Archives by Tag 'Skin cancer'

Sunburn Before and After

March 2, 2012

Sunburn is what you get when you spend too much time in the sun either tanning or doing other activities like surfing or working. Sunburn ruins your skin and makes you look older if you get it often enough throughout your life. Sun damage causes aging skin which can develop age spots, wrinkles, sagging skin […]

DIEP Flap Before and After

February 22, 2012

DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforators blood vessels) flap breast reconstruction is a micro-surgical re-constructive plastic surgery procedure where fat and skin connected to the abdomen (lower) are removed and moved onto the chest area, reconstructing the breast. This operation is usually what may follow after a lumpectomy or mastectomy (breast removal, typically from cancer). There […]

Mole Removal Before and After

February 10, 2012

Mole (melanocytic nevus) removal is a type of treatment used to reduce and remove the amount of moles over the body whether on the back, face or arms. Moles unlike freckles are lesions which have cells called “nevus”. They are not age spots, which appear after sun damage. Most moles appear during the first two […]