June 2014 Newsletter for Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte (DSC)
Sun: How to Treat
Even with the best intentions, we sometimes get sunburnt. In this month’s video, you’ll find out what dermatologists recommend to soothe a painful sunburn. The first thing you’ll want to do, of course, is get out of the sun.
You’ll also learn:
- What to apply (and definitely not apply) to your skin for relief
- Steps to take if you blister
- When to seek immediate medical care
Sunburn: How to treat (2:14)
Resources Just For Kids
What Dermatologists Tell Their Patients
Even mild sunburn can cause psoriasis to flare. To protect your skin, use a fragrance-free sunscreen. Fragrance can irritate the skin and cause psoriasis to flare.
Dermatologists recommend that everyone, including their patients who have psoriasis, use a sunscreen that offers:
Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte and Dr. Deborah Nixon welcome April Walter to the practice.
April uses advanced imaging technology to evaluate the needs of your skin and guide her recommendations. She will educate you on appropriate options and help to guide you to skin health! April’s passion is fired by her patients feedback and the healthy skin transformation she sees when patients follow the protocol they worked together to create!
For more information about April, consultations & appointments times, please call 704-943-3714 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dermatology in the News
Tanning Salon Associated With Higher Rates Of Melanoma.
TIME (5/28, Sifferlin) reports the study “shows that even if you don’t get a sunburn while indoor tanning, it still raises your risk for skin cancer.” HealthDay (5/28, Mozes) reports that study co-author DeAnn Lazovich said, “tanning is a biological response to damage to the DNA.” She added, “there is no safe way to tan,” stating that “avoidance of ultraviolet radiation in any form should be the goal.” HealthDay also points out that “the U.S. National Cancer Institute also advises against any form of indoor tanning.”
More children developing melanoma
Regular Visits To Physician May Reduce Risk Of Dying From Melanoma.
Dermatologists Critical Of Claims Drink Can Provide SPF 30 Protection.
Blistering Sunburns In Teen Years May Raise Risk Of Skin Cancer, Study Says
Is that lingering rash contact dermatitis?