Bleaching Creams

There are many options for lightening or bleaching creams but not all are created equal. One of the most common bleaching agents is called hydroquinone, stronger versions require a prescription but weaker options can be found over the counter. It is very important that this type of lightening cream is only used for 6 months…

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Dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN)

Is a condition of many small, benign skin lesions on the face, a condition generally presenting on dark-skinned individuals. DPN is extremely common. From a histological perspective, DPN resembles seborrheic keratoses. The condition may be cosmetically undesirable to some patients. It usually begins in adolescence. The incidence, number and size of lesions increases with age.…

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Facts About Skin Cancer

  Fast Facts About Skin Cancer: 1) Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and includes different types. 2) Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun’s UV rays in as little as 15 minutes. 3) Even if it’s cool and cloudy, you still need protection. UV rays, not the temperature,…

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Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Designated by the American Academy of Dermatology, National Melanoma Skin Cancer Prevention Month aims to raise awareness about skin cancer, increasing the chances of early detection so treatments can be given early. It’s vital that skin cancers such as melanoma, a rarer & often deadly form of skin cancer, is treated early as later stage…

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Update

Charlotte Dermatology continues to be open to take care of the dermatological needs of our patients. Over the next several weeks we will be opening all our office locations. To ensure the safest possible visit, we have implemented the following practices to make your visit as safe as possible: Continue to maintain sanitary and meticulously…

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Effective April 1st, 2020

The crisis associated with the Corona virus is a challenge not only for Charlotte Dermatology, but the country and the world. This is a unique crisis because it potentially affects the health and lives of people we love as well as the economy we rely on to support ourselves and our family. At Charlotte Dermatology,…

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