Examining Your Skin

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. Currently it is estimated that 1 in 5 people will be diagnosed with some sort of skin cancer in their lifetime, and this number is rising. If diagnosed and treated early, most skin cancers have high cure rates. When left unattended, skin cancer can cause disfigurement …

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Melanoma risk significant among pregnant women

Recent study shows rising melanoma risk among women of child-bearing age is greatest in women younger than 50 who are pregnant or were recently pregnant. https://dermatologytimes.modernmedicine.com/dermatology-times/news/melanoma-risk-significant-among-pregnant-women

100 Moles

Recent studies have shown that patients with more than 100 moles, but otherwise low risk for melanoma (no family history, etc) may have higher risk of developing nevus-associated melanomas. This means someone with lots of moles should get their moles checked regularly!

5 Truths About Retinol

Ever notice that anti-aging and acne-fighting skin care products frequently have something in common? Both list retinol as a key ingredient. Heck, a lot of them even work it into their name. But what is this miracle-working substance exactly? Shouldn’t you know more about what you’re putting on your skin? If you’ve never stopped to …

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