January 2017 Newsletter

Ban indoor tanning for people under the age of 18- says Charlotte Dermatologist

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte: January 2017 FEATURED TOPIC Expert tips to help you exfoliate at home Dry Skin? If you choose to exfoliate, it’s important to do so safely so that it does not damage your skin, lead to increased redness, or intensify acne breakouts. Read this article to learn how to properly and safely exfoliate at home.    Leg veins: Some treatment options involve little downtime Do spider or varicose veins keep you from wearing clothes that show your legs? Some leg veins can be treated in a dermatologist’s office with injections or a laser treatment. Click here and learn which treatments involve little or no downtime.   Dry, painful hands could be hand eczema If moisturizer fails to bring relief, you may have more than dry skin. You could have hand eczema. Unlike dry skin, hand eczema needs more than a good moisturizer for your skin to heal. Is the skin on your hands dry, thick, and scaly? Do you have deep, painful cracks on your hands that bleed? You may have more than dry skin. Hand eczema could be the culprit. Because it often looks like dry skin, hand eczema can easily be mistaken for dry skin….

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November and December 2016 Newsletter

manage excessive sweating by seeing your Charlotte dermatologist=DSCMD

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte: November  and December 2016   Check out our APP! Download our app with lots of dermatology info at your fingertips.  Go to the App Store and download InfoRx app. Our code is dscmd. NEW PROCEDURES! Get the HALO glow!!  Ablative like results with minimal downtime.  Call for your consultation!  Seeing great results with minimal downtime!  Check out our special this month on HALO! SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow us today! The medical news section of this newsletter is now published on Facebook with daily updates from multiple reliable sources for your skin health!!For relevant helpful info on the various skin concerns, practice updates, and flash specials!!! Follow us today!! Find us on Facebook    Follow us on Twitter   +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Our Monthly Cosmetic Promotions- CLICK HERE +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ FEATURED TOPIC You can reduce your medication costs Many dermatology patients have seen dramatic price hikes for medications they need. This has left some patients unable to afford their medications — even with insurance coverage. Here are some ways you can lower your costs. Did you know there are ways to reduce your drug costs? Click here to learn how to reduce your medication costs.   Forced to try less-expensive medications first? When…

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October 2016 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  October 2016 Office News Download our app with lots of dermatology info at your fingertips.  Go to the App Store and download InfoRx app. Our code is dscmd. Don’t forget about Sun Block and Sun Protection! • Generously apply a broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of at least 30 to all exposed skin. “Broad-spectrum” provides protection from both ultraviolet A (UVA) and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays. Re-apply approximately every two hours or as indicated on the label, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. • Wear protective clothing, such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses, where possible. • Seek shade when appropriate, remembering that the sun’s rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If your shadow is shorter than you are, seek shade.5 • Use extra caution near water, snow and sand as they reflect the damaging rays of the sun, which can increase your chance of sunburn. • Get vitamin D safely through a healthy diet that may include vitamin supplements. Don’t seek the sun.6 • Avoid tanning beds. Ultraviolet light from the sun and tanning beds can cause skin cancer and…

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September 2016 Newsletter

Summer skin problems you can prevent- from your Charlotte Dermatologist

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  September 2016 Office News Download our app with lots of dermatology info at your fingertips.  Go to the App Store and download InfoRx app. Our code is dscmd. .   Professional Elta MD Sunblock A Physical Sunblock offers the best protection from the sun as it reflects sun off your skin. Your sunblock should primarily be composed of Zinc oxide (now transparent) and/ or Titanium Dioxide as found in Elta MD, and Obagi brands. Apply 15 – 30 minutes before going outdoors and reapply every 2 hours while exposed to the sun, especially when playing, gardening, swimming or doing any other outdoor activities. Sunblocks should not be used to increase the time spent in sunlight. Elta MD provides broad spectrum coverage with zinc oxide in combination with other UVB chemical sunscreens to optimally minimize sun damage.  Available for purchase at our office.   BTL Aesthetics Don’t believe the hype- trust the science A recently published JDD study found that BTL Vanquish ME reduces the abdominal fat layer thickness by 5.36 mm (standard deviation +/-1.49mm) on average without manual massage. Compare this result to the 1.93mm reduction (standard deviation +/-1.1mm) for Cryolipolysis and slightly more…

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August 2016 Newsletter

BTL Aesthetics- don't believe the hype- trust the science

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  August 2016 Office News DOWNLOAD OUR APP!  Download our new app with lots of dermatology info at your fingertips.  Go to the App Store and download InfoRx app. Our code is dscmd.   BTL Aesthetics Don’t believe the hype- trust the science A recently published JDD study found that BTL Vanquish ME reduces the abdominal fat layer thickness by 5.36 mm (standard deviation +/-1.49mm) on average without manual massage. Compare this result to the 1.93mm reduction (standard deviation +/-1.1mm) for Cryolipolysis and slightly more than 3mm reduction for the 1060 diode laser. In addition, the study found overall circumference reduction was between 1.93 inches to 2.23 inches depending upon the area of the abdomen treated with the BTL Vanquish ME. Learn more here. Schedule your consultation now.  We would be happy to share the article with you. NEW PROCEDURES! Halo by Sciton is here!!.  Ablative like results with minimal downtime.  Call for your consultation!  Seeing great results with minimal downtime! Summer means getting procedures that keep you clean looking fresh and clear.  Take advantage of our summer specials!! SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow us today! The medical news section of this newsletter is now published on Facebook with…

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