Skin cancer remains the most common type in the United States. At Aesthetix Skin & Surgery in Oakland Park, Florida, Igor Chaplik, DO, and Nicole Chaplik, PA, treat, diagnose, and prevent skin cancer with modern technology and surgical techniques. Call the location nearest you today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about skin cancer.
Skin cancer causes abnormal skin cells to grow and multiply rapidly. The most common type of cancer, skin cancer can appear nearly anywhere on your body. Repeated sun exposure is the most common cause, but genetics and underlying skin conditions can also increase your risk. With early intervention, most skin cancers are treatable.
The three most common types of skin cancer are:
A proper diagnosis is essential to effectively treat skin cancer. Your provider at Aesthetix Skin & Surgery performs a comprehensive skin cancer exam to detect cancerous lesions and recommend the appropriate treatment.
The most common cause of skin cancer is sun exposure. You can reduce your risk of skin cancer by:
The American Cancer Society recommends scheduling a skin cancer screening if you’re between ages 20 and 40. Individuals over age 40 should have comprehensive screenings annually.
Aesthetix Skin & Surgery offers two effective skin cancer treatments:
Call Aesthetix Skin & Surgery today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about skin cancer.