Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

Skin cancer develops when there is abnormal growth of skin cells. This abnormal growth usually occurs in areas that are exposed to the sun. There are three major types of skin cancers – basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Of the three,...

Bumps or Lumps on Your Skin? Here’s What to Do

A new year brings new opportunities for many of us to begin developing healthy habits. This year, prioritize your skin! If you have bumps, lumps or other skin issues, the Skin Clinic at Premier Surgical Associates at Parkwest will help clear those up. Here are some...

Protect Your Skin This Summer!

Spending time outdoors especially after months of being cooped up can be fun and exciting! However, the physicians of Premier Surgical would like to remind you that with fun and in the sun comes the responsibility of protecting your skin. Your skin is the largest...

Healthy Skin in the Winter

Winter can be fun, but the cold weather is not always fun for the skin. Low temperatures and humidity can rob the skin of its moisture, leading to dryness and dullness. Many think that summer months are the time to take extra care of your skin, but it’s also important...

Be Skin Safe!

Every year, more people United States are diagnosed with skin cancer than all other forms of cancer combined. While early detection is important in keeping skin cancer from becoming life-threatening, taking proper steps for prevention is key. Premier Surgical...

Bright Days Ahead: Melanoma Patient Becomes Advocate for Sun Safety

Even though Premier Surgical oncologist Paul Dudrick, MD, isn’t known for being a skilled artist, Robin MacLean carries one of his drawings in her purse. It’s the paper that was spread across the examination table when Dr. Dudrick drew a picture to help her understand...