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Skin Cancer Screenings: You Can Trust Your Board-Certified Dermatologist

Skin Cancer Screenings: You Can Trust Your Board-Certified Dermatologist

Skin Cancer Screenings and the Expertise of Board Certified Dermatologists Board-certified dermatologists are the only trained professionals (physicians or otherwise) who can perform the highest level skin cancer screening for patients. Throughout their residency...
Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

What is Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC)? Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare type of skin cancer. It is so named because it starts when cells in the skin called Merkel cells begin to grow out of control. MCC grows quickly and can be difficult to treat if it spreads...
“Does My Insurance Cover This Dermatology Treatment?”

“Does My Insurance Cover This Dermatology Treatment?”

Insurance Plans: What’s Covered and What’s not Many, but not all dermatology procedures are covered by most insurance plans. Some facts about insurance coverage for treatments at Apollo Dermatology The question of insurance is perhaps one of the most...
Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Squamous Cell Skin Cancer)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Squamous Cell Skin Cancer)

Squamous cell carcinomas are the second most common skin cancers in the world. Although men are more likely to develop these skin cancers, thousands of women develop them squamous cell carcinomas yearly as well. It most often presents in the latter half of life....
Basal Cell Carcinoma (Basal Cell Skin Cancer)

Basal Cell Carcinoma (Basal Cell Skin Cancer)

Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer and also the most common cancer in humans. Approximately 2 million Americans are diagnosed with Basal Cell Carcinoma every single year. Basal Cell Carcinoma is more often found in men than women and over the...
Hair Loss – Alopecia Treatment

Hair Loss – Alopecia Treatment

We can treat your hair loss at Apollo Dermatology. Hair loss, also known as Alopecia, is arguably one of the most frustrating medical conditions. Alopecia is a term that encompasses many forms of hair loss. Some of these forms are genetic (male pattern or female...