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Dr White Featured in Winston-Salem Magazine November 2015

By Bruce Frankel

November 2015

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You know that feeling you get when you're walking down the street feeling great and looking confident? Maybe you notice a few heads turn in your direction.  Everyone deserves that feeling. "People want to look as good on the outside as they feel on the inside," commented Dr. Anne L. White of Carolina Laser and Cosmetic Center.

Dr. White, a pioneer in the field of cosmetics, was the first person in the Winston Salem area to treat patients with injectable fillers following the FDA approval of Botox in 2002. Prior to the FDA approval, Dr. White received her training in Canada under Dr. Jean Carruthers, the first to use Botox in the field of cosmetic dermatology in North America. Since then, Dr. White has continued to carefully evaluate and assemble her portfolio of laser and cosmetic treatments to provide her patients with the latest and most effective technology and procedures.

You will not find anyone more enthusiastic about their career than Dr. White. Never one to overlook an opportunity, Dr. White combined her medical interests with her love for artistic beauty and created a private practice with an emphasis in cosmetic and laser procedures.

Dr. White's success and the growth of Carolina Laser is largely build upon the relationship she establishes with each one of her patients. Her calm, confident demeanor and warm smile make each patient feel comfortable. It is common to hear patients complement her light touch, soft voice, and artistic eye.  Dr. White makes a concerted effort to fully explain the ins and outs of every procedure so that the patient is fully educated before any treatment takes place. "I believe in a crawl, walk, run approach to patient care and our range of treatments and services reflects that," said Dr. White. "Not everyone can afford all of the procedures that would immediately address their cosmetic concerns, so I work with my patients to find a practical and affordable solution that suits their needs."

The newest treatment offered by Carolina Laser and Cosmetic Center is KYBELLA™ a revolutionary, FDA approved prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called "double chin."  Once injected into the fat beneath the chin, Kybella permanently dissolves the fat cells causing the double chin. The dissolved cells are then unable to store or accumulate fat, resulting in a more contoured and refined chin and neck area.

Carolina Laser assures the highest quality of care while maintaining the best, most versatile laser equipment in the State of North Carolina. This includes, but is not limited to laser treatments for skin revitalization, liposuction, hair and tattoo removal. Dr. White personally researches each manufacturer and their equipment to ensure the high standard is met.
"Laser technology is a great advancement in dermatology, but the industry is such that many places can offer lasers without being physician- supervised and without maintaining the calibration of the laser. The maintenance of lasers is very important to make sure burning and scarring of the skin does not occur. Our lasers at Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center are kept under warranty and serviced regularly by the manufacturer, and are calibrated to keep the machines operating in the proper manner," Dr. White detailed.

A prime example of the next-generation cutting edge laser technology being utilized by Carolina Laser and Cosmetic Center is their new Vectus Laser.  The Vectus Laser provides high-volume permanent hair reduction for a wide range of skin and hair types - without sacrificing patient comfort. Featuring the largest spot size and most uniform beam profile available today, the Vectus laser quickly treats unwanted hair. The advanced features help protect the epidermis and help keep patients comfortable throughout the treatment, while the uniform beam profile allows for the most thorough coagulation of hair follicles, reducing the need for multiple, overlapping passes. The Vectus Laser features the only FDA-cleared melanin reader, helping to more safely offer optimized hair removal treatments tailored to each client's skin type, lifestyle, and ethnicity.

Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center also does more tattoo removals than anyone else in the state and is one of the first facilities in North Carolina to offer the use of the PicoSure Laser.  "Clinical studies show that PicoSure is able to treat darker, multi-colored and complex tattoos more efficiently, with unprecedented clearing of blues and greens, in much less time," Dr. White stated. "Because the PicoSure Laser is so fast, the removal of a tattoo requires about half as many sessions as in the past, depending on the factors of each patient, including skin pigmentation, ink colors used in the tattoo, scarring, layering of tattoos, etc. PicoSure treatments are scheduled 6- 8 weeks apart to allow for the fading that occurs following a session and to get the full benefit of PicoSure," commented Dr. White. While tattoo removal has a reputation of being uncomfortable, Dr. White and her staff make patient comfort a priority. "At Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center, we go to extremes to make patients comfortable during their treatments. For laser tattoo removal, we use a topical and injectable numbing agent, so the discomfort is minimal. Our staff members are either RNs, LPNs or CMAs, and are trained in both laser physics and laser safety by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery to insure the best care possible."

In addition to her passion for helping patients, Dr. White feels it is important to maintain a nurturing work environment for her staff so that together they can be the best team in the industry.


At Carolina Laser, they believe the more you know, the better they can assist you.  Dr. White's practice offers free Lunch & Learn seminars throughout the year and hosts a "Sparkle Party" once a year.  This year the Sparkle Party will take place on November 12th, where food and beverages will be provided, vendors will be present to distribute information and discounts will be offered for treatments.

For members of the military and first- responders, such as police and fire personnel, Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center offers a 30-percent discount for tattoo removal. "Recently our military branches have instituted policies about tattoos and their placement, so many of our service men and women need to have tattoos removed. I believe we should honor those who protect and serve us and the discount we offer for tattoo removal is a way that I believe we can give back to those who give so much to us," stated Dr. White.  Carrying that one step further, Dr. White even provides free tattoo removal for veterans annually on Veterans Day!

