San Antonio Dermatologist
7940 Floyd Curl Dr., Suite 1010
San Antonio, Texas 78229 US
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Osteoma Cutis Treatment - San Antonio, TX

I traveled 3 times from Florida to Dr. Hughes for treatment for Osteoma Cutis, a rare condition where bone grows in the skin, instead of growing skin tissue. My problem was on my face and back. I would fly in on Sunday night for an early Monday morning treatment. Each time he used a device, that resulted in a very mild burn, similar to a mild sunburn appearance. THe minor pain was treated...

5 out of 5 stars Ear Lobe Surgery

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Consultation Fee

$100. $101+


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Iowa State University, B.S. (Merit Scholar)
    Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine, M.D. (AOA)
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Iowa Methodist Hospital Residency: Dermatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

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Waxing and Plucking After Laser Hair Removal Treatment?

A professional treated laser hair removal site ordinarily does not require intervention for 30 days. Then, depending on location, some hair will start... READ MORE

Is V Beam Safe for Ethnic Skin?

Because melanin (pigment) blocks the transmission of the 595nm wavelength photons from the Vbeam pulsed dye laser, this laser is not used nor... READ MORE

How Effective is Pulsed Dye Laser for Cherry Hemangiomas?

Cherry angiomas are common benign vascular tumors that are cosmetically a problem.  The 595nm pulsed dye laser (Candela Vbeam Perfecta) is the... READ MORE

V Beam Laser Caused an Edema. What Can I Do?

Some edema is normal following a pulsed dye laser treatment. This resolves in a week unless there is some unexpected problem like blistering or... READ MORE

Cream or Treatments for Raised White Scar?

You have a mature elevated scar with permanent loss of pigment. It will tend to flatten with time. There is no way to repigment the scar. ... READ MORE

Latisse Alternatives for the Eyebrows?

I have had patients use Latisse off-label on the eyebrows with good results. Topical minoxidil works by lengthening the anagen phase (the growing... READ MORE

Cost of a Jessner Peel?

A Jessner's peel is effective in safely removing superficial epithelial lesions.  The charge in my office, including a standard office visit, is... READ MORE

Can a non-surgical nose job fix my problems?

Dermal fillers create beautiful "nose jobs" with saddle deformities or nasal atrophy from surgery. This is an inexpensive office procedure. But your... READ MORE

Would Laser Hair Removal Treat my Folliculitis?

If you have pseudofolliculitis barbae (ingrown hairs) laser hair removal would be helpful.  It would cause temporary baldness, but after one... READ MORE

Laser Hair Removal for Someone Prone to Folliculitis or Abscess?

You may be suffering from hidradinitis suppurativa. Hidradinitis is an acne-related condition that occurs in the underarms, groin and perineum. Laser... READ MORE

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