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In order to increase awareness about the importance skin safety, skin cancer screenings and to highlight Melanoma Awareness Month in May 2015, Art of Skin MD and other retailers located in the Beachwalk Center in Solana Beach will hold its annual SolSearch fundraising event to benefit the Skin Cancer Foundation on Thursday, May 7th from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 pm., at Art of Skin MD, 437 Hwy 101 #217, Solana Beach, CA 92075.


The festive event will feature live music, food, an open bar, a silent auction and live raffle. Tickets are $35 and include a complementary gift bag with coupons and deals from Beachwalk businesses and a raffle ticket. An RSVP is required May 5thto reserve a gift bag and raffle ticket for the party. A special half-off discount for a Botox cosmetic procedure from Dr. Palm is also included in each gift bag.


“Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer that strikes nearly 77,000 Americans each year,” said Art of Skin MD founding director, board-certified dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon Melanie Palm, M.D. “Art of Skin MD is proud to be an advocate and expert in prevention and treatment of melanoma and to raise essential funds for the Skin Cancer Foundation.”


During the event, Dr. Palm will offer free skin cancer screenings by appointment in her office at the Beachwalk Center. Event attendees can also enjoy special discounts from participating Beachwalk retailers.


To RSVP for the SolSearch 2015 event and schedule an appointment for a free skin cancer screening with Dr. Palm, learn more about sponsorship opportunities or to make an online donation, please visit\



About Art of Skin MD

Melanie Palm, MD, MBA, FAAD is the founder and medical director of Solana Beach’s nationally recognized Art of Skin MD Dermatology practice. Dr. Palm graduated with distinction, earning a double degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and the Booth Graduate School of Business, serving as Chief Resident her final year of training. She is currently faculty on the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSD, and a staff physician at Scripps Encinitas Memorial Hospital. Dr. Palm is one of the most sought after experts in the field of Dermatology in the United States, having published over 25 articles in dermatological literature, co-authored 4 book chapters on dermatology, and regularly appears in national publications and as an invited guest on television across the country.

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  • Art of Skin MD
  • 437 Hwy 101 #217
  • Solana Beach, CA 92075
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