Medically Reviewed By: Kelli Bryant, MD Moles, also called nevi, are sometimes considered beauty marks. But if you have a mole — especially a facial mole — that’s more of an eyesore, or if a mole is easily irritated by clothing or gets snagged on jewelry, chances are you’d rather be rid of it. Can you[Read More]
Common and Atypical Moles
Skin cancer is a prevalent problem in the United States, with an estimated one in five Americans developing the condition over the course of their lifetime. Typically caused by a combination of UV exposure, risk factors, and genetic predisposition, skin cancer is not only life-threatening, but can also result in a number of troubling side[Read More]
What is Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome?
With skin cancer now estimated to affect one in five people in the United States at some point in their lives, many people are now aware of the various risks associated with this condition and how to prevent it. However, even if you wear sunscreen and check your skin fairly regularly, you may still have[Read More]