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Mohs Treatment for Skin Cancer

Mohs Treatment for Skin Cancer

What you should know about Mohs Surgery:   For people with the more common non-melanoma skin cancers, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma (BCC and SCC), a technique known as the Mohs surgery is often used. Mohs surgery is preferred when treating many BCCs and SCCs....
How to Prevent Skin Cancer

How to Prevent Skin Cancer

Follow these tips to prevent skin cancer: Use a sunscreen: Using a broad spectrum sunscreen (UVA/UVB) with an SPF 30 or higher every day. It is extremely important to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays as recommended by the skin cancer foundation. It is...
Causes and Treatments for Your Acne Breakouts

Causes and Treatments for Your Acne Breakouts

Acne is frustrating for everyone. We know the struggle. And perhaps the worst part of it is that none of the over-the-counter products you’ve tried that everyone is raging about are working. Your acne may even be beginning to leave scars. What you might not know is...

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Guide

Brown Recluse Spiders:  Before you can treat a spider bite, it is important to know what kind of spider bit you. Brown recluse, also known as violin or fiddleback spiders are about 0.5 in. (1.3 cm) long with a dark violin-shaped mark for you to distinguish. They are...

Botox as a Preventive Measure

Botox: a much better option! Botox ® is a protein derived from botulinum toxin that is used to minimize or smooth out lines and wrinkles on the face. While that might sound scary, the procedure is safe and effective when performed by a Board-Certified Dermatologist....

Facts About Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

What is Basal Cell Carcinoma? Basal Cell Carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. Of all skin cancers, It is actually the most commonly diagnosed type here in the US. Usually, it shows up on the head, neck, shoulder, or back of the hands. Pretty much any area that gets...

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