Preventing Skin Cancer| Checkups

Get a Mole Check for Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May

Get a mole check from a skin doctor this May during National Skin Cancer Awareness month. Melanoma, which only accounts for 5 percent of skin cancer cases, kills one American every hour, according to the According to the American Cancer Society. Melanoma also accounts for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths, which is why


Causes and Treatment of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is a benign skin condition that manifests as black or brown papules on the skin that are flat and raised from the surface. These mole-like bumps are usually between 1-5mm in size. They are typically seen on the cheeks, forehead, neck and torso.  For some patients, DPN occurs as under eye moles.

Los Angeles Mole Removal: If You Don’t Want It Anymore, It’s Time for Mole Removal

Every person has moles—whether they are naturally born with them or develop them throughout their lifetime. Sometimes moles can be considered beauty marks and can be found attractive, but other times moles can be unsightly and need to be removed. Moles are typically located on the upper or lower parts of the back or the

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Removal of Nevus (Moles) on the Face and Body by Dr. Umar

A nevus, or known to many as a mole, is a non-cancerous skin lesion that is composed of melanocytes, which are pigment-producing cells of the skin. Melanocytes are special cells that give human skin its color. Melanocytes help protect the skin from getting a sunburn by producing the pigment melanin, which causes the skin to