Created by the Nevada Cancer Coalition, Sun Smart Nevada was designed to raise awareness, and encourage Nevadans to adopt sun-safe habits. Resources provided by the Sun Smart Nevada program include tips for preventing exposure to UV radiation along with educating the community about regular skin checks. Launched in 2015, Sun Smart Nevada has installed over
Many things come to mind when we think about the experience we may have with acne breakouts, and for some of us feel stronger about it. Acne is a skin condition that can affect anybody at any age. According to the American Academy of Dermatology acne is the most common skin condition in the United
“It’s a great day at work when…. you can provide a patient a 98-99% cure rate of their skin cancer and perform their reconstruction within a few hours.” We are excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Michael Zumwalt, MD. Dr. Zumwalt studied medicine and completed his Dermatology residency at Loma Linda University.
Brandie Oros, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, talks to us about the sun safety habits that we can start early on with our families to help prevent skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation stresses that daily protection from the sun is very important in addition to protection on the big sun days such as a beach day
“Treat people like you want to be treated.” – Dr. Adam Wallach We are pleased to welcome Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Adam Wallach to the Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute team. He cares for patients at our location in Truckee, California. His specialties include Medical and Surgical Dermatology for both adult and pediatric patients as well
Our newest team member literally wrote the book on Dermatology. Please join us in welcoming Samantha Schneider, M.D., Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist. She specializes in Mohs surgery, which is a technique that removes a skin cancer with the smallest possible margin. Dr. Schneider is also trained in facial reconstruction to repair the area
Skin tags aren’t a medical emergency, but they are often annoying or unsightly and can get caught on things so you probably want to get them removed. Here’s some information on what they are, what causes them, where they commonly occur, and how to remove them: What are skin tags? A skin tag is a
Every year many Americans make New Year’s resolutions, set goals, and plan budgets to handle expenses big and small. If you’re not making an annual skin exam part of your routine each year, you may be putting your skin, health, and even bottom line at risk. Here’s what you need to know about an annual