• Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Body Art

    How your dermatologist can help If you are considering getting a tattoo or other body art, it is a good idea to speak with your dermatologist. Even if you already have body art and are thinking about adding more, a talk with your dermatologist is still a good idea. Your dermatologist can help you: Separate

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  • Sun Protection for Children

    Sun protection is important for everyone, no matter what your age. Sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer. Whether you’re enjoying a day together at the beach or watching your child participate in an outdoor sport, it’s important to develop habits that will protect the whole

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  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    If you’ve been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, you are not alone. SCC is the second most common form of skin cancer; however, it’s highly treatable when detected early. WHAT DOES SCC LOOK LIKE? SCC appears on the skin in many shapes. You may see a: Bump that feels crusty or rough. Flat patch

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  • Spider Vein / Varicose Vein Therapy

    Board-certified dermatologists offer several treatments to improve the appearance of varicose and spider veins. The most widely used treatments are sclerotherapy and laser therapy. Your dermatologist will recommend the best treatment option for you after considering several factors, including the type

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  • Skin of Color

    There are a variety of skin, hair and nail conditions that are common in people with skin of color, such as African Americans, Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans. Your dermatologist can help diagnose and treat these skin conditions. SKIN CONDITIONS THAT CAUSE DARKENING OF THE SKIN MELASMA This common

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  • Skin Biopsy: Patient Care Tips

    Your dermatologist has recommended a biopsy to help diagnose your skin disease. This tip sheet will provide you with information about what to expect before, during and after your procedure. Review this information and follow any personalized directions from your dermatologist. WHAT IS A BIOPSY? To diagnose

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