Barry L. Scurran DPM FACFAS


Moleskin

Moleskin is a soft fabric with a thin layer of felt attached to a sticky backing. It is used most often on the feet to protect the skin from rubbing against itself or footwear and is also used to help cushion the feet. After an affected area is washed and dried, the sticky side of moleskin can be applied so that it…

Corns

Corns are areas of thick, hardened, dead skin. They form to protect the skin and structures under the skin from pressure, friction, and injury. They may look grayish or yellowish, be less sensitive to the touch than surrounding skin, and feel bumpy. Corns are usually found where toes rub together. A soft corn is found…

Calluses and Corns

Calluses and corns are areas of thick skin caused by pressure or friction. They may cause pain when a person walks or wears shoes. Calluses usually form on the hands or feet. They may look gray or yellow and be less sensitive to the touch than surrounding skin. They usually don’t need treatment. Calluses on the hands…

Calluses on the foot

Calluses are areas of thick, hardened, dead skin. They form to protect the skin and structures under the skin from pressure, friction, and injury. They may look grayish or yellowish, be less sensitive to the touch than surrounding skin, and feel rough. Calluses on the foot generally form on the ball of the foot, the…

Calluses and Corns

What are calluses and corns? Calluses and corns are areas of thick skin caused by pressure or friction. They may cause pain when you walk or wear shoes. Calluses usually form on your hands or feet. They usually don’t need treatment. Corns have an inner core that can be soft or hard. Soft corns are found between your…