Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and it will affect 1 in 5 Americans during their lifetime. When spotted early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Early detection starts with you — and not only for yourself, but for your loved ones as well. Visit Harris Dermatology for free skin […]
By Elizabeth Martin, MD Chair of the AAD Council on Communications The campaign includes a visually stunning web page, titled Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist?, that includes a wealth of engaging graphics that explain why it’s important to see a board-certified dermatologist. The page includes information on: Why See a Board-Certified Dermatologist? web page […]
Sun and Skin: From Burns to Melanoma, What Every Clinician Needs to Know and Share Toni Kamins, MA; Jennifer Leavitt | April 21, 2017 | Contributor Information “There is no such thing as a healthy tan,” says the American Skin Association, which regards any tan as an injury, no matter how beautiful it may look. […]
Skin colour varies according to the latitude and, therefore, according to the intensity of incident ultraviolet light: individuals living at low latitudes have darker skin, whereas those living at high latitudes have pale pigmentation.