Patient Stories 2015-10-09 John's Skin Care for a Scalp Disorder Main Article Content Breadcrumb navigation All/Patient Stories/John Lee's Personalized Care for a Scalp Disorder "Best in show" is what I call my life-changing treatment. No one could treat John’s skin disease, until he came here. John Lee never settles for less than the best, whether in showing his pedigreed dog Jackson, or battling dissecting cellulitis, an unsightly scalp disorder affecting African-Americans. After several unsuccessful therapies, his own research led him to Northwestern Medicine and The Northwestern Center for Ethnic Skin. Our specialized expertise produced a highly individualized treatment and care regimen, one that John can finally say is indeed “best in show.” Interested in hearing more from Northwestern Medicine? Sign up for the Healthy Tips E‑Newsletter for everything from health and wellness ideas to patient breakthroughs to academic and medical advancements. Share This Page Related Topics Skincare Patient Breakthroughs Treatment Northwestern Medicine - On a relentless pursuit of better medicine. Related Content Wellness Quick Dose: When Should I See a Doctor for Sunburn? Sunburn, the skin’s response to too much UV light, affects three million people a year in the U.S. Find out what symptoms should trigger a visit to your physician. Healthy Tips Spring Clean Your Way to Good Health Clean your way to good health! Tackle your spring cleaning with our printable checklist. Health Library Quick Dose: Why Do My Fingers Feel Hard in the Cold? A Northwestern Medicine emergency medicine physician shares why fingers are cold and sometimes hard during winter, and when to worry. Daily Health Do You Really Need a Skin Care Routine? A skin care routine may sound like high maintenance, but the steps for good skin care are not only necessary, they’re easy to implement too. Wellness Long Weekend Roundup To ensure you have the best holiday possible, we’ve gathered some of our best tips for you. Medical Advances Clearing the Way to Clear Skin A new drug called Ixekizumab has cleared psoriasis in clinical trials led by Northwestern Medicine. Daily Health Little Buggers [Infographic] Don’t let these 5 insects bug you this summer. Daily Health Too Hot to Handle Heat-related illness takes five primary forms: sunburn, heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Daily Health Safe on the Sunny Side [Infographic] Whether it’s overcast or clear skies, the sun’s rays can damage your skin. Health Library An Eye on Lyme Disease Lyme disease is frequently misdiagnosed and delay in diagnosis can result in more serious side effects. Learn how to prevent tick bites. Wellness Health in Flight Cabin conditions that cause altitude sickness and dehydration can make plane travel unpleasant, but a few preventive tips can improve your trip. Daily Health Beat the Bugs When you’re outside, your skin can be at risk for more than sunburn. Learn how to keep your skin safe with protection tips and warnings signs. Daily Health Sun Day Safety 101 How do you balance beneficial time in the sun with skin cancer prevention? Sunscreen, shade and long sleeves. Discover more healthy tips. Daily Health Skin Care in the Dry Air When dry air begins to damage your skin, a few key changes in your daily routine can provide relief. Learn more from a dermatologist.