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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Types

Posted on May 14, 2020

May is skin cancer awareness month! Many patients ask us what’s the difference between melanoma and other skin cancers. This blog talks about the most common types of skin cancer. Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells, which is usually ca...

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Facts About Sunscreen

Posted on March 26, 2018

While sun protection can certainly be a hassle, it’s a must to protect you from the damaging effects of the sun! Sunlight exposure increases your risk of skin cancer, significantly speeds up the skin aging process, and results in brown spots an...

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The Truth About Tanning

Posted on February 02, 2018

Did you know that tanning is no longer “in”? After reading the following facts about indoor tanning, we hope you will agree. Tanning greatly increases your risk of skin cancers, including melanoma which can be deadly. Using tanning beds before ag...

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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a powerful tool to take care of sun-damaged skin!

Posted on November 17, 2017

Did you know that one of the 58 million Americans have sun-damaged skin? The medical term is Actinic Keratosis (AKs), which is a condition that presents as rough, dry, scaly lesions on your skin. AKs are caused by sun exposure throughout your lifetim...

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Add a FREE Summer Skin Check to Your To-Do List

Posted on July 19, 2017

For your overall health and the health of your skin, we advise regular full body skin examinations. Skin checks are especially important for those who spend significant amounts of time in sunny Florida. A full body skin examination is useful to ident...

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The Dermatologist Is In — Sun Safety Tips for UV Safety Month

Posted on July 07, 2017

We’ve all heard about the damaging effects of the sun’s harmful UV rays, but are we actually paying attention to the details?  What better experts to trust than the World Health Organization (WHO) when you’re in need of reliable medical in...

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A Patients Guide to Mohs Surgery

Posted on March 27, 2017

Approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell are the two most common skin cancers accounting for more than 5 million diagnosed annually. Unfortunately, many of these people will experience sk...

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Meet the Experts: Mohs Surgery

Posted on January 05, 2017

Mohs Surgery is designed to remove skin cancer completely, yet leaving as much normal tissue behind as possible. The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery offers Southwest Florida patients the benefits of fellowship-trained Mohs ...

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Don’t Be Spooked By Skin Cancer?

Posted on October 28, 2016

With Halloween fast approaching, our physicians and staff don’t want you to be scared of skin cancer… we want you to be well informed. Skin cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but if detected early skin cancers can oftentimes be cured easily. Becaus...

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Sun Safety Tips from The Woodruff Institute

Posted on August 24, 2016

One in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer during their lifetime. Sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Here are some sun safety tips to help protect ...

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