Dermatology Opinion Archives

Skin checks in the emergency department

Performing skin checks during other procedures can identify abnormalities that would otherwise be overlooked.

Are you sure that's really a spider bite?

Skin abscess can be frustrating and confusing for patients, and the incidence of MRSA continues to grow.

Quantity, frequency important in sunscreen application

Patients may already know they should use a SPF 30 sunscreen, but are they applying it properly?

Teens and indoor tanning: communicating health risks

When discussing indoor tanning with adolescent patients, appealing to their sense of vanity can go a long way toward dissuading them from engaging in risky behaviors.

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