Advanced Dermatology Blog
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Basal Cell Carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer in the United States. Basal Cell Carcinoma is believed to be caused principally by the sun and occur more commonly in fair skinned individuals who sun burn easily. Basal Cell Carcinoma usually presents as a “pearly” bump in the skin or as a … Read More ›
Dear patients, colleagues and friends,
Hope your summer was a good one and you are getting acclimated to the coming school and work year! There has been quite the whirlwind of innovative new products coming out of the cosmetic dermatology world: Kybella™, a fat-busting injectable to reduce the double chin, Bellafill®, a new filler for acne … Read More ›
We’ve all heard the benefits that a little sunshine can give you: exposure to sunlight can improve your sleep, boost your mood, promote weight loss, and strengthen your immune system. And in this day and age when Netflix binge-watching and mindless Internet browsing are practically national past times, going outside and getting some sun is … Read More ›
Photodynamic therapy or PDT is a highly effective treatment for pre-cancerous lesions of the skin called actinic keratoses or AK’s. Actinic keratoses are scaly or crusty growths found on sun-exposed areas of the skin such as the face, ears, bald scalp and back of the hands, forearms and legs. Although the most AK’s … Read More ›
Recent statistics show that approximately one in five Americans alive today will develop some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. The majority of skin cancers detected will be basal cell carcinoma, which is a relatively slow growing skin cancer that rarely spreads. However, roughly one in 50 Americans will develop melanoma … Read More ›
Taking care of your skin before your wedding day does not have to be time consuming. Grooms who incorporate a few skincare items and see a dermatologist before their big day, can improve the appearance of their skin for all to see as they wait for their bride at the aisle. Starting early is key … Read More ›
With summer upon us, we all find it much easier to remember our daily sunscreen. Unfortunately, the lips are one area we frequently forget to “butter up.” Lips are chronically sun exposed and are one of the most common places we see skin cancers, including squamous cell carcinoma and even melanoma.
Actinic … Read More ›