Eczema Overview

Eczema is a medical condition that leaves patches of skin rough or inflamed. Some patients are born with it, and others develop it much later in life. Eczema is easily triggered by allergens, stress, certain foods, and environmental factors.

What Causes Eczema?

The exact cause of eczema is still unknown. However, genetics and environmental factors have been shown to play a role in its development.

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Are There Different Types of Eczema?

Eczema is a name for a group of conditions that leave the skin itchy, red, or inflamed. Various types of eczema include contact dermatitis (the most common), atopic (genetic), adult or infantile seborrhoeic, discoid, pompholyx, asteatotic, and varicose.

What Treatment Options Are Available?

Our board-certified dermatologists are experts at diagnosing stubborn rashes. During your consultation, we’ll use advanced patch testing to evaluate and treat your individual case.

From medical-grade creams and lotions to the latest biological oral medications, we’ll help you become eczema-free and prevent re-occurrences. Our friendly staff is also available to provide dietary and lifestyle advice as needed.

Take the First Step – Request A Consultation

Interested in this procedure? Please fill out the form on this page to request an in-person consultation and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at The Skin Care Center will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our office directly at (773) 296-3636.

The Skin Care Center conveniently serves the entire Chicago Metro Area with locations in Chicago, Lake Forest, and Glenview.

*Individual Results May Vary*