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Free Skin Screenings in Honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May

Summary: 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 …

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25th Anniversary at Harris Dermatology

Summary: Thank you for 25 years of hard work and dedication, Tammie! We are honored to have you as part of the Harris Dermatology team. Thank you for 25 years of hard work and dedication, Tammie! We are honored to have you as part of the Harris Dermatology team.
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Here’s How Much Damage a Really Bad Sunburn Can Do

Summary: HEALTH NEWS Here’s what we know about sunburn and cancer risk. When you head outside this summer, don’t forget to slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen, and slap on a hat to avoid getting a sunburn. “Slip-slop-slap is how you can enjoy the outdoors in a manner that’s healthy for your skin,” Dr. …

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Knowledge of Skin Cancer Among General Dermatology Patients

Summary: Original Article ran in Practice Update / Research · June 07, 2018 – Jeffrey F. Scott, MD Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology TAKE-HOME MESSAGE In this survey study, the authors investigated how well patients in general dermatology practices understand the implications and etiology of skin cancer. In total, 273 adults participated in …

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Why see a board certified dermatologist over a non-certified dermatologist?

Summary: 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 …

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Sun and Skin: From Burns to Melanoma, What Every Clinician Needs to Know and Share

Summary: 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 …

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Self-Tanner How-To Tips for Our Patients

Summary: From the cosmetic surgery forum May 4, 2017   We all know that self-tanners allow patients to get that sun-kissed look without exposing them to the damage that comes with extended sun exposure. Modern self-tanner formulas are often cumulative and because they work in layers are customizable offering patients a safe way to get …

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Outpatient vs Operating Room

Summary: Outpatient vs Operating Room Setting for Fort Myers or Naples Treatment of Skin Cancer TAKE-HOME MESSAGE This retrospective study compared the cost of treating skin cancer in different settings by using billing records for 18 operating room and 18 matched outpatient cases. Of the 18 matched pairs, 17 pairs had sufficient data for American Society …

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The white badge of courage – Must Read!

Summary: Shell Shocked: The white badge of courage April 5, 2017 By Art Stevens , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander     I was leaving a Sanibel restaurant the other day with a white bandage on my face. As I passed a nearby table another gentleman had a similar bandage on his face. He …

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Sunscreen Is Protective Against Skin DNA Damage

Summary: TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The authors of this systematic review evaluated the effectiveness of sunscreen use in humans for the prevention of DNA damage in vivo when applied prior to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure. In all 10 studies included, significantly reduced levels of UVR-induced DNA damage were found in sunscreen-protected skin. There is consistent evidence that …

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As always, the safety and health of our patients and our staff is our # 1 priority.

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