Isotretinoin (Accutane®)

Isotretinoin, formerly known as Accutane, is the most effective medication for the treatment of severe acne. Other medications may or may not help severe acne or moderate versions that can be unresponsive, but isotretinoin is known to clear up most people’s acne. Around 80% of those who use isotretinoin are cured of their acne. Isotretinoin…

SPF 365

Even when we don’t feel the heat outdoors the sun’s strong UV rays can harm the skin year round, making our skin just as prone to the chances of developing skin damage or skin cancer in the winter months as in the summer months. No matter how thick those overcast clouds look in the winter,…

9 Myths About Oily Skin

http://www.rd.com/health/beauty/oily-skin/ These 9 Myths About Oily Skin Could Be Ruining Your Complexion Numerous myths exist about the cause and treatment of oily skin. Emmy Garber, MD, president of the Dermatology Institute of Boston, sat down with us to clear up the confusion once and for all. read full article online

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Scoop Charlotte interview with DLVSC Esthetician Rachel Mysyk

There’s Still Time to Get Pretty for the Holidays with These Products & Treatments SARAH — NOVEMBER 11, 2016 The holidays are coming, and with them the traditional slew of parties, outings and family photographs — but the stress brought on by the holidays (and maybe those same family members) can wreak havoc on your skin.…

CAPELLA blog post featuring Dr. Munavalli

This week we had the chance to talk to our demotologist Dr. Gilly about skin cancer and skin cancer prevention. Dr. Gilly is the Medical Director/Founder of Dermatology, Laser, and Vein Specialists of the Carolinas, PLLC. Here are facts from Dr. Gilly: From ages 15-39, men are 55 percent more likely to die of melanoma…

Relax your wrinkles with neuromodulators

Neuromodulators are types of injection treatments performed by your dermatologist to get rid of wrinkles and lines. There are three different neuromodulators available: Botox, Dysport and Xeomin. They are all used to lessen or even eliminate of the lines on the forehead, between the eyebrows and around the eyes. These wrinkles are also popularly referred…

Change Your Chin and Jawline Shape With A Simple Treatment

Looking for a more rounded jawline?  Feeling that your face looks too square?  A simple office treatment can help! The masseter muscle is a large muscle in the face that can sometimes become thickened.  When the masseter muscle becomes thick, it can give the face a square, box-like appearance.  Tooth grinding (also known as bruxism)…