Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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6 Ways You Can Clear Back Acne At Home

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 3, 2022

Many people think of acne as something that only occurs on the face. Yet, clogged pores can happen anywhere on the body. For most people who experience body acne, their breakouts will be on their backs. Back acne, also called bacne, can be very frustrating. The good news is that there are many ways to…


Changes in Skin Tone: Hyperpigmentation and Hypopigmentation

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 26, 2022

Changes in skin tone are common. Some patients will experience dark spots such as melasma or post-inflammatory spots after a breakout. Others may experience loss of pigment in the skin from conditions such as vitiligo or albinism. Both hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation will result in a change in skin color. Anyone is susceptible to either condition…

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3 Skincare Mistakes to Avoid

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 19, 2022

If you want healthy skin, an effective and consistent skincare routine is key. Cleansing, toning, moisturizing and sun protection are the major elements of any good regimen.  But, what happens if you have a negative reaction to your skincare? What if you aren’t getting the results you hoped for? Every day in our Atlanta dermatology…

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7 Tips for Protecting Your Skin While Working Out

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 12, 2022

It is no secret that regular exercise is good for your health. Every system of your body benefits from exercise, no matter if you choose to walk, run, perform aerobics, lift weights, dance or anything else you can imagine. While the benefits should be enough to convince you to get on a regular exercise routine,…

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Why Do I Break Out in the Winter?

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 6, 2022

Our skin is susceptible to changes in the seasons. If you live in a hot and humid climate, you may notice that your skin is more oily in the summertime. And if you live in a climate with dry, cold winters, you may notice an increase in breakouts.  Patients frequently wonder why they are experiencing…

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What To Do If You Find a Mole?

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 28, 2021

Most of us will develop moles over the course of our lives. It is typical that an adult will have anywhere between 10-40 moles on their bodies. In most cases, a mole is nothing to be alarmed about. They are common and harmless.  However, there are some circumstances in which a mole can require medical…

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How to Identify Your Skin Type

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 21, 2021

Do you know your skin type? If not, read on because knowing your skin type is critical for understanding how to care for your skin. Many patients come in to see their dermatologist because of a specific skin concern. Others simply have a general frustration that their skin care products don’t seem to be working…

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Why Antioxidants Are Good For Your Skin       

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 14, 2021

You’ve probably heard about antioxidants, but how much do you really know about what they are and how they work? Research indicates that antioxidants play a critical role in improving the appearance of your skin and your overall health. Antioxidants can be obtained primarily through foods, specifically fruits and vegetables.  Let’s talk more about antioxidants,…

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Should You Try Facial Steaming?

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 7, 2021

For many of us, the hustle and bustle of daily life prevents us from doing some of the self-care rituals we’d love to do. Luxurious baths and regular massages sound great, but they don’t always fit our schedules and our budgets. There are many things that we can do at home that will give us…

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When to See a Dermatologist About Your Acne

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 30, 2021

There is virtually no one who will go through life without developing a pimple from time to time. Most people will experience acne at some point during their development. Many experience the condition while going through puberty as teenagers. However, an increasing number of adults experience acne. Acne is common among most age groups.  Because…