Category Archives: Preventative Skin Care

Tips for Using Retin A Tretinoin for Anti-Aging

Retin A is a topical prescription medication that is typically used to treat acne conditions. Also known as Tretinoin, Retin A’s active ingredient, this agent is a retinoid, a class of drugs that affects skin cell growth. When Retin A Tretinoin is used on the skin, it can work to produce a clearer facial appearance […]

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Ways to Zap Summer Skin Damage

Even if you were really careful and used lots of sun screen while outdoors this summer, chances are you still experienced some sun damage. As you put away your swimsuits, shorts and sandals, have you noticed your summertime fun left behind new spots, uneven skin tone or fine lines? Georgia Dermatology Med Spa in Cumming, […]

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Are You Heeding the Warnings About Sun Exposure?

When the sun beckons you to come outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, it’s easy to forget about the dangers of sun exposure to your skin. Scientists and physicians have been warning us for years about the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and damage they can do to our health. According to the American Cancer […]

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Winter Skin – Go Away!

Winter is just about over –Yeah! Signs of spring are in the air as trees begin to bloom, daffodils poke their pretty heads out of their still brown surroundings, and of course the birds are singing away! How about you skin? Is winter skin still lingering on the surface of your face, neck and décolleté? […]

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Melanoma Awareness is More Than Skin Deep

In 1999 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services decided to set aside the entire month with the goal of empowering women to make health a priority by providing awareness tools and resources, and the second full week is dedicated to focus specifically on women’s health. The key purpose is to help women understand […]

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Indoor Tanning – The Ugly Truth

Has someone told you that indoor tanning is safe because it’s not really like the sun? The truth is that it’s just like sun tanning because your skin is also exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays and that’s what causes most skin cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people who tan […]

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“Rules & Tools” – Tips for Better Skin Care

At Georgia Dermatology Center our total purpose and focus is on our patient’s skin. We want your skin to be healthy from head to toe. While we are here if you have a skin problem, we believe it is our duty to keep our patients well informed about how you can prevent having skin issues. […]

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Get That Sun-Kissed Glow Without Sun Exposure

Almost everyone warms to the look of a sun-kissed spring glow. Today’s active man or woman can now achieve the look of a deep tan without hours of baking in the hot sun while maintaining healthy, glowing skin. Recent improvements to self-coloring creams, lotions, or self-tanners help to achieve a gorgeous, natural look without streaks. […]

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Skin Cancer Prevention: 3 Tips

Warmer weather has arrived, which usually means spending more time outside in the sun. It is important to protect your skin from the harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays of the sun. UV radiation is the number one cause of skin cancer. Fortunately, most types of skin cancer are preventable or treatable if detected early. Here are […]

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Tips on Skin Cancer Prevention

Ultraviolet Light Skin cancer prevention is a vital part of protecting your health each day. This dangerous condition takes many years to develop requiring individuals to take precautions now to avoid complications later. Cancerous cells on the surface of skin tissue or underlying layers occur several years after extensive ultraviolet sunlight exposure. In the past, […]

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