Dermatology Division

Here’s Why It’s Important to See a Dermatologist

Our skin – believe it or not – is our largest organ. And depending on your height and weight, an adult has several pounds of the covering, which at its thickest point can be a few millimeters deep, by one estimate. Skin acts as a body’s first-line of defense, shielding it from extreme temperatures; harmful...
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Protecting Your Health is Our Highest Priority

As the level of COVID-19 infections begins to stabilize in our community, Premier Medical Group is starting to schedule in-office appointments, surgeries, and procedures that were delayed during the pandemic. It is very important to not delay care like well checks and other preventive appointments. Please be assured that we have taken many steps to make...
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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with over 2 million Americans diagnosed with skin cancer each year. In fact, 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. It is estimated that nearly 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. People of all colors and...
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Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day!

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mays Al-Shaer, please call # (845) 451-7272
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July is UV Safety Awareness Month

Summer has arrived and while the sun is shining bright it’s a golden time to highlight July as UV Safety Awareness Month! We all love to take in those warm summer rays, but everyone must remember to protect their skin and eyes from the damaging effects of the sun. By learning the risks associated with...
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Back to School:  Head Lice – Prevention and Treatment

There are approximately 12 million cases of head lice infestation in the United States every year. There is no “season” for head lice, however it tends to peak as kids return to school in the fall and then again in January after the winter school break.  Head lice favor all socioeconomic groups and make themselves...
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