We Focus on Medical Treatment,
Not Expensive Cosmetic Procedures and Potions
Atlanta Dermatology - Doing Things Differently!
We Focus on Medical Treatment, Not Cosmetic Procedures
We Are Atlanta's Black Skin Dermatology Specialist
Prefer to see a dermatology doctor rather than an assistant?
You will be seen only by Dr. Sherrie-Ann Straughn.
Medications you can’t afford?
We strive to ensure you receive the best medications at reasonable prices.
How often should I have a Skin Cancer Screening?
In the past decade (2009 – 2019) the number of new melanoma cases diagnosed annually has increased by 53 percent. The best way to prevent skin cancer is to get screened.
At least once per year.
Skin cancer is among the leading causes of death in the US. Screening is a a very routine procedure to identify abnormalities in the skin. As a board certified dermatologist, Dr. Straughn will be able to diagnosis whether legions are cancerous.
I am constantly getting razor bumps. What can I do?
Razor bumps usually occur as a result of shaving especially with curly or wavy hair.
Here are some little tips:
- Change your razor often
- Shave with shaving gel or a creamy cleanser
- Shave in the direction in which your hair grows
- Press on the areas you have shaved with a cold damp cloth to close up your skin pores
- At our Atlanta Dermatology Office we prescribe creams to soften the hair so that it is less likely to become ingrown.
- We also recommend fading cream to remove unsightly blemishes that result from ingrown hairs
How do I treat ashy skin?
Hate dry, itchy skin on your face, arms, legs? Is that flaky scalp bothering you?
To address ashy skin...
...you need a skin or scalp product that will both moisturize the dry skin as well as exfoliate the dead skin cells.
I’m a grown woman with children, why do I still get acne even at my age?
The reasons for still getting acne at an older age could be the result of many factors. Understanding that acne among older women is actually fairly common.
Getting acne at an older age could be the result from many factors.
Clogged pores and hormones cause acne which can lead to blemishes and even permanent scars. At Buckhead Dermatology, we do a complete evaluation to make sure your hormones are in balance. Dr. Straughn, orders labs and spends time with you to develop the best plan for you and to make your acne go away.