A Message To Our Patients,
At Beer Dermatology, we recognize that the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a top priority across the county and with our patients. In response, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our patients, healthcare providers and staff are our top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation and like many others, are following the advice of the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health Services (DHS) to determine any adjustments that we may need to be taking regarding how we serve our patients.

At this time, our offices are open regular business hours.

Rest assured; we are taking extra infection control precautions above and beyond our normal meticulous manner. As an added measure, all exam rooms, and high-touch surfaces are being disinfected continuously. We have also reiterated the importance of effective hand hygiene with all our health care providers and staff. Further, we have instructed our staff to stay home if they are experiencing any illness.

Our office staff may be calling you to reschedule any upcoming appointments to allow adequate spacing between patients. Please call with any questions 561-655-9055.


Melasma Treatments at Beer Dermatology in West Palm Beach, FL and Jupiter , FL

What Causes Melasma?

Melasma is a patchy discoloration of the skin caused when melanocytes, the color-forming cells in skin tissue, go into overdrive and produce too much color. Common triggers or factors associated with melasma include:
  • Hormones – Pregnant women often get melasma or chloasma (mask of pregnancy) as a result of increased estrogen, progesterone, and other melanocyte-stimulating hormones. Melasma can also be triggered by hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills.
  • Ultraviolet (UV) Light – Sun exposure can trigger the pigment producing cells in the skin, causing a recurrence of melasma even if it has been successfully treated. It is strongly suggested that those prone to melasma take extra care to protect their skin from the sun year-round.
  • Genetics – Certain people have a genetic predisposition for melasma, such as men or women with olive-toned skin.

Effective Melasma Treatments

While there is no current cure for melasma, there are a number of treatment options that can be used to effectively manage the appearance of melasma in a wide range of skin types and tones. These include:
  • Fractional laser treatments, which trigger cell reproduction in the skin to improve texture and remove pigmentation.
  • Topical products, which can speed up cell turnover and prevent excess melanin from forming.


Beer Dermatology - Google Review from Bibi D.
Rating : 5 5 Stars
Dr. Beer and his staff are incredible. Every time I have been in his office they make me feel very good. They explain everything very clearly and always are asking if I feel OK. I would recommend Dr. Beer he is really good at what he does

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Beer Dermatology Can Help You Get Your Melasma Under Control

We are available to discuss the best therapies and treatment options for melasma. Dr. Beer and his team of skilled skin specialists will use the most comprehensive techniques to manage your hyperpigmentation and achieve more even-toned skin. Contact us online or call our offices today at (561) 600-4848 (West Palm Beach) or (561) 430-2767 (Jupiter).

Dr. Kenneth Beer
Dr. Kenneth Beer is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist focused on general, surgical and aesthetic dermatology. After obtaining his BS in Zoology from Duke University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed a residency and Fellowship at the University of Chicago. Dr. Beer is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and is a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at University of Miami. Dr. Beer is the Founder of the Cosmetic Bootcamp program which trains doctors and PA’s enhancing their knowledge of cosmetic dermatology. He has decades of experience and specializes in facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Kerry Fike is a board-certified dermatologist and Harvard-trained physician. She has advanced dermatologic surgery training and active memberships in many dermatologic associations such as The American College of Mohs Surgery and specializes in non-melanoma skin cancer treatment using Mohs micrographic surgery.

Hillary Julius is a certified Physician Assistant who holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University. She has been with Beer Dermatology for 12 years and her passions include dermatologic surgery and lasers. Ms. Julius also is a diplomate for the society of Dermatology Physician Assistants as well as a member of FAPA and AAPA.
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