Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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How to Treat Acne During Your Pregnancy

By Buckhead Dermatology | August 6, 2020

You are thrilled to be expecting a little bundle of joy, but not so thrilled about the bumps that are popping up all over your face. You may have been expecting that pregnancy “glow,” so what’s the deal with these acne breakouts? Pregnancy brings about a lot of changes in your body, including your skin.…

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6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Dermatology Visit

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 30, 2020

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the health of your skin seriously by scheduling an appointment with a dermatologist. Whether you have a specific skin concern or want to take better care of your skin in general, a board-certified dermatologist can help you get the results that you want.  Making the appointment is the first step,…

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Should You Get A Mole Checked By a Dermatologist?

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 24, 2020

Take a quick scan of your skin. Do you see any moles, freckles or dark marks? Have they always been there or are they new? Do any of them appear darker or have they changed their shape or texture?  Your answers to these questions are vital. Why? New moles or existing moles that have changed…

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7 Tips for Healthy Summer Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 16, 2020

Do you want healthy skin this summer? If so, you are not alone. As the summer heats up in the Atlanta area, many people are seeking information about how to keep their skin healthy and glowing in the heat and humidity.  But there is a problem. With so much information out there on the internet,…

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When You Should See a Dermatologist Instead of Treating Yourself

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 10, 2020

While it is widely recognized that it’s important to keep your skin healthy, not many people give their skin the full scope of attention it deserves. When a skin issue arises, rather than scheduling an appointment with a dermatologist, they hop on Google and try to treat the condition themselves. For minor skin conditions, this…

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What is Eczema and How to Treat it

By Buckhead Dermatology | July 2, 2020

What is Eczema? If you’re experiencing an intense, dry skin every so often, you may have a case of eczema that comes and goes from time to time. It’s a common skin condition, many times known as atopic dermatitis, that comes with dry, scaly skin and redness. It is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition that…

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How to Use Sunscreen the Right Way

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 24, 2020

Skincare experts and dermatologists promote the regular use of sunscreen for the prevention of wrinkles, dark spots and skin cancer. And while this seems like an easy step to take in caring for your skin, there’s more to it than just slathering on something with an SPF and calling it a day. There are some…

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How to Treat and Prevent Dark Spots

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 17, 2020

Do you have dark spots leftover from a bad breakout? Have you noticed dark patches of skin on your face during your pregnancy? Are you bothered by a dark spot that has lasted long after a cut or burn has healed? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative, you may have a…

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5 Ways to Prevent Very Dry Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 10, 2020

Living in the Atlanta area, you know that the weather gets pretty warm this time of year. With average temperatures in the 80s and humidity levels hovering at about 70%, Atlanta residents deal with a variety of skin issues that coincide with the increasing heat and moisture. Dermatologists see a rise in patients with heat…

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Sunscreen 101: What You Need to Know

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 3, 2020

What is the most important skincare product in your skincare arsenal? If you guessed sunscreen, you would be correct. One of the best ways to keep your skin healthy is by wearing a sunscreen every single day – and not just when the sun is shining!  Applying a sunscreen product with a sun protection factor…