July 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  July 2017 144 Rating: 9 out of 10 (from 35 votes)

June 2017 Newsletter

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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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Ballantyne dermatologist explains Psoriasis outbreak triggers

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Psoriasis outbreak triggers Charlotte’s Ballantyne dermatologist knows that there will be a rash (no pun intended) of psoriasis outbreaks with the onset of warm, dryer weather. This time of year, many psoriasis patients seek skin treatment from their doctor, or with over the counter creams and lotions. We want to help you alleviate some problems by helping you to understand what triggers or worsens psoriasis outbreaks. We want you to develop good habits and choices that will help you to improve your skin health. Consider the following common triggers: Dry weather As we mentioned earlier, warm weather is a common trigger for psoriasis outbreaks. It is important understand that these outbreaks are not as much about the heat as it is about the humidity. One of the common symptoms of psoriasis is itchy and scaly skin according to a highly recommended Ballantyne dermatologist. When there is a lack of humidity in the air, keeping your skin moisturized can help reduce symptoms. If necessary, your Charlotte dermatologist can write a prescription for the most appropriate product, or they can recommend the best over-the-counter moisturizers. Dealing with stress Often, we fail to make the connection between stress and exacerbation of a skin…

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April 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  April 2017 New Procedures to DSC Get the HALO glow!!  Ablative like results with minimal downtime.  Call for your consultation!  Seeing great results with minimal downtime! DermaSweep Microdermabrasion with Skin Infusion DermaSweep’s technology takes micro-resurfacing to the next level through our unique, customizable treatment approach. Exclusive infusion solutions containing cutting-edge ingredients are added to target specific skincare concerns, for visible results in just a few treatments. New and Improved Exilis Ultra for skin tightening and spot fat reduction BTL Exilis Ultra™ is the first non-invasive aesthetic device to simultaneously transmit radio frequency and ultrasound energy. By combining energies, the delivered therapy is safer, more comfortable, with consistent results for a wide variety of patients of various age, body mass index and skin type. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Our Monthly Cosmetic Promotions- CLICK HERE +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   FEATURED TOPIC Can you find skin cancer on your body? Quiz: Would you recognize a skin cancer on your skin? Most skin cancers aren’t found during a check-up. They’re found by people who notice a suspicious-looking spot on their own skin and then see a dermatologist. Do you think that you could spot a possible skin cancer? Dermatology. Help your friends and…

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