Spotting Local Skin Cancers

Did you know that local skin cancers are the most common form of human cancer? Each year in the U.S., more than five million skin cancers are diagnosed. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma skin cancers typically develop in chronically sun-exposed areas. In contrast to melanoma, these cancers are unlikely to spread to other […]

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Acne: Tips for Managing

You can reduce your acne by following these skin care tips from dermatologists.

Wash twice a day and after sweating. Perspiration, especially when wearing a hat or helmet, can make acne worse. So, wash your skin as soon as possible after sweating.
Use your fingertips to apply a gentle, non-abrasive cleanser. Using a washcloth, mesh sponge or […]

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Athletes and Skin Cancer

Prevent. Detect. Live.


Athletes spend many hours in the mid-day sun, which is a major risk factor for all skin cancers, including the most serious, melanoma. Whether on the slopes, in the water, on the track, or on the field, outdoor athlete receive more ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure than the general public for many reasons, including:

Intense […]

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Early Detection with At-Home Skin Checks and the ABCDEs of Melanoma

Early Detection with At-Home Skin Checks and the ABCDEs of Melanoma
How to perform checks and when to call a doctor

More than one million people will be diagnosed with skin cancer this year. Catching irregularities early is imperative. Typically, when you discover and remove skin cancer early, it is highly curable. Many put this simple task […]

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Cosmetic Fillers for Skin Rejuvenation

Fillers are a wonderful way to add volume to facial tissue for a more youthful appearance. In just a few minutes, lines around the mouth can be erased, dark hollows under the eyes softened, and lips made fuller. For years the only option for filling lines was Collagen™. It is effective and is still used, […]

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