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Mohs Surgery Aftercare
Patients with skin cancer who have been educated on Mohs micrographic surgery may have many questions about this specialized procedure. At Florida Academic Dermatology Center, Coral Gables, FL ...Learn More
What should I do if my child gets a sunburn?
It’s happened to the best of us—we spent a lot of time outdoors and forgot to consistently reapply sunscreen throughout the day. Whether your family spent the day ...Learn More
Can Sun Damage Affect My Botox Results?
While sun exposure is known for aging the skin and increasing a patient’s risk for skin cancer, it is not known to interfere with Botox treatments. However, sun ...Learn More
Is This Mole Cancerous?
Skin cancer is a serious health problem, and patients who have had extensive, unprotected sun exposure throughout their life may have an increased risk of developing cancer. One ...Learn More
What is psoriasis and how can I treat it?
Psoriasis is a condition that impacts over 8 million Americans. It is a condition that is triggered by the immune system and is highly genetic. However, its specific ...Learn More
Are freckles genetic?
Some people are genetically predisposed to develop freckles. People with light skin and red or blonde hair are more likely than others to have them. Freckles are a ...Learn More
What Are Signs of Psoriasis?
What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that causes your skin cells to build up too quickly. What are the symptoms of psoriasis? The symptoms of ...Learn More
How Often Should I Have a Skin Cancer Screening?
What is Skin Cancer? Skin cancer occurs when skin cells start multiplying. The three types of cells that make up the outer layer of skin, called basal, squamous, ...Learn More
Can Eczema Be Caused by Allergies?
Allergic eczema is a skin condition caused by an immune response. Your immune system may react to any number of substances, including foods. What is the Main Cause ...Learn More
The Importance of Annual Skin Cancer Screening
Seeing your dermatologist for an annual skin cancer screening is a powerful tool you can use to ensure your skin is healthy and help detect any skin abnormalities ...Learn More