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Employee Spotlight | Vivacious Veronica

Veronica is a treasured asset at Sanova Dermatology! Wherever we need her she gladly goes, offering many years of Dermatology experience and a great attitude! This medical assistant loves working with us at Sanova Dermatology, and we appreciate her just as much! Find out a bit more about what Veronica enjoys about Sanova and how […]

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What Is a Pilar Cyst?

What Is A Pilar Cyst? Pilar Cysts, also known as Trichilemmal Cysts, are keratin-filled bumps that grow on the skin. How is this bump different from the many others that are found on the body? This cyst is filled with keratin, the specialized protein that is found in hair and nails. “Cysts tend to form […]

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What Causes Acne?

If you suffer from acne, there’s a good chance it has afflicted either your face, neck, chest, and/or back. This is because these areas have the highest concentration of oil glands, which are where the inflammation originates. When sebum, oil, and dead skin cells collect in your oil glands, they cause a blockage that is […]

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When Will My Acne Finally Clear Up?

Will I outgrow my acne? That’s a question that many teenagers ask as they struggle with the well-known skin condition that mars their skin and elevates their social anxiety. Simply put, the answer is maybe. The endpoint of this common skin problem can range from ones early 20’s to their 30’s, 40’s 50’s or beyond! […]

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Will My CoolSculpting Treatment Be Painful?

CoolSculpting is a relatively new medical body sculpting procedure that targets and eliminates body fat. Its distinguishing factor compared to liposuction is that it is non-invasive, which significantly lowers health risks and eliminates any scarring. CoolSculpting works by freezing fat cells, which then die and are naturally secreted from the body via the bloodstream. It works […]

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Skin Cancer | Another Battle For War Veterans?

We owe so much to those that have risked their lives to ensure that we are safe and protected. What we often forget is how soldiers continue to endure the consequences of their brave choices long after they return home. With new focus on the long term effects of wartime stress and Warrior in Transition […]

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New FDA-Approval for Restylane Filler: Do You Need A Lyft?

Dermal fillers are used to restore volume, smooth folds and fill hollows in the skin that develop over time. Previously known as Perlane, Restylane Lyft is back with a new FDA approval and is ideally suited for midface rejuvenation. What Is Restylane Lyft? Similar to other Dermal Fillers, Restylane Lyft was created to offer a more […]

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Post Operative Pain: The Benefits of Ice After Mohs Surgery

Mohs Micrographic Surgery offers patients the comfort of knowing that their skin cancer is completely removed with the lowest possible chance of recurrence. Pain is one of the unfortunate side effects that can be experienced after any surgery, including Mohs, and is considered a component of the recovery period. One of the best things you […]

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Is There A Skin Cancer Epidemic?

Over the past decades, the occurrence of skin cancer has gradually increased despite public awareness campaigns and prevention efforts. A recent study in the UK actually reported that there were more people dying from skin cancer than car accidents in some parts of the world. “It’s unsettling,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board certified Dermatologist […]

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