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Why Does My Dermatologist Not Recommend Antibiotic Ointment After Mohs Surgery?

Once you have gone through your Mohs Surgery process for skin cancer, you can be left wondering what to do at this point. After consulting with you doctor regarding your stitches, it’s important to understand the best way to care for your surgical wound to ensure optimal healing. “The truth is, each surgeon recommend a […]

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What is a Becker Nevus?

What is a Becker Nevus? This type of nevus, or birthmark, appears as a large dark discolored patch on the body. To some, a Becker nevus is considered a late-onset birthmark as it tends appear or become prominent around puberty. The most common location for this birthmark is on the the shoulder or back, but can really […]

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Give Your Feet Some Sugar | Homemade Foot Scrub

Whilst traveling the cosmetic aisle, you will be overwhelmed by the plethora of options for making your feet feel smooth and soft. There are many store-bought products that will work wonders for your skin, but there are great ways to make homemade versions of your skin necessities. Through the lovely land of pinterest we came across a fantastic, […]

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What are Shingles?

Shingles (also known as Zoster) is a re-visitation of the varicella-zoster Chicken Pox virus that happens years after the initial infection. This flare typically occurs during the adult years, usually in older individuals. “The chicken pox virus never actually leaves the body,” explains Dr. Miriam Hanson, board certified Dermatologist in Austin, Texas, “It takes up […]

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Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Williams

Stephanie Williams is the Histotechnician of Sanova Dermatology. She can be found working hard on processing skin tissue samples in order to detect skin cancers. She is a highly respected employee of Sanova Dermatology, and is quite thoughtful! She is always ready to get to work, and is looking forward to an expansion of our […]

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5 Things To Remember During Your 4th Of July Celebrations

Independence day is coming, and with it comes parties, fireworks, and outdoor fun. It’s hard to avoid the environmental factors like the sun and insects, but we want to remind you of a few things that you can do to keep your 4th of July fantastic! 1. Sunscreen I know, I know. You’ve heard it […]

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