At The Dermatology Clinic in Salem, Oregon, we have over six decades of experience in treating skin conditions of all kinds. From melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, rosacea treatment, to cosmetic procedures and laser hair removal, you will see why we have the premier dermatologists in Salem, Oregon.
Skin – the Body’s Largest Organ
Your skin protects you by regulating temperature and acting as an interface between your mind, body, and surrounding environment. At the Dermatology Clinic, our staff of experienced and knowledgeable staff of dermatologists and physician assistants all possess the skills and qualifications needed to medically and surgically treat your skin, hair, and nail disorders. Our comfortable and relaxing Salem dermatology clinic features state-of-the-art equipment, so you can feel assured that you’re receiving the best care possible. We offer a wide range of services and treat patients of all ages. If you’re looking for a dermatologist in Salem, Oregon, the Dermatology Clinic will provide the patient-focused treatment you deserve. Please call us today with any of your skin questions or concerns.
Below is a list of some of the many services that we offer.
What to Look For:
Asymmetrical Shape A:
Skin growths where one-half looks different from the other.
Irregular Border B:
The border of a mole shouldn’t appear irregular; it should extend to the surrounding skin.
Changes in Color C:
Multiple colors or uneven distribution of color (shades of brown, black, white, blue, or red).
A large or rapid increase in the size of a skin growth â€” anything greater than the size of a pencil eraser should be checked by a doctor.
The Most Effective Skin Cancer treatment
At the Dermatology Clinic, Dr. Michael E. Goodenberger, M.D. has been performing Mohs Micrographic Surgery – a specialized technique used in the removal of skin cancers from delicate areas of the body – in Salem dermatology clinics since 1992. Dr. Goodenberger is a certified Mohs Fellow with the American Society for Mohs Surgery.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery is a state-of-the-art treatment for skin cancer where the physician serves as both surgeon and pathologist. The Mohs technique removes skin cancer from the surface all the way down to its roots, while leaving healthy tissue unharmed.
Of all types of treatment for skin cancer, Mohs Micrographic Surgery offers the highest cure rate, even in cases where patients have already undergone cancer treatment. Mohs treatment also offers the lowest chance of regrowth, minimizes the potential for scarring and disfigurement, and is the most exact and precise means of skin cancer removal.
Treatment for Vascular Lesions
As one of Salem’s top rated dermatologists, we offer this specialized laser treatment, which is designed to rid patients of benign vascular lesions such as rosacea, facial veins, leg veins, psoriasis, red birthmarks such as port wine stains, and even stretch marks and wrinkles.
The pulsed dye laser is so safe, it can even be used to treat children. It delivers an intense but gentle burst of yellow light that selectively destroys the blood vessels of vascular lesions without damaging the surrounding skin and tissue.
Treatment for Psoriasis and Vitiligo
The Dermatology Clinic offers an advanced method of treatment for psoriasis and vitiligo not currentlly offered by the majority of dermatology clinics.
The Excimer laser selectively destroys overactive immune cells in psoriatic lesions and stimulates pigment producing cells in vitiligo.
Blue Light Therapy
For the treatment of moderate inflammatory acne, blue light therapy offers a safe and pain-free treatment option that kills the bacteria primarily responsible for acne breakouts. If your skin has not responded to other acne therapies, you may want to consider this highly successful treatment.
Photodynamic Therapy is a new and exciting treatment used to treat a variety of dermatologic conditions such as actinic keratosis and acne.
This treatment first involves the application of a natural photosensitizing medicine, followed by the administration of a specialized laser light source to activate the medicine. This leads to selective destruction of pre-cancerous cells, acne bacteria, or overactive sebaceous gland tissue.
Please ask a member of our staff for more information on these safe and effective treatments.
Your Lashes | Real Results
The Dermatology Clinic is pleased to introduce Latisse a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker.
Latisse is believed to affect the growth (anagen) phase of the eyelash hair cycle in two ways: first, it increases the length of the phase and second, it increases the number of hairs grown during this phase.
One of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments in the U.S., laser hair removal involves the use of a high intensity light beam, which our skilled clinicians focus on areas of your body that feature unwanted hair. The pigment in the follicles absorb the light emitted by the beam, destroying the hair at the root.
Laser hair removal works as a great option for eliminating unwanted hair from your legs, underarms, arms, or face. Precision treatment allows our clinicians to focus on dark, coarse hairs while leaving the surrounding skin completely undamaged. Each burst of light lasts for only a fraction of a second and eliminates several hairs at once. The laser can treat a quarter-sized area of the body every second, which means areas like the upper lip can typically undergo treatment in just under a minute. Not only is laser hair removal safe, it’s also incredibly successful, as 90 percent of patients enjoy permanent hair loss after just a few sessions.
Prices for laser hair removal:
Abdominal T-Zone – $500
Nipples – $200
Cheeks – $400
Hands – $200
Feet – $200
Neck – $396
Back – $396
Back – $1600
Chest – $1600
Abdominal – $1600
Arms – $1400
Face – $1000
Neck Front – $600
Shoulders – $900
Flanks – $900
Call the Dermatology Clinic today to speak with one of our associates, and see if laser hair removal is right for you!
Dermaplaning is a highly efficient, safe, physical exfoliation procedure used to clear away dry, dead, superfluous skin layers. It can be done as a standalone procedure or as a first step for cosmetic peels. This clinical procedure is performed by our PA’s and skincare specialists trained in the use of a modified surgical blade designed specifically for this purpose.
This exfoliation treatment immediately diminishes the appearance of fine lines that are evident on aging skin, increases the rate of absorption of pharmaceuticals and skincare products and provides a healthier more radiant appearance.
Microdermabrasion uses tiny exfoliating crystals applied to the skin to scrub away old cells in order to make way for a new, smoother, healthier layer of skin to replace the treated area. The treatment excels at dealing with problems like brown spots, dull skin, and age spots.
Microdermabrasion treatment works on all skin colors and types. The treatment makes subtle changes to the surface of your skin, causing no changes in skin color or unsightly scarring to occur. Recovery time from microdermabrasion treatment is quick, with the surface of your skin healing in just 24 hours. The procedure is so quick and painless that it doesn’t even require the use of an anesthetic.
Call the Dermatology Clinic today to speak with a member of our staff about whether microdermabrasion treatment is right for you.
BOTOX®: “A Proven Treatment When Antiperspirants Fail”
If severe underarm sweating is an issue in your life, Dermatology Clinic’s BOTOX® Hyperhidrosis Treatments may be right for you. When topical treatments are not working, BOTOX® can be used to temporarily halt the production of excessive sweat in the treated areas only. The sweat is simply not produced in BOTOX-treated areas, allowing you the freedom to not worry about excessive sweating that may have cramped your lifestyle. Schedule a visit to our office today to discuss possible treatments and products that could help your condition.
Electrolysis is ideal for white, blonde, or red hair color that laser is not optimal for. This treatment is best suited for smaller surface areas. A free consult is available to evaluate your needs.
A minimally invasive skin-rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of a device that contains fine needles. The needles are used to puncture the skin to create a controlled skin injury to stimulate the skin’s natural healing processes.