Microneedling

Microneedling with SkinPen® can help to improve your skins appearance, making it the market standard. How do you know if SkinPen® is right for you? If you’re searching for: A procedure that helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and smooth wrinkles, SkinPen® may be used on all skin types. A safe solution with…

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Skin Biopsies

  Skin biopsies are a routine procedure performed by dermatologists, removing a sample of skin to diagnose a skin lesion or mole. Done under local anesthesia in the doctor’s office, the procedure is quick and relatively painless.       First, the skin is sanitized with alcohol or another antiseptic. The assistant or doctor will…

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Spring Skin Care Tips

After months of harsh weather, our skin is in dire need of a beauty revamp. The question is: Which products should we be using and which should we be avoiding? Below are a few guidelines on how to change up your skin care for spring.   Moisturizer: After some very drying weather, we need to rebuild our…

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WAVERLY OPENING

We are pleased to announce our new location in Waverly is now open Office hours are as followed: Melissa Boothe PA-C on Tuesdays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Ronald Rodriguez PA-C on Fridays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Contact our office to schedule your Appointment at (704) 364-6110

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Basal cell carcinoma

What is basal cell carcinoma? Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is a common, locally invasive, keratinocytic, or non-melanoma, skin cancer. It is also known as rodent ulcer and basalioma. Patients with BCC often develop multiple primary tumours over time. Who gets basal cell carcinoma? Risk factors for BCC include: Age and gender: BCCs are particularly prevalent…

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Frostbite Prevention and treatment

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.…

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Seborrheic Dermatitis

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…

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