splinter in finger

How to Remove a Splinter?

A typical hazard of childhood (and adulthood) is the common splinter. Those who had parents with skilled hands were lucky; the splinter would be removed within seconds – no harm, no foul – and play could quickly resume. Those whose parents were not so deft had a completely different experience: first came the digging and…

Details
provider allyson nicholas

Allyson Nicholas, PA-C

One of Derick Dermatology’s recent additions is Allyson Nicholas, PA-C. Alysson joined the team in June of 2016 and has been adored by patients and co-workers ever since. Her academic history includes a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois – where she was a James Scholar and graduated with highest honors…

Details
young thin attractive woman sitting on floor touch her toes

CoolSculpting Near Me

Looking our best is a priority to most of us, yet we often have those stubborn areas of fat that don’t seem to respond to diet or exercise. No matter how many calories we cut or how many oblique crunches we do, we just can’t get rid of these unsightly fat deposits. Sure, there are…

Details
young attractive woman with red hair, fair skin, blue eyes

Redheads and Skin Cancer

Titian, ginger, auburn, amber, russet, or copper – all are words used to describe redheads. Only one to two percent of the world’s population have red hair; as the rarest natural hair color, many covet it. However a recent study suggests that maybe they shouldn’t. Red hair is often associated with fair, freckled skin that…

Details
provider jenny brophy

Jenny Brophy, PA-C

One of Derick Dermatology’s many superstars is Jenny Brophy, PA-C. Jenny was excited enough by the prospect of joining the Derick Dermatology team that she was willing to interview with them a mere three days before her wedding. Jenny enjoys making every experience meaningful for her patients. “My goal is to create a lasting personal…

Details