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Category: Skin Cancer

Stay Sun-Safe

The sun is out and everyone is eager to enjoy the warmer weather. But as the days grow longer and the air warmer be sure your skin is well protected. May is skin cancer awareness month so Dr. Wheeler wants remind all of his patients that sun damage is the leading cause of wrinkles and fine lines, and it causes skin cancer. It is important to protect your skin for your health and well-being. Extended sun exposure is a known health risk. The Annapolis, MD Sandel Center has some recommendations on how to stay sun-safe anytime you are out enjoying the sun. Skin Cancer Awareness Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and if caught early, can be effectively treated. The most common regions patients develop skin cancer are highly exposed regions of the body such as the face, neck, arms, and hands. We often see…

Skin Cancer Treatment Options

A skin cancer diagnosis presents many concerns, from overall health to how one’s appearance may be affected. Prompt and comprehensive treatment and removal is typically necessary. Dr. Wheeler is a double board certified cosmetic surgeon who also has years of experience working with patients who are in need of skin cancer removal reconstruction or scar revision from a previously removed lesion. He is proud to be an Annapolis area referral physician for skin cancer reconstructions, including Mohs Surgery for the removal of certain types of skin cancers. In cases where skin cancer has been diagnosed on the face, patients are immediately concerned about the cosmetic effects that removal may present. Dr. Wheeler works with each patient to achieve the best possible result, creating an individualized treatment plan that addresses both health and cosmetic concerns. As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Wheeler understands the delicate structures and tissues of the face…