Category Archives: Skin Cancer

Brooke Shields Talks Skin Cancer

Actor Brooke Shields has had quite the year. Not only did the 55-year-old suffer a broken femur in a freak accident using a balance board, but she was also told by her doctor that her skin held the signs of sun damage. These were not cosmetic concerns, they were spots that indicated a higher potential […]


More Sunscreen Facts that Consumers Need to Know

Summertime is upon us here in the United States and, in light of recent vaccine developments, many people are feeling more confident about enjoying some time outdoors. Seeing that outdoor time equals sun exposure, we want to revisit the topic of sunscreen. As they say, prevention is the best medicine. If we can help doctors […]


Should Men Worry about Skin Cancer?

Men and women face different risks as they age. Among the various men’s health issues we talk about today, skin cancer usually isn’t at the top of the list. It needs to be. With skin cancer rates rising among adults of all ages, men need to be just as aware and concerned about how they […]


Focus on Eyelid Skin Cancers

Our eyes are truly phenomenal in the way that they adjust to see near and far, in high-light and low-light. While there is a strong bony socket around each eye to protect internal structures, it is up to each individual to protect the thin, delicate skin on the eyelids and around the eyes. This area […]



Sun Damage Does Not Look the Same on Every Person’s Skin

We can always benefit from the occasional reminder that sunlight can cause serious dermatologic issues. At the very least, exposure to the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight (and tanning beds) breaks down collagen fibers in the skin. Collagen is what keeps the skin firm and plump. Collagen heals injuries, including discoloration and broken blood vessels. Without […]



Getting a Clear Picture of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer has become a prevalent condition in our country, affecting approximately 1 in 5 people today. Seeing that most cases of skin cancer are preventable, we find this statistic unacceptable. Part of our intent at the American Society for Mohs Surgery is to decrease the instances of extensive damage caused by various types of […]




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