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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 09:11 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Medical Dermatologists in AtlantaAs fall turns to winter, a person’s skin has different needs than it did in the warmer months. The air in winter dries out and becomes cold causing moisture to pull from the skin. Add to that the drying effects of central heating and fireplaces that are in high use during the winter season. With so little moisture in the air, the top layer of skin cells flattens and isn’t as capable of adding the protection people need. Skin gets tight, dry, itchy and flaky. continue reading

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Sunday, November 12, 2017 @ 03:11 PM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Atlanta GA DermatologistsUsing the right face wash for your skin is extremely important. At the end of every day it is important to wash your face in order to remove the daily grime: sweat, dirt, dead skin, makeup, and oil. The environment that you live in each day is a dirty one, and all that gunk coats your skin. Because your face is typically the most exposed to the environment, it takes the brunt of all it has to offer. The purpose of washing your face is to remove all of that gunk and leave clean, fresh skin behind. However, you need to know the best face wash for your skin type in order to keep your skin looking its best. continue reading

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Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 06:08 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Summers in Georgia are HOT! Even though school is back in session across the state, pools are open for at least another month or longer to provide relief from the oppressive heat. Swimming pools provide a much needed cool down for those who are out in the heat, as well as providing a great play area for children to enjoy time out of doors. While pools are fun and refreshing, it is important to understand the impact that they can have on your skin so that you can protect yourself.

Swimming pools are treated with a water treatment known as chlorine to kill bacteria present in the water. It is necessary for public swimming areas to be treated with chlorine to protect swimmers from bacteria and other variables that are damaging and can make people sick. However, as a chemical that actually kills bacteria, it is important to know that it can damage your skin if your skin is over exposed to it. continue reading

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Monday, July 31, 2017 @ 04:07 PM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Atlanta GA Medical DermatologistsWhile most people know and understand the importance of applying sunscreen, many people will still find themselves with over exposure to the sun’s damaging rays this summer. If you or a loved one experiences sunburn this summer, here are natural remedies that can help provide relief. continue reading

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Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 10:07 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Atlanta GA Medical DermatologistScars on the skin are battle wounds that stay for a while even after the skin has healed. Some scars are permanent reminds, while others eventually fade away. There are a large number of creams, ointments, and old wives’ tales that claim to prevent scaring from occurring or to minimize the appearance of scars once the skin heals. Many of these remedies use a lot of the same ingredients, one common ingredient being Vitamin E. Because of its popularity as an active ingredient, many people are curious about using Vitamin E on its own.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 10:04 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

It seems as though the warm weather is finally here to stay in Georgia, with hot temps already making an appearance. For those who have kept their bodies stuffed in boots, pants, and sweaters all winter, your body could probably use a little attention before breaking out the tank tops, shorts, and sandals. Here are some tips to prep your body for hot weather that will benefit you all spring and summer long. continue reading

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 09:02 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Atlanta GA Dermatologist for Peeling SkinDesquamation, or skin peeling, is the shedding of the outermost layer of skin. All skin peels, typically replacing itself every 14 days. For the most part, people are unaware of the changing layers of their skin as it simply falls away in tiny cells. Clothing and bed sheets are full of dead skin cells that have fallen away from the body, yet most people never see them. However, there may be times when noticeable peeling of the skin occurs. Often, it is due to damage of the skin from a sunburn or simple rash. The peeling will cease within a matter of days, and the skin will have no leftover signs or symptoms. continue reading

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Monday, February 13, 2017 @ 06:02 PM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Women all over the world have had to deal with stretch marks for thousands of years. While anyone can get stretch marks due to excessive weight gain, the risk for stretch marks is much higher in pregnant women. As a pregnant woman’s body develops and grows quickly in a short span of just nine months, the skin of the abdomen, breasts, and hips is considered to be “high risk” because it is stretched as the baby (or babies) grow exponentially. Not all women get stretch marks. It is generally believed that women have a genetic predisposition that determines whether or not they get stretch marks, unless they gain an abnormal amount of weight during pregnancy. While stretch marks are not considered to be a medical complication, they can cause emotional stress to have a negative impact on a woman’s life. continue reading

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 @ 08:12 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc.Few people associate sweating with the winter months, which is why it is often such a surprise when people find that they are troubled with excessive sweating during cold temperatures. Sweating, no matter what the temperatures are, is caused by body glands opening up in order to regulate the body temperatures. The body is still working hard throughout the year, during cold and hot temperatures, to keep itself at a comfortable and normal level. However, there are circumstances in which the body produces an extreme amount of stress known as the condition hyperhidrosis. Chronic excessive sweating is not only embarrassment but it can also put limitations on your quality of life.
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Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 09:10 AM
posted by Dr. Jamie Weisman

Medical Dermatology Specialists, Inc.Scabies is an intensely itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies is incredibly contagious, and it can easily spread through physical contact in family members, a child care facility, school, or nursing home. The tiny mite that burrows into the skin causes intense itching in the area of its borrows, and contact with these areas of skin can allow the mite to “jump” onto another person’s skin and begin burrowing there. Scabies is typically very readily treated through topical medication that kills the mites and their eggs. Because of the contagious nature of scabies, entire families or contact groups are typically treated in order to prevent another breakout from occurring. continue reading

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