Healthy Skin Tips for Every Age

Taking care of your skin is about much more than looking good. Your skin is your body’s largest organ, and it plays an important role in temperature regulation, while also protecting against external invaders, such as bacteria and chemicals. Because the skin changes with age, your skin care routine will look different throughout the phases…

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How Many Steps Does Your Skincare Routine Actually Need?

With viral posts on social media and K-beauty trends taking the internet by storm, finding the right skincare routine can be overwhelming. Do you really need a 12-step routine with a multitude of products — or is it better to keep it simple? The answer will vary depending on your precise needs and goals. You…

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Nicole Altamirano and Mandy Ramer Appear on WSB Radio’s “Lenz on Business”

Nicole Altamirano and Mandy Ramer appear on WSB Radio’s “Lenz on Business,” discussing aesthetics trends and their experience in the aesthetics industry On a recent episode of “Lenz on Business” on 95.5 WSB, Atlanta’s News & Talk, Nicole Altamirano, a laser specialist and medical aesthetician, and Mandy Ramer, a nurse practitioner, shared their experiences working…

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How to Prevent Hair Loss

If you’ve been noticing more hairs collecting in your brush or shower drains, you may be concerned about hair loss. Everyone sheds hair continuously, and it’s normal to lose 50 to 100 strands per day. Here’s what to do if your hair loss seems more pronounced. What Constitutes Hair Loss? Hair goes through normal growth…

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Different Types of Psoriasis

The symptoms of psoriasis can develop differently for everyone, and vary based on type. In general, psoriasis is a chronic condition that presents as a rash with scaly patches that may cause itching. Psoriasis is also an immune-mediated disease, which means that it occurs due to an abnormal response from the immune system, causing skin…

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How Dangerous Is UV Exposure?

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation can come from the sun, as well as man-made sources such as tanning beds. Different types of UV rays have varying energy levels. Higher-energy rays are more likely to damage the DNA in our cells, potentially leading to skin cancer. Here, we explore some of the most common of these UV radiation…

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Three Olansky Dermatology & Aesthetics Physicians Receive Top Doctors Honors in Atlanta Magazine

Drs. Sonya Bellamy, Jodi Ganz, and Humza Ilyas appear in Atlanta magazine’s July issue   Three physicians from Olansky Dermatology and Aesthetics rank among metro Atlanta’s Top Doctors in Atlanta magazine’s July Issue. Those physicians are: Dr. Sonya Bellamy, Dr. Jodi Ganz, and Dr. Humza Ilyas.  Dr. Jodi Ganz, managing partner of Olansky Dermatology &…

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Dermatology Expert, Dr. Alex Gross, Discusses Skin Disease and Skin Cancer on “The Weekly Check-Up”

Olansky Dermatology & Aesthetics’ Dr. Alex Gross shares his dermatology expertise on a recent episode of “The Weekly Check-up.” This edition of the healthcare talk radio show originally aired June 12 on 95.5 WSB, Atlanta’s News & Talk. Dr. Gross and host Dr. Bruce Feinberg discuss dermatology, how the field has changed, skin disease, monkeypox,…

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Vitiligo 101: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Vitiligo is a chronic skin condition in which melanocytes (the cells responsible for creating pigment) are destroyed. This develops milky white skin patches, which are often more pronounced on people with darker skin. Some familiar faces who have vitiligo include the model Winnie Harlow and the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. If you suspect…

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How to Prevent Summer Breakouts

From going to the beach, hiking with friends, enjoying ice cream… and living with acne flare ups—summertime has it all.  Unfortunately, summer humidity tends to exacerbate inflammation, pore blockage, and overactive oil glands. Mix in some sunscreen, plus still wearing masks to protect yourself against COVID-19, and summer acne only gets worse.  According to the…

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