Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  December 2018


What bothers you most about your skin?

Tell us your skin concerns

It’s National Healthy Skin Month. This year, we want to hear from you, so we invite you to:

Ask a board-certified dermatologist your burning question. It’s free. If your question is selected, you’ll find a video of a board-certified dermatologist answering your question on the AAD website. You don’t even have to give us your name.

To ask your question, go to: Ask a dermatologist

Join us on Facebook @AADskin and tell us your biggest skin concerns during #NationalHealthySkinMonth. We’ll respond by directing you to dermatologists’ tips and other resources that can help.



During a vampire facial, also called platelet-rich plasma, small amounts of your own blood are injected into your face. People hope it will erase years from their face, but is this just wishful thinking? Here’s what the science shows.

Is platelet-rich plasma the secret to younger-looking skin? Find our more by clicking here.




How to apply topical acne medication: Dermatologists’ tips for using acne creams

To get the greatest benefit from acne treatments that you apply to your skin, follow the tips in this new video.

Video on how to correctly apply acne medication here. 




Skin reactions that happen in tattoos

Temporary or permanent, a tattoo can cause a weird and unexpected skin reaction.

Find out when these are likely to occur and what you can do about them.

Tattoos: 7 unexpected skin reactions and what to do about them.


Daily aspirin has risks and benefits

A few studies have found that taking a daily aspirin may reduce the risk of getting melanoma; however, dermatologists caution that this preventive strategy isn’t for everyone. Find out why.

Can aspirin reduce your risk of getting skin cancer. Learn more here. 






AAD’s most shared Facebook post last month: 

Just one indoor tanning session can increase your risk of developing skin cancer. Here are 10 facts you should know about indoor tanning:  10 surprising facts about indoor tanning

Join us @AADskin for more tips to keep your skin looking healthy year-round.


DSC Giving back to the community

Our own DSC team volunteering with Second Harvest Food Bank. This is one of our opportunities to give back to their local Charlotte community.



Our Monthly Cosmetic Promotions- CLICK HERE



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  • Shortest radio frequency intimate procedure
  • Intravaginal treatment takes 8 minutes
  • External treatment is based on your specific needs, and usually takes less than 12 minutes external.
  • Non-Surgical, No Downtime
  • 360 degree technology
  • Maximum comfort with uniform distribution of energy

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