The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) provides information
about the care of skin. You can locate a dermatologist in your
area by using their "Find a Dermatologist" tool. Or you can read the latest news in dermatology. "SPOT Skin Cancer" is the AAD's program to reduce deaths from melanoma. There is also a link called "Skin Conditions" that has information about many common skin problems.
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive
310 South Henry Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) is the world's largest association of facial
plastic and reconstructive surgeons and is dedicated to the highest quality of
facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. It offers information to the public
on facial plastic surgery and can help you locate a certified surgeon in your
area. Most members are board-certified in otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose, and
throat specialty), dermatology, plastic surgery, or ophthalmology.
American Society For Dermatologic Surgery
5550 Meadowbrook Drive
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery was founded in 1970
to promote excellence in the subspecialty of dermatologic surgery and to foster
the highest standards of patient care. Information on the treatment of skin
conditions and referral lists are available online and by calling the ASDS.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and
Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public
and health professionals by providing information, locating other information
sources, and participating in a national federal database of health
information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention
of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of
scientists to carry out this research.
The NIAMS website provides
health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information
packages about diseases.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 23, 2013
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