Identifying causes of psoriasis flare ups

Psoriasis- contact your local Charlotte dermatologist for help

Elements that increase skin inflammation The summer season can provide the perfect environment for intensifying skin problems, and psoriasis is one such condition. Here we will discuss some of the particular events or stimulants that can suddenly increase its symptoms. Psoriasis treatment often requires special medications and clinical treatment in order to control the side effects of this disorder. If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis, we can provide valuable information that will help you to manage your condition by helping you to avoid contact with common triggers that can exacerbate your condition. Consider the following problems: Excessive exposure to sunlight When you are diagnosed with any type of skin condition, exposure to sunlight should always be a concern.  Although a small amount of daily sunlight (less than 10 minutes per day) can be helpful, too much can led to problems.   Most people understand that unprotected sun exposure can increase their risk for skin cancers. However, many psoriasis sufferers are unaware that too much sunlight exposure can increase their chances of a skin flare-up. This does not mean that if you have psoriasis that you must live a life that excludes outdoor activities. It means that you should monitor the…

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Ask your dermatologist about self-examinations for skin cancer

abc's of skin cancer- visit your Charlotte dermatologist today

Facts on skin cancer self-examination from your local dermatologist Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers and afflicts more than two million people in the United States every year and this number continues to increase.  Fortunately, skin cancer is the easiest of the cancers to cure, especially if it is diagnosed and treated early.  If skin cancer progresses without intervention, it may result in disfigurement or even death.  Regular self-examinations are vital to identifying any potential issues early so they can be diagnosed and treated. Who should do self-examinations? Everyone should do regular self-examinations for skin cancer.  It is important to begin teaching children early on so they can perform these examinations themselves when they enter their teen years.  This is very important since teens are often exposed to sunlight or tanning and should definitely do self-examinations on a regular basis. When to perform self-examinations When they are performed regularly, the skin cancer self-examination may alert individuals to changes in their skin, including color or size changes of moles or freckles.  The skin cancer self-examination should be done monthly unless your dermatologist recommends more frequent examinations.  Your dermatologist may recommend a full-body exam as a foundation so that…

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Fillers Juvederm Voluma and Ultra Plus - Charlotte NC

The dermal fillers and injectables recommended by top dermatologists Two of the most popular wrinkle treatments today are Juvederm™ and Botox™. These are both highly recommended by dermatologists for treating mild to severe facial wrinkling, lines, and crow’s feet.  In today’s modern society, more and more people are turning to dermatologists for help in achieving a more youthful appearance.  As our skin ages, contour changes, fine lines, and wrinkles appear as a result of the loss of dermal collagen and subcutaneous fat.  Traditionally, these problems were addressed with facial cosmetic surgery, however today there are dermal fillers which help rejuvenate the skin without the risks of surgery.  Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte often recommend Juvederm and Botox to their patients who wish to rejuvenate their appearance.  Also available is Xeomin.  Xeomin is a relatively new and less expensive than BOTOX for treating wrinkles.  Like BOTOX, Xeomin is a highly processed injectable neurotoxin which helps soften frown lines and crow’s feet.  Juvederm is a dermal filler, designed to help plump the facial skin and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Sculptra™ is a new type of facial injectable, which helps to replace lost collagen.  This reinforced collagen structure provides a foundation…

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Dermaplaning is a method of exfoliation that makes use of a surgical blade. This method removes dead skin cells as well fine hairs on the face, making the skin feel smoother and appear brighter. The ultimate effect of this procedure is an even skin tone. Being a quick procedure with few to no adverse effects, dermaplaning has become a popular service offered by dermatologists and Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte is one of them! Aside from Dermaplaning, Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte is now offering Microneedling as well, a method used to lessen the appearance of acne scars and wrinkles. This is a tried and proven method that many patients would attest to. The clinic offers both medical and cosmetic dermatology in Charlotte with a highly trained staff that assists doctors in treating patients. For more information about the services offered by Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte, please visit 160 Rating: 10 out of 10 (from 32 votes)

Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte Offers Topnotch Skin Care Solutions

Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte

Skin care is often ignored by many people. This results to various skin problems that need to be addressed by skin care specialists. One of the most sought after experts of skin care are – Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte. The clinic has some of the best dermatologists in Charlotte working together with highly trained staff.   Dr. Deborah Nixon, M.D. A Charlotte dermatologist that has been practicing for 15 years, Dr. Deborah Nixon offers her services to both adults and pediatric patients. Her practice includes medical, cosmetic and surgical dermatology with specialization in skin cancer screening exams. Shawne Caputo, PA-C An expert in cosmetic dermatology, Shawne Caputo is considered an expert in skin rejuvenation. She has extensive expertise in Botox, Juvederm and Sculptra. Lauren Wilson, PA-C For child and adolescent skin care needs, look no further than Lauren Wilson. She specializes in treatment of acne, warts, eczema, rashes and other pediatric skin disorders. April Walter, Licensed Esthetician April Walter’s practice includes treatment for teen and adult acne, acne scars, unwanted reds and browns, scars, stretch marks, skin laxity, hair removal, fat reduction and light resurfacing. She works closely with Dr. Deborah Nixon on more aggressive procedures when needed. 144 Rating:…

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