Atlanta Dermatology Articles


How Smoking Can Damage Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 22, 2021

While it is common knowledge that smoking is not good for you, still many people engage in this activity every day. According to the CDC, smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States, resulting in about 480,000 deaths every year. Some of the most known side effects of…


What You Should Know About Diabetes and Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 15, 2021

Whether you have just been diagnosed or you have been dealing with it for years, diabetes is a disease that can dramatically change your day-to-day life. One way that the disease can impact your body is in your skin. There are a number of changes to your skin that are caused by diabetes. These changes…

10 Tips for Easing Eczema Symptoms in Children

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 8, 2021

According to the National Eczema Association, about 9.6 million children in the United States under the age of 18 have some form of eczema. While it is very common, researchers still cannot pinpoint an exact cause of the condition. If your child suffers from any of the different types of eczema, you are probably wondering…


What are Parabens?

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 30, 2020

It is no secret that some skincare products are better than others. Ingredients vary widely, and they are not all created equal. With the huge number of options in the skincare industry, it can be confusing to know which products are safe and which can be harmful. Not everyone has the knowledge to know which…

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…