At DSA Dermatology of Plano, Texas, we understand that changes in the skin can be exceptionally problematic, especially if they refuse to go away or become a chronic infection. With the help of Drs. Daniel and Jordan Achtman, many patients in the community, can seek treatment and management of their conditions to find relief.
How do I know what type of chronic skin infection I have?
There are many conditions that can impact the skin, which is what makes the field of dermatology so fascinating for the team at DSA Dermatology. Drs. Daniel and Jordan Achtman of Plano, Texas, can evaluate patients to determine what type of issue they have. Treatments vary depending on the kind of condition, such as fungal, bacterial, or parasitic.
To ensure a proper diagnosis, our team may even take cultures or biopsies from the patient to accurately determine the problem at hand. Once an accurate diagnosis is made, appropriate treatment options are discussed.
What are standard treatment options for skin infections?
After our team has evaluated you and provided a proper diagnosis of your condition, you can work with us to find a solution and treatment plan that best suits your needs. Some of the more common treatments include:
- Topical medications
- Oral medications
- Light and laser therapies
What are some side effects of the treatment options available?
Our team works hard to ensure that the treatment recommended is appropriate for the unique condition and can provide the patient with relief. Sometimes, treatments can be a matter of trial and error to find the one that works best and results in the least amount of side effects. Some side effects may include rashes or irritation.
Schedule a visit with our team at DSA Dermatology
Whether you are dealing with a parasitic skin infection or a fungal infection on the skin, Drs. Daniel and Jordan Achtman can assist. Our team is located at 5072 West Plano Parkway, Suite #150, and can be reached by calling (972) 362-9567 to schedule a consultation appointment. We are open to new and existing patients in our state-of-the-art dermatology practice. We welcome you to further educate yourself on the benefits of treatments for chronic skin infections.
Why Choose DSA Dermatology?
At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX,
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.