Scalp Melanomas: The Deadliest of All Melanomas
May 22, 2019
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. It is derived from melanocytes, the skin’s pigment cells, and can spread quickly through the lymph nodes or blood-stream if not...
Military and the Increase in Skin Cancer
May 15, 2019
Research has shown that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. While we all are an increased risk, a recent study published in the Journal of...
What You Should Know About Precancerous Skin Growths
May 8, 2019
According to board-certified dermatologist Dr. August A. Natalie, precancerous skin growths are an early sign of extensive damage by UV rays. It is good to find these precancerous growths early...
Types of Skin Cancer
May 1, 2019
Find it. Treat it. Beat it. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and with summer right around the corner, now is a great time to become more informed about skin cancer....
Skin Care Rules While Traveling
December 19, 2018
Cold weather, holiday foods, stress, Christmas cookies – there are plenty of factors that contribute to skin breakouts this time of the year. Another sabotage? Travel. From traveling in planes,...
How to Properly Apply Sunscreen
July 18, 2018
Sunscreen is a vital tool in the fight against skin cancer and premature skin aging. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, daily sunscreen use – when used correctly –...
Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?
June 13, 2018
While many health care providers offer dermatologic care and cosmetic procedures, they do not specialize in treating conditions of the skin, hair and nails like a dermatologist does. What is...
The Truth about Tanning
May 30, 2018
The urge to have the summer glow year-round is prominent among many Americans. We have heard all the reasons: “I look thinner when I have a tan.” “I feel prettier...
Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines
May 23, 2018
Find it. Treat it. Beat it. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and with summer right around the corner, now is a great time to become informed about the top skin...
What is Mohs Micrographic Surgery?
May 16, 2018
You may have been diagnosed with skin cancer and were told the best treatment option is Mohs Micrographic surgery. If you want to learn more about Mohs surgery you have...