Summer isn’t over yet! Sunburn and Sun damage are of high concern in these hot summer months. Avoid a sunburn for you and your family by following these easy 5 sunscreen rules by Dr. Rebecca Baxt, Board Certified Dermatologist Rule #1: Don’t be skimpy on your sunscreen Put on a lot of sunscreen. It is… Read More
No one is immune to the deadly form of skin cancer, Melanoma. Awareness and Early detection are the best forms of defense. Make sure to book your annual skin exam with a Board Certified Dermatologist today! http://www.skincancer.org/news/melanoma/marley
The consequences of skin cancer and treatments are rarely shared or advertised, but it is a harsh reality for a majority of our population. A note from this bold mother sharing her story “Don’t let tanning prevent you from seeing your children grow up,” she said. “That’s my biggest fear now that I have a… Read More
Studies have found that coffee consumption can be preventative when it comes to skin cancer. In some cases, coffee consumption lowered the risk of Melanoma. “Drinking four or more cups of coffee was associated with a 20 percent risk reduction compared with those who drank none” As always, applying SPF, wearing UV protective clothing, and… Read More
Stay tuned! Dr Rebecca Baxt will be on Sirius XM – Doctor Radio, Channel 81 today, 12pm to 1pm discussing Melanoma and Skin Cancer.
http://www.aad.org/media-resources/stats-and-facts/prevention-and-care/vitamin-d Get Vitamin D from a healthy diet, not from indoor tanning or the sun, which increases your risk of skin cancer. Don’t forget your yearly body checks…. Call Dr Baxt 201-265-1300 X 5 to book your appointment!
The sun sure is shining these days! Make sure to follow these new guidelines of sunscreen use to optimize your skin protection during this summer. http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/27/the-new-rules-for-sunscreen/
The FDA is rightfully cracking down on tanning beds to have clearly marked warning labels explaining its dangers. Dr. Rebecca Baxt is currently offering free cancer screenings this Wednesday at Valley Hospital as well as this Friday in Hackensack for the Skin Cancer Foundation’s ‘Road to Healthy Skin Tour Bus’. Don’t use tanning beds and… Read More
We are thrilled that our home state of New Jersey has banned tanning for minors under 17! No one should use tanning beds for any reason of any age, but it is a good start. This should help reduce the incidence of skin cancer especially melanoma which is on the rise. Stay safe this summer… Read More
Skin Cancer Foundation Fact: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer; an estimated 2.8 million are diagnosed annually in the US. BCCs are rarely fatal, but can be highly disfiguring if allowed to grow. Start off 2013 right by coming into the office for your skin cancer screening! http://www.skincancer.org/skin-cancer-information/ask-the-experts/can-i-leave-my-cancer-alone