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Dr. Bajoghli visiting US Senator Tim Kaine’s office as the president of the Medical Society of Virginia

Dr. Bajoghli visiting US Senator Tim Kaine’s office as the president of the Medical Society of Virginia

Dr. Bajoghli visiting US Senator Tim Kaine’s office as the president of the Medical Society of Virginia along with other board members discussing healthcare issues and advocating on behalf of physicians and patients. Some interesting facts about the Russell Senate building…..Among the senators who had offices in the Russell Building were five who went on to serve as president of…

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Dr. Amir Bajoghli Presents New Findings Regarding Basal Cell Carcinoma to Atlantic Dermatological Conference

Dr. Amir Bajoghli Presents New Findings Regarding Basal Cell Carcinoma to Atlantic Dermatological Conference

The Atlantic Dermatological Conference was founded in 1923 as a case-based clinical meeting to share discoveries, and as a means of offering the best care to patients. The attendees are a dedicated group of thousands of dermatologists from 14 member societies extending all along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada. The Atlantic Dermatological Conference is one of the…

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Dr. Amir Bajoghli Recognized as Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine

Dr. Amir Bajoghli Recognized as Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine

Dr. Amir Bajoghli of the Skin and Laser Surgery Center has once more been awarded recognition as a Top Doctor in Dermatology and MOHS Surgery for 2019, by Northern Virginia Magazine. This award is presented to physicians and surgeons in the Northern Virginia area as an Official Recognition of Continued Commitment to Providing Nothing Short of Excellence. The annual “Top…

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Dysplastic Nevi

Dysplastic Nevi

Dysplastic Nevi (Atypical Moles) Melanocytes are cells that produce skin pigment or color. Sometimes, these cells clump together and form what are known as moles or nevi. The majority of people have a minimum of ten moles located on their bodies. Moles can be classified as either common or abnormal. Common moles will all be the same color. They can be brown, black,…

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What is UV Radiation?

What is UV Radiation?

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation Ultraviolet, or UV for short, radiation is invisible rays emitted from the sun. Scientifically speaking, ultraviolet radiation is defined as a form of electromagnetic radiation, the term used for any energy that moves at the speed of light.  Ultraviolet rays are measured in waves and given a specific wavelength.  Ironically, with smaller ultraviolet wavelengths, there is more…

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Moles And Melanoma

Moles And Melanoma

  Melanocytes are cells that produce dark skin pigment known as melanin. Melanin is what gives your skin color. At times, melanocytes may clump into a group forming a nevus (plural nevi) or mole. Nevi can be classified as either common or abnormal (atypical) moles. Moles (Nevi) versus Melanoma A nevus is a non-cancerous (benign) mole. Moles are generally not congenital (present at…

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Other Types Of Melanoma Treatment

Other Types Of Melanoma Treatment

Five Types of Melanoma Treatment There are different types of treatment available for patients with melanoma.  Standard treatments are those currently used by dermatologists today. There are also treatments that are being tested in clinical trials. A clinical trial is a treatment done by a research study meant to help current treatments or obtain information on new treatments. If a…

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Melanoma Treatment Stages

Melanoma Treatment Stages

Treatment Options by Stages for Melanoma There are different types of treatments available for patients with melanoma. Some treatments are standard (those currently being used), and some are being tested in clinical trials. A clinical trial is a research study meant to either obtain information on new treatments, or to improve on current treatments. Some clinical trials are only open…

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Skin Cancer Surgery

Skin Cancer Surgery

Skin Cancer Surgery Risks and Safety Information Skin cancer diagnoses can involve several treatment options, including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and surgery. Upon consultation with your doctor, you will mutually agree on a course of action for your situation. If you decide on surgery, your surgeon will thoroughly explain the procedure and its effect on your physical appearance and overall…

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Squamos Cell Carcinoma

Squamos Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma, also known as SCC, is a very common type of skin cancer, second only to basal cell carcinoma. Approximately 700,000 new incidences of squamous cell carcinoma are diagnosed every year in America causing approximately 2,500 deaths. Find out what you can do to protect yourself from this form of skin cancer. What is Squamous Cell Carcinoma? This…

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