Skin Care Resolutions for the New Year

by Cosmetic Dermatology

Skin Care Resolutions for the New Year As we head into a new year, High Valley Dermatology would like to remind you of a few important ways to care for your skin. Remember, ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the most common cause of skin cancer.  Even in the winter months, when the sun is […]

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Common Skin Cancer Symptoms

by General Dermatology

Skin Cancer Facts Skin Cancers To Be Aware Of Include: Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Cancer Melanoma – Most Dangerous Melanoma Skin Cancer Signs Asymmetry Borders Color Diameter Evolving

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Skin Cancer Prevention Infographic

by Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Prevention Recommendations 1. Seek the Shade 2. Avoid Sunburns (especially the severe sunburns. 3. Avoid Tanning & Tanning Beds – These are never ok to use and even one time can be very damaging to your skin. 4. Always try to cover your skin – Hats, sleeves, sunglasses, pants… the more covered up, […]

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Recognizing Skin Cancer

by Skin Cancer

Skin cancer comes in all shades, sizes and shapes. Knowing how to recognize suspicious areas of skin early is crucial for successful treatment. Although there are many different kinds of skin cancers, only four common types will be discussed here. These types are Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Kaposi’s Sarcoma, Melanoma and Basal Cell Carcinoma.

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When you age, your skin type will change, causing wrinkles, and produce uneven skin tones. High Valley Dermatology carries a line of skin care products of superior quality and efficient for treating a number of skin troubles. Dr. Lena Gowring, Dr. Lindsay Sewell, Dr. Brandon Miner, and Joseph Anderson PA-C are very knowledgeable and can […]

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Here at High Valley Dermatology, our highly trained and talented team of doctors, including the highly trained and experienced Dr. Lindsay Sewell, Dr. Brandon Miner, Dr. Lena Gowring and Joseph Anderson PA-C specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. In Idaho Falls, with so many exciting outdoor summertime activities, we want to emphasis […]

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Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and accounts for almost half of all reported cases. As exposure to UV rays has been linked to basal and squamous cell carcinomas, as well as the more serious melanomas, one of the major prevention tactics for these cancers is avoiding excessive time in the sun. […]

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Understanding Ultraviolet Radiation and Skin Cancer

by General Dermatology

UV Radiation (UV Rays) is emitted by the sun. Many types of light bulbs also put off UV rays such as tanning beds, nail dryers and other light boxes. Types of UV rays There are three main types of UV rays UVA- These rays penetrate the skin more deeply than UVB rays, therefore, playing a major […]

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Vanessa Latimer melanoma recovery story

by Melanoma Treatment

Vanessa Latimers personal story published on aad.org I grew up in small town Idaho where life revolves around the Great Outdoors. Any and all free time my family had was spent pursuing activities outside; and that passion for nature, fresh air, and sunshine will forever be ingrained in my being. I also naturally excelled at athletics. […]

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An inexpensive vitamin can help reduce the occurrence of common skin cancers in people prone to that disease, researchers reported on Wednesday. In a clinical trial, people who took two pills a day of nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3 available as a nutritional supplement, had a 23 percent lower risk of developing non-melanoma skin […]

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