Medical Dermatology Services

Conveniently Located to Serve Rutherford, Verona, Bergen and Essex Counties

Welcome to the comprehensive world of medical dermatology services in Rutherford, where your journey to optimal skin health begins. Explore this page to discover why understanding our diverse range of medical dermatology services can be a transformative step towards achieving your best skin ever.

Your skin is not just the body’s largest organ; it reflects your overall health and well-being. At Geria Dermatology, we recognize that every individual’s skin is unique, and addressing its specific needs is essential for aesthetic and medical reasons. That’s where our medical dermatology services come into play.

Whether you’re navigating the challenges of a stubborn skin condition with acne scar treatment, seeking preventative care, or striving to enhance your skin’s vitality, our offerings are designed to empower you with knowledge and solutions.

This page will unveil the breadth and depth of our medical dermatology services, offering insights into how we can help you. From dermatological examinations and diagnosis to personalized treatment plans for chemical peels and more, we’re committed to addressing your concerns with precision and care.

Skin Conditions We Treat

Acne – Acne is a very common condition that involves blackheads, whiteheads, pustules, and cysts appearing on the skin of the face and trunk. It can happen at any age but generally occurs most commonly in teenagers. It’s very important to treat acne early before scarring occurs. There are numerous treatments available to get your skin clear.

Actinic Keratosis – Actinic keratoses are pre-cancerous growths that show up on sun-exposed skin such as the face and arms. They often manifest as red scaly spots that are often better felt than seen. It’s important to get these treated so that they don’t turn into squamous cell cancer.

Athletes Foot – An athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that occurs on the bottom of the foot or in between the toes. It’s important to see a board-certified dermatologist as many other conditions can look similar.

Basal Cell Carcinoma – Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. At Geria Dermatology, we recommend routine skin exams to detect skin cancer as early as possible. The location, pathologic subtype, and size will often determine what will be the best treatment.

Cold Sores – Cold sores, otherwise known as fever blisters, are due to a viral infection in the lips or around the mouth. These are often painful and noticeable to other people. Treatment for cold sores can be very effective and may help prevent further breakouts from happening.

Contact Dermatitis – Contact dermatitis refers to an allergic reaction of the skin after being exposed to an allergenic substance. This can be due to fragrances, preservatives, metals, dyes, etc…At Geria Dermatology, we recommend patch testing to determine the culprit ingredient.

Dandruff – Dandruff is often referred to as “dry scalp,” which can manifest as red, flaky skin throughout the scalp as well as the face. This condition can be socially embarrassing, especially if one is wearing dark clothing. Schedule your appointment today at Geria Dermatology to discuss your treatment options.

Fungal Infections – Fungal infections are caused by microscopic organisms that reside in the top layers of the skin. They tend to occur in areas of the body that are warm and moist. Examples of fungal infections include ringworm, athlete’s foot, and nail fungus. Schedule your appointment today at Geria Dermatology to see if your rash could be due to fungus.

Melanoma – Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. It is the second most common form of cancer in people ages 15 -29 years old. Risk factors include: light skin and eyes, blistering sunburns in childhood, and family history; it’s important to get a skin cancer screening annually for those who are at risk. Schedule your skin cancer screening today at Geria Dermatology.

Melasma – Melasma is one of the most common causes of hyperpigmentation. Sun exposure and female hormones often play a role. In particular, women with darker skin tones are most at risk. Treatment often involves the use of sunscreen, lightening agents, and chemical peels. Schedule your appointment at Geria Dermatology to discuss your treatment options.

Molluscum Contagiosum – Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral infection that can affect children or be sexually transmitted between adults. They manifest as dome-shaped bumps, often with a little hole in the center, resembling a donut. Treatment is very important to prevent the spread of this condition. Call Geria Dermatology today to discuss your best treatment options.

Nail Dystrophy – Nail dystrophy is a complex condition that can have several causes such as fungus, psoriasis, genetics, or due to frequent nail polish. It’s important to see a board-certified dermatologist to figure out the exact cause of this condition. Call or book online to schedule your appointment at Geria Dermatology.

