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Vitamin D: Dietary Drama

Known as the sunshine vitamin yet widely overlooked when it comes to other sources, vitamin D is in more foods than people realize. In fact, until recently many believed that vitamin D could only be obtained by exposure to the sun. Nonetheless, vitamin D can be found in a variety of foods even vegetarian and […]

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Rash, bumps, pimples: follicles could be the culprits

Folliculitis News Inflamed hair follicles can lead to inflamed tempers. When a number of hair follicles become infected, it’s called folliculitis; and it’s not a pretty sight. The condition includes a variety of symptoms that can vary from annoying to embarrassing: Clusters of small red bumps or white-headed pimples or pus-filled blisters that break open […]

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NovaThreads: A Face Lift Alternative

NovaThreads is the latest minimally invasive alternative to a traditional face lift, without the long downtime. The procedure is performed using a hypodermic needle that is preloaded with a polydioxanone (PDO) absorbable suture. These are the types of sutures that are used during open-heart surgeries, making it a very safe material to leave inside the body for […]

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Treatments and Tips for Brown Patches on Skin: Melasma

Melasma consists of the development of dark brown patches of skin that appear most commonly on the facial area. The spots often crop up on the cheeks, the upper part of the nose, the forehead, chin, and upper lip. Other body areas that are often exposed to the sun can also exhibit melasma, particularly the forearms […]

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Mini Facelift: Mini but Mighty

Signs of Aging? If you are beginning to see sagging skin or loss of definition in the lower part of the jaw or face, it might be time to consider a Mini Facelift or S-Lift. Deep wrinkles or frown lines around the mouth and pronounced jowls can keep you from living your best life professionally […]

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Melt Away Your Fat With Exilis

If you have areas of excess fat around your belly, thighs, buttocks, back, or upper arms, it’s time you discovered Exilis. This is a body fat reduction treatment that can help you dissolve those fatty deposits you’ve been struggling with, without having to undergo any invasive medical procedures. Redesign Your Body Contours The Exilis device […]

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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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Bellafill – the Dermal Filler Designed to Last Longer

Bellafill is a highly developed version of Artefill, but only better. It is an FDA approved soft tissue facial filler used as a permanent implantation into the skin. Generally, it is used to correct smile lines or nasolabial folds in both men and women. Unlike most dermal fillers that are absorbed and involve reinjection, Bellafill […]

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Want a Young, Fresh Look For the Holidays?

The holidays are nearly upon us once again. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to look more youthful and fresh just in time for those annual holiday celebrations coming up? At the full-service Georgia Dermatology Center and Medical Spa, located in Cumming and serving the Atlanta area, Alexander Gross, MD and a full medical staff are available […]

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The Difference Between Bellafill & Other Facial Fillers

As we get older, our skin loses elastin and collagen, which is the framework of your skin. As well, along with aging there is loss of facial volume and bone mass. These changes result in a sinking of the face, creases around lips and nose plus sagging jowls. One of the best ways to amend […]

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