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Skin Cancer

A Great New Year’s Resolution: Regular Skin Cancer Screening

As we approach the new year, our board-certified dermatologists in Jupiter would like to suggest you add one particular item to your list of New Year’s resolutions: a skin cancer screening. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). One in every three cancers diagnosed is skin cancer. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. A skin...

What to Do About Skin Tags, Moles, and Other Lesions

You’re washing up one day or changing clothes in front of a mirror when you notice something on your skin that you’re pretty sure is new. So of course you consult Dr. Internet (instead of our board-certified dermatologists in Jupiter) and decide it’s harmless. Regardless, you want to be rid of it for cosmetic reasons, or because it’s located in a place where clothing, jewelry, or frequent movement will constantly irritate...

The Sunscreen vs. Vitamin D Myth

When our board-certified dermatologists in Jupiter constantly remind our patients to apply sunscreen all year ‘round, we sometimes get pushback from our patients who are worried about the effect on their vitamin D levels. This is because sun exposure is a primary way to get D, which is why it’s often called “the sunshine vitamin.”  Vitamin D is crucial to maintaining health. Its main function is to help the body absorb...

Why You Still Get Burned When Using Sunscreen

For years you’ve heard our dermatologists at Genesis Dermatology in Jupiter warn you never to set foot outside—or sit near windows in the sun—without applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. And you do, but burn anyway. So what happened? There are several possible reasons for this. You don’t use enough Probably the number one reason why people burn despite using sunscreen is that they use too little. The American Academy of...


21 Facts About Skin Cancer & How to Avoid It

Beach weather is here, along with an increased risk for skin cancer. This is why May has been designated Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and why our dermatologists in Jupiter at Genesis Dermatology want to share some facts you may not know about skin cancer, along with ways to avoid it. Statistics Cancer of the skin is the most common form of cancer in the United States. It’s also the most preventable form of...

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It’s Time to Rediscover Self Tanner for Safe Beauty

For years, our board-certified dermatologists at Genesis Dermatology in Jupiter have implored our clients to avoid the sun, as well as tanning beds. But then we get the pushback: “I look like a ghost without a tan!” “I need that healthy-looking glow!” “A tan helps disguise my uneven skin tone!” But the risks of tanning, whether from the sun or tanning beds, are high. Tanning increases your risk of basal cell...


What You Should Know About Sunscreens

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Our board-certified dermatologists in Jupiter thought this would be a good time to review the facts you need to know about sunscreens. Learn how they protect you from skin cancer, the most common cancer in the United States. Background Every year, approximately 1,735,000 Americans are diagnosed with this preventable disease, and an estimated 610,000 die from it.The most preventable cause of skin cancer is exposure to...

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Avoiding Sun Damage During the Pandemic

Even before the coronavirus-related restrictions were lifted, many people were escaping the confinements of home by heading outdoors alone or with family members. Now that more outside venues are opening, more of us will be spending even more time outdoors, possibly putting our skin at risk of sun damage, including skin cancer. Therefore, our board-certified dermatologists at Genesis Dermatology would like to remind you about the best ways to protect yourself...