Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Laser Hair Removal for Smooth Summer Skin

Published on June 16, 2017
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Unwanted hair can sprout in areas all around the body. These unsightly hairs can make you self-conscious about wearing certain clothing items, and with summer almost here, not feeling comfortable in your bathing suit can be a big issue. Laser

Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Friday May 26th Declared “Don’t Fry Day”

Published on May 26, 2017

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness about the most common type of cancer that affects over 5.4 million people annually in the U.S. alone. The National Council on Skin Cancer has declared that Friday,

Uncomfortable with the Appearance of Your Toenails?

Published on May 18, 2017

Summertime is undoubtedly recognized as the season for sandals. Going to the beach or relaxing by the pool means that your feet will be exposed, and if you have unsightly and embarrassing nail fungus, it can prevent you from fully

Dr. Harvey Becomes President of the Georgia Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Published on May 17, 2017

PRESS RELEASE  – This June, Dr. David T. Harvey, who owns the Dermatology Institute for Skin Cancer + Cosmetic Surgery will assume the role as president for the Georgia Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (GSDDS). The GSDDS, established in

What Our Nails Can Tell Us About Our Health

Published on April 28, 2017
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You don’t usually associate the way your nails look with how healthy you are, but there are some things that the appearance of our nails can tell us about our current health. Being able to recognize some of these issues

Identifying Xanthelasma

Published on April 17, 2017
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Xanthelasma are benign growths that can form on the eyelids. Although there are some known factors associated with the growth of xanthelasma, like abnormal blood fat levels, there are also a number of unknown factors that can cause xanthelasma to

Treating Hair-Follicle Issues with Laser Hair Removal

Published on March 24, 2017

For those in search of a way to permanently reduce unwanted hair and the amount of time they spend shaving, laser hair removal has provided a quick and easy solution. But the benefits of laser hair removal don’t stop there.

What Is a Keloid Scar?

Published on March 10, 2017

Keloid scars are characterized by their thick and discolored appearance. These clusters of scar tissue will extend beyond where the initial wound was made, giving the scar an uneven and protruding appearance. They typically have a red color and appear

A Flawless Face with CO2 Laser Resurfacing

Published on February 24, 2017
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We all want soft, beautiful, and flawless skin. Trying to achieve this gets harder when the symptoms of aging begin to show up on our faces and bodies. Fine lines and wrinkles can form all over your face, around the

How Do Stretch Marks Form?

Published on February 9, 2017
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Stretch marks form when the dermis, the second layer of our skin from the surface, is torn. This can cause linear marks to form on the body that often have a lighter and odd-colored hue compared to the rest of