We’re excited to announce we’ve merged with Grossmont Dermatology

Practice News

Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic has merged with Coastal Skin & Eye Institute

We’re excited to announce Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic has merged with Coastal Skin & Eye Institute. Coastal Skin & Eye Institute is one of the leading dermatology practices in San Diego. Our team of board-certified and fellowship-trained dermatologists are...read more


In Defense of Facial Fat – Avoid Buccal Fat Removal

If you have followed beauty trends on TikTok in the past couple years, you may have seen a lot of content on buccal fat removal. Buccal fat is the fat located between the jaw and cheekbones. Although it is...read more

Skin Cancer Education

Is It Dandruff or Skin Cancer? Checking Your Scalp

Over 10% of skin cancer cases are located on the scalp. This is not particularly surprising to doctors because the top of your head receives a lot of ultraviolet ray exposure from the sun. By the same token, because...read more

Skin Health

How to Deal with Dry Skin This Winter

Have you ever noticed that your skin gets dryer in the winter months? It’s not just your imagination: the colder temperatures and drop in humidity in the air can contribute to this problem. In this blog, the skin experts...read more

Mole Removal

Do Not Attempt to Remove Your Own Mole or Skin Tag – Let Our Professionals Help

Have you seen the advertisements for at-home mole or skin tag removal kits that having been popping up on social media lately? As with so many of the health and beauty “miracle” products you can find online, the concept...read more

Skin Cancer/Melanoma

Why People of Color Are More Likely to Die from Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is more likely to affect people with fair complexions. So why is it that people of color with skin cancer are so likely to die from it? The doctors at Grossmont Dermatology Medical Clinic in La Mesa,...read more

Coastal Skin & Eye Institute/Grossmont Dermatology