Best of Cville 2019

From Best of Cville 2019: Best Dermatologist: Dr. Anna Magee Runner-up best medical spa: Nua Medical Spa “Anna Magee returns to the winner’s circle this year, the spot she and her practice, Charlottesville Dermatology, held in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She’s closing in on 25 years in business, and recently expanded her services with the addition of […]

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Preventing Nonmelanoma skin cancers

90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers (like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) are associated with the sun’s UV rays. This means that, with the right behaviors, they’re also generally preventable.   Sunscreen alone is not enough.   Seek the shade, especially between 10 AM and 4 PM. Do not burn. Avoid tanning and UV […]

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INFINI will rejuvenate and tighten your skin!

  How INFINI works INFINI combines fractional radiofrequency with microneedling technologies. There are many radiofrequency devices that treat the skin from the outside in; however, INFINI uses flow needle technology to deliver the radiofrequency current instead only to the deeper level of the skin where it is needed – the dermis – and not to […]

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What to expect with microdermabrasion

What is it? Microdermabrasion treatments use a minimally abrasive instrument to gently sand your skin, removing the thicker, uneven outer layer. This treatment works in a series to achieve the best results. At Charlottesville Dermatology, we use a diamond-tipped wand to abrade the surface of the skin. This type of skin rejuvenation is used to treat […]

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Winter Skin Treatments

With shorter days, colder weather and overcast skies, late fall and winter are the perfect times of the year for several skin and hair treatments that are less safe or effective if performed in the sunny summer months when we are spending a lot of time outdoors.   Laser Hair RemovalLaser hair removal technology targets […]

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MD Solar Science products are made for children too

MD Solar Science Mineral KidCrème SPF 40 This gentle, unscented and water-resistant sunscreen stick is perfect for children’s delicate skin and provides powerful broad spectrum protection in a grab-and-go stick. Mineral KidStick glides on smoothly, quickly and easily. Non-nano zinc blends instantly onto skin. Finally, a mineral sunscreen perfect for little ones (and the whole […]

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What is a Wart?

You’ve likely either had one yourself or know somebody who has. While anybody can get warts, kids tend to get them more often, possibly because their immune systems are still maturing. Warts are small hard bumps on the skin that are caused by a common virus called the human papilloma virus. Because the virus enters […]

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The Passion for Microneedling

Why is microneedling – something that sounds so unpleasant – the increasing favorite aesthetic procedure of “those in the know” cosmetic dermatology patients? With a considerably lower price point and a much shorter recovery time than most laser procedures, but with results equal to lasers in many cases, it is no surprise that even the […]

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