Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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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…

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How Long Should You Keep Your Makeup and Skincare Products?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 25, 2021

Be honest. Do you have makeup or skin care products lying around your bathroom that you’ve had for years? It can be a difficult decision to get rid of products, especially because many of them cost a pretty penny. So, they sit around and take up space for months or even years. How do you…

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What’s Your Bedtime Skin Care Routine?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 18, 2021

What do you do to take care of yourself? Many people exercise or get massages. Others get cozy and read a book with a delicious cup of tea. There are so many self-care rituals that can do wonders for rejuvenating both your body and your soul. Did you know that a nighttime skin care routine…

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What To Do About Dry Hands

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 11, 2021

Even though spring is just around the corner, many people are still suffering with dry, cracked hands. Cold weather and constant conditioned air can be the perfect ingredients for skin that is itchy, painful and cracked, especially the skin of the hands. Frequent washing and the use of hand sanitizers contribute to the condition that…

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Are You Washing Your Face the Wrong Way?

By Buckhead Dermatology | March 4, 2021

You probably think that cleansing your face is pretty simple. Soap, water, washcloth and you’re all set! The reality is that many people are washing their faces the wrong way, contributing to breakouts and other complexion issues. You should have a daily skincare routine that starts with proper washing practices. If you have a good…