July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Protecting your skin throughout all stages of your life is essential. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and summer is the perfect time to remember how vital sun safety is. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. …

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Are Hives Triggered by Summer Heat?

Hives, or urticaria, appear as itchy welts on the skin. They can be caused by many different things and are never fun to experience. Some people get them a couple of times in their lives, while others have them chronically. When your body temperature rises, your skin may react to heat or sweat. But one …

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Men’s Health Month – Skin Tips

June is Men’s Health Month, and its purpose is to educate men and boys about preventable health issues and early detection and treatment of specific diseases. One topic that is often overlooked is men’s skincare. Your skin plays a vital role in the protection of your health, but developing a routine can have many more …

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Skin Cancer: The Most Common, Most Avoidable Cancer

If there is something to take away from Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s that, one, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and, two, it’s the most preventable. With over 5 million new cases diagnosed each year, it’s important to take precautions to reduce the chances of getting skin cancer. Here are some …

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What your skin says about your health: What you should know

Your skin plays a significant role in keeping you healthy and can tell a lot about what’s going on inside your body. Here’s a closer look at how your skin protects you and what certain skin conditions mean when it comes to your overall health. The role of your skin Your skin is the largest …

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Board-Certification: Why it matters when choosing a doctor

When you’re looking for a new doctor, are you paying attention to whether or not that doctor is board-certified? Most experts say you should be and here’s why. What does it mean to be board certified? To become a doctor, a bachelor’s degree must first be obtained. Once a bachelor’s degree is received, medical school …

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Virtual Medicine: A new approach in the COVID-19 era

In these trying times, nearly all businesses across the US and around the world are seeing major declines, especially businesses that have foot traffic.  For medical practices, the need for our patients and staff to shelter at home has stifled our ability to provide the continuity and quality of care that we are accustomed to …

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What It’s Really Like to Have Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can make anyone feel insecure since it is one of those very visible features that are difficult to hide. It has long been associated with the effects of cancer treatments, so alopecia areata sufferers deal with looking “sick.” Alopecia is generally not a severe condition, but the emotional impacts of the unpredictable physical changes can …

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Our New AURA MedSpa Is Opening Soon

If you love going to the spa, you’ll love this news. ForCare is opening our very own spa providing unique services like massage therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Insert happy face emoji. Both premier therapies can be just the boost you need for your overall health and well-being and just like our dermatology providers, our …

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Our office will now require face masks or face coverings to enter our facility due to COVID and Tampa mandate.