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Cosmetic Dermatology Offers Highly Effective Treatments for Brown Spots

Brown spots are a common part of aging. Over time, however, they can negatively impact the appearance of one’s skin. Dr. Bernard Gasch of the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery offers several options for eliminating or diminishing brown spots and keeping skin looking youthful and clear. The development of brown spots can depend on several factors, including daily exposure…

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Our St. Vincent Location is Moving Across Campus

Starting June 10th, Tuesday, our St. Vincent location is moving across campus to the East Pavilion Building. Our new St. Vincent location address is 9135 SW Barnes Rd. Suite 875 Portland, OR 97225. The East Pavilion Building includes new amenities: complimentary valet parking in the East Parking garage, My little Waiting Room (child care), cafes, gift shops, and pharmacy. To schedule…

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Significance of Skin Cancer Awareness

Skin Cancer — May 1st marks the start of Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  Dr. Beata Rydzik, a board certified dermatologist in Portland, OR, recently spoke on the importance of prevention and early detection of skin cancer. “Approximately one in five Americans will be treated for skin cancer in their lifetime,” reports Dr. Rydzik. “13 million Americans are living with a…

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Ultherapy® as a Surgical Facelift Alternative

Ultherapy® –  For those who are looking for a way to rejuvenate their appearance and lift their lax skin but do not want to undergo a surgical facelift, Ultherapy®  may offer the perfect solution, says Dermatologist Dr. Bernard Gasch of the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Gasch and his highly-trained staff offer various cosmetic as…

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Ultherapy® Treatments

Ultherapy — For many individuals, the appearance of sagging and wrinkled skin on the face and neck defines one’s aging process.  Until recently, the only solution for eliminating the often-embarrassing appearance of excess skin was a surgical facelift. Fortunately, now, there is a much less invasive method for treating the appearance of sagging skin. Dr. Bernard Gasch, of the Center…

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Eczema Awareness Month

Eczema — With Eczema Awareness Month fast-approaching and set to begin on October 1st., Dr. Bernard Gasch takes a minute to discuss this condition, which can often be uncomfortable as well as debilitating. “Eczema is a chronic skin condition, which flares periodically. When the condition flares, intensely itchy, rough, bright-red, and occasionally blistering rashes may appear on the skin,” Dr.…

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

It’s estimated that over 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. While many people have heard about psoriasis, most have no idea what it is. Since August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, Dr. Bernard Gasch, an expert and experienced dermatologist at the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Portland, Oregon takes a moment to discuss this widespread and sometimes debilitating skin condition.…

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Cosmetic Dermatology to Treat Brown Spots

Brown Spots – For those dealing with unwanted skin discoloration, confidence and self-esteem can become a daily struggle.  Often manifesting in the form of brown spots and patches, skin discoloration can affect patients both physically and emotionally.  Thankfully, however, patients today are choosing to do something about it.  Dr. Beata Rydzik recently  discussed how more and more patients are turning to…

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Dr. Bernard Gasch to Speak at National Psoriasis Foundation Event

Join Dr. Bernard Gasch at the National Psoriasis Foundation’s “More Than Skin Deep.” Saturday, June 15, 2013 Embassy Suites Hotel Portland – Washington Square 9000 SW Washington Square Rd Portland, OR 97223 [ map ] 503.644.4000 Parking: Free Speakers Dermatologist—Bernard Gasch, M.D., F.A.A.D. Rheumatologist—Ajay Wanchu, M.D., M.B.B.S., F.A.C.P. Schedule and registration information 9:30 a.m.—Registration and continental breakfast 10:00 a.m. – Noon—The Other…

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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

Rosacea – Dr. Bernard Gasch, who specializes in innovative medical and cosmetic skin treatments at the Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery in Portland, Oregon, announces that April 1 marks the beginning of Rosacea Awareness Month. Dr. Gasch, who suffers from rosacea himself, takes a moment to draw attention to this extremely common and frustrating condition. “While rosacea is believed…

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More Patients Exploring Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy for Treating Acne

Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy – When teens and adults are struggling with symptoms of acne, they will often assume that oral medications, including antibiotics and even Isotretinoin (Accutane) are their only effective treatment options.  For those patients who are reluctant to take systemic medications for various reasons, including fear of side effects or medication allergies, new acne treatment options exist.  Dr. Bernard Gasch discusses the…

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Psoriasis Now Affects Over 7 Million Americans

Psoriasis – a chronic skin condition, characterized by red scaly plaques, which may have cracked itchy skin.  Portland dermatologist and honorary medical chair for the Oregon National Psoriasis foundation, Dr. Beata Rydzik states, “Patients are usually surprised when they find out just how many Americans are living with psoriasis, according to some of the most recent figures, the condition now…

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