M. Christine Lee, M.D.
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    Right Quote Words can not describe how grateful I am to Dr. Lee for saving my face and honestly I would say my life. She's an absolute master and genius at what she does. I wouldn't even be able to show my face in public now if it weren't for her. I had the worst scars on my face that were so bad they scared other people. These scars were caused by a doctor who burned my face with a laser. I would have been happy just looking a little better but Dr. Lee was able to make my face look almost normal again. I can cover most of what's left with make-up now and most people can't tell what had happened to me. I still have internal scars from what that other doctor did but at least the outside scars are pretty much gone. I wish I had never had to go thru all this but I'm just grateful that there was someone like Dr. Lee who could help me get my face back. Right Quote
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    Dr. Lee treated my moles and also the moles on my 2 young girls with laser. They were very scared but Dr. Lee did a great job getting them to trust her. She was very patient and kind. AFter the first time, my daughters thought it was no big deal and were no longer scared. She did a great job removing the moles and we're all so happy! I wouldn't trust anyone else to treat me or my family. She's the best! Right Quote
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    I have really bad rosacea and sensitive skin and haven't been able to find any doctor who can help me...that is, until I found Dr. M. Christine Lee. I've seen several other very well-known derms and spent tons of money trying to get my rosacea under control. I've had fotofacials, IPL, VBeam, you name it, I've had it. Nothing has really made a difference. I almost gave up until I found out about Dr. Lee from the online rosacea support group. I heard great things about a laser procedure she developed. I started seeing her over a year ago and have gone thru several treatments and I am THRILLED!!!! I feel like a normal person for the first time in my life. No more redness and burning. Her treatment has been a miracle for me. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Right Quote
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Dr.Christine Lee
Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

Patients in Walnut Creek learn how to identify symptoms of skin cancer

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Identify Symptoms of Skin Cancer
Over 5.4 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. As a visible disease, we can easily spot the symptoms of skin cancer. Dr. Christine Lee and her team at The East Bay Laser & Skin Care Center in Walnut Creek, CA, educate and treat patients with skin cancer.

Types of skin cancer

There are three common forms of skin cancer.
  • Basal cell carcinomas are irregular lesions on the epidermis. Often caused by regular exposure to the sun, these lesions appear as open sores, red patches, growths, shiny bumps, or scars.
  • Squamous cell carcinomas may appear as open sores, scaly red patches, raised growths with a depression in the middle, or warts. These lesions may crust and bleed, but do not heal. They may become disfiguring or deadly if allowed to grow.
  • Melanomas are generally caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight or tanning beds. As the most dangerous form of skin cancer, melanomas often appear to be moles or stem from existing moles. When caught early, melanomas are treatable. Untreated, the cancer can spread to other parts of the body.

Check for symptoms

Routine skin checks are an important part of a healthy skin care regimen. Changes can happen quickly. Catching problems early increases the chances of successful treatment. Use the ABCDE rule for skin checks. Watch for the following signs:
  • Asymmetrical moles
  • Borders that are uneven
  • Color in shades of red, white, black, or multiple colors
  • Diameter larger than a pencil eraser
  • Evolving in color, size, or shape

If you notice new moles or changes to existing ones, contact Dr. Lee about treatment for skin cancer. The East Bay Laser & Skin Care Center can answer your questions about skin cancer symptoms. Call today for an appointment. (925) 500-1180

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