Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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Three Basic Skin Types to Narrow Down Skin Concerns

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 3, 2024

Let’s face it, it isn’t easy to know one’s skin type without consulting with a licensed dermatologist because skin type is more than just skin deep. Although there are expansive lists of skin types, the main three are normal, dry, and oily. Knowing a little about each may help shed some light on the mystery around skin types.

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Give Your Skin the Hydration It Needs and Deserves

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 29, 2024

It is essential to hydrate the skin because it is the body’s largest organ. People with itchy, dry, and aging skin often do not consume enough water to keep their skin looking as good as possible. Dermatologists agree that one of the best things anyone can do for their skin’s appearance and overall health is to stay hydrated.

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Zero Waste Skincare: Eco-friendly Skincare Routines and Products

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 22, 2024

As the world strives for sustainable living in many areas, why not include an eco-friendly, waste free skincare routine? The beauty landscape continues to evolve, and now, product developers and marketing teams pride themselves on their progressive eco-conscious, recyclable, biodegradable, and refillable packaging. In 2025, customers are likely to see even more steps towards eco-friendly beauty products and packaging.

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Unleash a Fresh Summer Glow by Shrinking Pores

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 15, 2024

The fact is that your skin needs its pores. Some pores are smaller than others, and sometimes genetics make them more visible and more challenging to manage. If you are unhappy with how your pores look, there are ways to improve and shrink their appearance. These suggestions for shrinking pores are manageable, and meeting with a trustworthy and dedicated dermatologist can help get you the results you seek.

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De-Mystifying Moles in May for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 8, 2024

Everyone’s skin is as unique and different as they are. Almost all people have some moles on their body, and knowing what to look for and which ones need professional examination de-mystifies the subject of moles because any associate moles with cancer, but not all moles are cancerous. Many moles are normal, and visiting a dermatologist can confirm the type of moles on the skin and if treatment is necessary.

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Can Anger and Stress Speed Up the Aging Process?

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 1, 2024

Starting in adulthood, our skin cells change gradually due to cell damage and molecule buildup. Research shows that prolonged stress and feelings of anger create environments that can increase and speed up the signs of aging. Learning to manage stress triggers in life, regular visits to the doctor and connecting with a reputable dermatologist can help keep skin healthy.

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Misinformation About Sun’s Effect on Acne: Sun Exposure Does Not Cure Acne

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 24, 2024

When an acne breakout hits, or someone has dealt with it for a long time, some believe that exposing the skin to the sun’s harmful rays can help. On the contrary, sun exposure without proper UV protection will do more damage than good every single time. Although sun exposure may initially appear to dry out…

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Warts Don’t Just Grow on Frogs

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 17, 2024

Although warts are painless and harmless, they can be annoying and make a person feel uneasy about how their skin looks. Knowing what causes them and how to treat them gives people options when it comes to managing this common skin condition. It is always best to visit a local dermatologist for consultation and guidance.

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Dermatographia: Facts About a Common Skin Condition

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 10, 2024

Dermatographia is also called skin writing and affects 5% of the general population. The raised marks can become more irritated with continued friction and pressure. Although the exact cause is unknown, there are several schools of thought, and it can easily be diagnosed and treated by a licensed dermatologist.

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Is There Room for Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology?

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 3, 2024

When it comes to the fast growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and the way it impacts all lives, it is undeniable that it has the potential to offer benefits in the medical field. Artificial intelligence is currently being used in many practice areas of medicine, including dermatology. AI is making waves worldwide, becoming a regular tool for educators, doctors, researchers, developers, and more. So, why is dermatology not an area of medicine that could or could not use AI in a valuable and helpful way? The answer is not easy.