News and Events
CALLAWAY GOLF LECTURE AND SKIN CANCER SCREENING EVENT After giving an informative lecture about the effects of UV sunlight exposure on the skin, Dr. Hobson Dupree along with Charge Nurse Merry Trentadue, and Lead Medical Assistant Elizabeth Clark, held a skin cancer screening event for the employees of Callaway Golf at their beautiful facility in Carlsbad. Many of the employees enjoy playing golf in their spare time and this exposes them to lots of sun. It's very important for all of us to remember to protect our skin from the sun every single day during daylight hours--even on cloudy days.
NOVATEL LUNCH AND LEARN LECTURE Dr. Thomas and Dr. Hobson Dupree gave an informative, interesting dermatology lecture to the employees of Novatel corporation during one of their "Lunch and Learn" lecture series.
VIASAT HEALTH FAIR Dr. Thomas and Dr. Hobson Dupree participated in ViaSat Corporation's annual Health Fair. They were on-site doing skin checks, answering dermatology questions, and handing out sunscreen to the employees of ViaSat during the event.
MAY IS MELANOMA AWARENESS MONTH Dr. Thomas and Dr. Hobson Dupree are featured in the May/June edition of the O'sider Magazine with "10 Tips for Sun Protection."
Dr. Thomas, Alondra Figueroa (writer for the O'sider Magazine), Dr. Hobson Dupree, and Zach Cordner (co-owner and photographer for O'sider Magazine) at Masters Kitchen and Cocktail for the 2nd anniversary celebration of the O'sider Magazine.
DERMATOLOGY LECTURE AT CARLSBAD SENIOR CENTER Dr. Thomas and Dr. Hobson Dupree gave an informative lecture this week as part of the Tri-City Medical Center lecture series. The lecture was called: "The Sun and It's Effects" and discussed the damaging effects of sunlight; sunscreens: what they are, how they protect the skin, and controversies about sunscreen; self tanners; vitamin D and the sun; tanning and tanning beds; skin cancer: facts prevention, detection, and treatment. The lecture was very interactive with lots of great questions from the audience. If you have any questions about how sunlight affects your skin or concerns about something that is on your skin, please contact us at 760-230-2805 for an evaluation.
SKIN CANCERS affect many people and, if detected early, are treatable and curable. There are different types of skin cancer which can have many different appearances. We recommend an annual skin screening to detect skin cancers, precancers and abnormal moles. Some people may need to be screened more often. Early detection and treatment can save lives. If you haven't had a skin check in the past year, please contact us to schedule your skin screening.
CARLSBAD 5000 Dr. Iyengar, Dr. Gilchrist, Marine Corps Staff Sargeant Ratigan, Rocky (the cute puppy), Dr. Chung, and Dr. Hobson Dupree at the finish line of the Carlsbad 5000 race. It's important to wear sunscreen, protective clothing, and protective eyewear during events such as this--even on a cloudy, foggy, or hazy day.