Dr. Vincent Richer

Dr. Vincent Richer

Vancouver, BC
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Dr. Vincent Richer Bio

Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver is a highly skilled medical and cosmetic dermatologist who serves as a Clinical Instructor and the Director of Continuing Medical Education at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at the University of British Columbia. With a strong commitment to customized care, he strives to achieve optimal outcomes for his patients. Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver specializes in utilizing various techniques and technologies to enhance skin health and appearance. Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver harnesses the power of light-based therapies, such as ultraviolet phototherapy, to effectively treat conditions like psoriasis and eczema. Additionally, he employs lasers, injectables, and photodynamic therapy to selectively improve skin appearance and address precancerous lesions. After completing his Medical Doctorate degree and Dermatology residency training at the Université de Montréal, Dr. Richer pursued a fellowship in Photobiology and Cutaneous Laser Surgery at the University of British Columbia. His passion for advancing dermatological knowledge is demonstrated through his scientific presentations at national and international conferences, as well as his published articles and contributions to textbook chapters in the field. Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver is deeply committed to education and is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents, and dermatologists. He also provides continuing medical education for family physicians, ensuring the dissemination of up-to-date knowledge in dermatology. Outside of his professional pursuits, Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver enjoys cooking, crossfit, and skiing. Fluent in both French and English, Dr. Richer is able to effectively communicate with a diverse range of patients. His dedication to patient care, passion for teaching, and contributions to dermatological research make him a respected figure in the field of dermatology.Dr. Vincent, Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver  Is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) and the Canadian Medical Association

Keywords: Understanding Atopic Dermatitis, Treating Atopic Dermatitis, What is Granuloma Annulare?, Rosacea Triggers, Causes, and Treatment, Skin Sun Damage Symptoms & Treatments, What are the Treatments and Symptoms of Rosacea


( Dr. Vincent Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver, BC) is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

If you are looking for local services or  treatment from your  local Dermatologist  in the office or hospital from a Dermatologist, contact a provider such as ( Dr. Vincent Richer ) to inquire if they are accepting patients or you need a referral.   Phone number to book an appointment 604-682-7546 ( Dr. Vincent Richer )    Is in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the Dermatolgy Association of Canada  and the Canadian Medical Association

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( Dr. Vincent Richer, Dermatologist Vancouver, BC ),Canadian Association of Cosmetic Dermatology and Surgery  may talk about some of the conditions and some of the treatment options shown on the videos. Always talk with your local Dermatologist about the information you learnt from the videos in regards to treatments and procedures the local Dermatologist  could  perform and if they would be appropriate for you. Remember good information is the corner stone to understanding your condition or disease.

Please contact ( Dr. Vincent Richer, Dermatologist Vancouver, BC )  to enquire if this health care provider is accepting new patients. If you have symptoms of a skin condition, see your physician for treatment or a referral to a dermatologist. Treatment varies depending on the type of skin disorder you have. 

  • Diagnosis: The diagnosis of granuloma annulare is usually confirmed through a skin biopsy. This is essential because there are other skin conditions and infections that can mimic its appearance, and a biopsy helps distinguish it from other possibilities.

  • Course and Treatment: The condition often resolves on its own within a few years, disappearing as mysteriously as it appeared. Treatment may involve topical corticosteroids initially, but these might not always yield satisfactory results. Corticosteroids can also be injected into the lesions, which might be more effective but can be more uncomfortable. Some individuals choose not to treat it, especially if the condition is limited. Phototherapy and stronger immunosuppressant medications can be options for those with widespread disease, but these decisions require a discussion of risks and benefits with a physician.

It's important to note that the condition is associated with some uncertainties and variations in its course, with most cases being self-limited. Consulting with a medical professional for accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment options is recommended in regards to Laser Medicine and Surgery


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    Vincent Richer, Dermatologist, Vancouver, BC used ultraviolet phototherapy to treat psoriasis and my eczema.
    Submitted: August 12, 2022

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