Waverly Office

            We are pleased to announce our new location in Waverly: Office hours are as followed: Melissa Boothe PA-C on Tuesdays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Brannon Puett PA-C on Wednesday and Thursday 7:30am – 4:30pm Ronald Rodriguez PA-C on Fridays: 7:30am – 4:30pm Cosmetic services are also available on Thursdays and…

Photo Therapy Department

Photo Therapy Department @ our Charlotte office only Blue-U Light Therapy: You no longer have to live with acne, precancerous sun spots, or scarring due to acne. Blu-U Photofacial light therapy is a treatment that is non-invasive and effective. It is used to treat acne, actinic keratoses as well as sun-damaged skin UVB Phototherapy: (Ultraviolet…

Adult Acne

What is adult acne? Acne in adults is also called postadolescent acne. It can be persistent, with onset during teenaged years, or late onset beginning after the age of 25 years. Acne affects up to 15% of women, but is usually reported to be less common in men.   How does adult acne differ from…

Fall Skin Care Tips

  Adjust your skin care routine for fabulous fall skin. As the days grow shorter, the temperatures drop, and the air becomes drier, your skin may lose precious moisture. Autumn is a time of transition, and the best autumn skin care routines will correct any summer damage that has occurred and prepare your skin for…

End-of-Summer Skincare

  Treating Sun Damage: You may have gotten more exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays this summer than you’d like. Nothing frustrates those of us who know better than sunburn. But if you’re now surveying your skin for signs of damage, there is some good news: while prevention is always best and your only defense against…

Body Lice

Lice are insects that infest humans, causing a condition called pediculosis. How do you get body lice? Infestation with body lice is uncommon in comparison to head lice. The risk of catching body lice is increased in close, crowded living situations, such as in refugee camps and crowded buses/trains. Shared bedding and/or clothing or very…

Vitiligo

Vitiligo causes loss of color. Your dermatologist may call this “loss of pigment” or “depigmentation.” We can lose pigment anywhere on our bodies, including our: Skin. Hair (scalp, eyebrow, eyelash, beard). Inside the mouth. Genital Most people who get vitiligo lose color on their skin. The affected skin can lighten or turn completely white. Many…

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac:

Many people get a rash from poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. This rash is caused by an oil found in the plants. The itchy, blistering rash often does not start until 12 to 72 hours after you come into contact with the oil Signs and Symptoms include: Itchy skin. Redness or red streaks.…