Dr. Ibrahim Discusses Castle Biosciences’ New Gene Expression Profiling Test

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

In this press release, Dr. Ibrahim comments on the utility of the new gene expression profiling test from Castle Biosciences for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).  We are seeing so many cases each day of SCC at Rochester Dermatologic Surgery. Although most of these cancers are cured easily in our office with surgery, we know that as many as 1 in …

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 …

Embrace Your Scars

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More If you have a scar, congratulations! Think of it as a badge of courage and healing. Our expert dermatologists tell how to nurture a new scar to get the best outcome — and, if needed, how to fix an older scar to make it look better. Almost no one gets through life without a few scars. You can …

750+ Free Screenings to Date!

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Destination Healthy Skin October 2021 Update It’s been a fabulous fall for the Destination Healthy Skin free skin cancer screening and education program. During October, we traveled to the west coast and back, with more than 750 free screenings in the books this year. From August 1 to October 31, our amazing volunteer dermatologists screened 780 people and …

The UV Index: Know Your Risk

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More You may have heard of the UV index, or seen it on an app or on TV, but what is it, really? Where does it come from, and how can it help you protect your skin? We speak with two experts, one from hot and sunny Phoenix, the other from cooler and cloudier Boston, to help make sense …

Defining Skin Cancer

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Words like dysplastic nevus and metastatic are not words that you use every day and can be worrisome when you hear them used in your dermatologist’s office. To help you navigate some of the complex terms associated with skin cancer, we’ve compiled an easy-to-follow glossary of definitions. Actinic keratosis (AK) – The most common type of precancerous skin …

Red Alert!

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More They say that redheads are fiery and interesting. How could I disagree, since I am one, too? Those cute freckles so many of us have let you get away with almost anything. And we’re likely to have Celtic or Scandinavian ancestry (or both, like me). That’s all worth celebrating on November 5,  National Love Your Red Hair Day! …

More Progress, More Hope, More Time

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Melanoma took many things from Todd and Linda Nagel, but it never took away their hope. Throughout Todd’s five-year battle, they remained positive and embraced every moment together even more preciously. Today, Linda celebrates the life of her beloved late husband by hosting an annual golf event that funds The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Research Grants Program and brings hope …

How Dangerous is Melanoma? It’s All a Matter of Timing

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Skin cancer holds the unfortunate distinction of being the world’s most common cancer. Though its prevalence around the globe is disturbing, there is some good news: When caught early, skin cancers are almost always curable. You might already know that catching a cancer early means a more favorable prognosis. But it can be difficult to comprehend just how …

More than 500 Free Screenings in the Books!

The Skin Cancer Foundation

Read More Destination Healthy Skin September Update Our Destination Healthy Skin program has passed its halfway point, with more than 500 free skin cancer screenings in the books! This program is literally designed to save lives. From August 1 to October 2, our volunteer dermatologists identified more than 103 potential skin cancers and precancers, including 7 suspected melanomas. The dermatologists also found 62 atypical moles, …