Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte: May 2017
Secrets that prevent bug bites, aging skin
Bug bites: Many can be prevented
Even when dining outdoors or hiking in a densely wooded area, you can prevent bug bites.
This video shows you what you need to know on how to prevent bug bites. Click here to view.
Can your sunscreen prevent skin cancer, aging skin?
Not every sunscreen can.
Find out whether your sunscreen is giving you the protection you need.
Genital herpes: Easier to catch than you think
Anyone who is sexually active can catch this virus. Many people who catch the virus never know they have it because they don’t develop symptoms. They never get painful sores.
Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting Genital Herpes.
Is fake news increasing your risk of skin cancer?
Many skin cancers can be prevented; yet, skin cancer rates are rising. Are you unknowingly increasing your risk?
Doctors will diagnose about 9,500 skin cancers a day in 2017. Many of these could have been prevented.
Is that skin cancer on your skin?
More than 9,500 skin cancers are diagnosed every day, according to estimates. Do you think you’d know if you had skin cancer — or a precancerous skin growth?
- How can I tell if I have skin cancer? Click here to find out.
- Watch this slideshow to see how to spot a precancerous growth on your skin.
Drinking may increase women’s risk of getting rosacea
Find out why researchers believe white wine and hard liquor in particular may increase a woman’s risk of getting rosacea.
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WELCOME OUR NEW TEAM MEMBERS!!
Valerie O’ Connell, PA-C is a highly trained board certified dermatology physician’s assistant. Valerie brings a great deal of experience to Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte in pediatric and adult dermatology.
Valerie received her Bachelor of Science degree from Carlow University in Pittsburgh. She completed her Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies at Alderson-Broaddus College in West Virginia. She has over 6 years of experience working with Children’s Dermatology Services in Pittsburgh. Valerie joined DSC in April of 2017.
Valerie specializes in children and adolescents. She is also available for same day acute work in appointments as well as other general medical needs for children and adults.
NCCPA ( National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
Valerie is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has particular interests with health and wellness along with physical fitness.
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