Sun Spot vs Melanoma

Regarding skin health, distinguishing between sun spots and melanoma is crucial. Both can show up as dark spots on your skin, but their implications are vastly different. This article will break down the differences, risk factors, and the importance of catching them early. Understanding Sun Spots Sun spots, also called liver spots or age spots, […]

Can Basal Cell Carcinoma Come Back In The Same Spot?

Many individuals diagnosed with this common form of skin cancer are concerned about the recurrence of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in the same spot. While treatment may successfully eliminate visible signs of the tumor, the potential for BCC to return to the same location raises questions about long-term management and surveillance. Here, we delve into […]

Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma: What You Need to Know

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In this article, we’ll explore the essential aspects of pigmented basal cell carcinoma (BCC), covering its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, prognosis, and prevention strategies. Symptoms and Signs of Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma Recognizing pigmented basal cell carcinoma (BCC) symptoms and signs is crucial for early detection and prompt treatment. Here’s what to look out for: […]

How Long Do I Wear a Bandage After Mohs Surgery?

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As representatives of our dermatology clinic, we prioritize providing personalized care tailored to each patient’s needs. While we offer expert advice on post-Mohs surgery bandage care, it’s important to note that the most accurate and specific information will come directly from our experienced doctors. Following Mohs surgery, patients typically wear a bandage for 24 to […]

What Dermatology Procedures are Covered by Medicare?

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Dermatology procedures play a crucial role in maintaining skin health and addressing various skin conditions. The skin is the body’s biggest organ. Dermatologists are experts in taking care of and treating various skin problems. These procedures are essential not only for cosmetic purposes but also for medical reasons, as skin conditions can impact overall well-being. […]

Melanoma Surgery Recovery: What You Need to Know?

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Navigate the journey of melanoma surgery recovery with our comprehensive guide. Understand the unique healing process, manage expectations, and discover effective strategies for skin care and scar minimization. This guide offers valuable insights into both the physical and emotional aspects of post-melanoma surgery healing, emphasizing the importance of patience and the role of your healthcare team in supporting your recovery.

Mohs Surgery on Nose: Everything You Need to Know

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If you or a loved one is facing the prospect of Mohs surgery on the nose, you’re likely seeking information and reassurance about this specialized procedure. Mohs surgery is a good treatment for common types of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. It’s named after Dr. Frederic Mohs. This precision-focused surgery […]

Sunscreen: What you need to know

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We are going to recommend some tips that will help you decide which sunscreen is right for you and still approved by your dermatologist.

Skin Safety Tips for Independence Day

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Damage to the skin caused by the sun, grilling accidents, fireworks, and campfires is all too common this time of year. Here are some simple precautions to take so you can celebrate safely.