Melanoma 101

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the cells responsible for producing melanin, the pigment that gives color to our skin, hair, and eyes. It is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and can potentially be life-threatening if not detected and treated early. In this blog post, we will delve into…

Preventing and Detecting Skin Cancer Early

As the weather warms and we all look forward to spending more of our time outside this Summer, we want to take a moment to remind you about the importance of sun protection. We know it’s nothing new coming from your dermatologist, however this is one area which we’ve very passionate about! May is actually…

Tips to Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, and it’s also one of the most preventable. Wearing sunscreen is one of the most effective ways to prevent skin cancer. Not only does sunscreen protect your skin from harmful UV rays, but it also helps to prevent premature aging and skin…

How to Treat a Sunburn

Your skin can burn if it is exposed to too much sun without proper protection from sunscreen and clothes.To heal and soothe stinging skin, it’s important to treat a sunburn as soon as you notice it.The first step you should take is to get out of the sun—and preferably indoors. Once indoors, these dermatologists’ tips…

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that approximately one in five Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer in their lives? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States and more than one million Americans live with melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. Because of this, the American Academy of Dermatology…