A Small Spot of Skin Cancer Can have a Big Impact
It's skin cancer awareness month and Ken Jones was fortunate to find melanoma early and have it treated. Ken shared his story with us and Dr. Hao Feng tells us how much sunscreen we really need and how often you should see a dermatologist for a skin check.
UConn Health Minute: Latest in Lasers
From removing birthmarks to reducing wrinkles, dermatologists can use laser treatments to help patients in more ways than ever. Dr. Hao Feng, director of Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology at UConn Health, says thanks to recent advances in laser technology, experienced practitioners can offer more effective treatments with less downtime for patients.
Establishing Guidelines for Surgery After Skin Cancer
Physicians now have evidence-based recommendations for when skin cancer leaves a patient in need of reconstructive surgery. UConn Health’s chief of plastic surgery, Dr. Andrew Chen, led a national brain trust to come up with them.
Skin Cancer, When Found and Treated Early is Highly Curable
An estimated 3.6 million Americans are diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma each year, the most common type of skin cancer. Early diagnosis and treatment is key.
Debunking Skin Cancer Myths
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. May is skin cancer awareness month and we debunk some common myths about this disease and provide some tips to reduce your risk.
Psoriasis Center Brings Together Patients, Providers, and Researchers
UConn Health has transformed its former John Dempsey Hospital emergency department space into a center for its dermatologists to provide coordinated care of psoriasis patients.
Healthier Skin With Technology and Expertise
UConn Health dermatologists use the latest in lasers and other devices to offer unrivaled cosmetic treatment options.
UConn Health Minute: Teledermatology
UConn Health dermatology offers teledermatology services for their patients. This “virtual care” is just like an in-office appointment with the dermatologists you trust but from the safety and comfort of your home.
Sun Protection = Skin Care Prevention
As the sun and fun of summer begin, most people think of sun protection only when they spend a day at the lake, beach, or pool. However, sun exposure adds up day after day all year long. It’s also the time of year we think more about skin cancer which is by far the most […]