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…

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…

How to Perform a Skin Self-Exam

How to Perform a Skin Self-Exam As spring weather begins to arrive and we start to shed our winter layers here in Augusta, we want to take a moment to remind our patients to take a moment to perform a skin self-exam. Detection is key when it comes to skin cancer; most forms of skin…