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8860 Center Drive, Ste 300, La Mesa, CA 91942 Directions

How Does Telemedicine Work?

Telemedicine with Grossmont Dermatology Clinic in San Diego

Telemedicine — the practice of remotely evaluating, diagnosing and treating patients — is nothing new. Some doctors, particularly those who have a lot of out-of-town patients,  have been offering these virtual “house calls” for a long time. However, in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, more practices, including Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic, are now offering virtual visits as an alternative to in-person visits whenever appropriate. Our team wants to assure you that the way we deliver patient care has changed, but the quality of that care has not faltered. We are as devoted as ever to serving you with compassion … Continue reading

What Are the Most Effective Wrinkle Reducers?

Wrinkle Reduction Treatment in San Diego

Many over-the-counter lotions and potions claim to reduce wrinkles, but few actually deliver on those promises. If you are bothered by wrinkles or fine lines, skip the drugstore products and instead consult with a board-certified dermatologist. The team at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic offers a selection of treatments to safely and effectively minimize wrinkles for more youthful-looking skin.

The Importance of Wearing Sunscreen to Prevent Skin Cancer

Sunscreen Use Tips in San Diego

One of the best things you can do for the health and appearance of your skin is to protect it from the sun’s harmful rays. As we prepare to welcome the warm, sunny days of summer, the team at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic encourages you to practice safe-sun habits when spending time outdoors. These habits help lower the risk of immediate reactions like sunburns and more serious, long-term damage like skin cancer. Skin cancer is a major public health concern. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. The deadliest … Continue reading

Hands Dry From Frequent Washing? Try Our 5 Tips

5 Tips to Avoid Dry Skin – Grossmont Dermatology in San Diego

If you’re following the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for curbing the spread of COVID-19, you are probably washing your hands and using hand sanitizer more than ever. Lots of handwashing and sanitizing can have an unpleasant side effect: dry, itchy or irritated hands. Your skin has a naturally protective lipid barrier to keep it moisturized. But soaps, hot water and sanitizers break down this barrier, causing moisture to evaporate. As a result, the skin on your hands can become flaky, itchy, scaly or red. Your hands may also feel sensitive after washing. This is no reason to stop … Continue reading

Laser skin resurfacing treatments available in La Mesa, CA

Laser Skin Treatment in La Mesa CA area

Enhancing the skin’s texture and tone is essential when patients are interested in improving the skin’s appearance. In situations such as this, patients will often benefit from laser skin resurfacing treatment. The doctors at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Center in La Mesa, CA are pleased to offer patients ways to improve their skin’s health and beauty. With laser treatments, patients can stimulate new skin cells, tighten their skin, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Our team of professionals can guide you through how laser treatment can be used in improving your look while providing that healthy, youthful glow! … Continue reading

Laser skin resurfacing can treat poor texture and tone of aging skin in La Mesa, CA area patients

Laser Skin Resurfacing in La Mesa CA area

Even when we take care of our skin day in and day out, it is still exposed to the daily elements. Over time, the skin can become dull, discolored, and exhibit poor texture and tone. Some environmental concerns, including sun exposure, can also cause early aging skin. La Mesa, CA area patients who are considering ways to enhance their skin and combat the elements are encouraged to ask their doctor about laser skin resurfacing treatments at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic. What is laser skin resurfacing? Poor texture and tone of the skin can cause it to look dull, tired, and … Continue reading

La Mesa CA residents discover the unique benefits of advanced laser skin treatment

Benefits of Laser Skin Treatments in La Mesa CA area

Laser skin resurfacing has long been a go-to treatment for correcting signs of aging, sun damage, and much more. Furthermore, this wonderful technique keeps getting better as technology advances. Here at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic we have a suite of advanced lasers so that you can enjoy the benefits of powerful skin rejuvenation, with minimal to no downtime. Hyperpigmentation (dark spots) Age spots and sun damage melasma, brown birthmarks, and general darkening of skin are just a few examples of hyperpigmentation, caused by years of sun exposure. by an excess of pigment in one area. These types of problems are … Continue reading

Dermatologists in La Mesa explain everything you need to know about glycolic peels for healthy skin

Everything You Need to Know About Glycolic Peels in La Mesa area

Over time, exposure to environmental toxins and age lead to changes in the skin. Fine lines, wrinkles, and brown spots begin to appear. The skin’s tone and texture change. When it comes to improving the skin’s appearance, there are a variety of treatments. The Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology in La Mesa offer glycolic peels to give patients youthful, healthy skin. Our team of experts understand the common signs of aging and can fill you in on everything you need to know about glycolic peels. Healthy skin has an effect on an individual’s appearance and confidence. Good skin care keeps … Continue reading

Discover the safety and effectiveness of laser hair reduction treatments in La Mesa, CA

Man doing a Laser hair removal

Shaving every day is tedious and time-consuming. Other hair removal methods such as waxing, plucking, and electrolysis are painful. Laser hair reduction saves patients precious time and energy. Conveniently located in La Mesa, CA, the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology offer laser hair reduction treatments to safely, effectively remove unwanted hair. Laser energy precisely targets and focuses on hair follicles in the treatment area. The hair is destroyed as the melanin absorbs the energy. A series of treatments significantly reduces excess hair. Laser hair reduction can be done on nearly any area of the body and has gained popularity due … Continue reading

Patients discover what to expect and side effects from sclerotherapy in La Mesa, CA

Man shows his small blood vessels of the skin on the leg

Patients in La Mesa, CA who are bothered by spider veins can turn to the Board-certified dermatologists at Grossmont Dermatology to learn what to expect from sclerotherapy. Often a treatment of choice for spider veins, sclerotherapy involves injecting a solution into the vessels. The solution irritates these vessels and causes them to collapse and eventually be absorbed by the body. What to expect and side effects Sclerotherapy is performed in the physician’s office and does not require general anesthesia. The amount of time and the number of injections needed depends on the number and size of the veins being treated. … Continue reading


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