Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology Conference in Las Vegas

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim, In The Media

Dr. Ibrahim has been invited as a faculty member to speak at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology Conference in Las Vegas in June. This is among the world’s greatest gatherings of specialists dedicated to aesthetic medicine. This year’s conference will be available in both in-person and live stream options. Dr. Ibrahim will be speaking about the powerful combination of Sciton MOXI …

New York State Passes Teen Tan Ban – But Does It Matter?

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim

Every great civilization has had an unwavering reverence for the sun. It has played a central role in religion, mythology, medicine, and as a sign of socioeconomic status. In the early 1900’s, a tan was considered a sign that someone was a field laborer or of low class. With the industrial revolution, however, there was a shift of the labor …

The Myth of the “Base Tan”

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim

With spring break around the corner and a year of being quarantined in our homes, the excitement of imminent warm weather is tangible. With the longer days and higher temperatures come more opportunities for us to get out in the sun and spend some much-needed time outdoors. For many of us, the season kicks off with a spring break trip …

New Treatments Aim to Increase Survival Rate

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim, In The Media

In this article, Dr. Ibrahim is interviewed by Dermatology Times to discuss some of the recent advances in the field of skin cancer. As a key opinion leader in the field, Dr. Ibrahim and the team at Rochester Dermatologic Surgery, are deeply involved in the development of the latest techniques in skin cancer treatment and management. This is what he …

The Halo Selfie Filter

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim, In The Media

In this article, Dr. Ibrahim is interviewed by New You Magazine about the transformative results seen with Halo resurfacing of the skin. As a member of the Sciton lasers strategic advisory board, Dr. Ibrahim has a wealth of knowledge and experience in obtaining incredible results with the interaction of lasers and the skin. Conditions such as uneven color and texture, …

Why You Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim

As hindsight is officially 2020, we look forward to forgetting the hardships of the past year and anticipating the excitement of 2021. We are not out of the woods yet, however, when it comes to conquering the devastation caused by the global COVID-19 outbreak.  For many of us, the reality of the COVID outbreak in the Spring of 2020 did …

My Spot Looks So Good since the Biopsy – Why Do I Need More Surgery?

Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim Dr. Sherrif Ibrahim

Many patients who have had a biopsy for skin cancer ask if it is still necessary to undergo a second procedure for definitive treatment.  “It’s healed up,” or “There doesn’t look like there’s anything left” are common thoughts we hear from our patients. It is important to note that a skin biopsy is a diagnostic, not therapeutic procedure. In other …

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Skin Cancer?

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, affecting more than 5 million people each year. Despite its prevalence, it’s a disease that’s not well understood by many. Take our interactive quiz to test your knowledge of the disease. Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 10 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 …

Amelanotic Melanoma: It Doesn’t Look Like Other Melanomas

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Odds are, if you have spent time on SkinCancer.org, you know the classic ABCDE warning signs of melanoma: Asymmetry, Border irregularity, Color variations, Diameter over ¼ inch (6 mm) or Dark in color, and Evolution or change. But did you know that some melanomas have very different features? For example, certain melanomas may have no color at all. Physicians refer to these as …

Are You at Risk for Skin Cancer?

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 8 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Information Certain types of skin are at greater risk for developing sun damage and skin cancer. Do you know your skin type? The Fitzpatrick Skin Type is a skin classification system first developed in 1975 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, of …

Our New Approach to a Challenging Skin Cancer Statistic

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More For decades, The Skin Cancer Foundation has been one of the most trusted sources for curated and medically reviewed U.S. statistics on skin cancer. The media rely on us, and so do physicians and millions of patients. We take this responsibility very seriously. Updating our incidence statistics on melanoma is relatively simple. Cases are tracked through the CDC’s …

Indoor Tanning Legislation: Here’s Where We Stand

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More When you consider the dangers of indoor tanning, it’s difficult to believe the practice is still legal for anyone, let alone children. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a proven human carcinogen, and more than 419,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year are linked to indoor tanning. Yet we know that teenagers around the country are still …

I Heard it Through the Grapevine: New Research Shows Grapes May Offer UV Protection

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More A recent study suggests that, along with traditional sun protection strategies, eating grapes may offer some benefit in keeping skin safe from ultraviolet radiation. Should grapes be part of your sun protection strategy? New research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology suggests that, along with tried-and-true methods like applying sunscreen, seeking shade and covering …