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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: #CheckDetectProtect
April 30, 2020
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and while it’s essential to check, detect and protect you and your loved ones year-round, we are significantly emphasizing the need this month. As you may be enjoying the outdoors more during this time, whether in your backyard, taking a walk around the neighborhood or exercising, […]
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Washing vs. Sanitizing: Which is Better for Your Skin?
April 27, 2020
Right now, soap and hand sanitizer are hard to come by in Charleston. They’re vanishing off shelves across the world and selling out quickly online due to COVID-19. But, in the battle to prevent the coronavirus, which works better? And is one method better than the other for your skin? Which is safer? The Centers […]
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Telehealth is Now Available!
April 13, 2020
As we continue to take all precautions against the spread of COVID-19 in all our offices, Mount Pleasant has emerged as one of the state’s major coronavirus hotspots. Right now, it is important to avoid public places where you may come in contact with the COVID-19 virus. If you must go out for “essential needs”, […]
Dry hands from COVID-19 precautions? Hydrate with these tips!
March 18, 2020
With heightened news of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), comes a variety of ways to help prevent it. Among those was good hand hygiene: washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place or after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing. If you […]
Adult Acne Getting the Best of You? Four Solutions to Try!
February 6, 2020
Many people mistakenly think that acne is limited to puberty. In reality, millions of adults have this inflammatory skin condition. Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the world. One study suggests that 85% of women and 15% of men have adult acne. Some have had it since youth, others experience a […]
What Are Actinic Keratoses?
January 20, 2020
Statistics suggest that over 40 million Americans develop actinic keratoses (AKs) every year. This skin condition is one that we treat often. Yet, actinic keratosis (AK) is not a familiar term. This raises a question. So, what are actinic keratoses? About Actinic Keratoses Actinic keratoses are precancerous growths on the skin. They are caused by […]
6 Skin Tips to Kick-Off the New Year!
January 6, 2020
Every year there is a sense of renewal that comes in January. It’s an opportunity to recommit to those things that you didn’t get to the prior year or it’s a chance to set some new goals and stake your claim in the new year. When it comes to your health, it’s only natural that […]
Best Ways to Treat Dry Skin
November 29, 2019
Winter is just around the corner and along with chillier temperatures comes dry air and dry skin! If using a moisturizer isn’t doing the trick, you may need to make an appointment with us at Charleston Dermatology to get relief. Dry skin can be bothersome, causing rough, scaly, flaking skin that itches, cracks or bleeds. […]
Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019!
November 26, 2019
It’s been a great year at Charleston Dermatology and we’re taking a look back at our top blog posts you care most about. As we focus on medical and surgical practices, we work hard to ensure our patients have the information they need to have healthy skin all year long. From tips, guides and #DermTerms, […]
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Helpful Tips for National Healthy Skin Month
October 31, 2019
Did you know November is National Healthy Skin Month? Take this time to reflect on your skincare routine and how you’re treating your body’s largest organ! Check out these helpful tips from us and our partners at AAD. Wash your face. Using a mild cleanser and lukewarm water, make sure that you’re washing your face […]
October 4, 2019
Anti-aging is a major reason folks invest in skincare and work with their dermatologist. While there’s no fountain of youth that will magically eliminate all your wrinkles, there are certainly steps you can take to be proactive when it comes to aging. Protection Sun protection is the basis of all good skincare! We know that […]
Psoriasis: Myths & Facts
October 3, 2019
125 million people across the globe deal with psoriasis, but there are many misconceptions surrounding this ailment. Let’s break down myths versus facts when it comes to a common, but often misunderstood, skin disease. Myth: Psoriasis is contagious. Fact: Unlike warts, psoriasis is not contagious. It is not linked to cleanliness or hygiene (another common […]