Can My Lips Get Skin Cancer, Too?

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Atlanta GA Dermatologists for Skin CancerSkin cancer remains the most common type of cancer in the United States. While it is easy to understand how the face, back of the hands and neck are susceptible to skin cancer, many people fail to consider their lips. The lips, just like the rest of your skin, are just as susceptible to skin cancer. While lip cancer is less common, it is often overlooked and still accounts for about 0.6 percent of all skin cancer cases according to reports from the Skin Cancer Foundation.

 

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What To Expect with Laser Hair Removal

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Atlanta GA Dermatology PracticeAre you tired of shaving? Perhaps your monthly waxing appointments are adding up in expense. Whatever your burden is with unwanted hair, there may be a final solution with laser hair removal. Both men and women can take advantage of Cynosure Laser Hair Removal from Olansky Dermatology and Associates. Using laser therapy, you can have a faster, gentler and more permanent way to remove unwanted hair. (more…)

Don’t Let the Pool Damage Your Skin

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Dermatologists in Atlanta GALet’s face it; summer days in Georgia are hot! Swimming is one of the few tolerable activities to do in the heat of the day. However, while a jump in the pool is refreshing for your body, the chlorinated water may not be so great for your skin. Whether you are a child spending hours of playtime in the pool or you are simply dipping in every hour to cool off, chlorine can impact the health and appearance of the skin. (more…)

Stop The Summertime Sweat

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Atlanta GA Dermatologists That Treat Sweating ProblemsSweating is your body’s natural mechanism for cooling you off. While it is appropriate to be sweaty after a long run or basketball game, if you find that your underarms are soaked throughout the day or with minimal activity, you may have a condition known as hyperhidrosis or excessive underarm sweating. While your over-perspiration isn’t necessarily going to harm your health, it can be a significant threat to your self-confidence and quality of life. Besides the abundance of visible moisture, there is often an unmistakable odor that comes along with it. In fact, many people with hyperhidrosis avoid wearing certain shirts and may even dodge social gatherings due to their condition. (more…)

Why Choose a Dermatologist for Your Facial Anti-Aging Injections?

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Cosmetic Dermatologists in AtlantaMore and more aging adults are taking advantage of facial injectable treatments to turn back the hands of time. This includes popular products such as Juvederm, Botox, Restylane and others. Depending on the product, patients can address wrinkles, fine lines, thin lips, hallowed cheeks and other unwanted signs of aging in the face. The rise in facial fillers and anti-aging injections is supported by the fact that they are minimally-invasive, affordable and offer little to no social downtime.

Risks of a Choosing a Non-Physician

Due to the increased demand for facial injection treatments, there are now countless non-physicians and non-qualified medical professionals offering these procedures. In fact, you don’t have to look hard to find someone who offers fillers or Botox. (more…)