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Gap Year

DermASAP is pleased to offer talented and highly motivated candidates an opportunity to spend a gap or bridge year within our practice. This program is ideal for those needing to defer their medical school education so they can gain some clinical experience, potentially work on some research projects or publications, […]

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Skin Cancer 101: Melanoma, Carcinoma and Protecting Your Skin

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over the course of their lives. Knowledge is your greatest weapon in fighting it. This primer gives you an overview of the major types of skin cancer and the pre-cancers that can develop into skin cancer if left untreated. Click here to […]

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Identifying Atypical Moles (Nevus)

What is an Atypical Mole? Atypical moles (atypical nevi) are nevi that share some clinical features with melanoma, such as size greater than a pencil eraser(5mm), cobblestone texture, asymmetry, notching of the border and variegated (multiple) colors, but differ from melanoma in that they are not cancerous. Although, rarely, atypical […]

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Non-Surgical Ways to Get Rid of Wrinkles

At DermASAP, we specialize in providing quick, simple procedures to patients in the Boston area so they can resume their other activities as soon as possible after completing treatments. We understand time is valuable so we have two offices conveniently located in Quincy and Plymouth. We have a team of […]

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Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Skin Cancer at DermASAP

New treatments for skin cancer are appearing and evolving rapidly. However, one surgical technique stands above the rest – Mohs micrographic surgery. The technique, developed by Dr. Frederick Mohs, traces its origins to the 1930s. Mohs surgery has, with a few refinements, been embraced over the past decade by an […]

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Botox and Dysport: Similarities, Differences, and What to Expect

You may long for a more youthful appearance. With so many products on the market from dermal fillers to neuromodulators it can be difficult to know which one will best treat certain areas of your body. Rest assured, the DermASAP team has years of expertise in choosing the right treatment […]

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What Are The Best Treatment Options for Acne?

Anybody can develop acne; the most common skin condition. It can affect people of all ages from newborns to adults. Acne can range from a few pimples, whiteheads, or blackheads to large, red lumps that can leave scars. Sometimes acne can affect self-esteem and confidence. The DermASAP team in Plymouth […]

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Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Procedure, Recovery And Costs

One out of five people in the United States will develop skin cancer according to the Skin Care Foundation. Fortunately, there is a precise, safe, and effective surgical technique that leads with a 99 percent cure rate – Mohs micrographic surgery. The DermASAP team is happy to explain what can […]

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Treatment for Skin Cancer (Non-Melanoma)

The skin protects against infection, injury, heat, and sunlight. The outer layer of the skin is called the epidermis; which contains melanocytes, basal cells, and squamous cells. When the skin has been exposed to sunlight, skin cancer can occur. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer with the […]

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