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What Can I Do About My Vitiligo?

What is Vitiligo? Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder of the skin where the melanocytes – the pigment producing cells within the skin that give us our natural skin tone – are destroyed. The exact cause of vitiligo is unknown. There is often a hereditary component to the disease, and often vitiligo is seen to occur […]

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How Do I Know If I Have An Infection After Mohs Surgery?

Mohs Micrographic Surgery is used for the treatment various types of skin cancer. It does this by removing as little tissue as possible, while still ridding the skin of the cancerous tissue. This is a very accurate and minimally invasive  approach to treating your skin cancer. But as with all surgeries, there is always a […]

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Employee Spotlight: Trisha Martin!

Trisha Martin is an extremely valuable player on the Sanova Dermatology Team! She has many years of nursing experience, a friendly and fun attitude, and a phenomenal work ethic! She is delightfully funny and we would not be the same without her in our lives! Here are a few things that you should know about our […]

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What is Keratosis Pilaris and How is it treated?

“Goosebumps, goose flesh, chicken skin, it’s not just the physiologic response from cold. Keratosis Pilaris is a real skin condition affecting the texture of the skin” notes Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board-certified Dermatologist in Austin, Texas. ‘KP’ is found in a large number of individuals, often first appearing in childhood and the earlier years of […]

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What Does Skin Cancer Look Like?

Aside from avoiding overexposure to the sun, the best way to protect yourself from skin cancer is to maintain regular skin cancer screenings. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends everyone receive a skin cancer screening once a year, although it is often recommended that high-risk patients be seen more frequently. In the year following skin […]

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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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