May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month 

Each May, we bring awareness to Skin Cancer. Did you know that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in America? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 9,500 people in the United States are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. As your dermatologist, we want to help keep your skin healthy, which…

How to Practice Safe Sun This Spring

As spring and summer approach, this typically means most of us will be doing plenty of outdoor activities and getting some much needed Vitamin D. That’s great! We encourage you to get outside with your family this Spring. However, we also want to remind you to be aware of how much time you’re spending in…

Can You Identify Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. As we raise awareness on how to prevent skin cancer this month, we want to ensure you can identify some of the common types. Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma These are the most common forms of skin cancer, and are collectively referred…

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…

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…

5 Common Sunscreen Mistakes 

Skin cancer affects one in five Americans in their lifetime making this the most common cancer in the US. However, there are steps individuals can take to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, thus reducing their chance of contracting skin cancer. Some simple steps that can be taken to reduce your risk…

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…