November 2017 Newsletter

relieve eczema at home- from your Charlotte dermatologist

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  November 2017 FEATURED TOPIC How to relieve your child’s eczema at home As temperatures drop and indoor heating dries the air, your child’s eczema can flare. Here’s what you can do to reduce flare-ups and help your child feel more comfortable. How to use moisturizer to reduce eczema flares How to bathe a child who has eczema Home remedies: What can relieve itchy eczema? How can I find indoor eczema triggers?   PATIENT EDUCATION Butter is great for bread — not for burns Minor burns are common. You may have gotten one if you accidentally touched a hot burner on your stove. Knowing how to treat this burn at home is important. You’ll find out how to treat a minor burn while reducing infection and minimizing scarring by watching this video. Learn How to treat a first-degree, minor burn   How to treat the acne-like breakouts of rosacea You have options when it comes to treating the acne-like breakouts. Find out what can control these and prevent new ones. Rosacea treatment: Acne-like breakouts     The truth about rosacea, strokes, and heart attacks Can a skin condition increase your risk of having a heart…

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October 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  October 2017 FEATURED TOPIC Checking for Melanoma? Don’t make this mistake! The end of summer is a good time to check your skin for signs of skin cancer. Before you perform a skin self-exam, find out how to avoid this common mistake. Study: Most melanomas don’t arise from existing moles. Learn more about checking melanomas here.  PATIENT EDUCATION Removing a tick when you first see it can prevent Lyme disease Think you could remove a tick from your skin? You’ll definitely have a leg up after watching this video. Click here to learn how to remove a tick and prevent future bites.   Red face? Sensitive skin? Your skin could be telling you something! Do you blush easily? Is your face permanently red or your facial skin sensitive? These are signs of rosacea, a common skin condition. Find out if you should be screened. Is rosacea causing your red, irritated face? Learn more about Rosacea here.     Are you increasing your risk of developing rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition. Find out if a few weekly glasses of white wine or other libation could be increasing your risk of developing it. Does…

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September 2017 Newsletter

Acne- contact your local Ballantyne dermatologist

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  September 2017 FEATURED TOPIC Acne? Stop sleeping in your makeup and other skin care tips Sleeping in your makeup can sabotage your efforts to get rid of acne. Find out what else can worsen acne — and what skin care tips dermatologists recommend to help clear your skin. Read 10 skin care habits that can worsen acne here. PATIENT EDUCATION Is it time to see a dermatologist for acne treatment? Taking a few minutes to answer these questions can help you decide if it’s time to see a dermatologist about your acne. Spoiler alert: Severe acne is not required. Treating acne? Is it time to see a dermatologist? Click here to learn when it’s time to visit a dermatologist about your acne.    Is that rash on your skin ringworm? Your risk of catching this common skin infection increases in hot, humid weather. Ringworm is an infection caused by fungus. You can get ringworm anywhere on your skin. On most areas of the skin, it causes ring-shaped patches. What you see, however, changes when ringworm grows on the feet (bottoms and sides), palms, nails, groin, beard area, or scalp. Do I have ringworm? Here’s…

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August 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  August 2017 FEATURED TOPIC Do you know how to clear your acne? Are you using the right treatment for your type of acne? Is your skin care routine helping to clear your skin or causing acne breakouts? This quiz can help you find out if you know how to clear your acne. Take the quiz now.   PATIENT EDUCATION When your acne just won’t go away See tips that dermatologists give their patients to help them see clearer skin. Learn 10 things to try when acne won’t clear.     Free sunscreen at NYC public pools The AAD has teamed up with Sun Shield and NYC Parks to provide free sunscreen. You’ll find it in dispensers at public outdoor pools throughout New York City. Visitors to NYC Parks’ 52 public pools will have access to free sunscreen this summer thanks to the American Academy of Dermatology. To learn where you’ll find these pools and when to apply sunscreen, click here.    Hike to help prevent, detect skin cancer Want to make a difference? Sign up for Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!™ The money you raise will help provide free skin cancer screenings and build…

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July 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  July 2017 144 Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 57 votes)