Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte: March and April 2019
SKIN CARE NEWS
Sidestep skin infections at the gymAnyone who works out at a gym, pool, or fitness center can be sidelined by a skin infection, such as athlete’s foot or plantar warts. Find out how you can sidestep the germs that cause common skin infections. While working out has many benefits, including weight control, disease prevention, and even mood improvement, germs can thrive at the gym. This could put gym goers at risk for a variety of common skin infections, including ringworm, plantar warts, or impetigo, unless they take certain precautions. Learn how to prevent workout-related skin infections here.
Acne Scars: What really works?Learn from board-certified dermatologist M. Laurin Council, MD, explains what you should know about microdermabrasion as a treatment for acne scars. You’ll also discover which treatments work best for deep acne scars and can submit your questions here.
Age spots: See a dermatologist before you treatIf you prefer to treat your age spots with a home remedy or cream that you can buy without a prescription, see a dermatologist before doing so.
Psoriasis: What dermatologists tell their patientsLearning about psoriasis can help you gain control over this often life-long condition. You’ll find advice that dermatologists give their patients in these articles:
What’s got people talking?Learning the warning signs of melanoma, the most serious skin cancer, could save your life or the life of someone you love. This may be why so many people are sharing these warning signs on Facebook at @AADskin. What to look for: ABCDEs of melanoma
We are now offering LED Light TherapyAmber light stimulates collagen and elastin. Red light is most commonly used to promote circulation and is also believed to target oil glands to reduce cytokines, which cause inflammation and play a role in chronic acne. White light penetrates the deepest and works to tighten and reduce inflammation. Blue light kills bacteria.Call to schedule your light therapy treatment or add it into your next treatment.
PRP Microneedling and PRP for Hair Loss
PRP is Platelet-Rich Plasma processed from the patient’s own blood which provides fundamental protein growth factors.
- PRP Microneedling is ideal to treat wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, large pores, uneven skin texture, lax skin, scars and sun damage.
- PRP for Hair Loss triggers natural hair growth and maintenance by increasing blood supply to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft
Call to schedule and see if PRP is right for you.
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