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.
Ichthyosis is the disorder in which there are excessive amounts of dry surface scales. The name ichthyosis is derived from…
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist, shows a MOH’s closure after a patient has been cleared of his skin cancer. Minimizing scarring.
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.
Your hair stylist or barber sees parts of your body you can’t. Melanomas can develop in the scalp, behind your ears and on your neck.
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.
The hair loss of alopecia areata, skin depigmentation of vitiligo and skin lesions of psoriasis are conditions that affect a person’s body but their wellbeing.
Dr. Timothy Jochen, Board Certified Dermatologist, discusses how Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy treats pre-cancerous actinic keratoses as well as acne.
Slather the Sunscreen & Protect Your Skin, You May Prevent Skin Cancer & Look Younger! Newer FDA labeling requirements make it easier to choose a sunscreen.
Sunscreens are products combining several ingredients that help prevent the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation from reaching the skin.
Melanoma is a tumor produced by the malignant transformation of melanocytes. They are derived from the neural crest; consequently, melanomas occur on the skin
May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. Dr. Timothy Jochen talks with CBS Morning Show Anchor Jenifer Daniels about the important of skin exams.
Prior to joining Contour, Gina
worked for AAA. She holds a
BA in Workforce Education and
Development from Southern
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!
Let’s talk about sun safety: Tips to keep you and your loved ones safe and what to look for in sunscreen – just one part of prevention.