When You Should Worry About a Mole

While most moles are benign, some are cancerous. This can make it difficult to know when to seek out treatment for a mole and when to let it be. Annual screening skin examinations can clear up any questions that you have about whether or not a mole indicates skin...

Types of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. With ultraviolet radiation from the sun as the top cause of skin cancer, many people develop skin cancer over the course of their lives. There are many different types of skin cancer. Understanding the skin cancer...

Is Your Sunscreen Actually Protecting Your Skin?

Sunscreen has long been used for protection against the sun’s harmful rays. The sun can damage your skin, heightening the risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging. However, rumors about sunscreen, namely regarding its safety and effectiveness, always seem to be...

Can Laser Treatment Cause Skin Cancer?

In recent years, laser energy has become a popular treatment method for various concerns. But whether used in medical or cosmetic procedures, patients often wonder whether receiving laser treatment will increase their risk of skin cancer.  Cosmetic Laser Treatments...

Does Skin Cancer Affect Every Race?

It’s true that the risk of developing skin cancer is higher among fairer skinned people than among people of color. However, this doesn’t mean that people of color can’t get skin cancer.  “People of color” encompasses people of Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,...

Should I Wear Sunscreen in the Winter?

In the summer, with the sweltering heat and the hot sun beating down on you, you're reminded to slather on sunscreen before you leave the house; but in the winter when it's cooler, most people forget their sunscreen and assume that if they aren’t feeling the warm sun...

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Wesley Chapel, Brandon, Land O' Lakes, LutzLakeland, Clearwater, and
St. Petersburg with the most advanced skin cancer treatments including Mohs surgery.