Mohs Surgery – A Micrographic Procedure For Skin Cancer

Despite nationwide skin cancer campaigns preaching the benefits of sunscreen and skin exams, skin cancer ranks No. 1 as the most common form of cancer in the United States. A skin cancer diagnosis often catches people off guard, especially in later decades, but Mohs surgery has transformed the way dermatologists treat common skin cancers. Mohs… Read more »

Skin Rescue in the Winter Months

Did you know? The winter can take a toll on your skin, especially if you are living in arid areas and/or are already prone to dry skin. It can cause your skin discomfort and even lead to sores and cracking, also known as chapping, which can be painful and take some time to heal. Long-term… Read more »

Meet The Canton Location Clinicians

Hello, Canton! We are excited to announce a new APDerm® clinic opening in Canton! Dr. Paul Rolincik and Physician Assistant Melissa Sansone are the clinicians at the new office. We caught up with them to ask a few questions about the new location. Q: Congratulations on the opening of the new Canton location. Could you tell us more… Read more »

The holidays can wreak havoc on your skin – here’s how to fight back

The holiday lights and parties make this a merry time of year, but all the diet-busting dishes, to-do lists, and socializing can wreak havoc on your complexion. December’s whirlwind of holiday soirees, workplace carry-ins, and happy hours with friends translates into added alcohol, sweets, and stress. All that indulging, coupled with dark days, late nights,… Read more »

Perioral Dermatitis Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Have you noticed red spots around your mouth and chin? Has it been months and they are not going away or migrating to your eye and forehead? If you normally have clear skin, it can be perplexing to pinpoint what is causing the unsightly red spots that look like acne or a rash. Perioral dermatitis… Read more »

A Skin Cancer Guide For Veterans & Active Military Personnel

Skin cancer usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when people consider the potential health risks associated with military service. However, studies show active duty military and veterans, especially those in earlier wars, have an increased risk for skin cancer compared to the general population. U.S. military members are often deployed to tropical… Read more »

Caring For Your Skin During Menopause

Menopause and the years leading up to it bring a host of frustrating and unwanted changes for women. Dry skin, brittle nails, and hair loss are some of the more visible signs and symptoms that can cause women to feel self-conscious and less attractive. Similar to your teenage years, when hormones go haywire, menopause-related hormonal… Read more »

Physician Assistant To Fight In Charity Boxing Event

APDerm is proud to announce Physician Assistant Erica Lundgren, MHS, PA-C with Boston Dermatology & Laser Center will be fighting in Haymakers For Hope – Belles Of The Brawl VII on October 9th! Haymakers For Hope is a sanctioned charity boxing event that raises funds for cancer research, care, awareness, and survivorship. Erica has been… Read more »