Articles about skin


By Dr Alexandra Buk Summer is often the time we hear more about skin cancer. We are told by our doctors to avoid the sun if possible and always wear sunscreen when we are in the sun. But many people never think about their feet when they take preventative action, even though malignant melanoma (a […]

Show Your Toes: Summer switch from socks, shoes to sandals, flip-flops

By Dr Alexandra Buk With summer upon us, many of us are ready to shed those heavy shoes and socks and switch to sandals and flip-flops. But over the winter months, corns and callouses may have developed on our feet and toes. See also the Doctor’s article about sandals from last summer. Corns and callouses […]

Skin Cancer Affects Feet

Sun tanning is a national pastime but statistics reveal the damaging effect: in the past 50 years, the incidence of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, has risen nearly 800%! Basal cell carcinoma is the most frequently occurring form of skin cancer. It is most common in people with fair complexions and those […]

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