Why Regular Skin Checks are Important

performing at home skin check

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer across the globe. The various types of skin cancer are often less talked about than other kinds of cancers, but skin cancer is not something to be ignored. Caring for your skin and performing regular skin checks can help you…

Read More

Is Melanoma Lethal?

melanoma skin check

As a dermatologist, skin cancer is one of the greatest health concerns that we see in the office. It is a serious health condition that is extremely prevalent in the United states. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology Association states that 1 in 5 Americans will develop some type of skin cancer during their…

Read More

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

woman with mole

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…

Read More

4 Types of Skin Cancer To Know About

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. …

Read More

What to Expect During an Annual Skin Check?

skin cancer screenings

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…

Read More