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Sunscreen Under Scrutiny!

Current news headlines are spreading claims that popular brands are utilizing harmful chemicals in their sunscreens. “I have received a lot of questions about the safety of sunscreens,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, a board-certified Dermatologist and skin cancer expert in Austin, Texas.”I think the public should definitely inquire and educate themselves about these issues, but please don’t […]

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Product Spotlight | EltaMD UV Lip Balm Broad-Spectrum SPF 31

Consistent evidence shows that chronic sun and ultraviolet light exposure is one of the leading causes of skin cancer. With more and more cases of melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma being seen every year, it is important to develop an effective strategy for protecting yourself from the sun. “Skin cancer is all […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Glo Minerals |The Corrective Camouflage Kit for Skin Blemishes and Post Procedure Cover Up

Makeup continues to evolve and nowadays, with the right technique, a simple cover up can make you shine. Sanova Dermatology has recently teamed up with Glo Minerals, and now offers a fantastic way to camouflage redness, dark spots, acne blemishes and other texture irregularities on the skin! “While I work with my patients to correct […]

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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 […]

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