May 2nd is Melanoma Monday… an important day to spend some time checking your face and body for abnormal spots. Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer, causing over 8,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. When caught early, skin cancer has a 98% cure rate. The specialists at Lake ENT explain the different types of skin cancer and what you should look for when checking your skin… not just on Melanoma Monday, but all year ‘round.
The American Cancer Society reports that annually, 2 million cases of Basal and Squamous-cell cancers are diagnosed, resulting in over 3,000 deaths and over 68,000 cases of Melanoma are diagnosed with 8,700 deaths. Dr. Dino Madonna of Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains what you should look for when checking your skin and the different types of skin cancers.
The latest statistics from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, are out. And the most common procedure has both cosmetic and medical benefits. The latest survey results reveal that Rhinoplasty — commonly referred to as a nose job – was the most common surgical procedure performed on women between the ages of 22 and 34, with 84 percent of all rhinoplasties, up nine percent from 2009. Dr. Dino Madonna of Lake Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery explains the procedure.
Growth, need and opportunity — all important factors when Lake Ear, Nose, and Throat extended an invitation to board certified Physician’s Assistant, Christine Halvorsen, to join the practice. Hometown Health had the chance to talk one-on-one about what her 13+ years of experience means to the practice and our community.
Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer, causing over 9,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. When caught early, skin cancer has a 98% cure rate. Dr, Dino Madonna, board certified facial plastic surgeon with Lake ENT, explains the different types of skin cancer and what you should look for when checking your skin on Melanoma Monday… and all year ’round.
As we head into the peak of the cold and flu season, sore throats and irritated sinuses will stress the resources of many local practices. Lake Ear, Nose and Throat is ready to not only accommodate that demand, but to do so with four physicians and two well trained midlevel practitioners who play an important role in Lake ENT’s commitment to timely patient care. <