Skin Cancer Procedures Outnumber Cosmetic Treatments in 2018

In its seventh annual Survey on Dermatologic Procedures, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) analyzed data from participating physicians to quantify the top medically necessary and cosmetic procedures performed in 2018. Their recent report reveals a continued increase in the number of procedures with more than 12.5 million total treatments last year – a 7.5% …

Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Habits to Prevent Skin Cancer

Along with higher temperatures and increased amounts of sun, May marks the beginning of Skin Cancer Awareness Month. With over 5 million diagnosed cases in the U.S. annually, skin cancer is reported as the most common cancer affecting Americans, and it is on the rise.  According to Mayo Clinic researchers, the number of cases of basal cell carcinoma …