Dr. Zedlitz

  • How to "winterize" your skin

    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.

     

  • Treatments to make stretch marks disappear

    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.

     

  • Getting rid of spotty arms and hands

    Updated: 4:55 PM 9/8/2014

    BATON 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)
  • New procedure melts the fat away

    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.

     

  • Tricks to keep your neck tight and youthful

    Updated: 5:10 PM 8/11/2014

    BATON 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)
  • Step by step skin protection

    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.

     

  • Daily skin care tips

    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.

     

  • Wrinkles, bags gone within 1 hour

    Updated: 5:07 PM 6/2/2014

    BATON 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)
  • Ultrasound device tightens skin

    Updated: 4:46 PM 5/19/2014

    BATON 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)
  • Laser treatment eliminates hair

    Updated: 4:51 PM 5/5/2014

    BATON 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)

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