Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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How Much Sweat is Too Much?

By Buckhead Dermatology | June 4, 2021

With the heat of the summer upon us, you are likely noticing that you are sweating more than usual. No matter if it’s from the heat or from nerves, excessive sweating can be embarrassing. While sweating is a normal and vital mechanism for keeping our bodies regulated, some people sweat significantly, even without identifiable causes. …

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4 Things To Know About Sunburn

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 27, 2021

Anytime you are out in the sun, you are at risk of developing a sunburn. In fact, you can even get a bad sunburn on a cloudy day. People of any skin tone can develop sunburn; however, people with fair skin are more prone to the condition. As we approach the summer months, we will…

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Warts 101: What You Need to Know

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 20, 2021

You’ve probably heard in a childhood fairy tale that touching a toad or frog will give you warts. While this is not entirely accurate, there is some truth to the lore. Warts are spread by a virus that passes from person to person through touch. Warts are very common, but many people have them removed…

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3 Dry Skin Tips for Men

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 13, 2021

When it comes to talking about skin, most of the information, products and services are targeted toward women. But men have skin concerns too, and they suffer from many of the same skin conditions that require preventative or professional treatment by a dermatologist. A common condition that affects all people is dry skin. Dry skin…

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How to Avoid Heat Rash

By Buckhead Dermatology | May 6, 2021

Warmer weather is here! And in the South, humidity rates are rising. For anyone who spends time outdoors, the heat, humidity and sun exposure can cause some serious health and skin concerns if you do not take precautions. While sunburn and its potential to increase your chances of skin cancer is known to many people,…

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How to Care For Your Under-Eye Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 28, 2021

We’ve all heard the expression “the eyes are the window to the soul.” And while we can’t vouch for that, we can say for sure that the eyes can tell us a lot about our health. This sensitive skin can show early signs of aging, sleep deprivation and dehydration. Plus, it’s the skin that surrounds…

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What Are Sun Spots?

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 22, 2021

The summer is right around the corner, and that means we will be spending more and more time outdoors. But fun in the sun can lead to sunburn and other unwanted skin conditions, including sun spots. Most people who have any prolonged exposure to the sun will develop sun spots, some people as early as…

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Five Acne Triggers That Could Be Causing Your Breakouts

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 15, 2021

There are very few people who can say they’ve never had a breakout. In fact, acne can happen to anyone at any age. And it even has the seemingly magical ability to pop up at the most inconvenient times, like the night before a big presentation or your wedding photoshoot.  But acne is not just…

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Do You Need a Mole Removed? Here’s What to Expect

By Buckhead Dermatology | April 7, 2021

Receiving the news that your doctor wants to remove a suspicious mole can be frightening. You may have many questions about what to expect during the removal process and what to lookout for after the removal is complete. At Buckhead Dermatology, our board-certified dermatologist has extensive experience working with patients who have suspicious moles. She…

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Do You Have Eczema?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 31, 2021

One of the more common skin conditions we see in our dermatology practice is eczema. There are many different types of eczema. So many in fact, that it often goes misdiagnosed or ignored by patients who think it’s something else. In general, eczema is inflammation of the skin. It can occur in a variety of…