Forever Young BBL™ turns back the clock

December 2017 newsletter- keeping you

Forever Young BBL™ is your best option for non-surgical skin rejuvenation. Forever Young BBL™ is the procedure provided through the Sciton® Joule laser system. The Joule laser can reliably perform numerous treatments; from hair removal to light photofacials to deeper laser peels. Forever Young BBL™ addresses your most common skin issues, such as sagging skin and fine lines and wrinkles without the need of surgery. The most important feature of Forever Young BBL™ is the potential to address the layers of a patient’s skin where the most aging occurs. This laser treatment is the only device that specifically targets the skin molecules associated with aging. The procedure stimulates your body’s ability to regenerate healthy, new skin. Who is a candidate? Many patients are looking for a clearer, smoother complexion, with a noticeable improvement in skin firmness, elasticity, and pigmentation. This is important for those who work with the public, or those who will most likely be attending social events. Almost all adults are a candidate for the Forever Young BBL™ treatment, since the technology is customizable for all skin types. Forever Young BBL™ treatment During treatment, the Forever Young BBL™ system uses infrared light to provide visible complexion improvements to…

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Skin cancer’s possible signs

Skin cancer in Charlotte, NC

Skin cancer can happen to people of all ages and skin types. It is important to regularly check your skin to find skin cancer early. When it is found early, it is highly treatable. We recommend regular screening with a board-certified dermatologist, but we encourage you to constantly check yourself because skin cancer is one of the easiest cancers to find. Skin cancer can occur anywhere on your skin, from the top of your scalp to the bottoms of your feet. Skin cancer can even be found under fingernails and toenails, on your genitals, and inside your mouth. Finding skin cancer on your body The best way to find skin cancer is to become familiar with every little characteristic of your skin and periodically examine yourself. Start by looking at the spots on your skin. Check everywhere. Check your scalp by parting your hair to observe the skin. Look at the spaces between your toes and the bottoms of your feet. Your partner or significant other can be helpful. He or she can examine hard-to-see areas such as your scalp and back. Regular monitoring will help you to notice even the smallest changes. Checking monthly can be beneficial. If you…

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Cosmetic dermatology inside tips for anti-aging products

Cosmetic Dermatology in Charlotte, NC

Dermatologists share skin care tips Cosmetic dermatology consists of many kinds of treatments to aid in the restoration of the skin and the reduction of wrinkles. Dermatologists can offer dramatic results in as few as 3 or 4 days with Botox therapy. If you are looking for a subtler approach to anti-aging, consider a doctor recommended wrinkle cream or serum. Board-certified dermatologists offer a complete line of anti-aging skin care products that are highly effective. Beware over-the-counter If you are leaning towards skin care products from your favorite cosmetics line, we can offer some helpful tips to get you safely through the process. Shopping for an over-the-counter skin care product can be a hit-and-miss experience. It can be difficult to know which products to choose. Your dermatologist has the advice to help you shop with confidence. Sunscreen and skin care Sunscreens and moisturizers are extremely effective as anti-aging products. Protecting your skin is the foundation of skin care and can make a remarkable difference in care for aging skin. Sunscreen should be rated at an SPF 30 or higher. Purchase sunscreen that is a broad-spectrum or full-spectrum sunscreen. This means that it is designed to protect you from both UVA…

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Dermatologist tips and solutions to rejuvenate aging hands

Plagued by aging hands? Dermatologists can offer lots of solutions to treat aging skin, and this includes effective treatment for aging hands. Most people are concerned about premature aging of the skin, and it is quite natural for the focus to be on the face and neck. However, it is important that you do not overlook hands that have lost their youthful attractiveness. Look at your hands. Are they showing signs of aging? Damaged, aging hands Just as much as our face and neck, our hands get excessive exposure to the sun over the course of our life. We use our hands so much during the day, even if we use sunscreen, it can get worn off very quickly. The skin on the backs of our hands can become significantly less attractive as it loses its ability to produce collagen, leaving the skin much thinner and more prone to wrinkles. Hands, once characterized by youthful plumpness, become boney and are eventually replaced with a scaly texture, age spots, and veins. Treatment options Did you know that board-certified dermatologists can offer some very good solutions to rejuvenate aging hands? Even if you apply a skin moisturizer or wear moisture-retaining gloves at…

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Halo by Sciton™: Rejuvenate aging, damaged skin

Help for damaged, aging skin Halo by Sciton™ is the best remedy for age spots, wrinkles, pigmentation problems, and other visible signs of aging that can mean the end of one’s youthful appearance. Do you feel that your skin is dry and dull? Halo by Sciton™ Fractional Laser can help make it glow. Patients typically notice dramatic results after just 2 to 4 treatments. The best part is that this procedure requires little to no downtime. Traditional skin laser treatments typically come with a trade-off. Patients either go through weeks of downtime while the treatment heals, or they wait through months of treatments before they finally see the desired results. How Halo by Sciton™ provide better skin with less downtime Lasers work two ways, ablative or non-ablative. They remove targeted layers of skin to reduce or eliminate fine lines, acnes scars, wrinkles, or other problems. The result is that the treatments penetrate the skin to promote collagen deep within. Ablative lasers work quickly, but usually require several weeks to months of downtime. Non-ablative lasers require little to no downtime, but the results will appear more slowly, and usually requires several treatments. Halo by Sciton™ offers the best of both worlds….

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