Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Blog

Why Do Razor Bumps Form?

The name pseudofolliculitis barbae sounds like a strange and dangerous disease, but it’s really just the medical term for what is commonly known as razor bumps. This is a fairly common issue that all types of people can encounter when shaving any area of their body. Razor bumps form when shaved hairs begin to grow […]

Rejuvenate Your Face with a Volume Lift

When our faces begin to lose volume, it causes the skin to sag and can give areas like your cheeks a hollowed appearance. Facial volume loss heavily contributes to the creation of an aged appearance in a person’s face. An excellent choice for restoring lost facial volume is the volume lift procedure. A volume lift […]

The Lethality of Melanoma

Skin cancer comes in many forms. Some are much more common than others but do not carry significant risks. Others may be less common but may also have a much higher mortality rate. Melanoma is considered the most lethal of the common types of skin cancer. Out of all the skin cancer cases diagnosed annually, […]

The Relationship Between Running and Toenail Fungus

If you love playing sports, it is important that you be aware of the rashes, fungal infections, and other skin conditions that you may develop due to these activities. Being aware of these potential hazards will help you identify them so that you can remain safe and healthy while still pursuing your passion for sports. […]

Is Your Shower Routine Hurting the Health of Your Skin?

Feeling the hot water wash over your body during a shower is such a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Unfortunately, hot water is not the best thing for the health of your skin. Hot water strips the skin of the essential oils it needs, which can lead to dry and irritated skin. When taking a shower […]

Using Botox to Treat Crow’s Feet

Botox injections are one of the best ways to treat the common signs of aging that appear on the face. In fact, Botox is perfect for treating one of the most noticeable aesthetic skin issues: crow’s feet. Those fine lines that form on the corners of the eyes can greatly detract from your natural beauty […]

What Are Sun Spots?

Have you noticed patches of discolored skin around your body? These unsightly spots are known as age spots, or sun spots. The can form on areas of the skin that are frequently exposed to sunlight. Some of the areas where they commonly form are the hands, neck, shoulder, arms, and face. Sun spots form due […]

The Power of Cosmetic Injectables

Facial-rejuvenation treatments can be surgical, such as a facelift, or they can be minimally invasive and non-surgical. Non-surgical options are ideal for those suffering from mild aesthetic issues and aging. This includes mild wrinkles, folds, and lines, as well as noticeable facial sagging. Cosmetic injectables are an excellent option for non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Products like […]

Do You Have Back Acne?

Do you have acne on your back? Dr. Harvey recently teamed up with Piedmont Healthcare to provide some tips for dealing with back acne.  Just like on the face, back acne can appear anytime, but during the summer months, we tend to see a lot more patients with this issue for several reasons. 1. It’s […]

How Microneedling Rejuvenates the Skin

Micro-needling is an excellent skin-rejuvenation technique that provides its treatment in a rather interesting way. Microneedling is performed using a device that contains a cluster of tiny sharp needles. The needles will oscillate as the devices passes over the skin. This creates tiny injuries in the layers of the skin. How does causing tiny injuries […]

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