Dermatology Care of Charlotte Physician Assistant Changes

Dermatology Care of Charlotte Physician Assistant Changes   Danielle Tashakori, P.A.-C, will no longer be with our practice after May 20th.  Lesslie Durst, P.A.-C, an experienced physician assistant, and Dr. Seward will be increasing their schedules to provide continuity of care for all patients.  We appreciate the trust you place in our practice to provide…

Ballantyne Corporate Park Card Discount

40% off all Elta Sunscreen Products Next week April 25-April 29, come in to purchase any of our Elta Sunscreen products at 40% off when you present your Ballantyne Corporate Park Card.   You do not have to be an established patient to receive this discount.  Simply come in to our office and present your…

Know Your Moles

Know Your Moles   Moles and birthmarks are pigmented spots or patches of skin with various colors.  Many people have moles, but it is important to get to know your moles so you can recognize if they change. Though most moles and birthmarks are harmless, if they show any of the following warning signs they…

Looking for our First Available Appointment?

If you are looking for our first available appointment, consider visiting our Indian Trail Office where both of our Physicians Assistants Danielle Tashakori and Lesslie Durst are seeing New Patients as early as a few weeks out. Our Indian Trail Office is located only about 15 miles from our Ballantyne Office. Call the office today…

What to Know about Treating your Psoriasis

Treating Your Psoriasis The American Academy of Dermatology defines Psoriasis as a chronic disease that “develops when a person’s immune system sends faulty signals that tell skin cells to grow too quickly. New skin cells form in days rather than weeks.  The body does not shed these excess skin cells. The skin cells pile up…

Skin Care Tips for Older Patients

As our skin matures and ages, the incidence of skin problems tends to increase.  Our dermatologists in Ballantyne and Indian Trail, Dr. Seward, Dr. Grattan, and Dr. LaRocque are trained to treat the several skin conditions and tumors, such as skin cancer, that are more common in older adults. Rough, dry, itchy skin Benign growths…

May is Melanoma Awareness Month!

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in America.  Our goal is to help prevent melanoma by creating awareness of melanoma and other skin cancers and educating our community about preventive measures that reduce melanoma’s incidence rate.  Be smart and learn the ABCDE’s of Melanoma!  Some important facts about Melanoma: It is estimated that 1…

Sunscreen and Skin Care Tips

Good skin care and sun protection can help delay the skin’s aging process and prevent sun damage and skin cancer.  Here are three tips to keep your skin looking healthy: 1) Protect from the Sun Over a lifetime, sun exposure can cause wrinkles, age spots, and increase the risk of skin cancer.  Use a broad-spectrum…

Skin Cancer Self Exam

Our dermatologists recommend a monthly self examination of the skin as well as a yearly skin exam by one of our dermatologists, so that any new or changing skin cancer can be found and removed early.  Skin cancers found early are almost always curable!  Learn about the ABCDE’s of skin cancer and what to look for during an…