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Archive for May, 2017

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

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    Fraxis Duo™ CO2

    Fraxis Duo™ CO2 Laser Treatment Overview: Our Fraxis Duo CO2 laser system is a “gold standard” device. It is a highly sought after system because it can integrate multiple advanced technologies into one platform. The CO2 laser emits the longest wavelength of light compared to other lasers and can be used on a variety of skin types. Treatments can be easily tailored to meet the specific cosmetic need(s) of our patients. This state-of-the-art device excels at treating a wide range of skin conditions.

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    Blepharoplasty is utilized to repair sagging eyelid skin and correct unsightly fat pads. Depending on the nature of the issue, excess skin, redundant muscle, and bulging fat pads can be cosmetically corrected in order to restore a refreshed and more youthful appearance to the eyes. CO2 Laser can be used simultaneously with this procedure to remove unwanted skin growths and improve sun damaged skin.

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    Chemical Peel

    The precise formulas in peels vary and the type utilized is personally adjusted to meet each patient’s needs. For example, tricholoracetic acid (TCA) is a medium depth peel, which can eliminate brown spots and help to even out textural irregularities on the face and neck. Downtime is usually around 7 days. Glycolic acid peels are referred to as lunchtime peels.

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    The “lyft” procedure is coined term that we are using to describe a procedure which removes excess fat and skin from the lower face, neck or both. Skin and musculature is tightened in the process. Repositioning of the skin allows our patients to achieve a more youthful appearance. Those who respond best have deep cheek folds and loose sagging skin around the neck. As we age, fat pads descend from the upper cheek and skin laxity becomes more prominent in the jowl regions of the face. Our lyft technique uses smaller incisions. These are hidden behind the ear folds and/or in the crease just under the chin. By minimizing incision length (and undermining), the procedure is safer and requires less downtime than that seen with a traditional facelift.

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