Top 10 Risk Factors for Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is among the most widespread cancer in the world. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime and for that reason, it’s important to be aware of what can cause it. Thankfully, while skin cancer is widespread, it’s one of the easiest cancers to beat, but only with early detection.…

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Look-alike Skin Conditions Only a Dermatologist Should Treat

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Not all skin conditions are as they seem. While some may be obvious to the untrained eye…others can be reason for much more concern and attention. Common skin conditions like acne and rosacea, different viral rashes, and even poison oak versus poison ivy can all be confused for one another—and some are worse than others.…

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Apex Skin Featured in The Gazette Newspaper on 9/5/18

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Apex Dermatology & Skin Surgery was recently featured in The Gazette in an article entitled, “4 Reasons to see a Dermatologist. In the article, Apex Skin’s Dr. Karpinski explains some of the most common skin conditions that should require patients to see a dermatologist. Some of the reasons being a on the legs and acne,…

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Types of Acne Scars & Treatment Options

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What causes acne scars? Unfortunately, acne scarring is a very common side effect of acne breakouts. The skin’s response to P. acnes bacteria can produce inflammatory acne (“pimples”), these inflammatory lesions often leave scars behind after they resolve.  Some people are more prone to scarring than others, and can end up with disfiguring marks on…

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