Category Archives: Preventive Skin Care

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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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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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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 […]

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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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New Year, New Skin

As another year comes to a close here in Atlanta, Georgia, it’s that time when most of us set some resolutions for 2014. While we won’t begrudge you resolving to spend more time with your family, less time on Twitter, more time at the gym, eating healthier, or generally being a better person, at Georgia […]

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Is Milk Bad for Your Skin?

Just think of all those years you spent drinking milk as a toddler, guzzling milk at school lunches, and now eating yogurt as an adult… all in the name of health. But does milk really do a body good? When it comes to your skin, not necessarily. Cow’s milk, both organic and otherwise, contains its […]

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