When one pimple that doesn’t go away for a long time turns out to be skin cancer…
Skin Care Awareness Month with focus on Melanoma: http://ow.ly/4nngGC
Dermatologists recommend performing regular self-exams and looking for the following:
A is for Asymmetry: One half doesn’t match the other.
B is for Border irregularity: The edges are ragged, notched or blurred.
C is for Color that varies from one area to another.
D is for Diameter: Melanomas are usually greater than 6 millimeters (the size of a pencil eraser) when diagnosed, but they can be smaller.
E is for Evolving: Look for a mole or skin lesion that looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color.
Pediatrician emphasizes OUTDOOR & INDOOR TANNING = NOT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH. Click here for more: http://ow.ly/RGy23
Pleased by news today that Dr. Richard Assaf M.D. will be listed in August’s Cleveland Magazine’s TOP DOCTOR edition as voted by his peers. http://ow.ly/i/bmbxJ
Not drying it out with fresh air advice anymore! Reduce scars from scrapes and cuts by keeping the wound moist. See http://ow.ly/Oo7Ny
Pride: that patients rate us HIGH on being able to get in to see us – average Cleveland wait time is 46.6 days. http://ow.ly/FGA4I
New sunscreens with new ingredients are coming. http://ow.ly/FfEcz
Giving thanks for fall break and time with loved ones. Clear skin is RAD. http://ow.ly/i/7IY8g
Blue eyes? Red hair? You’re at higher risk. Be “sun” wise. http://ow.ly/EGdEg