Skin cancer is becoming more and more prevalent among Americans. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer in the United States, accounting for approximately 5.4 million cases each year. The incidence of skin cancer has been on the rise for several decades, likely due to […]
The Dangers of a Base Tan: A Dermatologist’s Perspective As dermatologists, we cannot stress enough the importance of protecting our skin from harmful UV rays. Whether from the sun or a tanning bed, tanning can have severe consequences for your skin’s health. In this blog post, we’ll be answering some commonly asked questions about tanning […]
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Dr. Amara Sayed May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and at Vitalogy Skincare, we are passionate about preventing, diagnosing, and treating skin cancer. Why is awareness of skin cancer so important? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. That alone should bring this topic […]
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a time to elevate attention about America’s most common cancer. Matthew Smetanick, D.O., sits down with us to talk about the cancer that will affect one in five Americans by the age of 70. Q: What is skin cancer? A: Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of cells from the […]
She pursued medicine as a career because she felt that’s where she could do the greatest good. As Vitalogy Skincare’s newest Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Hanson regularly performs Mohs Surgery to help her patients overcome skin cancer.
As a healthcare facility, we follow the best practices and guidance published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which may differ from local and state guidance. Please reference this COVID-19 Patient Notice as your resource to understand how we continue to serve you and our community with dermatological care. How to Book […]
Many people wonder if different cancers are connected to each other or if having cancer of one type makes you more likely to have another type. A 2018 study found some connections do indeed exist between different types of cancers. According to BreastCancer.org, “People who are diagnosed with a higher-than-average number of basal cell carcinomas, […]
Please join us in giving a warm Central Texas welcome to Kim Phillips, MD, a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Surgeon and Board-Certified Dermatologist who has treated over 125,000 patients with skin cancer.
The increasing time Americans spend in their cars can negatively impact your skin, increase sun exposure, and potentially increased instances of skin cancer. Learn how from a firsthand story from one of our Vitalogy Skincare team members.
There are two dangerous myths floating around: first, that people of color can’t get skin cancer and second, that if you have darker skin then you don’t need to wear sunscreen. These are both false, so your Vitalogy Skincare Dermatologists help explain the truth about people of color and their skin.