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Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

The month of May is skin cancer awareness month so it’s a perfect time to get educated on the most common types of skin cancers and some specific characteristics of them.  What do I look for? This is the question I consistently get when doing full-body skin exams on...

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Coronavirus Update: A Message to Our Valued Patients

Coronavirus Update: A Message to Our Valued Patients

Effective 04/01/2020, Village Dermatology’s hours of operation may vary on a daily basis. If you have a future appointment that will be affected, our office will contact you immediately. If you have skin concerns that need immediate attention, please contact our...

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KEEPING YOU SAFE: A MESSAGE TO OUR VALUED PATIENTS

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become an evolving and uncertain public health issue affecting people globally and locally, Village Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, LLC wants to reassure you, our valued patients, that your health, safety, and well-being are of the...

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Village Dermatology Supports Tutors For Kids

Village Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery and Dr. Thi Tran raised $1,681 for Tutors for Kids in the month of December. Tutors for Kids is a non-profit offering free tutoring services to students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade in reading, writing, math, and the...

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More Than Skin Deep

More Than Skin Deep

The IL Duomo, developed by Dr. Keoni Nguyen, long-time friend who spent time with Dr. Tran as a resident surgeon here in The Villages, is a three-dimensional head, neck and shoulders which features more than 30 cancer tumors surgeons in training can practice removing in this article published in the September 2010 issue of “Lifestyles – The Villages Daily Sun”.

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Much To Do About Eczema

Much To Do About Eczema

Eczema is a broadly defined skin condition affecting more than 13 million people. Learn more about how what it is, causes, prevention, and treatment in this article published in the March 2018 issue of “Health & Wellness Magazine – Villages & Ocala editions”.

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness MonthWhat is Psoriasis and What Does it Look Like? Psorasis is considered an autoimmune condition that typically presents with scaly plaques that are silver in appearance. It is predominantly found on the knees, elbows, scalp and what we...

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What Can Be Done for Seasonal Allergies

What Can Be Done for Seasonal Allergies

Spring is upon us and thus allergies become a real problem for folks. Not to say that spring is the only time that allergies affect us, but it seems to be the peak for most. The most common symptoms with seasonal allergies are itchy, watery red eyes, sneezing, cough,...

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Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin

How do I know if my skin is healthy or not? This is one of the most common questions directed at us in Dermatology. There are several questions to ask yourself when assessing the overall health of the skin that will help you determine if it meets the bar or not. Is my...

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Protect the Skin You’re In

Protect the Skin You’re In

When it comes to skin cancer, prevention is key. We recommend the following precautionary measures to include to your daily habits: staying covered up with hats, shirts, and sunglasses, slathering on sunscreen, and avoid using tanning beds. However, the skin cancer...

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October is Eczema Awareness Month

October is Eczema Awareness Month

When dry skin becomes red and itchy, we refer to this as eczema. It can occur at any age and affects both men and women. The causes range from genetics to below-average skincare regimens. The treatment of eczema depends on the severity. The main goal is to re-hydrate...

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Tips to Better Manage Adult Acne (Rosacea)

Tips to Better Manage Adult Acne (Rosacea)

Acne is not just a teenager problem. Adult acne (rosacea) can affect people up into their 50s. It is also common among women in menopause. There are multiple causes for adult acne, including fluctuating hormone levels, stress, family history, cosmetic products,...

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Acne: Causes and Treatment Options

Acne: Causes and Treatment Options

Acne affects approximately 40 to 50 million Americans annually. It is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is characterized by comedones, pimples, and deeper lumps called cysts. This condition usually begins in puberty and affects many adolescents and young...

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Psychosocial Problem Caused by Hair Loss

Psychosocial Problem Caused by Hair Loss

Hair loss can be due to several medical conditions or diseases, genetics, or improper hair care.  Hair loss is most definitely a psychosocial problem. The cosmetic aspect has the potential to cause depression, low self-esteem, and altered self-image. Hair loss...

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