Surgical Dermatology

Even in today's world, with computers and smartphones, teenagers still manage to spend a lot of time outdoors. Most people receive half of the ultraviolet (UV) rays dose they'll receive in their lifetime by the time they are 20 years old. There seems to be...

The odds of developing skin cancer rises the older you get. By the time people reach the age of 65 there's a very good chance that between 40-50 percent will have experienced at least one skin cancer episode. Older white men are particularly susceptible. Many older...

Dermatology focuses on diagnosing and treating conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. Healthy skin is your best defense against so many other ailments. After all, your skin is your largest organ, covering your entire body. When your immune system is suffering due to stress...

The most common of all cancers is cancer of the skin. Melanoma, a form of skin cancer, accounts for a small percentage of overall cases, less than 2%, yet it is the cause of a large majority of skin cancer deaths each year. According to the...

Most often, when you think of a dermatologist appointment, it will be to treat a skin condition such as acne or to schedule a skin cancer screening. But, did you know there are many other procedures and techniques that board certified dermatologists offer? The term 'cosmetic...

As you age, your skin ages also. Little wrinkles may give way to larger creases, sagging skin may start to make you look older, and little things like acne scars, large pores, age spots and spider veins may go from bad to worse. So, what...

Your health is the most important aspect of your life. There may come a time, or it may be here now, that you are in need of a dermatological procedure. What are your options when it comes to dealing with troublesome skin conditions? If you think...

If there is one thing that winter doesn't particularly inspire you to do, it's to wear sunscreen. In fact, it's probably one of the least most likely thoughts on your mind on any given winter day. Who needs sunscreen when the sun feels so weak...

One of the more frequent repairs seen in many cosmetic dermatology offices is earlobe repair. This is usually due to earlobes being torn from wearing too-large dangling earrings that get caught on clothing or are grabbed by a youngster. Earlobe repair is a specialized field in...

Protecting your skin from ultraviolet (UV) rays is important all year long, not just in summer. Did you know that UV rays can reach your skin on cloudy days or when the sun is just hazy all day long? You don't need a bright, sunny...