Updated: 4:58 PM 6/16/2014
BATON ROUGE - A local doctor suggests sunscreen as the most important part of daily skin care routine.
According to dermatologist Dr. Z, the sun causes 80% of the skin's aging. Sunscreen helps stop that aging and fight off the sun's ultraviolet rays, which also cause skin cancer.
Dr. Z also recommended using a Vitamin C antioxidant lotion each morning and tretinoin cream each night.
Updated: 5:07 PM 6/2/2014BATON ROUGE - A new nonsurgical procedure reduces wrinkles and under-eye bags within an hour. Dermatologist Dr. Z said the treatment, neotensil daily under-eye reshaping, can be done at home and will last for the entire day. This procedure smoothes fine lines and supports the area under the... (More)
Updated: 4:46 PM 5/19/2014BATON ROUGE - A new procedure uses ultrasound technology to tighten and lift aging skin. The procedure is called ultherapy, and local dermatologist Dr. Z said the treatment does not agitate surface layers of the skin. According to Dr. Z, ultherapy works by stimulating deeper layers of tissue.... (More)
Updated: 4:51 PM 5/5/2014BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge dermatologist recommends Laser Hair Removal to solve problems of unsightly hair. Dr. Z said Laser Hair Removal works on a number of body parts, including the legs, armpits and upper lip. According to Dr. Z, five to seven treatments of this procedure can... (More)
Updated: 4:50 PM 4/21/2014BATON ROUGE - With May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month, one foundation is putting on a 5k run to bring attention to the disease. The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is putting on the 2014 Hat Run to promote skin cancer awareness. The event is May 3 from 8 a.m.... (More)
Updated: 10:08 AM 4/8/2014
BATON ROUGE - A local dermatologist recommends addressing scars when they first appear to keep your skin looking normal.
Dr. Z urged people to have a plan of attack when they first get a scar, so it can be addressed early.
Dr. Z said a number of treatments from steroids and lasers to chemical peels can help get rid of scars. She also said that skin type has no effect on the type of treatment.
Updated: 5:07 PM 3/24/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz says one of the best ways to fight signs of aging and reduce the appearance of scars is through laser skin resurfacing.
Not all treatments are the same. During WBRZ News 2 at 4, Dr. Zedlitz discusses the differences in treatment as well as pricing.
Updated: 6:04 PM 3/10/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz answered questions today about how a fat removal system called CoolSculpting can benefit men.
Zedlitz said the CoolSculpting system can be used to deal with excessive breast tissue on men. She also pointed out that the procedure should only take a single, one-hour treatment.
If you have skin care questions or topics for Dr. Z to consider, send an email to WBRZ News 2 at 4.
Updated: 4:52 PM 2/24/2014
BATON ROUGE - Chemical peels can help stop the dulling of the skin's complexion and help rejuvenate collagen in your skin.
Aesthetic Dermatologist Dr. Z and Aesthetician Amanda Maxwell said chemical peels can deal with a variety of aging issue, like crow's feet or diminishing pigmentation in the skin.
In addition, Maxwell stressed that chemical peels are good for teens with acne issues.