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.
Updated: 4:51 PM 12/16/2013BATON ROUGE - Dr. Ann Zedlitz talked about different options to restore the volume in your face today on WBRZ News 2 at 4. There are different types of procedures like a topical filler. She said these procedures range from $500 to $5,000. Dr. Z said the most... (More)
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)