Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Mon. - Fri.: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

What Does Your Skin Do Anyway?

Did you know that skin is your body’s largest organ? It does far more than simply cover your skeleton and keep you warm. Your skin care plays a vital role in maintaining your overall health. It is a fascinating organ that is both resilient and sensitive. Here are five ways you can thank your skin for keeping you healthy:

  1. Protection: Your skin is your body’s first line of defense. It protects you from harmful bacteria and germs. It also provides protection of deeper tissue from chemicals, bacteria, bumps, and drying.
  2. Absorption & elimination: Did you know that your skin is actually a digestive organ? It absorbs and eliminates. Your skin eliminates the bad, or harmful products we apply to our skin. But it also absorbs the healthy, organic skin care products we choose to use on our skin. Your body is always working to keep you as vibrant, healthy and beautiful as possible.
  3. Sensation: Our skin holds millions of cells and nerve endings that help us sense cold, heat and pain. If we didn’t have our skin’s ability to sense and feel, we would be subjecting our bodies to danger on many occasions.
  4. Regulation: Skin serves as an important regulator of temperature for your body. Sweating is your body’s skin reaction to help cool you off. Conversely, if your body is cold, your vessels narrow in an effort to decrease blood flow through the skin to reduce heat loss and keep you warm.
  5. Production: Your skin actually makes Vitamin D in response to sun exposure. We know that Vitamin D plays a crucial part of the way your body develops and maintains bone strength.

In light of all your skin does for you every second of the day, it should be at the top of your priorities to take care of it. Olansky Dermatology Associates can give your skin the professional care it needs so it can keep you healthy in return!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates

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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

Our Happy Patients

Olansky Dermatology Associates

4.7/ 5.0

Based on 229 reviews

Jenny S.

The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

Kristen R.

Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

Mike D.

I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

Tamima D.

My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
Thank You

Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

Betty G.

I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

Cheyenne G.

Very kind and understanding people. Dr. Bellamy and her nurse took the time to listen to all my concerns and never made me feel rushed.

Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

Susan H.

Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!

Lindsay S.

I have been going to Olansky Dematology for many years now, whether for a specific problem, or just for a really great deep facial, and I wouldn’t consider going anywhere else. Every single staff member is knowledgeable and professional. The customer service I receive every visit leaves a positive and lasting impression. I always feel comfortable and at ease while I am there. Great staff!

Janet R.

I seem to live at this place! Whether it’s for an appointment with a doctor or for an aesthetic treatment, I am there frequently. I cannot say enough good things. Efficient, friendly, the best doctors, and a new aesthetic center with the latest in procedures and products to keep us looking almost as young as we feel. It’s always fun to see Emily and she knows just what to recommend.