Cryotherapy

Skin Tags: What Are They and Should I Worry?

What is a skin tag? A skin tag is a small, soft, round growth of skin that stands apart from the rest of your skin. “It’s often not bigger than a few millimeters, but it can grow up to half an inch,” explains Dr. Kellie Reed, board certified dermatologist at Sanova Dermatology. “Once it’s grown, it usually doesn’t change shape Continue reading

What are the Treatment Options for Actinic Keratosis?

If you’re over 40 and notice a dry, rough, scaly patch of pink, red or brown skin it could be actinic keratosis. These rough scaly patches are the result of past sun exposure, and can often take years to develop. A percentage of these skin lesions can become cancerous. So They Only Affect Middle-Aged or Older People? “Although they’re most Continue reading

3 Treatments for Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma is one of the major types of skin cancer in the United States. These common skin tumors grow from epithelial cells (also called squamous cells) and while it is a serious cancer, there are many treatment options available for patients with SCC. Cryotherapy Cryotherapy (or cryosurgery) is sometimes used for early stages of squamous cell carcinoma. It is Continue reading

The 5 Best Blogs of 2015

The end of the year is often a time to reflect on all the great experiences and things we’ve learned over the past 12 months. Sanova Dermatology is no different. We are also looking back at 2015 with reverence, and wanted to share some of the blogs that patients felt were the most interesting and informative! In New Year’s fashion, 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

What is a Precancer Skin Lesion?

Dermatologist often use the term precancer when describing skin lesion to patients. “It can actually create a lot of anxiety,” says Dr. Adam Mamelak, board certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon in Austin, Texas. “While patients are relieved to know that they do not have skin cancer, they’re also somewhat uncomfortable in being in the gray zone and a little Continue reading

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