Pityriasis alba is a harmless skin condition that appears as hypopigmented (or lighter) patches on the face or arms mainly in children. Sometimes mild redness and fine scaling are seen with this condition as well. It is thought to be a low-grade type of eczema and those with eczema or atopic dermatitis are more prone…
Michael Frank, MD
Meet Dr. Michael Frank
Dr. Michael Frank is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs & Dermatologic Surgeon. He obtained his undergraduate education at The University of Pennsylvania, received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, and completed his dermatology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Frank completed his Mohs & Dermatologic Surgery fellowship training in 2016 at the Dermatologic Surgicenter in Philadelphia, PA. When he is not working, Dr. Frank enjoys exercising, discovering new restaurants, and exploring the city with his rescue dog, Doc Watson.
Chestnut Hill Hospital
Abington Health Center
Personable doctor who knows his profession. It's what you want in a specialist. Highly recommend.
E Savaria Jr 4 years ago
He's thorough, personable and keeps things simple.
Terri O'Donnell, CPCC 7 years ago
Have mild red patches? It could be Pityriasis Alba!
What is Pityriasis Alba? Can it be prevented? How is Pityriasis Alba treated?