Wound care after Mohs’s skin cancer surgery is customized to individual patient needs. If you have a cancerous lesion removed with this operative treatment method, your recovery will be simpler than you may think. Let’s learn more about this surgery and where you can go for skin cancer treatment in Coral Gables, FL. What DoesRead More
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How Skin Cancer Diagnosis Works
Skin cancer is one of today’s more prevalent malignancies. The good news is that skin cancer–even dangerous malignant melanoma–can be removed and treated successfully when detected and treated early. Let’s talk about how skin cancer diagnosis works and where you can go for effective skincare diagnosis in Miami, FL. Skin Cancer Looks Different Many people firstRead More
4 Tips for Dealing with a Melanoma Diagnosis
Learning that you have melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, can be frightening. Even though melanoma is highly treatable when diagnosed early, your life after melanoma diagnosis might be very different depending on how serious your melanoma is. Luckily, there are several ways to deal with a melanoma diagnosis and handle the changesRead More
What Is Mohs Micrographic Surgery?
Doctors usually recommend surgery to treat basal and squamous skin cancer – two of the most common skin cancers. The goal of surgery is to remove the tumor with little disturbance to the surrounding healthy tissue. Different surgical techniques can be used to remove skin cancer, however, the most advanced and specialized technique is MohsRead More
What to Ask Your Mohs Surgeon About Skin Cancer
If you’re concerned that you may be at risk for skin cancer, or you simply want to know more about it, consider consulting a dermatologist, particularly someone who is trained in Mohs surgery – the gold standard for treating the most common types of skin cancer. The questions below can help you get a goodRead More
Skin Cancer Symptoms to Pay Attention to
According to the American Cancer Society, 20 percent of American adults will develop some kind of skin cancer by the age of 70. While not all skin spots and lesions are cancerous, some may be; so early detection and treatment produce the best chance for full remission. Let’s talk about how to be alert toRead More
Can a Dermatologist Do Mohs Surgery?
Mohs micrographic surgery addresses the medical and aesthetic concerns associated with the most common skin cancers among American adults, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. Mohs surgery is often performed on an outpatient basis by a highly skilled and experienced board-certified dermatologist with fellowship training in this highly specialized treatment. Let’sRead More
Cancerous Spots on Skin You Should Never Ignore
The United States is one of the places in the world where a tan skin tone is perceived as a symbol of beauty and prestige. It is for this reason that millions of Americans try anything – despite the risks – to achieve such complexion. Whether you’re a sunworshipper, a down-for-whatever type of person allRead More
Melanoma Diagnosis: How to Overcome Melanoma
While considered the most dangerous among the common types of skin cancer, melanoma is highly curable especially when caught early. Central to overcoming the deadly condition are vigilance (monitoring your skin for suspicious changes) and working with a highly skilled dermatologist – like our very own Dr. Theodore John (T.J.) Giuffrida here at Dermatology &Read More
How Can a Doctor Tell if These Are Cancerous Spots on My Skin?
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. Skin cancer usually develops when DNA becomes damaged from repeated exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light. Cancerous changes are abnormal new growths or changes to existing marks or moles. Cancerous spots may be lumps, spots, scaly lesions, or new moles. If you have noticed aRead More