Onychomycosis – onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail. It can affect the feet or hands, one nail, or all of them. This infection will often result in a thickening and crumbling of the nail as well as a yellowish discoloration. Treatment is generally very effective. Book online today to discuss if your nail problem could be due to fungus.

Patch Testing – Patch testing is the method of choice for diagnosing allergic contact dermatitis. This involves getting adhesive patches placed on your back and then having it read after 48 hours. This will test for a variety of common allergens such as metals, fragrances, preservatives, rubbers, and others. Call Geria Dermatology to see if patch testing is needed for your skin condition.

Hyperpigmentation – Hyperpigmentation refers to dark spots that can be due to a variety of causes such as melasma, inflammation, or sun exposure. The most important thing to do is wear sunscreen every day. Call Geria Dermatology to discuss your treatment options today.

Ringworm – Ringworm is a fungal infection of the scalp or body that most commonly occurs in young kids or athletes. Prompt treatment is critical to prevent transmission to other kids. Book online to schedule your appointment at Geria Dermatology today.

Shingles – Shingles are a viral reactivation of the chicken pox virus. It typically presents as a blistering painful rash on only one side of the body. Sometimes, the pain can persist even after the rash goes away. Call or book online to book your appointment at Geria Dermatology.

Skin Cancer – Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the USA. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. The three most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Risk factors include light skin/hair/eye color, history of sunburns, and genetics. At Geria Dermatology, we recommend doing yearly skin cancer screenings for people at risk. Call Geria Dermatology for your appointment today.

Skin Tags – Skin tags are benign growths that appear in areas of friction such as the armpits, neck, and groin. Sometimes they may get caught in jewelry or get irritated. Removal is easy and painless. Skin tag removal is considered cosmetic and, therefore, not typically covered by medical insurance. Call Geria Dermatology to see if your growths are indeed skin tags and what are the treatment options.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma – Squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common type of skin cancer. Treatment usually depends on the location and pathologic subtype. The cure rate is very high as long as the lesion is promptly treated. Call Geria Dermatology to discuss your treatment options today.

Vitiligo – Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition that causes the skin to lose its pigment in certain areas. There are several well-recognized patterns of this condition. It can be particularly devastating in people with skin of color. Treatment can be challenging but often requires creams and/or narrowband phototherapy. Call Geria Dermatology to discuss your treatment options today.

Warts – Warts are contagious growths that are caused by the human papillomavirus. They can occur on almost any area of the skin, including the face, feet, genitals, and scalp. Treatments include creams, shave removal, and cryotherapy. Call Geria Dermatology today to discuss your treatment options.

Treatment Options That Work

At Geria Dermatology, we believe that informed patients make the best decisions about their skin health. By exploring the information presented here, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the importance of medical dermatology and how it can positively impact your life.

Our team, led by renowned dermatologist Dr. Aanand Geria, combines expertise with a passion for promoting skin wellness. We’re dedicated to ensuring that you have access to the latest advancements in dermatology, backed by years of experience and a commitment to compassionate patient care.

Medical Dermatology Services You Can Trust

Whether you’re dealing with acne, rosacea, or eczema or simply want to maintain your skin’s youthful glow with laser skin resurfacing, Geria Dermatology is your trusted partner on this journey. Take the first step toward healthier, more radiant skin. Your skin deserves nothing less. Talk to us today to find out how we can help!



⚡️Laser hair removal offers a multitude of advantages over traditional shaving methods.

✨Unlike shaving, which only provides temporary hair removal, laser treatments offer long-term reduction in hair growth. Additionally, laser hair removal targets hair follicles directly, leading to smoother and softer skin over time.

👉With fewer ingrown hairs and less irritation, laser hair removal saves time and minimizes the risk of nicks and cuts associated with shaving.

