US Surgeon General Issues Stern Warning Against Tanning!

The US Surgeon, who is a dermatologist, has issued the most stern warning to date against tanning - outdoor or in an indoor tanning bed. The warning from Surgeon General Boris Lushniak states that skin cancer cause by tanning and or burning is a "major public health problem" and that too much exposure to indoor and outdoor ultraviolet light is a major cause." The most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma, affects nearly 63,000 people each year with about 6,000 of those cases are directly linked to indoor tanning. Prevention is the key - protect your skin, limit your sun exposure and have regular skin exams. Skin cancer has a 90% cure rate if caught early! If you find you are diagnosed with skin cancer our office has the most technologically advanced treatments available today. Mohs surgery is a state-of-the-art treatment effective for Melanoma skin cancer. It relies on the precision and accuracy of the microscope to trace and remove all of the skin cancer down to its roots. MOHS surgery has the highest cure rate (over 90%), the lowest chance of re-growth and offers the minimal possible surgical scar. Additionally any reconstructive surgery that is needed is completed at the same time. To learn more about Mohs surgery visit: Miami Cosmetic Derm

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