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Many Insurance Plans Waiving Co-Pays for Telemedicine Visits May 4th, 2020

Physical distancing is the key strategy to reducing further spread of COVID-19 infections.  To help patients in this effort, many insurance plans are encouraging telemedicine visits by waiving the cost-sharing component of telemedicine visits for their members, which generally means waiving the co-pays, deductibles, and co-insurances.  Lumos Dermatology has compiled a...

Social Distancing to Fight COVID-19, What Is it? Mar 17th, 2020

By now it is on everyone's consciousness about the novel coronavirus, known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  COVID-19 has been officially deemed a pandemic and has a higher mortality rate than the flu.  The virus is known to spread by respiratory droplets at least and can be spread...

Sunscreen in the Winter?! Dec 10th, 2019

As a board certified dermatologist, I perform skin cancer screening all year round, and my counseling on sun protection and avoidance measures to reduce the risk of skin cancer doesn't change, not even in the winter.  No, I'm not out of touch with the seasons!  I have seen sunburns in...