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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…


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…


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…

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How to Keep Your Skin Clear While Wearing a Mask

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 29, 2020

As cities and businesses begin to reopen across the country, more and more people are wearing masks and other face coverings to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus. To enter grocery stores and other retail establishments, it is mandatory to have a mask in most places, with many people choosing to wear them even…

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How to Get Rid of Hairline Acne

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 20, 2020

Most people think of acne occurring on the face or back, but did you know that many people suffer from hairline acne? Pimples along the hairline are extremely common. While there are a number of reasons why they may pop up, hairline pimples often come from a build-up of oils, both from your skin and…

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Acanthosis Nigricans ( a.k.a dirty neck)

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 12, 2019

Medically called Acanthosis Nigricans, and most fondly called “dirty neck”. Dirty neck is a common skin disorder common amongst African Americans. This skin condition is characterised by dark brownish plaque usually located around the skin of the armpits, knuckles and neck but can also appear in the insides of the thighs and fingers. This discoloration…

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What are the best tips for treating black skin care in Atlanta?

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 7, 2019

Black skin care tips for residents of Atlanta. Given the excessive sun most of the year and dry air in the winter in Atlanta, you can have a straightforward routine. The following tips take into account conditions that are most common in black skin (e.g, keloids, melasma, vitiligo, ingrown hair): Avoid scrubs with loofahs, bath…