Acne (Theraclear) Honolulu, HI

Theraclearing Your Acne Away

No one likes acne. Well, no one except the numerous companies making products that have little or no impact, yet merit large advertising budgets. At Matsuda, we use a revolutionary system designed specifically to battle acne, the Theraclear System. Why do zits form? Acne comes down to the sebaceous glands. These are the glands responsible […]

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Eczema is Hard to Spell and Hard to Deal With

Eczema isn’t unusual in infants — about one in five babies have eczema. But they don’t know any better, and they usually outgrow it in a few years. Three percent of adults get eczema, and that’s an itchy, scratchy pain. And it can linger. Dr. Matsuda and Dr. Sheu can help with your eczema, getting […]

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Skin Cancer Honolulu, Hawaii

How Does Sunscreen Protect Your Skin?

Human skin and the sun’s ultraviolet rays don’t play well together. That’s more of concern in sunny Hawaii where most days the sun is out at some time. It’s not like we have a covered up season here as people do in during a Minnesota winter. Sunscreens are ubiquitous these days, helping us ward off […]

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Skin Diseases Honolulu, Hawaii

Narrowband Ultraviolet Light for Skin Diseases

You’ve always heard that plants love ultraviolet light. Well, as it turns out so does your skin, at least when it is affected by certain skin conditions or diseases. Drs. Matsuda and Sheu use narrowband ultraviolet band (UVB) light therapy to treat these various skin disorders. What is narrowband UVB therapy? Narrowband refers to the […]

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Now These Are Eyelashes

Everyone loves Adele, but those fake eyelashes she puts on are just too long and luscious. And while you may not be satisfied with the length or fullness of your eyelashes, you’re not about to start gluing on fake eyelashes every morning. Plus, what about when you go out in the surf? But what is […]

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Finding the Source of Your Contact Dermatitis

You know how sometimes you meet a person and you instantly don’t like them? Your body has a similar reaction to certain substances — it doesn’t like them at all. But unlike your ability to walk away from a person, your body has what is called allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), a skin condition where you […]

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Like Botox but Different — Xeomin

Everyone has heard of Botox. Botox is one of the world’s most recognizable brand names. Botox is the neuromodulator that is the world’s most popular cosmetic procedure year in and year out. But at Matsuda Dermatology, we also offer Xeomin for our patients. Like Botox, Xeomin is made from the botulinum toxin type A. But […]

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