Signs And Symptoms Of Melanoma

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF MELANOMA National Skin Cancer Awareness Month may be behind us, but with summer stretching ahead, now is a better time than ever to think about the impact of skin cancer and importance of sun protective behaviors. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer, accounting for most skin cancer-related deaths. The […]

STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN

Beach season is almost here. Yesterday, the high was already 90 degrees in Charleston, and many are hitting the water and beaches to soak up the sun. But before you head outside, know some sun safety tips that can help you.  Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers and it accounts for […]

MELANOMA MONDAY

Monday is Melanoma Monday. This day was designated by the American Academy of Dermatology to raise awareness about melanoma and encourage early detection. This day isn’t meant to scare people and have them shut all their blinds and live in a sunless world, it’s meant to educate people to understand to do self skin exams […]

WHAT IS A MOHS SURGEON?

We loved this article from EverydayHealth.com. Having an annual checkup and a spot or two removed is definitely less scary than battling skin cancer. If you are seeking treatment for skin cancer or need guidance with an irregular mole visit Dr. Germain, certified Mohs surgeon, for the best care in Charleston. 5 Reasons Why Skin Cancer Surgery Isn’t […]

FALL INTO AUTUMN WITH A GLOW

It’s crazy to think that September is here. The kids are back in school and we’re all getting into a routine for fall. As the weather changes in the Lowcountry, it’s important that you transition your skin into the next season. Here’s some helpful tips to keep you fresh for the fall season: Wrinkles aren’t the […]

SPOT ORANGE~ RAISING AWARENESS FOR SKIN CANCERS

May is Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness month, a cause that we take very seriously at Germain Dermatology. Skin Cancers, unfortunately, will effect 1 in 5 Americans despite the advances in medicine, which is why it is so important to use this month to raise the awareness and spread the education needed to prevent this disease! The American Academy […]

BEATING MELANOMA~ REAL STORY OF A SURVIVOR

Meet HayleyMelanoma Survivor Hayley is a vibrant, fun-loving 35 year old mother of two. She has been a patient with us at Germain Dermatology for several years. Hayley recently visited us for a cosmetic appointment when Dr. Germain noticed a mole on her left calf. When asked about the area Hayley mentioned that it had […]

PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM THE SUN WITH QUAY AUSTRALIA SUNNIES~ GERMAIN DERMATOLOGY

If you’ve been our offices lately you’ve noticed some awesome new items including one of our favorite products – Quay Australia Sunglasses! With Summer coming to a close it’s still an important reminder to protect your eyes when outside during daylight hours. Sunglasses do more than just make a fashion statement (however the Quay Australia glasses are […]

SUNSCREEN STAT!

We’re lucky to live in the beautiful Carolinas, from the beaches to the lakes, there’s always great things to do outside. But before you head into the summer sun, it’s important that you pay attention to your skin. Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers and it accounts for nearly half of […]

SKIN HEALTH WITH DR. GERMAIN ~ ROSACEA & REDNESS

You ask and Dr. Germain answers! Send us your skin care questions via comment, RealSelf or on any of our social media pages and your question may be featured on our blog!  “What is the best treatment option for the small broken capillaries around my eye and on my cheek?I have had mild rosacea since […]