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Two Heads are Better than One

“You’re getting warmer! Hot! Hot!” Do you remember playing the “Hot/Cold” game as a child? This fun pastime teaches us a critical lesson; that feedback is an important aspect of any practice. When we go it alone, we are essentially walking blind. The best of the best earn their stellar reputation not through talent alone, […]


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Why Dermoscopy is Crucial to Patient Outcomes

Because one-third of all cancer diagnoses each year are categorized as skin cancer, it falls upon general practitioners and dermatologists to use diagnosis techniques that offer the highest degree of accuracy. Non-melanoma skin cancers rarely present the risk of mortality, but they can have devastating effects due to disfigurement. This is why early and accurate […]




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Sunscreen and Skin Type

One of the basic aspects of dermatologic care is educating patients regarding sun protection. Discernment is crucial for the physician who is committed to the highest quality of care, and this can mean spending a lot of time educating ourselves about sunscreen use. In many cases, we rely on the fundamentals such as “use a […]


Bringing Closure to Skin Cancer

Patients who even suspect a skin cancer diagnosis will be handed to them are in a state of anxiety the moment their skin cancer screening begins. What they want, long before they have the ability to articulate it, is closure. Now, when we say closure, we mean they want to put this whole, messy situation […]





An In-depth Look at Sunscreen: Part II

In our last post, we discussed the necessity for sunscreen use. More specifically, what we should look for when choosing an appropriate sunscreen. The value in any sun-protective product does not lie in an ultra-high SPF. Rather than a high number, consumers should look for wording that ensures they are getting the broad-spectrum protection they […]


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American Society for Mohs Surgery
6475 East Pacific Coast Highway, Box 700
Long Beach, CA 90803-4201
 
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