During the carefree, languid days of summer fun and beachside vacations, the last thing people want to be thinking about is skin cancer. It’s easy to dismiss it as a cautionary tale, but for up to 10,000 Americans each day, a diagnosis is a new and unsettling reality. That’s according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, …Read More
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Category Archives: Skin Cancer
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. …Read More
Dr. Ming Jih, board-certified dermatologist at DermSurgery Associates in Houston, was interviewed by Houston Methodist's online magazine about checking your skin for moles and when to see a doctor about a suspicious mole. She provides tips for assessing moles to ensure that your skin remains healthy. In this article, she explains the ABCDEs of moles to determine …Read More
November is Healthy Skin Awareness Month, and it's a good time to refresh your awareness of a deadly skin cancer called melanoma and how moles on your skin can signal the onset of this disease. Most people have at least 10 moles on their bodies. Moles in and of themselves are not a cause for …Read More
The beach, the pool, and that backyard barbeque are already on your summer to-do list, but there’s one thing you might be missing: a visit to a dermatologist in the Greater Houston area. Skincare is more important than ever during the sunny season. Even as this summer presents a few extra challenges with COVID-19, we’re …Read More
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.Read More
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 …Read More
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, …Read More
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 …Read More
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, …Read More