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By belaray 04 May, 2016
By belaray 05 May, 2015
Choosing the right sunscreen can be quite difficult with all the choices out there. We use sunscreen to block ultraviolet light from damaging the skin. There are two categories of UV light — UVA and UVB. UVA is responsible for aging the skin, while UVB are the rays that burn the skin.
By belaray 26 Feb, 2015
For localized hard-to-treat areas such as the scalp, elbows, hands, knees, and feet, our office offers FDA-approved excimer laser treatments that deliver ultraviolet light B (UV-B ) to the localized affected skin. This helps control mild to moderate psoriasis without harming the surrounding healthy skin. Patients typically undergo 2-3 treatments per week. Noticeable improvement may be seen in as few as 8-10 treatments depending on the severity of the affected skin.
By belaray 07 Sep, 2014
It seems like the mosquito’s were hungry this year… at least whenever I was outside.  So I started doing some research about how to prevent mosquito bites, and reduce the number of insects in the yard.  If you have tried to research this yourself, you will find lots of discussion related to bats and bat […]
By belaray 29 Apr, 2014
By belaray 20 Nov, 2013
By belaray 31 Oct, 2011
There are many treatments available for patients with psoriasis.  One option that we offer our patients with psoriasis affecting a significant portion of their skin is phototherapy. 
By belaray 26 Sep, 2011
Treating eyelid cancer often requires coordinated care between a Mohs surgeon and an ophtlamic plastic and reconstructive specialist.  Working side by side, Drs. Jeffrey Ellis & Rachel Ellis specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and reconstruction of eyelid skin cancers. The eyelid region is one of the most common sites for nonmelanoma skin cancers.  In fact, […]
By belaray 01 Sep, 2011
Photo from left to right: Assemblyman Dave McDonough, R-Merrick, CCMAC co-founder and Executive Director Colette Coyne, Dr. Steve McClain,  Eli McClain, Dr. Amy Slear, Dr. Jeffrey Ellis, & State Sen. Charles Fuschillo, R- Merrick State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo,, R-Merrick, and the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) partnered to  sponsor a free skin cancer […]
By belaray 24 Jul, 2011
We wanted to thank CCMAC and New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. for putting together the wonderful skin cancer screening event at Tanner Park this past week.  In total, 151 visitors received a free skin cancer screening.  1 out of every 3 were referred to a dermatologist for a suspicious lesion; 4 of which […]
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