mole removal process what to know by vujevich dermatology

Mole Removal: What You Should Know Before You See a Dermatologist

Before we dive into the mole removal process, let’s start with some basics. Moles are a common skin lesion that can sometimes lead to needing a mole removal procedure. Moles form when skin cells grow in a cluster. They can be slightly raised or completely flat. While typically black or brown in color, they can darken throughout your lifetime due to sun exposure or pregnancy.

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basal cell carcinoma vs squamous cell carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma vs Squamous Cell Carcinoma: What’s the Difference?

Skin cancer, also known as carcinoma, is one of the most common types of cancer. Understanding basal cell carcinoma vs squamous cell carcinoma can help you understand the importance of routinely performing an at-home skin cancer screening. Identifying potentially cancerous cells early not only allows your dermatologist to provide the best treatment possible, but also increases the chances of a positive outcome.

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COVID-19 Office Update From Vujevich Dermatology Associates

Updated 7/2/21

Help Maintain A Safe Environment For Our Patients and Staff

Patient and staff safety are our top priority, and we are closely monitoring developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Using guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, we have made changes that will affect your visit, and we ask that you help us keep our office a safe environment by following these temporary guidelines:

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Types of Acne: How to Tell the Difference (and How to Get Clearer Skin)

While acne is a common skin condition, did you know that there are many different types of acne? Acne can occur at any age for anyone, although it most commonly affects teenagers. Acne occurs when pores become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. While acne is not usually a sign of poor health, it can be emotionally distressing and can lead to scarring depending on its severity and treatment. So, what are the different types of acne, how can you tell the difference, and how do you treat it? Let’s dive in.

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best treatment for facial redness

Best Treatment for Facial Redness: 4 Dermatologist Recommended Options

During this time of year with colder weather, you may be more likely to deal with facial redness. Facial redness can be irritating, and it can cause a decrease in self-esteem. Identifying the cause and best treatment for facial redness can help you boost your confidence and get your skin back to its healthiest state. Read on to dive into the causes of this condition, the best treatment for facial redness, and more!

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mild vs moderate acne

Mild vs Moderate Acne: How to Tell the Difference

Most of us have dealt with dreaded acne, but some may have it worse than others. Are you able to tell the difference in mild vs moderate acne? Acne is the most common skin condition in the US, so knowing the difference between the two will help you identify the right treatment for your case. We always recommend seeking the guidance of a dermatologist for your acne, no matter the severity, so you can get the treatment plan that’s best for your skin.

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skin cancer removal in pittsburgh

Skin Cancer Removal in Pittsburgh: What You Should Know

With well over 2 million people residing in the greater Pittsburgh area, approximately 470,000 people may need to undergo skin cancer removal in Pittsburgh. Early detection of skin cancer through routine screenings, both at home and by a dermatologist, can help increase the chances of fighting back. Skin cancer has a high curable rate when it is found and addressed early.

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