Atlanta Dermatology Articles

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 25, 2020

If you are one to set resolutions for the new year, you most likely have a few related to health and wellness. Here at Buckhead Dermatology, we hope you consider making skincare a part of your list. The right skincare is important all year long, but we understand that it can be easy to get…

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Answering Your Top COVID-19 Skin Questions

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 18, 2020

As the nation enters another month of dealing with the effects of COVID-19, our office fields many questions from patients who have concerns about coronavirus-related skin issues. Two of the most common questions we hear include:  How do I treat acne from wearing a mask?  How safe is it to use this much hand sanitizer? …

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Top Treatments for Acne Prone Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 10, 2020

Everyone develops a pimple at some point in their lives. It is one of the most common skin conditions seen in people of any color, age or gender. For people with mild acne, they may pass on treatment and instead allow it to run its course. For others who are experiencing progressive, bothersome acne, treatment…


Melasma 101: What You Need to Know

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 4, 2020

Any semblance of a summer tan is likely gone by now as we hit the winter season. And while your bronzed skin may have faded, you might still notice dark patches on your face. Chances are you have developed a skin condition known as melasma. While annoying, it is a common disorder that can be…

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Back Acne and How to Treat It

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 27, 2020

On a good day, back acne is an annoying and frustrating inconvenience to your spaghetti straps and halter tops. On a bad day, it’s a painful and irritating skin condition. Regardless of the severity and frequency, back acne (commonly referred to as bacne) can be damaging to your self-confidence and might keep you from showing…

Skincare Tips for Healthy Winter Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 20, 2020

Winter is coming and you might be starting to feel the chill from head to toe. While your daily wardrobe transforms from sundresses to sweaters, it’s also time to give your skin a much-needed routine revival to enter the winter season protected and ready to face those harsh, drying conditions.  Here are some tips to…

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Struggling with Acne: 5 Things You Should Know About Accutane

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 13, 2020

Acne can be frustrating at any age, and often it can be difficult to treat simply with topical products. If you’ve made the decision to seek help from a board-certified dermatologist, well done. You’ve already taken an important first step in the journey toward clear skin. Too many rely on the advice of online health…

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What to Expect During an Annual Skin Check?

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 5, 2020

For most people, an annual visit to the doctor or dentist is just a part of their normal healthcare routine. Regular physical exams and teeth cleanings are a way to ensure that things are progressing the way they should, and to spot potential issues before they become serious health concerns.  Even though our skin is…

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What Type of Acne Do You Have?

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 29, 2020

Pimples, blemishes, zits. No matter what you call them, they all mean the same thing- acne. Acne is a skin condition that affects up to 50 million people a year in the United States. While extremely common, it is still one of the most frustrating conditions to deal with, especially since it comes in so…

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How a Dermatologist Can Treat DPN (Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra)

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 22, 2020

Are you one of the millions of people who have a skin condition known as DPN, or Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra? This condition is often mistaken for freckles or tiny moles. In fact, it is a specific type of skin growth that predominantly affects people with black and dark toned skin.  DPN is harmless, but many…