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What to expect from your full body skin check appointment Aug 28th, 2019

Full body skin exams are an important part of health maintenance. Skin cancers cause significant morbidity and mortality if not caught early. Most skin cancers are treatable if caught early.  I recommend everyone have a baseline full body skin exam to determine risk of skin cancer and to review good...

Caring for Dry, Chapped Winter Skin Feb 18th, 2019

Moisturize During the winter, the humidity in the air is very low, which makes it difficult for your skin to hold on to moisture.  External moisturizers are essential to maintain the skins natural moisture barrier.  Moisturizers help prevent itching, dryness and eczema.  Choose a moisturizer that comes in a tub...

Warning Signs of Skin Cancer Feb 12th, 2019

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States? It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. As dermatologists, we diagnose approximately 9,500 people with skin cancer every day. The number one risk factor for skin cancer...