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Tanning Can Lead to Early Development of Skin Cancer

Tanning is probably the #1 most common cause of patients developing skin cancer. At Sanova Dermatology, we are seeing skin cancer arising in younger and younger patients because of the trend to tan during teenage years. Skin cancer used to be most common in older individuals because of the cumulative sun damage they endure over […]

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What does my doctor need to know about my health before undergoing Mohs surgery?

Preparing for surgery is a crutial part of any medical procedure, including Mohs surgery for the removal of skin cancer. Whether it’s Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, or Melanoma, there is vital health information that you should relay to your surgeon to help ensure the most optimal outcome and easiest, event-free recovery after your […]

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Who is at Risk for Developing Skin Cancer?

Light-skinned individuals with fair complexions – light hair and eyes – are most at risk when it comes to skin cancer. Other at-risk individuals include those who typically burn, but don’t tan. People who have a history of significant sun exposure, experienced many sunburns during their childhood, or who live in sunny places or at […]

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4 Tips For The Back-to-School You

The time has come again for school to begin. Along with the frenzy of fresh school supplies and finding classes, is making sure that you are doing all that you can to give your skin that fresh start it needs. Have A Skin Routine As you begin to vary your day with school, classes, studying and socializing, […]

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Celebrities Who Have Battled Skin Cancer

Although it may be hard to believe, celebrities are people too. They make mistakes, and are able to succumb to illness just like anyone else. As information and warning about skin cancer was more scarce in previous decades, it’s not shocking that so many celebrities have had to deal with different forms of skin cancer […]

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Employee Spotlight: Hello, Holly!

Holly, despite what she may lead you to believe, is the life of the party! She is great at her job, as well as a great asset to Sanova Dermatology’s daily morale. She offers great stories, anecdotes, and one liners that will have you laughing throughout the day. She brings her Jersey accent, attitude, and […]

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What is Granuloma Annulare?

A Granuloma Annulare is an inflammatory reaction that forms in the skin. It often appears as skin-colored to dusky red-purple bumps, that tend to form in a circular or round plaques on the skin. This can happen anywhere on the skin, but commonly shows up on the hands, feet, and other bony areas. These bumps […]

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