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As a family we go to Dr. White for several years now for skin cancer prevention. Dr. White bedside manners are very good and he is very knowledgeab...

Aug 05, 2010



What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a persistent skin disorder in which there are red, thickened areas with silvery scale. It most often on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. Psoriasis is not contagious so you cannot spread it to others. However, it is common to find psoriasis in families, revealing a genetic link. In the United States, 7.5 million people suffer from psoriais.

What causes psoriasis?

The cause is unknown. Recent discoveries point to an abnormality in the functioning of 'T-cells' which trigger inflammation and an immune response in skin

Patients of the Palmetto Skin & Laser Center can be confident in the knowledge that their treatment is overseen by two of the Carolina’s leading dermatologists and that the results are proven by thousands of satisfied patients from all over Charlotte, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Chester and Lancaster.

If you are interested in learning more about skin cancer treatments, skin cancer surgery, medical dermatology or cosmetic dermatology in the Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina metro area, click here to request an appointment with Dr. Timothy Woodall, Dr. Richard White, or Ms. Kristin Berka. Or you can call our office, The Palmetto Skin & Laser Center, at (803) 329-6030 to schedule your appointment.