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Treating Sunburn

Treating Sunburn

Sunburn can run the spectrum from mild stinging and burning all the way up to a much more serious illness, in some cases requiring hospitalization.  Though the threshold for sun exposure to cause a burn is different for every single person, most of us have the unfortunate opportunity at least once in our lifetime to experience the displeasure of too much sun, and many of us can identify with Violent Femmes lyric “I blister in the sun.”

We want to dig deep into this topic to make you better prepared to avoid sunburn and to handle a burn if you do get one.

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Surgery to Remove Skin Cancer

Surgery to Remove Skin Cancer

Mohs Micrographic surgery has withstood the test of time, remaining the best way to treat certain types of basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers.  Mohs—developed by general surgeon, Frederic E. Mohs—is microscopically controlled surgery used to treat common types of skin cancer. During Mohs surgery, the surgeon can see where the cancer stops.

This ability gives the Mohs surgeon two important advantages:

  • Mohs surgery has a high cure rate
  • Surgery allows you to keep as much healthy skin as possible because the surgeon only removes the skin with cancer cells

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