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Common Areas for Melanoma: How To Check For Melanoma

Melanoma is a cancer that is usually found in the skin. It starts in the abnormal formation of melanocytes, the pigment producing cells in the skin. Because these cells will form brown or darkly pigmented lesions, melanoma can often be seen on the skin, making it particularly easy to detect in its early stages of development. If not detected, melanoma can […]

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What is the difference between Botox and Dermal Fillers?

If you are looking to reduce the wrinkles and deep lines within your skin, you may be a good candidate for a “liquid facelift.” A liquid facelift, or soft lift, involves the use of dermal fillers in conjunction with Botox® treatments. The procedure for a liquid facelift consists of a series of injections to the […]

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Product Spotlight | NEOCUTIS Bio•Cream

Can we be honest? We know that taking care of your skin can be a difficult task. With busy schedules, environmental impact, and lack of information it can be very hard to know what is best for YOUR skin. “This is a good time to take a second and truly think about what you want […]

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Tanning Beds Vs. The Sun: Top 5 Things to Consider

Spring has sprung, and with the longer days people are starting to think about the golden summer sun. But before implementing your ‘bronzed beauty’ strategy, you might want to check in with your dermatologist! “Pale doesn’t have to mean pasty,” Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified dermatologist and skin care expert in Austin, Texas chants. That […]

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Need A Dermatologist in Austin? Top 3 Ways A Dermatologist Can Help With Your Skin

Dermatologists are certified professionals that can help rectify and diagnose skin ailments. In fact, dermatologists are trained experts in conditions and diseases that affect the hair, skin and nails. Dermatologists go through a stringent process, with a slew of educational and professional backgrounds required before being able to practice as a clinical professional. Dermatologists can […]

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13th Annual Lonestar Roundup | Steer Away From The Sun!

Hot rods, speedsters, racers and low riders! The 13th Annual Lonestar Round Up is today and tomorrow in Austin and offers some of the best vintage vehicle viewing here in Texas and beyond. Whether you’re a collector, car enthusiast, stopping by to hear some music, or checking out how the experts plan their road trips, Sanova […]

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Employee Spotlight | “Skin Coach” Leigh Ann

Leigh Ann to the rescue! Leigh Ann Smith is the aesthetician rock-star at Sanova Dermatology. She offers consults to the many patients of our office, and is able to help each person find the individual product and ritual that is right for them. Sometimes all you need is a little coaching! What brought you into […]

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Men Under 20 and Over 65 Are At Greater Risk For Skin Cancer

A recent study published in the British Journal of Dermatology revealed men under the age of 20 and over the age of 65 are unaware, or ignore proper ways to shield their bodies from the sun’s harmful rays. Women in the same age groups were polled and found to be more aware of the benefits, or […]

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