Known as the gold standard in treating skin cancers, micrographic Mohs surgery is a highly effective treatment for the removal of the most common types of skin cancers. It is actually named for the medical student who perfected it back in the 1930s, but has since been modified to today’s standards. If your dermatologist has recommended this procedure to treat your skin cancer, here is what to expect with Mohs surgery.
You know it’s important to wear sunscreen. You know it’s important to wear it even when it’s not summertime. You also know it’s even more important to use sunscreen in the summer when we are outside longer hours and when the sun is the hottest.
You know all these things and try to put them into practice, but do you know how to choose the right sunscreen?
Whether you have “not so fond” memories of acne breakouts as a teen, you continue to have blemish problems even as an adult, or you have a teen suffering with it now, acne is embarrassing and can be painful. Understanding the different types of acne will help you know how to treat it as an adult or with your own teen, and when to see a dermatologist.
We are pleased to announce the opening of our flagship location in Orlando, FL!
This new location will offer additional services including radiation therapy and MOHs micrographic surgery for state-of-the-art skin cancer treatment, along with the convenience of doorstep parking.
Dr. Phillips Area of Orlando, FL
8690 Point Cypress Drive
Orlando, FL 32836
You’ve tried a new skin moisturizer and suddenly you develop a rash. You buy a new sweater and within hours of wearing it, you begin to itch and a rash appears. There are dozens of reasons why people develop a rash, some benign and others more serious. When it comes to skin rashes, when to see a dermatologist can be confusing, so we’re here to help.
Although hair loss is predominantly a male issue, more and more women are finding it to be problematic. It happens as we age, can be due to heredity, or you might be surprised to learn about several other causes. If it’s of concern to you, let’s look at when to see a dermatologist for hair loss.
Most of us turn to our primary care doctor for skin irritations, simple rashes, and bug bites. Sometimes, cases arise which require the assistance of a specialist in skin care like a dermatologist, but how do we know the difference? The bigger question is how to tell when you need to see a dermatologist.
We seem to overlook any concern about skin cancer during the winter. It is “front and center” during the hot summer months, but everyone should be wary of the sun, and other factors, even during wintertime. We still are outside enjoying winter sports, playing with our kids, and social distancing as best we can. Regardless of the time of year, let’s learn how family and personal history affects your skin cancer risk.
Have you ever gotten all decked out in a beautiful new black sweater thinking you look fabulous, and the first person you see starts to brush away those embarrassing dandruff flakes? Not again! When is having dandruff a real problem, and how do you know when to see a dermatologist for dandruff?
There was a time when moles were known as “beauty marks.” Honestly. When they are on your face, they are pretty distinctive, but moles can develop anywhere on your body. If you are born with one or several, when they appear, and what they look like are all important factors. So exactly when should you worry about a mole?