Dr. Carter's Blog

Dr. Carter Talks Skin Cancer

October 6, 2017

Dr. Carter sits down with Cheri Duckworth, Joy in Our Town, to chat skin cancer. Did you know? 3.5 million cancers will be diagnosed in the course of the year. That's more than all other cancers combined. What makes skin cancer different from the others is that we know how to detect and prevent skin cancer and in most instances, it's curable when caught early. Hit play on the video below to lea


Myth vs Fact: High SPF Numbers

September 14, 2017

Myth versus Fact: Is a higher SPF number on sunscreen equal to better protection from sun damage to the skin? SPF is not an easy number to understand for the average consumer, as it makes sense that a higher number should automatically equal better protection. SPF stands for sun protection factor, and it refers to a ratio as to how much longer one can stay in the sun without getting redness and


It’s Time To See A Dermatologist

August 28, 2017

There are thousands of conditions that can affect your skin. It is important to be proactive and not wait until you have a skin condition before seeing a dermatologist. In fact, it is recommended that healthy adults with no history of skin cancer visit their dermatologist at least once a year for a full body examination. While many people may be a little apathetic to spending money on visiting