News: Mohs surgery

Dermatology Adds New Treatments

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Vanderbilt Dermatology has increased its ability to treat various forms of skin cancer, with the recent addition of a fifth Mohs surgeon and the approval of a new oral drug to treat the most severe cases of basal cell skin cancer. Preventing skin cancer, however, will always remain a focus. The Vanderbilt Mohs program became […]

Protect Eyes From Sun Damage

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

When it comes to damaging sun rays, skin protection is a top priority for many. But there is another area that needs to be brought into focus — the eyes. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light reflected off sand, water or pavement can damage the eyes, said Vanderbilt Eye Institute‚Äôs Mark Melson, M.D., oculoplastic and […]