Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
Congenital is a word that means “present from birth” while a nevus is the medical term for a mole. Therefore, a congenital nevus is a mole that was present on the body from birth.
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist, shows a MOH’s closure after a patient has been cleared of his skin cancer. Minimizing scarring.
Actual Contour Dermatology Mohs Micrographic Surgery before and after photos. Dr. Timothy Jochen is a Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery specialist.
We all want that nice sun kissed glow but at what cost? Sun Tanning has been scientifically linked to premature aging & higher incidence rate for skin cancers.
Melanoma is a tumor produced by the malignant transformation of melanocytes. They are derived from the neural crest; consequently, melanomas occur on the skin
We Specialize in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Dr Jochen uses the punch biopsy method to remove the suspected cells and send them to a lab for testing.
The goals of Mohs surgery are two-fold – cancer clearance and skin preservation. The amount of tissue that is required to be excised is minimized.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. Dr. Timothy Jochen talks with CBS Morning Show Anchor Jenifer Daniels about the important of skin exams.
Karen Dobbins had a sore on the end of her nose that wouldn’t go away. Her granddaughter, Amber Martinez-Large, is a medical assistant at Contour Dermatology.
According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, over 3.5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year in more than 2 million people.
Be sure to bookmark or print this important list and take it with you when you plan to spend and extended time outdoors. It could save your life!
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist, discusses how Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy treats pre-cancerous actinic keratoses as well as acne.