With her growing practice, Dr. White believes that having a balanced life not only makes her a better physician, but more able to connect with her patients. "My time away from the office is spent doing the things I love most...gardening and cooking. I also spend time with my two beagles, Ollie and Scout, as well as my two cats, Tate and Bob. As the mom of two adult children, Kate Davis, who lives in Asheville, and Ben Davis, who lives in the DC Area, I am busy with all that makes up my life, but I love what I do and the way I am able to help my patients. I wouldn't change a thing," Dr. White said.



Get Lovely Legs for Summer!

Mar 31st, 2015 In: Anti-Aging, General

Get Lovely Legs for Summer

Forsyth Woman - April 2015

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Dear Dr. Anne,

I've never had legs like Taylor Swift, but they've looked nice enough for me to confidently wear shorts and skirts in spring and summer. Not this year! I can see freckles, old scars from shaving, and bursts of veins all over my legs. What can you recommend for getting my legs ready for summer?

Lisa S., Welcome, NC

Dear Lisa,

Every year this same realization comes to most people in the spring when we start to shed our layers of winter clothing in favor of more lightweight and skin baring styles and we have our "Home Alone" moment, egad! Here at Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center we can treat the veins, brown spots, fat pockets, and errant... Read more

Thermage - It's All New

Aug 13th, 2014 In: Anti-Aging, General
New Thermage for Eyes, Face and Body

Take Control of Your Aging Skin

Aging affects us all – the way we act, the way we feel, and definitely the way we look. But with advancements in skin care, you can have a say in the way aging affects your skin – and maybe even get back to the way you looked not so long ago. Thermage® is a proven, unique radio frequency treatment that can help improve the appearance of sagging or loose skin, giving you a smoother, sleeker and younger look and feel. Thermage® works in just one treatment with little down time and delivers a natural looking result. It's you, just younger looking and more confident.

Thermage is effective on:

The Eyes

As you age, your skin's collagen and elastin simply break down faster than your... Read more

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Selling Rights to Nestle

May 31st, 2014 In: General
Valeant Pharmaceuticals To Sell Filler And Toxin Assets To Nestle For $1.4 Billion


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LAVAL, Quebec, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nestle S.A. to sell all rights to Restylane, Perlane, Emervel, Sculptra, and Dysport owned or held by Valeant for $1.4 billion in cash.  Nestle expects to complete its acquisition of Galderma S.A. in July and would expect to operate the acquired assets through Galderma.  The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including clearance or early expiration of the waiting period under the... Read more

Latest Beauty Award Winners Ultherapy and Sunscreen

Jan 28th, 2014 In: General
Latest Beauty Award Winners

Ultherapy Ultrasound Facelift and La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid

Ultherapy Voted Best In-Office Treatment
The results of NewBeauty's annual Beauty Choice Awards are in, and Ultherapy Ultrasound Facelift was recognized as the Best In-Office Treatment!

La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid

New ANTHELIOS 60 Ultra-light sunscreen fluid for face with Cell-OX Shield XL™, a new optimized combination of UVA/UVB filters with a powerful antioxidant complex for advanced protection with fewer ingredients. Winner of the "Best Sunscreen to Wear Under Makeup" category in the Winter/Spring 2014 issue of New Beauty. The sunscreen won for its lightweight formula that "never peeks through makeup... Read more

Dr White Featured in Forsyth Family Magazine January 2014


Dr White Featured in Forsyth Family Magazine January 2014

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Laser and cosmetic procedures have really evolved with the explosion of technology and desire to improve on earlier methods. As long as doctors and
skincare professionals dedicate themselves to offering the best services available, this industry will remain one of the most sought-after industries on the market.
Doctors like Anne White MD of Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center, are at the forefront of new technology and offer their patients the best in innovative care.

"This eloquent quote by Richard Glogau, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of San Francisco, sums up the idea behind my Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center very well: 'The Same self-esteem that... Read more

Dr. Anne White Featured in Forsyth Family and Forsyth Woman

Dec 30th, 2013 In: Fat Removal, General
The following article appeared in the December 2013 and January 2014 editions of Forsyth Family and Forsyth Woman.

By Meghan E.W. Corbett
Photo Artistry by Melinda

Laser and cosmetic procedures have really evolved with the explosion of technology and desire to improve on earlier methods. As long as doctors and skincare professionals dedicate themselves to offering the best services available, this industry will remain one of the most sought-after industries on the market. Doctors like Anne White, MD, of Carolina Laser & Cosmetic Center, are at the forefront of new technology and offer their patients the best in innovative care.

"This eloquent quote by Richard Glogau, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of San Francisco, sums up the idea behind my... Read more

Meet Scout and Ollie, Spirited Buena Vista Boys

Oct 16th, 2013 In: General
Dr. White's pets, Scott and Ollie, were featured in the Precious Pets column in the August 2013 edition of Buena Vista Life.

Photos by CQ Photography.

Things don't always go as planned when it comes to pets. In the case of Buena Vista's "Scout" and "Ollie," that's certainly the case. When Dr. Anne L. White's son, Ben, left for college, Scout went along as his roommate; and when they returned back to school after break, Scout decided to stay behind with Mom. She let him have his way. As Dr. White puts it, "They aren't spoiled. They just have me very well trained."

These spirited Beagle boys are not really pets at all, they're family. What's special about them? "Just look at them! They're precious!" beamed... Read more

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