Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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Do You Have Eczema?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 31, 2021

One of the more common skin conditions we see in our dermatology practice is eczema. There are many different types of eczema. So many in fact, that it often goes misdiagnosed or ignored by patients who think it’s something else. In general, eczema is inflammation of the skin. It can occur in a variety of…

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How Long Should You Keep Your Makeup and Skincare Products?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 25, 2021

Be honest. Do you have makeup or skin care products lying around your bathroom that you’ve had for years? It can be a difficult decision to get rid of products, especially because many of them cost a pretty penny. So, they sit around and take up space for months or even years. How do you…

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What’s Your Bedtime Skin Care Routine?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 18, 2021

What do you do to take care of yourself? Many people exercise or get massages. Others get cozy and read a book with a delicious cup of tea. There are so many self-care rituals that can do wonders for rejuvenating both your body and your soul. Did you know that a nighttime skin care routine…

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What To Do About Dry Hands

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 11, 2021

Even though spring is just around the corner, many people are still suffering with dry, cracked hands. Cold weather and constant conditioned air can be the perfect ingredients for skin that is itchy, painful and cracked, especially the skin of the hands. Frequent washing and the use of hand sanitizers contribute to the condition that…

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Are You Washing Your Face the Wrong Way?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 4, 2021

You probably think that cleansing your face is pretty simple. Soap, water, washcloth and you’re all set! The reality is that many people are washing their faces the wrong way, contributing to breakouts and other complexion issues. You should have a daily skincare routine that starts with proper washing practices. If you have a good…

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How to Treat Contact Burns

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 26, 2021

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Burn Awareness Week. Burns are a common injury experienced by people of all ages, especially young children. According to recent statistics from the American Burn Association, over 480,000 burn injuries required medical treatment in recent years.  Contact burns can happen in a number of different ways around the home.…

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6 Reasons Why Your Scalp is Itchy and What to Do About It

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 18, 2021

In the winter time, it is not uncommon for your skin to itch. The dry weather and, depending on where you live, the cold conditions can make your skin dry, itchy and uncomfortable. Many people experience this condition on the skin of their arms, legs and chests, but also on their scalps. In addition to…

4 Types of Skin Cancer To Know About

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 12, 2021

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. With early detection and proper treatment by a dermatologist, you can reduce your risk of serious complications. In order to stay on top of potentially cancerous moles and changes in the skin, it is important that you know what to look for. …

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4 Benefits of Exercise for Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 4, 2021

When you think of skin health, what comes to mind? Water, moisturizer, SPF, nutritious eating habits? While all of these things certainly contribute to healthy and happy skin, there is an additional factor that often goes unnoticed. Exercise is a key element to your overall health and wellness, and that includes your skin.  With the…

Tips for Fading Dark Spots in Skin of Color

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 29, 2021

Do you have dark spots that just don’t seem to go away? Do they not seem to respond to any of the at-home treatments that you’ve tried? Are you tired of spending money on products that don’t work?  If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are joining a large group of…