Skin cancer is a big deal, which is why it is so important to keep regular skin cancer screening appointments with Dr. Perri at Perri Dermatology. Doing so will ensure early detection, which greatly increases the effectiveness of treatment.

The truth is that anyone can get skin cancer. Male, female, light skin, dark skin, old skin, young skin. It truly does not discriminate. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it 1,000 times. Get an annual skin cancer screening! It’s so very important and so very easy. Dr. Perri constantly stresses the importance of early detection to his patients.

Are you a resident with a mole or multiple moles? If you answered, “Yes!” then you need to visit the dermatologist at least once a year for an annual check-up on your mole. The reason – moles may turn into melanomas, which are the deadliest form of skin cancer there is. But there is good […]

If you’re undergoing a skin cancer screening, you’re probably expecting your dermatologist to be looking for moles with changing appearances, or signs of Melanoma. But there are several other skin lesions that dermatologists look for during skin cancer screenings, including a Blue Nevus. A Blue Nevus is a blue colored mole that can be present […]