Living in Little Silver, with lots of days at the beach over at Sandy Hook, we’re all exposed to a lot of sun. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are the stinkers, penetrating the skin and damaging its cells, leading to skin aging and wrinkling, and various skin cancers. We all know that the best thing would […]
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Know Your Skin Cancers
Since we’re in the midst of another hot Jersey summer, odds are you’re spending as much time as possible either huddled next to the air conditioner or at the Shore. This time in the sun adds up with skin cells that can begin mutating into skin cancer. So, this could be a good time for […]
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer Removal
Dr. Hetzler is tasked with removing skin cancers from areas where a big scar is the last thing anyone wants. It’s one thing to take a basil cell carcinoma off the back of a 50-year-old man. He’s probably not that concerned with the scar. But it’s a different story removing melanoma from a woman’s cheek. […]
Do You Know the A-B-C-D-E’s of Skin Cancer?
It’s probably been quite a few years since you gave the alphabet any serious consideration. But there are five letters that should be of particular interest to you, especially if you are often outside at the Jersey Shore or the lakes and rivers around us. They are A, B, C, D, and E. Those five […]
How Much Do You Know About Skin Cancer?
Living so close to Sandy Hook, Monmouth, and all the water around us, we all get lots of sun. We know that sun is damaging our skin, both on the surface and into the deeper layers, so we apply sunscreen and wear protective clothing. Still, most of us are accumulating sun exposure. Since more information […]