When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. Depending on how long and how frozen the tissue, frostbite can result in severe, sometimes permanent, damage.…Details
Dark chocolate is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps to keep your skin healthy, glowing and just flawless. 1) High In Antioxidants: As mentioned above, dark chocolate hosts a range of potent antioxidants. These antioxidants protect your skin from free radical damage; keeping it soft, supple and juvenile for long.…Details
That red, itchy rash on your scalp that has flaky scales could be seborrheic dermatitis, or seborrhea. It’s a common skin disease that looks similar to psoriasis, eczema, or an allergic reaction. And it can appear on your body as well as your scalp. Causes We don’t know what exactly causes seborrheic dermatitis. It seems…Details
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells arising in the squamous cells, which compose most of the skin’s upper layers (the epidermis). SCCs often look like scaly red patches, open sores, elevated growths with a central depression, or warts; they may crust or bleed. They can become disfiguring and sometimes deadly…Details
Charlotte Dermatology PA will follow CMS schedule for Wednesday January 17th, 2018
What is Actinic Keratosis? Actinic keratosis (solar keratosis) is characterized by patches of flaky discolored skin. The precancerous condition is caused by long-term sun or tanning bed exposure. It most often appears in commonly exposed areas including the lips, other areas of the face, the backsides of hands, the forearms, the neck and the head.…Details
Skincare New Year’s Now that the 2018 is here, many of us look back on the past year and take account of our life. We can look at ourselves from a mental, physical and spiritual perspective to decide what is working, what is not and the areas we can improve upon. The New Year is…Details
We will be closed Monday January 1st, 2018 and re-open regular business hours on Tuesday January 2nd, 2018
Charlotte Dermatology PA will be closed Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26th for the Holiday.
We will re-open regular business hours on Wednesday December 27th.
The Ultimate Guide to Winter Skin Care 1) As a general rule, creams are heavier than lotions, which are heavier than ointments. The most important thing is to find moisturizers that really penetrate and hydrate the skin. And if you’re breakout-prone, you may not use petrolatum- or oil-based formulas, or you will break out. 2)…Details