Newsletter from Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte:  January and February 2019

SKIN CARE NEWS

How to spot melanoma on your foot

Early signs of melanoma, the most serious skin cancer, often go unnoticed on the feet. Here’s what to look for. Signs that could be melanoma on your foot

Dirty makeup brushes can wreak havoc on your skin

Product, dirt, and oil can build up on your makeup brushes, creating an ideal breeding ground for bacteria.

Protect your complexion by following these dermatologists’ tips for cleaning your brushes.

How to clean your makeup brushes

A burger and fries may cause pimples

Are you convinced that certain foods cause you to break out? You may be right, but probably not for the reason you think. Find out what the research shows. Can the right diet get rid of acne?

Stop genital itch

An itchy groin doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Here are 8 non-STI reasons for itchy private parts— along with tips for getting relief. 8 reasons your groin itches and how to get relief

Financial aid is available for treating skin cancer

If you cannot afford to treat your skin cancer, turn to these resources to get the surgery and medications you need: Financial help for people who have skin cancer

OFFICE NEWS

What’s got people talking?

Looking for simple ways to avoid dry skin this winter? Here are some easy-to-follow tips, which are getting plenty of Facebook shares on @AADskin: Dermatologists’ top tips for relieving dry skin

We are now offering LED Light Therapy

Amber 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.

Coming Soon

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 maintainsit 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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