Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte: July 2017
Are you unknowingly causing more breakouts?
Could some of your habits — such as scrubbing your face clean or popping pimples — be the reason you still have acne?
Learn more about acne myths, and find out what’s preventing you from seeing clearer skin here.
Types of acne and how to treat them
Figuring out what type(s) of acne you have is important. Blackheads, pimples, and deep cysts all require different treatments.
Learn how to treat different types of acne here.
Effective treatment for back acne
Back acne can flare in summer. These dermatologists’ tips may help you clear it at home.
Back acne: Click here to see how to see clearer skin.
Don’t pop, pick, or squeeze that zit
Popping a pimple may seem like the fastest way to get rid of it, but this approach can backfire. Here’s what you should do instead.
Pimple popping: Why only a dermatologist should do it. Learn more here.
Why treat acne when it first appears
Seven science-backed reasons to treat acne when it first appears rather than hope it will clear on its own. Learn 7 reasons to treat acne early here.
Safe sun protection for babies
You don’t need sunscreen to protect a baby’s delicate skin. Here’s what dermatologists recommend until a baby is 6 months of age.
Infant sun protection: Learn how to keep your baby safe by clicking here.
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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Jessica Norton, LE is an experienced esthetician from Kansas. She professionally evaluates your skin and designs a custom treatment plan, based on your skin concerns.
Jessica moved to Charlotte and became a part of the DSC Team in March 2017. She works diligently with the most updated, cutting-edge technologies to provide you with the best treatments. Her areas of specialization include laser procedures, BBL, fat reduction, treating unwanted redness and brown spots, and exfoliation treatments.
Jessica takes pride on being very thorough, and effective while bringing a calm and relaxing touch to each of her services. Helping you achieve a youthful, healthy glow that allows you to feel confident in your skin is her top priority!
Licensed and Certified in Esthetics in North Carolina
Jessica has been practicing esthetics since 2009 and has a background in Makeup Artistry as well. She has worked with a dermatology practice in Kansas City for the last 4 years and recently moved to Charlotte.
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