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Base Tans are Not Safe Tanning

A Base Tan is Not a Safe Tan

We know you love having healthy, radiant, and tan skin in the summer, but getting that summer glow could be more damaging than you think! Many people think getting a “base tan” will allow their skin to darken rather than burn later on. Contrary to popular belief, however, a base tan only provides you with …

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Brown recluse spider bites.

Brown Recluse Spider Bites

Recognize this guy? If you live in Missouri, he’s likely camping out in your house. Brown Recluse Spiders are very common in our area and can cause damaging bite reactions. Initially, you may not feel the bite, but the poisonous venom these spiders release can cause serious damage. If you’ve been bitten, you may suffer …

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Protecting your skin against UVA rays while in the car.

Protecting Against UVA Rays in the Car

In most cars, windshields block almost all UVB and approximately 50% of UVA rays. However, side and rear windows are often clear glass, which does not prevent UVA rays from penetrating. UVA Rays UVA rays are responsible for aging skin, precancers, and skin cancers Blocking Harmful Rays Patients with sun sensitive dermatoses like lupus and …

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Spring and Skin Cancer Awareness

Spring Is Here! The temperatures are rising and the flowers are blooming, meaning the sun has finally come out again! As you enjoy these longer days, remember to apply your sunscreen and practice sun-safe behaviors. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, and it is preventable. It’s never too late to start reducing …

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Checking For Signs Of Melanoma

Be On The Lookout for New Moles! A study published in 2017, reviewed over 20,000 melanomas. Researchers found that just 29% of melanomas arose from an existing mole, while 71% appeared as new growths on what had previously been normal skin. The researchers also found that melanomas arising from existing moles tended to be thinner …

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George Dermatology’s New Website!

George Dermatology is proud to launch our new website, www.georgedermatology.com. We have designed it with you in mind, streamlining menus, simplifying navigation, building a responsive layout for all platforms and providing more resources and information on our products and services. We will continue to expand our website to deliver the most updated and relevant information.  …

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What Our Patients Are Saying

Dr Katherine M. Moritz is the bomb-diggity!!! She’s very professional, kind, and most of all caring for my concerns and needs. Today, I walked out of her office with my son in my arms in tears of joy. She removed a cyst on my eyelid that had been there for over a year now. In a matter of seconds, she painlessly had it removed. When I looked in the bathroom mirror, I ran back into her office thanking the staff and giving her my gratitude and thanks. I swear, I cried when I got into my car all over again. This place is a whole vibe, they are culturally competent, and she’s helping me live my wishes in my 40’s, that I had in high school. Dr. Moritz is like the fountain of youth, she’s reversing my aging and I feel more confident in myself than I did in my 20’s.

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