Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  April 2017

New Procedures to DSC

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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.

Exilis Ultra- check it out at your Charlotte dermatologist


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Finding skin cancer- consult your Ballantyne dermatologistCan 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 family spot skin cancer by sharing this quiz with them. With an early diagnosis and treatment, many skin cancers are highly treatable.

Find out by taking this Skin Cancer Quiz:


When should a dermatologist look at a mole?
When to have a dermatologist check your mole


Most moles are harmless, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore yours. Melanoma, the most-serious skin cancer, can begin in a mole. Sometimes, what looks like a new mole is actually a melanoma. The following can help you figure out when it’s time for a dermatologist to look at a mole.

When is a mole a problem? Learn more here. 

5 signs your child’s mole needs checking


Get the facts about skin cancer treatmentGet the facts about skin cancer treatment

If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer, you may want to know more about a surgery or medicine listed in your treatment plan. On you’ll find accurate, dermatologist-reviewed information about different treatments for skin cancer, including:

What is Mohs surgery?Learn more here.
Palliative care can help patients when melanoma spreads
You’ll also find information that explains treatments for different types of skin cancer at Skin cancer.


Reduce your risk of another melanoma

If you had melanoma, you may never get another one.

Many melanoma survivors don’t. You do, however, have a higher risk of getting another melanoma. You’ll find out what you can do to prevent another melanoma as well as find one early at:

Learn more:  here is your best defense vs. another melanoma

hand rash help- consult your ballantyne dermatologistHand Rash? Relief is possible

Has a rash appeared beneath your wedding ring?

Do certain foods that you’ve prepared for years now make your hands raw and irritated?

How to prevent and treat hand rashes- here. 


What can you do about nail fungus?How to prevent nail fungus- consult your charlotte dermatologist

It’s easy to get a fungal nail infection. There are also some simple things you can do to reduce your risk of getting one.

Fungal infections are contagious, so you can get another one.

Check your nails to find early signs of infection
Following these precautions will reduce your risk of getting another infection. Fungal infection, however, are very common. You can get another one. Early treatment delivers the best outcome.

You can find signs of an early fungal infection by checking your nails and the skin around them at least once a month. You want to look for:

  • Changes in nail color, such as a white spot or brown or yellow streak
  • Changes to the texture of your nails
  • Soreness or swelling around a nail
  • Dry, itchy skin

Learn how to prevent and treat nail fungus here.

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