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Morpheus8 is the Newest Resurfacing Treatment

How does the Morpheus8 Technology Work? Morpheus8 uses radiofrequency energy in a microneedling device to remodel and contour the face and body by penetrating into the deeper layers of skin and fat. This procedure stimulates collagen production while enhancing skin tone, texture and smoothness. It is a highly popular procedure with advanced technology that requires… read more

Signs and Symptoms of Actinic Keratoses & Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions

Pre-cancerous skin lesions are caused by frequent exposure to UV light. This can be from direct sunlight or the use of tanning beds. A skin lesion that itches, bleeds, grows, burns or is raised or crusting can be worrisome and should be examined by a board-certified dermatologist. It may be difficult to distinguish between cancerous… read more

Surgery for Skin Cancer

Skin cancer removal should be performed by a dermatologic surgeon and board-certified dermatologist. The tumor must be fully removed to prevent a chance of recurrence. Depending on the location, size, nature and type of skin cancer, the doctor will make a diagnosis and prepare a treatment plan for removal of the tumor. Surgery for skin… read more

Medical Conditions and Skin Growths are Treatable

Various skin growths can become worrisome or alarming at first glance. Routine skin examinations by experienced professionals, specifically skin care specialists like board-certified dermatologists and skin cancer surgeons should be consulted with. At Skin and Cancer Institute, we pride ourselves in having the most trained, knowledgeable and experienced staff, nurses, surgeons and dermatologists by your… read more

How to Get Rid Of Your Keloid Scar

Keloid scars can result from cuts, puncture wounds, serious acne, tattoos, piercings and more. When your skin sustains an injury, the body automatically tries to repairs the damaged cells. In doing so, a scar forms and scar tissue can continue to grow after the wound has healed. A keloid is the scar tissue that becomes… read more

How to Diagnose and Treat the Most Dangerous Form of Skin Cancer, Melanoma

As skin cells which produce pigment mutate and grow, the risk for the development of melanoma arises. Melanoma is the result of a tumor very similar in appearance to a mole but can grow quickly and even spread to other parts of the body. There is a high level of risk associated with Melanoma in… read more

Botox: The Timeless Recipe for Youthful Skin

Botox has many positive cosmetic benefits that both men and women can benefit from. Aside from a tightened, refreshed look, Botox eliminates fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes as well as the forehead. Injections can also be applied to wrinkles and lines around the mouth. Botox is safe and effective while delivering cosmetic enhancements… read more

The Difference Between VASERLipo and Liposuction

Liposuction is a surgical procedure performed to remove excess fat and reshape and contour areas of the body. Using a cannula, your physician will remove the unwanted fat through an incision using a surgical vacuum. Liposuction is not intended for a weight loss method and cannot substitute healthy habits of diet and exercise. It is… read more

Skin Rashes, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis and More

At Skin and Cancer Institute, our board-certified dermatologists frequently see patients in all ages and stages of life struggling with various types of skin rashes that can range in severity and duration. For example, a prominent type of skin rash is known as atopic dermatitis. Atopic Dermatitis is a prevalent form of eczema and a… read more

How Advanced FUE Hair Transplantation and PRP Therapy Combat Hair Loss and Baldness

Both men and women alike struggle with balding and hair loss. This can result in negative consequences to one’s self esteem and happiness. If you are seeking to remedy and combat the hair loss you face, there are two treatment options available at Skin and Cancer Institute. Hair Transplantation by Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is… read more

How Skin Tags Develop and What Does Removal Look Like?

The exact cause of skin tags remains unknown. It appears that skin tag develop due to friction around the skin, as tags usually develop in skin folds. Skin tags are the compilation of blood vessels surrounded by an outer layer of skin. While skin tags are not dangerous, they can be removed for cosmetic reasons…. read more

Why Old & New Moles Should Be Routinely Examined

If you are an individual who notices new growths of moles frequently due to natural disposition, genetics or even sun exposure, it is important to keep an eye on such developments on your skin. Even old moles that were once examined by a dermatologist, should be re-examined annually for changes in shape, size, texture and… read more

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