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    What is a dermatologic surgeon?

    Part of a progressive medical subspecialty, ASDS member dermatologists perform medically necessary and cosmetic procedures to improve the health, function and beauty of skin through every stage of life.

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    From forehead furrows to frown lines…

    Performing more than 5 million cosmetic procedures each year, ASDS member dermatologists offer many treatments that are less intense, safer and have quicker recovery times than ever before.

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    3 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer every year

    Any suspicious new growths or changes should be examined by a dermatologist immediately. ASDS member dermatologists are trained to select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient.

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    From excess fat to wrinkles…

    Offering a range of office-based cosmetic procedures, ASDS member dermatologists can select the appropriate treatment choice to meet your individual goals.

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Skin Cancer: Coach's toughest opponent

 

 

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Indoor tanning is a dangerous habit. Lisa Pace, a women’s college basketball coach and former habitual indoor tanner, wishes she realized that before developing more than 80 skin cancers.

Pace uses this 30-second video to highlight her story. She is not alone in having her life threatened by the consequences of indoor tanning. Consider:

»  More than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning.

»  The World Health Organization has classified indoor tanning in the highest risk category of known carcinogens.

»  Black-box warnings stating sunlamp products should not be used by anyone under age 18 are now legally required.

Lisa Pace is committed to fighting skin cancer – and doing her part to make sure others heed her cautionary tale.

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