Updated: 5:06 PM 12/2/2013BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed a procedure today on News 2 at 4 to lighten dark spots and freckles, called Intense Pulse Light or IPL. The procedure uses bursts of light to target melanin-producing parts of the skin just below the surface. Dr. Z said a few... (More)
Updated: 4:39 PM 11/4/2013
BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz talked about sleep affects your skin. She said getting seven to eight hours of sleep per night is the most important thing you can do.
She also talked about how to take care of dry skin as the weather changes.
If you have any skin care question, e-mail Z Aesthetic Dermatology.
Updated: 4:55 PM 10/21/2013BATON ROUGE - Aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed the importance today of doing your homework when it comes to picking a doctor. She explained the importance of board certification, and said people can find out how their doctor stacks up by visiting the American Board of Medical Specialties'... (More)
Updated: 5:08 PM 10/7/2013BATON ROUGE - Aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz talked today on News 2 at 4 about the damage you can do to your skin with magnifying mirrors. She says you may not realize it, but light magnified off of mirrors can permanently scar your face. She recommends throwing away... (More)
Updated: 5:15 PM 9/23/2013BATON ROUGE - Aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed a viral infection today which could leave nodules on people's skin. It's called molluscum contagiosum, and is sometimes called "water warts." The virus causes raised nodules on the skin, and can be passed by skin-to-skin contact or touching a surface with... (More)
Updated: 4:57 PM 9/9/2013
BATON ROUGE - Dr. Z talked about different treatments for Seborrheic Keratosis, also known as skin barnacles.
The raised, rough skin can be treated by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. She also talks about different procedures to get them removed.
If you have any questions for Dr. Z, email them to News 2 at 4.
Updated: 5:14 PM 8/26/2013
BATON ROUGE - Aethestic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed several new skin care products on the market today on News 2 at 4.
She also showed several older products which have new uses, such as using a chemical to promote eyelash growth on your eyebrows.
If you have questions for Dr. Z, email them to News 2 at 4 and watch on Mondays.
Updated: 5:00 PM 8/13/2013
BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz discussed skincare issues today that student athletes often run into.
Dr. Z said she frequently sees a number of common skin irritations caused by sports equipment rubbing against the skin, including a certain type of acne outbreak.
She also recommended a series of different cleansers and techniques to both treat and prevent those conditions.
Updated: 5:40 PM 7/29/2013BATON ROUGE - Dr. Z talked with News 2 at 4 today about dealing with pesky sunburns during the summer. She said she's seeing a lot of patients come through with sunburns after going to the beach for end-of-summer vacations, some even with second-degree burns which are burns with... (More)
Updated: 4:54 PM 7/22/2013
BATON ROUGE - Lots of kids are spending time outside or at a playground this summer, and aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz has tips on how to protect their skin while spending so much time in the sun.
Dr. Z also talked about her time working with the Big Buddy organization and made a donation to them on News 2 at 4.
If you have questions for Dr. Z or skin care topics for her to talk about, email them to producer Brittany Meisner at BMeisner@WBRZ.com.