May 2014 – Texas Dermatology

For Men Over Age 50

The American Academy of Dermatology is encouraging all men over the age of 50 to check for suspicious moles. A few minutes, once a month, could save your life. For more information:

Sun Protection Time!!!

Great suggestions to avoid sunburn from the American Academy of Dermatology: Seek shade when appropriate. The sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If your shadow appears to be shorter than you are, seek shade. Wear protective clothing. Wear a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses wherever possible. Generously apply … Read more

Time to schedule your skin exam!

Did you know that getting a skin check will boost your chances of surviving melanoma? I know that sounds intuitive but yet so many people do not have regular skin exams. Do not wait — schedule an appointment to see us today!

Sun Protection at Schools

In the Huffington Post (5/2, Solomon) opinion piece, Kate Solomon questions why most schools do not educate their young students about the dangers of unprotected sun exposure. Given the serious threat of skin cancer, Solomon calls on both schools and parents to keep their children informed. Check out the article here: We agree with … Read more