Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Blog

What’s New In Dermatology? A Live Blog from the 71st Annual AAD Meeting

Published on March 4, 2013

David T. Harvey, MD Mohs Surgeon & Cosmetic Dermatologist Live from Miami — This American Academy Of Dermatology (AAD) 71st Meeting is a very international gathering, with about 15,000 attendees from all over the world. It is chilly in Florida

Sunscreen Labeling… Change is in the air

Published on February 27, 2013

David T. Harvey, MD Mohs Surgeon & Cosmetic Dermatologist Later this year, the FDA is scheduled to implement some new changes to sunscreen labeling. First off, the new important label will designate whether a sunscreen is broad-spectrum or not. One

We now accept Humana (all plans) effective 1/15/2014

Published on February 8, 2013

SCD is now accepting all Humana patients. For a full list of the plans we accept, please click on http://derminstitutemd.com/patient-resources-newnan/participating-plans/.

Basal Cell Carcinoma and vismodegib- a new therapeutic advancement

Published on January 23, 2013

David T. Harvey, MD Mohs Surgeon & Cosmetic Dermatologist Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most common type of skin cancer accounting for about 3 million cases per year in the US. This cancer is a more locally destructive force

Body Contouring for the summer!

Published on July 16, 2012

David T. Harvey, MD Mohs Surgeon & Cosmetic Dermatologist Tumescent liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure which can remove localized fat deposits from the body. Dermatologic surgeons advanced this procedure in the 1980s with the advent of tumescent anesthesia. This

How do I protect my skin from the hot summer sun?

Published on July 8, 2012

David T. Harvey, MD Mohs Surgeon & Cosmetic Dermatologist Not all skin cancers can be prevented; however, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing skin cancer. Limit exposure to the sun. Do not stay in