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 16 votes)

June 2017 Newsletter

sunscreen - use it- Charlotte dermatologist

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  June 2017 FEATURED TOPIC Quiz: What’s increasing your melanoma risk? It’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so we’re asking you one important question. Do you have risk factors that can increase your risk of developing melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer? You can quickly find out by taking this quiz discussing melanomas.   PATIENT EDUCATION Men vs. women: Who’s more likely to find melanoma? When it comes to finding melanoma on a partner’s skin, which sex do you think does a better job? You’ll find what the research shows at: Check Your Partner. Check Yourself- read the research here.   Genetic testing for melanoma has drawbacks This test isn’t right for everyone. Find out when it may be recommended. The genetic test for melanoma can tell you whether you have a mutation (change) in a gene that gives you an increased risk of developing melanoma. These mutations are passed down in the family tree. Should I get genetic testing for melanoma? Learn more by reading the article here.  Thinking of trying a natural remedy for skin cancer? Read these stories first. One man tried a natural remedy that he bought online and lost half of his nose….

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May 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  May 2017 FEATURED TOPIC 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.   PATIENT EDUCATION Can your sunscreen prevent skin cancer, aging skin? Not every sunscreen can. Find out whether your sunscreen is giving you the protection you need. Click here to see if you are using the right sunscreen. 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. Take this quiz to find out of misinformation is…

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