Winter skin care tips

For many people, the cold clear days of winter bring more than just a rosy glow to the cheeks. They also bring uncomfortable dryness to the skin of the face, hands, and feet. For some people, the problem is worse than just a general tight, dry feeling: They get skin so dry it results in…

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Squamous cell carcinoma

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…

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Coming Soon

We are happy to announce the newest members of our team: Denton Mow, PA-C for our Charlotte area and Bleselda Paragas, PA-C for our Myrtle Beach location To schedule an appointment please call (704) 364-6110 for Charlotte area and (843) 839-2460 for Myrtle Beach location. Starting December 2nd, 2019 Denton Mow, PA-C will be practicing…

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic rash involving the central face that most often affects those aged 30 to 60. It is common in those with fair skin, blue eyes and Celtic origins. It may be transient, recurrent or persistent and is characterized by its color, red. Although once known as “acne rosacea”, this is incorrect, as…

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Solar Lentigo

What is solar lentigo? Solar lentigo is a harmless patch of darkened skin. It results from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Solar lentigos or lentigines are very common, especially in people over the age of 40 years. Sometimes they are also known as an “old age spot” or “senile freckle”. What does a solar lentigo…

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Antibacterial soap

Non-antibacterial plain soap Regular hand washing with non-antibacterial plain soap removes bacteria and viruses by physical/mechanical means. Plain soaps act as a detergent to help remove loosely adherent bacteria and viruses; microorganisms are not actually killed by these products. Antibacterial soap Antibacterial soaps for household use generally contain the active ingredient triclosan at concentrations between…

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