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Should I contact a dermatologist for suspicious lesions?

One of the most common cancers diagnosed today is skin cancer. Fortunately, skin cancer can be easily detected as it is one of the few visible cancers that can occur. To ensure safe recover and better health, patients should visit their dermatologist at Harris Dermatology once a year for a skin cancer screening. This screening …

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Actinic keratosis 101

Many Fort Myers and Naples, FL men and women who notice a growth or skintag on their body may be concerned about skin cancer. However, in some instances, these growths may be diagnosed as actinic keratosis, and may still require treatment even if they are not cancerous. What is actinic keratosis? Actinic keratoses are pre-cancerous …

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The importance of routine skin cancer screenings

While a diagnosis of skin cancer may be scary, the benefit of catching it earlier is successful treatment and cancer-free skin. Skin cancer is one of few cancers that can be spotted physically in the early stages. This is often done during a skin cancer screening. Why are skin cancer screenings important? Our skin is …

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Treatment for actinic keratosis at Harris Dermatology

At Harris Dermatology of Fort Myers and Naples, FL, men and women are welcome to speak to Drs. Brian, Ross, and Keith Harris about their skin needs. When patients are diagnosed with pre-cancerous lesions known as actinic keratosis, they often have a lot of questions. They also want to find out if there is a …

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What should I do if I have a suspicious lesion on my skin?

The doctors of Harris Dermatology in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida are available to help patients with their skin care concerns. We are board-certified dermatologist who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. We see many patients in our practice who have a suspicious lesion, mole, or growth on their body that they …

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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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