What Are Sun Spots?

dark spot skin

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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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…

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How to Treat Contact Burns

woman with burned hand

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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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. …

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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…

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