Archive | Skin Cancer

Is Your Sunscreen Serving You?

Summertime is pretty much here, and that means we need to be reminded about the importance of sunscreen use. The number of cases of preventable skin cancers has risen year after year, and 1 in 5 people are now at risk of this serious disease. Did you catch the key word in that statement? Skin […]

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Skin Cancer, Meet Mohs!

“Skin cancer.” Those are frightening words to hear uttered in your direction. The diagnosis can feel overwhelming regardless of the severity of the condition. Patients of New York City Mohs surgeon Dr. Adelle Quintana can gain peace of mind knowing their physician has the up-to-date training to manage even the most visible skin cancer lesions. […]

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Try a VISIA Skin Analysis Today

Before you can truly improve the condition of your skin it is important to understand what kind of skin that you have. This is true for skin on the face as well as other areas of the body. The VISIA system is a revolutionary assessment tool that can confirm your skin type and may even […]

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Be Aware of the Signs of Melanoma

Although many skin cancers are common and easy to treat by removing a mole, it is important to know how dangerous some skin cancer can be. Melanoma is a very aggressive form of skin cancer that if not caught and treated in time – can lead to disfigurement or even death. Melanoma involves an uncontrolled […]

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Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Its Benefits over Other Skin Cancer Treatments

Being the most common form of skin cancer in the United States, we at the Laser & Mohs Dermatology of New York often encounter skin cancer patients who require Mohs Micrographic Surgery in New York. This particular treatment has a lot of benefits when it comes to treating non-melanotic skin cancer. Eliminates all tumor roots […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is very common in the United States. In fact, it is the most common form of cancer in the country. According to the American Cancer Society, more than a million skin cancer cases are diagnosed every year. Here at Laser & Mohs Dermatology of New York, we offer Mohs Micrographic Surgery in New […]

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