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Struggling with Acne: 5 Things You Should Know About Accutane

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 13, 2020

Acne can be frustrating at any age, and often it can be difficult to treat simply with topical products. If you’ve made the decision to seek help from a board-certified dermatologist, well done. You’ve already taken an important first step in the journey toward clear skin. Too many rely on the advice of online health…

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What to Expect During an Annual Skin Check?

By Buckhead Dermatology | November 5, 2020

For most people, an annual visit to the doctor or dentist is just a part of their normal healthcare routine. Regular physical exams and teeth cleanings are a way to ensure that things are progressing the way they should, and to spot potential issues before they become serious health concerns.  Even though our skin is…

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What Type of Acne Do You Have?

By Buckhead Dermatology | October 29, 2020

Pimples, blemishes, zits. No matter what you call them, they all mean the same thing- acne. Acne is a skin condition that affects up to 50 million people a year in the United States. While extremely common, it is still one of the most frustrating conditions to deal with, especially since it comes in so…

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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,…