Atlanta Dermatology Articles

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How to Treat Contact Burns

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 26, 2021

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Burn Awareness Week. Burns are a common injury experienced by people of all ages, especially young children. According to recent statistics from the American Burn Association, over 480,000 burn injuries required medical treatment in recent years.  Contact burns can happen in a number of different ways around the home.…

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6 Reasons Why Your Scalp is Itchy and What to Do About It

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 18, 2021

In the winter time, it is not uncommon for your skin to itch. The dry weather and, depending on where you live, the cold conditions can make your skin dry, itchy and uncomfortable. Many people experience this condition on the skin of their arms, legs and chests, but also on their scalps. In addition to…

4 Types of Skin Cancer To Know About

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 12, 2021

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. With early detection and proper treatment by a dermatologist, you can reduce your risk of serious complications. In order to stay on top of potentially cancerous moles and changes in the skin, it is important that you know what to look for. …

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4 Benefits of Exercise for Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | February 4, 2021

When you think of skin health, what comes to mind? Water, moisturizer, SPF, nutritious eating habits? While all of these things certainly contribute to healthy and happy skin, there is an additional factor that often goes unnoticed. Exercise is a key element to your overall health and wellness, and that includes your skin.  With the…

Tips for Fading Dark Spots in Skin of Color

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 29, 2021

Do you have dark spots that just don’t seem to go away? Do they not seem to respond to any of the at-home treatments that you’ve tried? Are you tired of spending money on products that don’t work?  If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are joining a large group of…

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How Smoking Can Damage Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 22, 2021

While it is common knowledge that smoking is not good for you, still many people engage in this activity every day. According to the CDC, smoking remains the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States, resulting in about 480,000 deaths every year. Some of the most known side effects of…

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What You Should Know About Diabetes and Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 15, 2021

Whether you have just been diagnosed or you have been dealing with it for years, diabetes is a disease that can dramatically change your day-to-day life. One way that the disease can impact your body is in your skin. There are a number of changes to your skin that are caused by diabetes. These changes…

10 Tips for Easing Eczema Symptoms in Children

By Buckhead Dermatology | January 8, 2021

According to the National Eczema Association, about 9.6 million children in the United States under the age of 18 have some form of eczema. While it is very common, researchers still cannot pinpoint an exact cause of the condition. If your child suffers from any of the different types of eczema, you are probably wondering…

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What are Parabens?

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 30, 2020

It is no secret that some skincare products are better than others. Ingredients vary widely, and they are not all created equal. With the huge number of options in the skincare industry, it can be confusing to know which products are safe and which can be harmful. Not everyone has the knowledge to know which…

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

By Buckhead Dermatology | December 25, 2020

If you are one to set resolutions for the new year, you most likely have a few related to health and wellness. Here at Buckhead Dermatology, we hope you consider making skincare a part of your list. The right skincare is important all year long, but we understand that it can be easy to get…