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MEET THE DOCTORS 2018

Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Osborne will be in:

 EUROPE: February 2018
NYC: April 25
ORLANDO: April 26
HOUSTON: April 27
Shingles and Facial Nerve Damage
Figure 1: Herpes zoster oticus typically results in an itchy rash that is characterized by fluid filled bumps (vesicles)1.

Shingles and Facial Nerve Damage

  Herpes Zoster Oticus (HZ oticus) is a form of shingles that is restricted to the area of the ear and its surroundings. Shingles and Herpes Zoster Oticus are a…

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Salivary Gland Surgery: Sialocele Prevention
Figure 1: Special compressive dressings are placed temporarily during healing to reduce the likelihood of fluid leakage into surrounding tissues and subsequent sialocele formation.

Salivary Gland Surgery: Sialocele Prevention

  Can sialocele be prevented when undergoing salivary gland surgery? Question: I have been evaluated for a salivary gland mass by a head and neck surgeon and he has recommended…

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Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Figure 1: High-risk skin cancer lesion on the bridge of the nose exhibiting poorly defined borders. This lesion would typically be a good candidate for Mohs surgery.

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

  Is Mohs surgery right for my skin cancer? Question: I was recently diagnosed with a skin cancer lesion on my cheek. After biopsy I was told that my lesion…

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Skin Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Figure 1: Patient with squamous cell carcinoma lesion on the chin. Note the characteristic large, red, crusty, and scaly appearance of the lesion.

Skin Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

  Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the second most common type of skin cancer, after basal cell carcinoma. Over 700,000 new cases of SCC are diagnosed per year in the…

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