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CAROLYN MERRIT, MD

Welcome! Dr. Carolyn Merritt and the dermatology professionals are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a web site loaded with valuable information about dermatology and skin problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your skin.

When there is a need for dermatological care you need to turn to a doctor who listens and responds... an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs... a friendly physician who counsels you on the best way to maintain and improve your health.  Dr. Merritt will keep you informed about health alternatives that are suitable for your condition and your skin's needs.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for  Dr. Merritt's capabilities and services. We also invite you to call our St Croix office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

Meet Our Doctor

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Carolyn Merritt

    Dr. Carolyn Merritt is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. Her training and experience also includes a fellowship in basic science research of autoimmune blistering diseases of the skin...

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-4:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Varies When Open

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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    Rosacea: Left untreated, rosacea can get worse. Rosacea: Overview Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a common skin disease. It often begins with a tendency to blush or flush more easily than other people. The redness can slowly spread beyond the nose and cheeks to the forehead and chin. Even the ears, chest, ...

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  • Natural treatments for skin cancer not as safe as you think

    Shopping for a home remedy to cure skin cancer: People are often unaware of how harmful these all-natural remedies can be. It’s said that every story has two sides. This is certainly true when it comes to vitamins, herbs, and other natural treatments for skin cancer. When shopping for natural skin ...

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  • Cold sores

    Cold sore on and above the lip: Cold sores are so contagious that many people catch the virus that causes them by the time they’re 5 years old. Cold sores: Overview Also known as fever blisters or herpes simplex labialis What is a cold sore? A cold sore is a small blister or group of blisters that ...

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  • A dermatologist's top tips for a healthy beard

    A dermatologist's top tips for a healthy beard How to care for facial hair Healthy-looking facial hair starts with healthy skin. With the right skin care, it’s possible to prevent problems like dandruff, ingrown hair, acne, and itch. To keep your facial hair healthy, follow these tips from ...

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  • Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne

    Isotretinoin: Overview Acne can decrease self-confidence and may cause you to avoid social situations. Isotretinoin (eye-soh-tret-in-OH-in) is a prescription medication for severe acne. This type of acne causes deep, painful cysts and nodules, which can be the size of a pencil eraser or larger. As ...

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  • Back acne: How to see clearer skin

    Back acne: How to see clearer skin Dermatologists recommend wearing sweat-wicking clothes when working out. If you have acne on your back—or “bacne” as some people call it—you don’t have to wait for it to clear on its own. Treatment and the right skin care can help you see clearer skin more ...

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  • 9 things to try when acne won’t clear

    9 things to try when acne won’t clear Popping a pimple often worsens acne. Do you feel you’ve tried just about everything to get rid of your acne but still see blemishes? Don’t despair. To see clearer skin, you probably just need to make some changes. The following tips from dermatologists can ...

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  • Laser hair removal

    9 things to try when acne won’t clear Laser hair removal: Common misconceptions A lot of misconceptions exist about what laser hair removal is and what it can and can’t do. Is it permanent? Does it work on light-colored hair? In this video, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Carolyn Jacob ...

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  • Sarcoidosis and your skin: Who gets and causes

    Sarcoidosis and your skin: Who gets and causes Who gets sarcoidosis? People around the world get this disease. Studies indicate that sarcoidosis is most common in: Women Adults (rare in children) Scandinavians In the United States, African American women tend to develop sarcoidosis more often ...

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  • How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails

    How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails How to care for your baby's skin, hair, and nails These five tips from dermatologists can make caring for your baby’s delicate skin, hair, and nails easier and less intimidating. Bringing home a new baby is a time of joy and excitement. ...

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