Sun Safety

Summertime is fun time to spend outdoors. But in sunny Florida, that means more exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Those UV rays can damage unprotected skin in as little as 15 minutes and even lead to skin cancer. Here are some tips to keep you sun safe all year long. Seek Shade One [Read More]

Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer Treatment

The number of people developing skin cancer has been increasing for decades. Now, one in five people in the United States will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Every year, more women and men under the age of 40 are being diagnosed with skin cancer, and 5.4 million cases of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and [Read More]

Time for Your Child’s Summer Skin Check

With kids out of school, it’s time for fun, sun and a lot of activities. It’s also time to schedule a summer skin check and stock up on sunscreen! At Water’s Edge Dermatology, we are experts in spotting and treating all kinds of pediatric skin, hair and nail conditions, which is why we are encouraging [Read More]

Skin Cancer Treatments

Hearing the word “cancer” can be scary. However, when it comes to skin cancer, it doesn’t have to be frightening. Although it is the most common cancer in the United States, skin cancer is highly curable when caught and treated early. If you are diagnosed with skin cancer or a pre-cancerous spot, schedule a visit [Read More]

May 6th is Melanoma Monday

Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer? Approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. That means approximately one in five Americans develop skin cancer. While melanoma is not the most common type of skin cancer, it is the most dangerous. It is responsible for 10,000 [Read More]

Protecting Lighter-Toned Skin from Skin Cancer

St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to remind everyone with lighter-toned skin to take extra precautions in the sun to protect yourself from skin cancer. Most skin cancers develop on areas of the skin that get years of sun exposure, like the face, neck, ears, forearms, hands, and trunk. Basal cell carcinomas and squamous [Read More]

Spotting Skin Cancer

Have you ever looked at a spot on your skin and asked yourself, “Should I be concerned about that?” Most of us have. At Water’s Edge Dermatology, we want to help make everyone smarter about skin cancer diagnosis and treatment. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Early detection is vital. [Read More]

Non-Surgical Electron Beam Therapy for Skin Cancer at Water’s Edge

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and it is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Nearly 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, totaling nearly 3 million people. The two most common kinds of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous [Read More]

Tips for Preventing Skin Cancer

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and when caught early, it is also the most treatable. For those who work outside or participate in regular outdoor activities, covering up and choosing the right sunscreen can help prevent [Read More]

New Skin Cancer Research & Treatment: Mid-2018 Update

For millions of Americans living with basal and squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma, each new breakthrough in skin cancer research & treatment matters deeply. For some, it can mean the difference between life and death. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of productive skin cancer research & treatment activity occurring worldwide here in 2018. There’s also more [Read More]