June 2015

Employee Spotlight: The Magnificent Misty G!

Misty G is a registered nurse and the coveted clinical supervisor at Sanova Dermatology. She offers a plethora of knowledge in the field of Dermatology and aesthetics. She An extremely hard worker, Misty makes it a priority to assist throughout the office to ensure a smooth clinic! Her positive and infectious attitude is the perfect addition to the staff of Sanova Continue reading

Can The Secret To Skin Cancer Prevention ‘B’ In A Vitamin?

Recent research in Australia has shown that a type of Vitamin B could significantly reduce the risk of developing new skin cancers. A medical study consisting of close to 400 patients who had been previously diagnosed and treated for non melanoma skin cancers, compared two interventions. One group was given 500 mg of vitamin B3 (also known as nicotinamide) twice Continue reading

Cold Panniculitis | Can Popsicles Cure Your Love Handles?

Panniculitis is a medical term used to describe inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin. Patients who develop panniculitis typically complain of red, swollen and tender nodules under the skin. “There are a number of medical conditions that can cause inflammation of fat, or adipose tissue,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Continue reading

What Are Molluscum Contangiosum?

Molluscum are a small pearly or flesh colored bumps with depressed centers that appear on the skin. They arise from an infection with the Molluscum Contagiosum Pox Virus. “These bumps can appear in groups over the body, or can be singular and solitary,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board certified Dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology in Austin, Texas. These bumps are Continue reading

Phototherapy vs. Tanning: To UV Or Not To UV?

“I often call it a medical tanning booth, because of how it looks,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board-certified dermatologist in Austin, Texas. “The truth is, it’s pretty far from it.” Phototherapy is a treatment dermatologists have been using for decades to treat vitiligo, psoriasis, eczema, and other skin conditions. It involves exposing the skin to metered doses of ultraviolet light Continue reading

What is Merkel Cell Carcinoma Skin Cancer

The term skin cancer often brings to mind basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.  However, there are a number of other lesser-known malignancies that arise in the skin.”While they are much less common, it’s important to recognize that there are ‘other’ skin cancers that can have a significant impact on your health,’ says Dr. Adam Mamelak, dermatologist and Continue reading

Practice Update: CoolSculpting Now Offered At Sanova Dermatology!

You asked for it. We heard you! Body Contouring is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures asked for by patients. “It’s simple really,” says Dr. Miriam Hanson, dermatologist and cosmetic expert in Austin, Texas. “You can lose weight, you can diet, but there are often stubborn, discrete areas left behind.” CoolScupting (by Zeltiq) treats targeted areas, freezing fat cells Continue reading

Unexpected Exposures: Sun damage Can Occur When We Least Expect It

“Why should I wear sunscreen? I’m never outside.” “I don’t lay out.” “I work in an office.” We tend to believe that cloudy days protect us, and stop ultraviolet rays from reaching our skin. This is a common but unfortunate misconception. “A good portion of my patients say that their sunburns and sun damage really came from being caught off Continue reading

RevitaLash for Eyelash Enhancement

Are you experiencing issues with dry and brittle lashes, or struggling with eyelash growth? RevitaLash is a great option for those looking to enhance the appearance their lashes! Who Needs RevitaLash? Those who are struggling with keeping their eyelashes healthy, have seen great response with RevitaLash. “I have quite a few patients have ask how to strengthen their lashes and Continue reading

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