Posts by Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Albemarle

Hyperhidrosis

Sweating man

Hyperhidrosis: Overview (Excessive sweating) What is hyperhidrosis (hi-purr-hi-DROE-sis)? This is a medical condition that causes excessive sweating. The word “hyperhidrosis” means too much (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). Excessive sweating happens when a person sweats more than is necessary. Yes, it’s necessary to sweat. Sweating cools the body, which prevents us from overheating. People who have hyperhidrosis,…

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Albemarle Dermatologist Provides a Guide to Proper Face Washing

Albemarle Dermatologist Provides a Guide to Proper Face Washing - Albemarle

Most people assume washing their face is a straight-forward process. However, according to the experienced dermatologists at Albemarle Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center with locations at Albemarle, Thomasville, West End (near Pinehurst) and Asheboro in North Carolina, there are actually right and wrong ways to accomplish this daily task. Understanding the proper techniques and habits…

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Stanly County Dermatologist Explains 5 Ways to Alleviate Dry Skin

Stanly County Dermatologist Explains 5 Ways to Alleviate Dry Skin - Albemarle

If you suffer from dry, itchy skin, you’re not alone. You’ve probably tried a range of treatments on the market, including creams, oils, and face masks. Unfortunately, some of these supposed cures may actually further irritate your skin. If you feel you’ve tried everything, don’t fear—there are a number of dermatologist-approved ways to help lock…

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Local Dermatologist Explains Dermatitis & Treatment Options

Local Dermatologist Explains Dermatitis & Treatment Options - Albemarle

Dermatitis refers to a condition which causes the skin to become swollen, red, and sore as a result of an external irritant. The professionals at the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Albemarle, North Carolina have treated countless patients suffering from these conditions. Their compassionate team is expertly trained in identifying your dermatitis and obtain…

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Albemarle Dermatologist Explains Why Sun Protection is so Important

Albemarle Dermatologist Explains Why Sun Protection is so Important - Stanly County

Whether you’re heading out on a hike or just down the street, wearing sunscreen whenever you’re outside is vital. While sun protection is important all year long, it’s especially crucial during these upcoming warmer, summer months. The experienced dermatologists from the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Albemarle, NC, know first-hand how damaging prolonged sun…

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Rosacea Management Methods From North Carolina’s Leading Dermatologist

Rosacea Management Methods From North Carolina's Leading Dermatologist - Albemarle

Rosacea is a common, yet sometimes uncomfortable, skin condition. With flushing, inflammation, visible blood vessels, and stinging sensations across the face, most patients are curious about skin treatments to help ease their condition. If you’re suffering from rosacea, your dermatologist will help you discover the solutions that work best. Since 1996, the professionals at the…

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Top Mole Removal FAQs Answered

Top Mole Removal FAQs Answered - Albemarle

If you have a mole that appears suspicious, your dermatologist may recommend mole removal. Mole removal is often the first step to treating cancerous moles, and it is a simple, outpatient procedure. The compassionate team at the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center is happy to answer any questions you might have about the procedure. With…

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Acne Treatment: Albemarle Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Talks Accutane 101

Acne Treatment: Albemarle Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center Talks Accutane 101 - Albemarle

When it comes to treating acne, the Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center in Albemarle NC has successfully treated patients with Accutane (Isotretinoin), a drug taken orally to help eliminate the redness, scarring and scabbing often associated with the skin condition. The cosmetic dermatology specialists rely on Accutane because its chemical properties are known to aggressively…

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