Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month! All month we will have educational information and tips for managing psoriasis. Be sure to check the blog often for new posts! What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis (suh-rye-ah-sis) is a condition that causes the body to make new skin cells in days rather than weeks. As these cells pile up on […]

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Welcoming Our New Esthetician!

Jaylynn grew up in Traverse City, and has always had a passion for the health and beauty industry since she was a little girl. If Jay isn’t at work, you can find her doing any activity that involves being outside, whether that be fishing, boating, or hiking. Our Medical Esthetician, Jaylynn Fritz, brings her warm […]

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**Healthy Foods Promote Healthy Skin**

2019 is here and everyone likes to start off the year right. Many of us are dialing in our diets to ultimately get to our goal weight. Did you know, eating healthy will not only improve your overall health, but your skin can benefit greatly from fueling your body with healthy foods?? Our skin is […]

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Skin cancer is serious business

As a Mohs surgeon, I perform surgery to remove skin cancers and examine them under the microscope daily. While most most non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) aren’t lethal, they aren’t something to take lightly. They are especially dangerous in patients with compromised immune systems.  This is an example of a poorly-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma on a […]

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Tanning Beds vs. Spray Tans?

With the winter months, not only does the temperature drop, but we all lose our summer glow. Many individuals head south for warmer weather and the lovely sunshine that we all miss so much during our gray Northern Michigan winters. We hear so many individuals saying that they need to get a base tan before […]

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Exciting News!!!!

We are excited to announce that our narrowband UVB phototherapy booth has arrived!! Although UVB rays are responsible for causing sunburn, when carefully controlled, they are extremely effective at treating inflammatory skin conditions including but not limited to psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and other types of eczema, lichen planus, contact dermatitis, etc. UVB phototherapy is the […]

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New Year New You!

A new year is always a great opportunity to start fresh. Let Dr. Leithauser and her skilled staff at the Skin Cancer and Dermatology Center help you put your best face forward in 2019!  We are currently offering complimentary cosmetic consultations with purchase of any cosmetic treatment, and up to 20% off cosmetic services including […]

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What Does a Skin Cancer Look Like???

The word Cancer can be a scary word for anyone to hear. Skin cancers can be spotted early and can be treated with very little chance of recurrence. Every day our patients ask us what skin cancer looks like. In all honesty, no two skin cancers look alike. It’s recommended that you get your skin […]

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