Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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4 Triggers to Avoid If You Have Sensitive Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 9, 2021

If you have sensitive skin, you know that it can have a major impact on your day-to-day life. Dry, red, itchy or even burning skin can be much more than just a nuisance. It can affect your confidence and can even lead to infections. People who have sensitive skin can react to a wide range…

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Can Stress Cause Acne?

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 2, 2021

For most of us, some level of stress is unavoidable at certain points in our lives. Events of the last 18 months have proven to put additional strain on many people, and continues to do so as the pandemic ebbs and flows. Stress can also pile on from other sources, including family, relationships, career and…


3 Facts About Keloids

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 26, 2021

Keloids are very common but many people don’t know much about them. Often, people think that they just have a very unique scar when in fact, it is a keloid. A keloid is scar tissue that can appear after an injury to the skin. They can grow over time, becoming quite large and may even…

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How These 3 Habits Could Be Making Your Acne Worse

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 19, 2021

If you suffer from acne breakouts, you’ve probably done an awful lot of research online to figure out how to clear your complexion. There are so many myths on the Internet that it can be really confusing to know what’s true and what isn’t. Not only that, some common treatment options that you may have…

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Is Melanoma Lethal?

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 12, 2021

As a dermatologist, skin cancer is one of the greatest health concerns that we see in the office. It is a serious health condition that is extremely prevalent in the United states. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology Association states that 1 in 5 Americans will develop some type of skin cancer during their…

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4 Tips for Clearing Acne Before Your Wedding

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 5, 2021

For many people, their wedding day is one of the biggest days of their lives. Months of planning and high expectations make it an exciting and beautiful time, but also one that can be full of pressure and anxiety. If you suffer from acne, it can be even more stressful hoping that your skin stays…

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3 Tips for Treating Your Eczema

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 28, 2021

If you are one of the over 31 million Americans who have a form of eczema, you know that the condition can be uncomfortable and even downright painful. Many people don’t realize that there are 7 different types of eczema and that treatments can vary for each. But no matter if you have a mild…

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5 Myths About Acne

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 22, 2021

When you are dealing with breakouts, you want information to help you treat and get rid of the problem. For many people, that means getting on the Internet to do some research about acne, its causes and the most effective treatments. And while there is no shortage of information available online, there is still a…


Melasma and Hyperpigmentation: What’s the Difference?

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 15, 2021

Is melasma the same as hyperpigmentation? Both of these terms are frequently used to describe skin conditions that result in dark patches of the skin, especially on the face. But, are these two conditions the same thing? Are there different treatment options depending on the cause of the dark patches? Dr. Straughn of Buckhead Dermatology…

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Do You Have Severely Chapped or Dry Lips?

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 9, 2021

When you are suffering from extremely dry or chapped lips, it can be all you think about. They can often be uncomfortable, and even painful and bloody. Treating chapped lips can be a challenge because there are so many possible causes of the condition. To make treatment even more complicated, the medicated lip balms you…