Category Archives: Skin Cancer

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Sun Safety: How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

Protecting your skin from the Texas summer sun is essential for maintaining its health and youthful appearance. Being active outdoors during the summer is fun and many people consider tanned skin attractive. But over time, the skin develops a weathered, wrinkled look that leads people to seek sun damage treatment at our Houston dermatology clinics. …

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Dr. Boulos Shares Tips for Checking Skin with Allure Magazine

Dr. Scarlett Boulos, board-certified dermatologist at DermSurgery Associates, was recently interviewed by Allure Magazine. In the article, she provided tips for checking your skin for changes and warning signs of skin cancer. She explains how to do a personal skin evaluation and the ABCDEs of skin checks. Click here to read the full article.

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Cancer screen, December 2-6, 2019

Cancer Screen Week is Here: Make an Appointment This Week at DermSurgery Associates for Your Annual Skin Check

The American Cancer Society says almost 607,000 people are expected to die of cancer in 2019. Regular screening can help find certain cancers early, when they are most likely to be treated successfully. Cancer Screen Week is a public health initiative founded by Genentech, the American Cancer Society, Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health …

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What’s Your Summer Skin Protection Strategy?

Summer skin protection is critical to maintaining healthy, glowing, young-looking skin. A golden tan looks great, but we all know that too much sun exposure can wreak havoc on the long-term resilience of our skin. To much sun can cause lines and wrinkles, crow’s feet, sun spots and other discolorations. It results in dry, leathery, …

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Summer Time!

Summer is here! For many, that means a lot more time spent soaking up the sun. Dr. Riahi has some important information he wants you to know about sun exposure. Photodamage (or skin aging) is a constant process! Dr. Riahi spent 3 years working on research regarding skin aging and the sun. His findings demonstrate …

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DermSurgery Associates

Houston Dermatologists Bring Depth of Experience to Large Network of DermSurgery Associates Clinics Across Houston Area

DermSurgery Associates is a network of highly trained Houston dermatologists offering industry-leading, advanced treatments for a wide range of skin conditions. These highly trained Houston dermatologists and their talented support staff specialize in cosmetic dermatology, adult and pediatric dermatology and skin cancer surgery and treatment. With 11 service locations conveniently located across the Houston-metropolitan area, …

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Houston Dermatology Experts at DermSurgery Associates Offer Full Range of Innovative Skin Care Solutions

Internationally renowned Houston dermatology and Mohs Surgery expert Leonard Goldberg, M.D. is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He founded DermSurgery Associates on the belief that patients should be provided with the best care possible from a caring and knowledgeable team. Collectively, their expert staff of 18 highly-trained doctors has more than 250 …

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Spring is the Time to Spot Skin Cancer

As the Houston area heads toward another hot summer with lots of fun in the sun or just being out in the sun, this spring is a good time to make sure your skin is ready for another bout with the sun’s UV rays. There are two easy ways to do this: 1. Have a …

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Luck of the Irish – Is Fair Skin Dangerous?

Whether or not people of Irish descent have any actual luck (think four-leaf clovers and leprechauns), one thing that isn't very lucky about them is the fair skin many people in that part of the world were born with. But it's not just the Irish – many genetic makeups turn out children with fair skin, …

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