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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…

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Dry or Dehydrated Skin: How to Tell the Difference

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 15, 2020

We often use the terms dry skin and dehydrated skin interchangeably. This is understandable since they share many of the same symptoms. Plus, they both can be underlying conditions that cause a common skin culprit – acne. Knowing how to tell which of these conditions is impacting your skin can even help you treat pimple-prone…


Hives 101: What You Need to Know

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 8, 2020

If you suffer from frequent bouts of hives, you know that they can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. The appearance of these red welts on your skin can bring unwanted attention from others who wonder if they are contagious. Hives, also called urticaria, are a common condition that can be brought on by a number of…

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What is Your Skin Type?

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 1, 2020

For a question that seems so straightforward, it can be a challenge to answer with confidence. What is your skin type?  Caring for your skin can require patience, but the number one ingredient is knowledge. A big piece of the puzzle is knowing your skin type. While it can certainly be confusing to confidently choose…

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How to Prevent and Treat Razor Bumps Safely

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 25, 2020

While you may like the look and feel of a shaved beard or smooth legs, regularly shaved skin can be susceptible to razor bumps. Men, and black men in particular, are prone to developing razor bumps on their faces, necks and chests. Women can also develop these bumps on their legs, armpits or bikini lines. …

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4 Tips for Healthy Veins

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 18, 2020

Veins are not something that most people think about until there is a problem. Although they are often overlooked, your veins play a vital role in the transport of blood back to your heart. They move oxygen and nutrients throughout your body so you can function optimally. When they aren’t working properly, your health will…

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Tips for Staying Healthy and Avoiding Germs

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 11, 2020

As if we didn’t have enough on our minds, cold and flu season is around the corner. And although COVID-19 has many people even more aware of how to prevent the spread of disease and avoid germs, it might be worth a refresher as we get closer to the fall and winter seasons. After all,…


Pores 101: What You Need to Know

By Buckhead Dermatology | September 4, 2020

If you struggle with acne, you have probably heard a great deal about pores. Enlarged pores, clogged pores and blocked pores all contribute to the appearance of pimples. You may have even purchased hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars-worth of products and treatments that claim to minimize or reduce the appearance of your pores. But,…

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5 Tips for Managing Oily Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 28, 2020

It might be September, but that doesn’t mean we have completely escaped the heat of the summer season yet. In Atlanta, we can still expect hot and humid weather this month. And for those who suffer with oily or combination skin, the warmer weather can often make the problem even worse.  Instead of the dewy,…

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25 Foods for Healthy Skin (and Which Foods to Avoid)

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 21, 2020

Your skin is your largest organ and must be taken care of. Apart from keeping it moisturized and protecting it from too much sun exposure, you can choose to eat foods that boost your health from the inside out. Eating well and incorporating a variety of nutritious, vitamin-rich foods into your diet can dramatically improve…