Sunscreen Education

May 8, 2017 by Kali Glover0

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and it is very important to remember that covering up is not the only thing you can do to foster healthy habits in your children. Studies show that only 1 in 4 children regularly wear sunscreen, and startlingly, studies also show that children who have a sunburn at an 

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Safe in the Sun: Exercising Outdoors

May 8, 2017 by Kali Glover0

Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute is here to remind you to remember to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays while exercising outdoors.

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PSA: The Dangers of Tanning

May 2, 2017 by wpengine0

Seeking a summer glow is desired by many, but with the dangers of tanning, the risk is not worth the reward. This is a message we state year-round and with it being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we continue to stress the importance of avoiding any form of UV tanning, whether it is sunbathing outside or at a tanning salon.

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The Effects of UV Rays

May 2, 2017 by wpengine0

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which serves as a time to further bring to the light the dangerous effects of ultraviolet rays from the sun. From premature aging to serious effects such as skin cancer (which can sometimes be fatal), UV rays can come with a cost greater than a temporary tan. In this addition of Skin Health 101, we are going to speak in detail of the effects of UV rays.

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Sun Protective Clothing

April 4, 2017 by wpengine0

With spring upon us, naturally, our skin care regimen must adapt to the changing weather. As the sun’s presence becomes more apparent during the day, the experts at Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute remind you to arm yourself against the sun’s harmful rays and damaging effect.

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Top 4 Favorite Summer Vacation Essentials

June 8, 2016 by Kali Glover0

Summer is here and we could all use a little rest and relaxation. Whether you are looking for a sunny staycation in town or branching out to a remote beach side locale, packing light is essential. The question is, what essential items do you pack to get the most out of your sunny excursion? We 

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ABCDEs of Skin Cancer

May 2, 2016 by Kali Glover0

Have you heard of the ABCDEs of Skin Cancer? During this Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute wants to provide a helpful tool to demonstrate the warning signs of a potentially cancerous mole. This tool is as easy as ABCDE! A – Asymmetry: Benign moles are usually symmetrical. A good way to tell 

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The 411 on Skin Cancer

May 2, 2016 by Kali Glover0

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and we at Collins Advanced Dermatology Institute want to stress the importance of protecting yourself from this dangerous disease; the first step in skin cancer protection is understanding more about it. Skin cancer comes in three common forms, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma, the most dangerous 

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Sun Safety Tips

March 4, 2016 by Kali Glover0

UV exposure is greatest during Daylight Savings Time, particularly between the hours for 10 AM and 4PM. Although sun safety should be practiced year-round, it is especially important during the spring and summer months. Luckily, Collins has a few tips to keep you protected from the sun’s harmful rays: Wear Sunscreen – Although this seems 

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Ask Dr. Collins: Treating Skin Cancer Without Surgery?

September 3, 2015 by Chelsea Harris0

What are some of the less-invasive ways to treat skin cancer?

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