Sun Safety 101 as We Head Out to Spring and Beyond!

As we launch into spring and the lazy days of summer, everyone knows wearing sunscreen when outdoors is important, but until recently, most people just grabbed their favorite brand and trusted that the ingredients were safe. Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a long-awaited update to sunscreen rules aimed at strengthening regulations of over-the-counter sunblock. Based on …

How to Hydrate and Care for Your Winter Skin

Bring Moisture into the Air Heaters, cold temps, hot baths and glowing fires can all equal major moisture loss for our skin. To combat this, dermatologists recommend putting a cool-air humidifier in the room where you spend the most time. This will increase the moisture in the air thus helping skin to stay hydrated. You may also want to set …

What’s the Best Way to Detect Melanoma Early?

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Mt. Pleasant Dermatology’s Dr. Caroline Wooten Discusses How to Find, Treat and Even Prevent this Serious Skin Cancer. Dr. Wooten why is it so important to get a skin check and how often should one get checked? Skin checks are the best way to find and diagnose skin cancers early. When skin cancers are identified early, the vast majority can …

Our SkinCeuticals Advanced Clinical Spa Offers New Products, Procedures & Services

For most of our 30+ years, Mt. Pleasant Dermatology has been known as one of the top Dermatological practices in the Lowcountry. Now we have married our medical expertise with our cosmetic services, and are proud to say our SkinCeuticals Advanced Clinical Spa is going into its second year, and is better than ever! We opened our state-of-the-art medical spa …

Tips and Tricks for Dry Skin Relief

As summer comes to an end, you may find yourself mentally preparing for fall and the cooler temperatures that the season brings. Although fall has a lot to offer with beautiful falling leaves, pumpkins, and the fun holidays, it can take a toll on your skin. For many American’s fall is when dry skin begins to rear its ugly head …

The Annual Skin Check Process

If you have scheduled your annual skin check, you may be left wondering what to expect, especially if it has been awhile since you last visited the dermatologist. Below you will find helpful information that will allow you to not only be better prepared for your skin check, but also help you get the most out of the time with …

PicoSure Laser Skin Treatment and Tattoo Removal

New Product Alert! Have a tattoo you regret? You’re not alone. In fact, close to 25 percent of tattooed Americans are regretful of their ink. Until the introduction of laser tattoo removal, people often resorted to acid treatments, dermabrasion and surgical excision to get rid of their ink. But as tattoos continue to grow in popularity, so have improved tattoo ...

Get UpLyfted With Restylane Lyft

Natural-Looking Volume & Definition For Your Cheeks Restylane® Lyft is now approved by the FDA for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related midface contour deficiencies in patients over the age of 21. This is in addition to treating moderate-to-severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as nasolabial folds (smile lines). What Is Restylane Lyft? As we age and our faces lose ...