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⚡️Excel V+ offers effective, minimally invasive treatment for leg veins, addressing both superficial and deep concerns. With customizable options tailored to individual needs, patients experience long-lasting results and improved cosmetic appearance. Benefits include:

✅Effective treatment for leg veins
✅Customizable options for various vein sizes
✅Long-lasting results

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🩸Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy, or PRP for hair, offers a multifaceted approach to addressing hair loss and promoting hair regrowth. By harnessing the body’s own healing properties, PRP stimulates hair follicles, resulting in improved hair density and thickness. Moreover, it reduces hair shedding and fosters a healthier scalp environment, supporting overall hair health. PRP therapy is safe and minimizes the risk of adverse reactions since it utilizes the patient’s own blood.

👉Benefits of PRP for hair:

✅Improved hair density and thickness
✅Reduced hair shedding
✅Healthier scalp environment
✅Natural and minimally invasive
✅Safe, utilizing the patient’s own blood

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🤲🏻By harnessing the power of advanced laser technology, LaseMD Ultra gently penetrates the skin’s surface to break down excess melanin and stimulate collagen production. This results in a brighter, more uniform appearance, restoring a youthful radiance to the hands.

👍The treatment is quick, comfortable, and requires minimal downtime, making it an ideal option for those seeking noticeable improvements without disrupting their daily routine.


✅Reduces the appearance of dark spots and pigmentation on the hands
✅Stimulates collagen production for improved skin texture and firmness
✅Provides a more even skin tone and complexion
✅Non-invasive procedure with minimal discomfort
✅Fast treatment sessions with no downtime

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🧪VI Peel is a transformative skincare treatment designed to address various skin concerns and unveil a radiant complexion.

⭐️This medical-grade peel utilizes a blend of powerful ingredients, including TCA, salicylic acid, and retinoic acid, to exfoliate the skin, reduce hyperpigmentation, and stimulate collagen production.

⏳The procedure begins with a thorough cleansing of the skin, followed by the application of the VI Peel solution. Patients may experience a mild tingling sensation during the treatment, which typically lasts for about 20-30 minutes. Over the next few days, the outer layer of the skin will gradually peel away, revealing smoother, brighter, and more youthful-looking skin underneath.

Benefits of VI Peel:

✅Improves skin tone and texture
✅Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
✅Lightens hyperpigmentation and sun damage
✅Stimulates collagen production for firmer, more youthful skin
✅Enhances overall skin radiance and glow
✅Requires minimal downtime
✅Suitable for all skin types and tones
✅Customizable treatment options to address specific concerns

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Who doesn’t adore beautifully enhanced lips? Let us unveil the enchanting process behind achieving those captivating pouts:

1️⃣Cleansing and numbing: The lips and surrounding areas are thoroughly cleansed to remove any makeup, dirt, or oils that could increase the risk of infection. Topical numbing cream or local anesthesia may be applied to the lips to minimize discomfort during the procedure.

2️⃣Poking: Using a fine needle or cannula, the injector creates entry points or small punctures along the lip border or within the lips themselves.

3️⃣Injecting: The filler is carefully injected into the marked areas or along the lip borders, following the predetermined plan to achieve the desired shape and volume.

4️⃣Massaging: After injection, the injector may gently massage the lips to distribute the filler evenly and reduce the risk of lumps or irregularities.

5️⃣Assessment: Once the filler has been injected, the injector evaluates the results and makes any necessary adjustments to ensure symmetry and natural-looking enhancement.

6️⃣Aftercare: Patients are advised on post-treatment care, which may include avoiding strenuous activities, refraining from touching or pressing on the lips, and using cold compresses to reduce swelling.

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🤔Why bother with the hassle of razors and waxing when there’s a more advanced solution available?

⚡️Laser hair removal offers a safe and effective way to eliminate unwanted hair, with numerous benefits:

✅ Long-term reduction in hair growth
✅ Precise targeting, minimizing damage to surrounding skin
✅ Less discomfort compared to waxing
✅ Reduced risk of ingrown hairs
✅ Time-saving in the long run

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One of the best ways to say “I love you and I care about your well-being”✨

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