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Melanoma Awareness

Melanoma awareness month is May of every year, but we should be aware everyday.

Melanoma is a very serious form of skin cancer of the melanocytes, the cells that produce melanin, which is responsible for our skin tone.

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Skin Cancer Treatment

onceSkin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States.   Basal Call Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) and Malignant Melanoma are the “big three” we see on an increasingly regular basis.  BCC is by far the most common type ( approximately 80% of the cases) and has the best prognosis. Treatments for skin […]

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Proper Order for Skin Care Product Application

A recent article on the “joy of wearing sunscreen” authored by Dr. Zoe Diana Draelos from Duke University, offered a wonderful and helpful suggestion on the proper order on which to apply skin care products; • prescription topical medications • cosmeceutical treatment products and serums • sunscreen-containing mositurizer with spf 30+ • facial foundation (preferably […]

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