Updated: 5:12 PM 11/17/2014BATON ROUGE - Cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Z visited News 2 at 4 on Monday to talk about a minimally invasive procedure that has helped some of her patients ditch the less than glamorous look of excess skin or fat underneath their chins. That's right. With the procedure, Dr. Z... (More)
Updated: 5:52 PM 11/3/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Z shared information Monday about one method of dealing with pesky varicose veins.
The specific treatment she discussed was using sclerosing solutions, such as a strong saline solution which is injected directly into the vein and can reduce their appearance by as much as 80 percent.
Dr. Z discusses skin health issues every other Monday on News 2 at 4.
Updated: 5:21 PM 10/20/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Z shared her advice on how to prep your skin for the winter.
Dr. Z explained cooler weather can dry skin out and cause itching or cracking on tougher areas of skin on the body like the soles of your feet.
She recommends moisturizing with creams, wash with soft soaps and exfoliate feet and legs. Dr. Z says petroleum jelly is a great way to keep lips and dry skin from cracking.
Updated: 5:15 PM 9/22/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Z introduces new methods to make stretch marks disappear using FDA approved laser technology.
Dr. Z explained stretch marks are common among men and women when their skin is stretched in a short period of time such as in muscle gain, weight gain or in pregnancy.
She recommends getting laser treatments once a month or using a tretinoin topical cream on the surface of the skin were stretch marks appear.
Updated: 4:55 PM 9/8/2014BATON ROUGE - A local doctor introduced a new procedure to keep sun spots off arms and hands. Dr. Z firstly has a few things she wants to recommend to prevent spots around the arms and hands. The most important thing is sunscreen, according to Dr. Z. Dr.... (More)
Updated: 4:53 PM 8/25/2014
BATON ROUGE - Dermatologist Dr. Z has the first peek in the the city at a new fat reduction procedure called Vanquish.
Dr. Z said the procedure applies heat to fat cells around the waist without touching the skin. Vanquish practically melts the fat off, according to Dr. Z.
She recommends four treatments, each of which is 30 minutes long. If you have a pacemaker or any metal in the stomach region, do not use Vanquish.
Updated: 5:10 PM 8/11/2014BATON ROUGE - A local dermatologist has the key to keeping your neck looking young and tight. Aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Z said sun exposure and the use of tanning beds causes the skin to age, especially the neck area. Dr. Z stressed the use of sunscreen to keep your... (More)
Updated: 4:54 PM 7/28/2014
BATON ROUGE - A dermatologist revealed the proper order for applying skin care products.
Aesthetic dermatologist Dr. Z said to start with the thinnest product, then move to the thicker lotions. According to her, the first thing everyone should do is wash their face.
Dr. Z recommends applying toner after washing your face. After that, put on an exfoliant or moisturizer. Lastly, apply a serum that you use or any prescription lotions.
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)