The Dandruff/Acne Connection

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Skin Conditions Atlanta GA

Many people come into the dermatologist’s office with complaints that seem unrelated. They are embarrassed by two symptoms, not knowing that there could be a connection between them. Dandruff and acne are both conditions in which overactive oil glands in the skin are the contributing factors. Both conditions are also impacted by an overgrowth of…

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Can Children Get Skin Cancer?

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Sun and Skin Care Atlanta GA

People often wonder if children can get skin cancer, and the answer is YES. In fact, although melanoma is the least common skin cancer overall, it is the most common type of skin cancer to affect children and teens. Unfortunately, melanoma is also the most severe type of cancer. Melanoma has increased by about 2…

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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With over 5 million cases of skin cancer diagnosed each year, this is still the most common form of cancer in America. Fortunately, YOU are the best advocate against this deadly disease! You are best aware of the condition of your skin, and by simply paying attention to any changes that you see, you can…

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Slow Down Your Skin’s Aging Process

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Aging Skin Atlanta GA

While we all want to fight the signs of aging, during this COVID-19 pandemic, aesthetic procedures are not considered “essential,” and cannot be performed. Whether you are a fan of BOTOX®, facial injections, facelift procedures, or not, there are natural ways to slow down your skin’s aging process without leaving your home. Certain lifestyle habits…

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Acne 101

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Acne Treatment Atlanta GA

Acne is a problem at some level for nearly everyone everywhere. It typically starts with puberty and hormonal changes, and many people find that it plagues them throughout life. 80% of acne cases are found in adolescence, and about 20% of all acne cases occur in adults. Understanding what causes acne and how to treat…

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Spring Break Skin Protection

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Family Standing on the Beach at Sunset Atlanta GA

With the first full week of April rolling in, Spring Break is here for most of the school systems in Georgia. As your kiddos rush out into your OWN yards to enjoy the warmer temps and sunshine, it is vital that you do your part to protect their skin. Remember, the skin has been covered…

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Take Proper Care of Your Skin At Home

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With the rapid spread of COVID-19 impacting our nation, businesses are being required to shut down normal business operations in order to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. The development of COVID-19 has led Governor Brian Kemp to officially declare a public health emergency for the state of Georgia. Due to the mandates of Governor…

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Shaving Folliculitus

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Skin Care For Men Atlanta GA

The most unique aspect of male facial skin is that men have coarse facial hair that grows daily. Therefore, one of the most concerns facing male skincare is an issue called shaving folliculitis. This condition is commonly referenced as “razor bumps,” and it affects millions of men worldwide. If you struggle with the painful, itchy,…

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Skin Care For Men

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Skin Care For Men Atlanta GA

When it comes to taking care of the facial skin, there are both similarities and differences in the skin of men and women. Male facial skin is thicker than female facial skin. Male facial skin tends to be oiler than their female counterparts. Men must also deal with coarse facial hair that grows from puberty…

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Acne and Your Mental Health

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Acne Treatment Atlanta GA

For many people, acne is just a way of life. Some people view acne as a “rite of passage” for teenagers or as a normal side-effect of hormonal changes throughout different stages in life. However, some people are more affected by acne than others, and in more ways than one. Dealing with the highly visible…

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