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DAVID DAVIDSON, PA, CONDUCTS FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING

The Derm Group is on a mission to make our communities aware of the importance of early detection and treatment of all skin cancers.  To that end, our providers routinely volunteer their time to conduct free community skin cancer screenings.  David Davidson, Certified Physician Assistant (and the former President of the PA Society of NJ) …

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INDOOR TANNING (FINALLY!) ON THE DECLINE

Indoor tanning rates among women have dropped in the past few years - from 8.6% in 2010 to 6.5% in 2013 - according to new research published in JAMA Dermatology.  However, an estimated 7.8 million women are still indoor tanners. That number should be zero. "If there's one thing we wish all of our patients …

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TODAY IS FIGHT PROCRASTINATION DAY – TIME TO GET THAT MOLE CHECKED!

We've heard it hundreds of times.  That little mole that appeared recently but you just haven't had time to come in to get it checked out. Well, thank you National Fight Procrastination Day for reminding us to "just do it!"  EARLY DETECTION is the key in treating all skin cancers.  Please do not put off …

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UV GEL MANICURE DANGER? DERM GROUP’S DAVID DAVIDSON’S EXPERT OPINION

Are local nail salons losing safety for style? Liz Dennerlein, ASBURY PARK PRESS When you walk into Cathy's Nice Nails & Hair, you might feel as though you've just entered a scene from the movie "Steel Magnolias," where the nail salon is a second home. Owner Cathy Serrantonio said her warm, big personality often gets …

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NFL All-Star Thanks Dr. Groisser for Life Saving Early Melanoma Diagnosis

The Derm Group is a proud sponsor of LiveSunSmart (https://livesunsmart.org/).  As their Medical Director, Dr. Danny Groisser was a featured speaker at the Annual Gala.  Check out NHL-great Bart Oates thanking Dr. Groisser for saving his life by diagnosing his melanoma at an early, treatable stage.  And, after you do, please call us to schedule …

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HOW THE SUN SEES YOUR SKIN / THAT VIRAL VIDEO

Odds are you’re one of the 10 million people who’ve already viewed “How the Sun Sees You,” a video created by photographer and writer Thomas Leveritt.  It shows the reactions of random New Yorkers who view themselves through the lens of an ultraviolet camera, fitted with filters that allow UV rays to pass through while …

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THE SURGEON GENERAL’S CALL TO ACTION TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER

The Surgeon General issued a lengthy "call to action" yesterday regarding the sharp increase of melanoma, and steps needed to combat this deadly disease.  The Derm Group would like to remind all of our patients to wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen DAILY (and re-apply every two hours), and schedule routine full body skin screenings.  We have …

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