Dermatologists share skin care tips

Cosmetic Dermatology in Charlotte, NC

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 and UVB. An added feature should be sunscreen that offers water resistance. Moisturizers are intended to minimize fine lines and provide a protective barrier for your skin. In addition to daily application of a moisturizer, one should maintain a healthy diet. Using a moisturizer with sunscreen is ideal.

Beware of manufacturer claims

Regardless of manufacturer claims, there is no product that works for every type of skin aging. After a few weeks of consistent use of sunscreen and moisturizer, examine your skin and then get you’re your cosmetic dermatologist to prioritize the skin aging issues that are most prominent for you. Focus on one issue at a time. Your dermatologist can recommend products that target your trouble spots. Avoid using more than one anti-aging product at a time. Use of multiple products without assessment by a dermatologist, can lead to skin irritation.

Compassionate and effective skin cancer screening

Your risk for skin cancer can depend upon many factors. If you are finding it difficult to live with your condition, Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte can provide high quality and innovative treatment in a caring and professional environment. Dr. Nixon is a board-certified dermatologist, whose dedication, experience, and knowledge will provide the best possible treatment for your cosmetic and medical dermatology concerns.

Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte also offers surgical dermatology. They provide a full range of cosmetic offerings such as skin tightening, fat reduction, chemical peels, Botox treatments, microdermabrasion, and more. They provide treatment for both adult and pediatric patients. Call their office today for a skin care evaluation and skin cancer screening, or for any other skin condition.


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