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Ease of Skin Cancer Screening

Ease of Skin Cancer Screening

With spring and summer around the corner, it's important to get your skin checked before heading out into the sun, meaning it's the perfect moment to see a doctor and get a skin cancer screening. Dr. Michelle Daffer is a dermatologist at Midlands...

FDA approved injection can melt away chin fat

This article was featured on KMEG14 Siouxland News. CORRECTION: The video states that the KYBELLA™ procedure costs "around $5,000." The correct price is $1200. There's a new treatment to melt away "double-chin fat," and you don't have to go under...

Common care products cause skin irritations

Common care products cause skin irritations

This article originally appeared in the Sioux City Journal, and was also published in the May 2014 issue of Siouxland Life Magazine. April 11, 2014 11:28 am • DOLLY A. BUTZ dbutz@siouxcityjournal.com (Photograph by Dawn J. Sagert) Indy Chabra's...

Evaluation and Management of Multiple Osteoma Cutis

Evaluation and Management of Multiple Osteoma Cutis

Osteoma cutis is the formation of bone in the dermis or subcutis. Depending on the context, these de novo ectopic bone lesions may be classified as primary or secondary osteoma cutis. Primary osteoma cutis is the idiopathic formation of bone. In...

Gouty Tophi on the Ear: A Review

Gouty Tophi on the Ear: A Review

Although the classic location of gouty tophi is the great toe (podagra), gouty tophi of the ear also is common and is worth including in the differential diagnosis in patients presenting with ear lesions. Other entities presenting as papules or...

Driving without sunscreen can cause cancer

Driving without sunscreen can cause cancer

Do you ever think about wearing sunscreen while you are driving? A local Siouxland dermatologist says its time to because two out of three skin cancer cases are related to driving. Skin cancer, the most common cancer diagnosis, is responsible for...

The sun is finally here. What about sunscreen?

How does sunscreen prevent skin cancer? By protecting the skin from sunlight, sunscreen prevents the development of skin cancer. Skin cancers will require surgeries to treat, and may even kill you. Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) light, which...

New Faces at Midlands Clinic

Midlands Clinic, a multispecialty clinic in Dakota Dunes, has recently undergone an expansion and remodel to accommodate the addition of two physicians and a nurse practitioner to its staff.

“Midlands Clinic has been growing steadily every year, and to meet the demand of our expanding patient base, new providers have been added to the clinic,” said Clinic Administrator Stacy Harmelink, MBA. “Consequently, we had to add multiple exam and procedure rooms as well as expand our patient waiting area.”

The newest additions to the Midlands Clinic staff are Drs. Indy Chabra, dermatologist; Craig Nemechek, general surgeon; and Allie Nettleton, a nurse practitioner in endocrinology.