November 2014 Newsletter for Dermatology Associates of Charlotte
Caring for Pierced Ears
It takes just a few minutes a day to keep newly pierced ears healthy. This month’s video shows you exactly what you need to know. You’ll learn how to avoid an infection and prevent the piercings from closing.
If you know anyone with newly pierced ears, be sure to share these dermatologists’ tips.
Caring for pierced ears (1:30)
Ear piercing is now offered at the DSC office. Call for details.
What Dermatologists Tell their Patients
If you plan to get your ears pierced, ask the person piercing your ears to use earrings made of surgical steel, titanium, 14- or 18-karat gold, or niobium. Earrings are more likely to cause itchy, red skin when made of nickel, cobalt, or white gold.
ZO Store is back!
Call to make an appointment with our esthetician to discuss this new line for your skin! Then, you can go to our online store and order products whenever you need them.
Dermatology in the News
Eczema know-how helps people feel better
If you or your child has eczema, connecting with others facing similar challenges can help. You’ll find links to eczema support groups across the United States at NEA Support Network.
When should you see a dermatologist?
Sign of internal disease can appear on skin
Most of the time, these skin conditions affect only the skin. Having an expert examine your skin can ease any concerns. If your dermatologist recommends testing, be sure to follow up. A warning sign on your skin can help find a health problem early when treatment is most effective.
Camp photos capture one-of-a-kind experience
Many past campers say they look forward to camp all year long.