This week marks a very special and important week for nurses everywhere. National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, which signifies Florence Nightingale's birthday. Florence Nightingale's invaluable work saving lives and laying the foundation of the nursing profession has captured the hearts and minds of both nurses and … Continue reading Celebrating the Importance of Nurses: National Nurses Week 2018
Paul M. Graham, D.O. May is Melanoma Awareness Month and this is my opportunity to educate our readers on this very important topic. Melanoma Awareness Month aims to increase awareness about melanoma and the risk factors associated with its development. In this article, we will discuss important information that everyone should know about melanoma. Melanoma is an aggressive form of … Continue reading Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know!
On April 28th, 2018, I had the honor to speak at the annual Michigan Dermatology Physician Assistant Society Conference in Troy, Michigan on Innovations in Aesthetic Medicine. There was over 60 PAs in attendance with 8 speakers throughout the day discussing various topics in dermatology. I would like to publicly extend a huge “Thank You” to … Continue reading Thank you, Michigan Dermatology Physician Assistant Society!
Written By Dr. Paul M. Graham For many years, dermatologists have observed an increase in skin cancer incidence and aging occurring on the left side of the face more than the right. How can this be? Well, the answer is quite simple and easy to understand. Reuters published a report regarding the lack of sun protection, specifically UV-A radiation, of car … Continue reading Car Windows: Am I Protected from the Sun?
Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. Since the release of A Day in the Life of a Dermatologist: Part 1 was an absolute hit, I have decided to keep it going. In the last post, I left everyone on edge wondering what was to come during this crazy journey through the painstaking process of working toward a … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Dermatologist: Part 2
Written by Paul M. Graham, D.O. Let's face it, it is almost guaranteed that sometime during your lifetime you will experience an injury that causes a skin wound. For many, the wound is only superficial and relatively mild but for some, these wounds can be quite extensive and distressing. One of the biggest fears people have … Continue reading What is the best way to care for a wound?
Written by Sara Wilchowski, MS, PA-C Edited by Paul M. Graham, DO Sebaceous hyperplasia is a very common benign condition of our sebaceous (oil) glands. These glands are more prevalent on the face and chest but can be found anywhere on the body with the exception of the palms and soles of the feet. They do not … Continue reading What are those unsightly yellow bumps on my face?