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Tips for Treating a Bad Sunburn

Summertime in Wilmington, NC affords most of us the opportunity to spend time at the beach. And unfortunately, with increased sun exposure comes the risk of getting a sunburn. Sometimes it’s just in that one place you forgot to get with sunscreen (hello top of my...

How to Fix the Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

Have you ever woken up in the morning, walked past the bathroom mirror and been a little surprised at the raccoon staring back at you? It takes a second before you realize that it’s really just you staring at yourself in the mirror but now you’ve got dark circles...

What To Do About Your Thinning Hair

At some point, most of us will experience thinning hair. Two-thirds of men will see some thinning or loss of hair by age 35 and 40% of women will have visible thinning or hair loss by age 40. Depression, low self-esteem, altered self-image, and a desire to go out in...

The Easy Skin Cancer Scan You Need to Know

Since starting with Summit Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, Margene Tranter, PA-C has diagnosed on average one melanoma a week. If you are alarmed by this, you should be. The weather is getting warmer and summer fun is not far away! As a Navy spouse for the last 18...

5 Solutions for an Aging Neck

The neck is one of the first and the most noticeable body parts to show signs of aging. Oftentimes the jaw loses definition, and wrinkles and age spots blemish otherwise beautiful natural features. It's possible to lessen these effects by taking the time to practice...

Sunscreen Application: A How-To Guide

Tell me if you've ever been in a situation like this: You're about to head outside to take the dog for a walk or to go for a run and as you are just about at the door, you think to yourself, "I should probably put on sunscreen." You dig out an old bottle, rub a few...

New Office Location in Hampstead

Stop fighting the traffic on 17 and make an appointment in our new Hampstead office. Taking dermatology appointments starting March 13, 2017. We are located on the first floor of the Beacon Building. It's important to have a dermatology check-up at least once a year....

Alphaeon Financing Now Offered

With the ALPHAEON CREDIT card, you’ll find the widest array of monthly payment options to help your reach your individual wellness, beauty, and performance goals. The ALPHAEON CREDIT FINANCING card allows you to move forward today without delay. Plus, with special...

What’s Happening Next?

January 2017 Radiesse promotion and  Package of Clear and Brilliant, Gylcolic, and Dermaplane ($499) February 2017 Love Your Lips - Juvederm Promotion, Jane Iredale, Love your lashes - Iredale and Latisse 3 ml. March 2017 Kybella Neck Promotion and Blue Radiance Peel...

Dr. Ricciardelli – President NHPC-MS 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Ricciardelli the 2017 president of the New-Hanover Medical Society. "It is my distinct honor to serve as your president for 2017, this the 150th year anniversary of the Medical Society. My charge is to continue the good work of making the...

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