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FAQs

Frequently AskedQuestions

 

Dermatologists are doctors with added training that allows them to diagnose and treat disease of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membranes. Dermatologists treat fungal infections, psoriasis, acne, skin cancer moles, warts, dry skin and other skin conditions. Dermatologists are also surgeons that prevent or provide early contrail of skin diseases.
Broad Spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays are the best. You should re-apply every two hours and after exposure to water by swimming or sweating. (SPF 30 or more)

– Always apply sunscreen to all exposed skin, including lips and ears.
– Always wear protective clothing including long sleeves, a wide brimmed hat and sunglasses if possible.
– Seek shade when the sun is strongest (10am-4pm).
– Use extra caution when near water as the water, snow and sand reflect the damaging rays, which increases the risk of sun burn.
YES!!!!! Recent research shows a 75% increase in the risk of melanoma in people who have been exposed to UV radiation from indoor tanning before age 35. It has also been confirmed by the US Department of health and Human Services and the World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer that ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds can cause cancer.
Oral medications, topical medications, photo therapy and biologics may be prescribed for treatment of Psoriasis. Patients are evaluated to see which treatment best suites their condition.
Mohs Micrographic surgery is an advanced treatment procedure for skin cancer that offers the highest potential for cure. The physician serves as the surgeon and pathologist. This procedure allows dermatologist trained in the Mohs Surgery to precisely identify and remove the entire tumor, leaving healthy tissue unharmed. This procedure is most often used in treating two of the most common forms of skin cancer; basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

If you are scheduled for Mohs surgery please understand that you may be at the office for the day.

Only someone trained in dermatology can distinguish a benign skin growth from skin cancer. If you have a suspicious growth it is likely the provider will biopsy the lesion and send the specimen for pathology.
At least once a year for a thorough skin examination. The provider will schedule more frequent follow up visits based on your treatment needs.
Risk factors include but are not limited to: -Fair skin or skin that freckles, easily turns red or quickly becomes sensitive after sun exposure.-Blue or green eyes – Blond or red hair – Family history of skin cancer – Exposure to the sun at work or play – Sunburns, especially early in life.
List of current medications, list of allergies, current insurance card, applicable copay, driver’s license or other photo ID.
Our providers treat the entire family from newborns and up; including Well Child Exams and Immunizations along with Sports Physicals.
Commercial insurance and managed care plan benefits can vary with the plan. You should verify your benefits prior to services being rendered. Remember that having an insurance card may not mean automatically that you have coverage for routine preventive care or procedures.
We participate with most plans in our area. HOWEVER; it is the patient’s responsibility to contact their insurance company and make sure Hahn Medical is on your particular plan. You may provide your insurance company with NPI number 1972560753 in order to verify participation in your insurance plan.
Yes, since insurance information can change frequently it is important we verify we have the correct information at every visit. This will help insure accurate billing.
Please bring the any forms provided by your school or employer so they may be completed during your physical.

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