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Confirming Your Appointment with Apollo Dermatology

Confirming Your Appointment with Apollo Dermatology

Keeping or cancelling your dermatology appointment with Dr. Dupati. The staff at Apollo Dermatology works efficiently to ensure that your appointment is kept on time and that any new open appointments are given to those waiting for a dermatology treatment.  We greatly...
ABCDE’s of Melanoma

ABCDE’s of Melanoma

What do I need to know about melanoma? One easy way to remember common characteristics of melanoma is to think alphabetically – the ABCDEs of melanoma. ABCDE stands for asymmetry, border, color, diameter, and evolving. These are the characteristics of skin...
Appointment Cancellations and Availability at Apollo Dermatology

Appointment Cancellations and Availability at Apollo Dermatology

Can my existing dermatology appointment be moved up? Our staff will always do their best to accommodate your appointment needs when possible. Since opening our office 2 years ago, we have been blessed with the patronage of our patients and through word of mouth and...
When should a mole be seen by a doctor?

When should a mole be seen by a doctor?

How do I know if a mole needs to be checked out? Self skin surveillance should be a very important part of everyone’s monthly routine but what exactly should you be looking out for when examining my moles? It’s fairly normal to develop new moles until the age of 40,...
Get Rid of Your Magnifying Mirror

Get Rid of Your Magnifying Mirror

Each week I see several patients who are fixated on a tiny spot or blemish that they noticed while looking into their vanity magnifying mirrors. Oftentimes, I can only see these spots with my dermatoscope, but almost never with the naked eye. While this can be...
Mohs Surgery: Treatment of Skin Cancer

Mohs Surgery: Treatment of Skin Cancer

What is Mohs Surgery? Mohs surgery is an outpatient procedure that can be performed in a clinic under local anesthesia. The procedure is named after Dr. Frederick Mohs who developed it in the 1950s. It works by removing minimal layers of affected skin until skin...