Clinical Dermatology

Vitiligo on the hands with white background

What Causes Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin condition characterized by the loss of pigment in patches of skin. It results in white or depigmented areas and is thought to affect about 1% of the world’s population each year. But what causes vitiligo?  In this blog, we’ll explore the factors that contribute to the development of vitiligo and its early […]

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Winter Skin Conditions

The winter months in Florida often bring less humidity and drier air that can leave your skin parched. Traveling to visit family and friends in colder climates can further take a toll on your skin. This is especially true if you have chronic skin conditions, including eczema or rosacea. Fortunately, Dr. Michael Scannon and his

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Tips for Managing Eczema

If you have eczema, then you know how challenging it can be to keep your skin healthy and comfortable. This chronic skin condition can show up during childhood and persist into adulthood. At Florida Westcoast Skin and Cancer Center of Tampa, Florida, Dr. Michael Scannon and his associates regularly work with both men and women

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Eczema on the skin of the kids hand

Eczema vs. Scabies

Your skin is the largest organ on your body–and the most susceptible to problems. The environment, contact with allergens, and the natural, gradual process of aging can change the skin or cause problems to arise. At Florida Westcoast Skin and Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, Dr. Michael Scannon and his team see patients with a

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