Seborrhea (Dandruff) in Charlotte, NC

Darst Dermatology offers personalized treatment for seborrhea (“dandruff”) in Charlotte, Matthews, and the surrounding North Carolina communities.

What Is Seborrhea?

Seborrhea is another word for dandruff on the scalp. It is caused by an overgrowth of a normally occurring yeast on the scalp. It’s by products cause itching and flaking of the scalp, but little redness is noted. In severe cases, thick red, scaly plaques of skin may develop. These cases need the expertise of a dermatologist to distinguish from psoriasis.

How Is Seborrhea Treated?

Dr. Darst may need to biopsy the problem areas to rule out other skin conditions that look similar upon visual examination. Once a diagnosis is confirmed, Dr. Darst can recommend a course of action that may include medicated shampoos, topical medications, and personal hygiene regimens.

Dr. Darst, a board-certified dermatologist, offers expert treatment for seborrhea (“dandruff”) to residents of Charlotte, Matthews, and other Metrolina communities in North Carolina. Schedule a consultation today by calling 704-321-3376. Darst Dermatology is conveniently located at 11301 Golf Links Drive North, Charlotte, NC 28277.