and general redness in the face.

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Scabies

Scabies is caused by eight-legged bugs called mites, which are so small, they can’t be seen on your skin. These mites burrow into the skin and cause an itchy rash.

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Scars

Scars are permanent changes in the skin due to inflammation or injury such as a surgical procedure or even cystic acne.

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Sclerotherapy

Spider veins can be a frustrating vascular condition while varicose veins can become swollen and even painful.

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Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin issue that causes a rash. The skin will appear red and possibly swollen, with a white or yellowish crusty scale on the surface.

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Seborrheic Keratoses

Seborrheic keratoses (SK) is a common skin growth that may look worrisome, but is actually harmless.

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Skin Cancer

There are many types of skin cancer but the most common are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.

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Spider Veins

Spider veins are a condition of the skin in which small “spidery” veins appear under the surface of the skin.

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is the second most commonly diagnosed form of skin cancer.

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Sunspots & Sun Damage

Sunspots and sun damage, sometimes referred to as liver spots or age spots, are small flat and dark areas on the skin.

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Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor is a condition that results when our skin experiences an overgrowth of a certain type of yeast.

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Topical Chemotherapy

Topical chemotherapy works by modifying the body’s immune response.

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Traction Alopecia

Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss that’s caused by repeated pulling or putting tension on hair, such as wearing tight ponytails, buns, braids, etc.

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Tretinoin

A derivative of vitamin A, Tretinoin is a topical retinoid solution that works by irritating the cells of the skin to stimulate growth and increase the turnover and shedding of old, dead cells in the skin.

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Unknown Rashes

A rash is a skin condition in which there is a visible or palpable change to your skin.

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Unwanted Hair

Unwanted hair involves the presence of hair or excess hair in areas of the body that are either visible or create discomfort.

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Vascular Conditions

In a vascular condition, the blood vessels of the body are either damaged or act in such a way to affect the appearance and condition of the skin.

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a condition of the skin in which the skin loses its melanocytes, or pigment cells, in certain areas.

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Volume Loss

Also known as soft tissue atrophy, volume loss is a condition in which the skin begins to lose its fullness and elasticity.

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Warts

Warts are a common condition that create small, granular skin growths on the surface of the skin.

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Hear From Our Patients

"When I called and was able to get a same day appointment and had a great experience with Megan! She listened and answered any questions I had. The staff at the front desk are very friendly! Two thumbs up for sure."

Hillary H.

"I was very pleased with the care I received with Dr. Youse and his caring staff. Should I need MOHS again, VitalSkin would be my first choice."

Mary T.

"The nurses and staff at Vital Skin Dermatology were excellent. The care was top notch! Everyone was extremely friendly and explained everything so well. They also accommodated my need to have a Mohs procedure with follow up surgical procedures the next day. Dr Youse was excellent, and he explained everything that would take place and exactly what he would be doing. He also gave me additional advice regarding my skin on my face and answered all my questions. He was very patient and easy to talk to and I did not feel rushed at all. I would highly recommend Vital Skin Dermatology to anyone in need of a Dermatologist."

Kevin J.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer a variety of skin care services to help with issues like acne, rashes, lesions, rosacea, skin growths, eczema, skin cancer identification and treatment, and much more. Check out a complete list of our services on our website.

We offer a variety of cosmetic treatments to help with wrinkles, fine lines, scars, skin tightening, unwanted hair and more. Check out a complete list of our services on our website.

Trust your skin care to a professional. Board-certified dermatologists have completed medical school and three to four years of advanced medical training in diseases of the skin, hair and nails. They’ve passed rigorous exams in dermatology to specialize in treating over 3,000 conditions. They’ve also made the commitment to keep up on the latest advances in dermatology.

Fellowship-trained cosmetic dermatologists spend an extra year of specialized training learning in-depth evaluation of the skin, performing specialized procedures, and managing patients to ensure excellent results. By choosing our practice, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality of cosmetic care with ideal outcomes.

Scheduling or updating an appointment is easy. Simply give us a call or you can make an appointment on our website.

If coming for your first visit, please bring your insurance card, if applicable, and a legal guardian if you are under the age of 18. Please come prepared to provide your health history on your new patient paperwork as well.

Your first visit begins with a consultation with your board-certified dermatologist. Prior to care, we will get your health history and perform a clinical evaluation of the skin to determine which treatment options are the best fit. We will customize both a treatment plan and a skin care regimen if desired. Important pre- and post-treatment instructions will also be provided to accompany most treatments.

We accept a variety of major insurances for your skin care. We have examples of insurances we accept on our website. If you don’t see your insurance listed, please contact us and we will verify if we accept.

All three are medical charges you must pay out of your own pocket, even if you have insurance. Deductibles are a specific amount you must accumulate and pay each year of covered health services before benefits are provided by your carrier. Plans may also have separate individual and family deductibles and/or deductibles for separate services. Copayments are a set fee the member pays to providers at the time services are provided. Copays are applied to office visits, emergency room visits, hospital admissions, etc. Coinsurance is a form of cost sharing. After your deductible has been met, plan will begin paying a percentage of your bills. The remaining amount, known as co-insurance, is the portion due by the patient.

With our patient portal, you can access and manage your appointments, get test results, update your contact/patient information and pay your bills online. Speak with one of our team members for how to gain access to your patient portal.

Yes, we do carry select skin care items from industry-leading brands. Visit our practice for more information or give us a call for more information.

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