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

Your Baby’s Skin

If you have a new baby at home, you will likely encounter some very specific skin care needs. It is important to understand that a baby’s skin, especially during the first several months, demands different care techniques that adults or even older children. Here is the most common skin conditions and skin care needs you might encounter for you new baby:

  • Baby Acne – Although new moms worry when they see acne breakouts on their baby, it is very common. Residual maternal hormones circulating through a baby’s system cause baby acne. It is best to wash baby acne with water and leave it alone. You can expect clearer skin by six weeks old.
  • Cradle Cap – If you notice crusty, oily and scaly patches on your baby’s head, you are likely seeing cradle cap. This affects up to half of babies during the first 3 months. Overactive oil glands are to blame, but you can help cradle cap by washing your baby’s head with mild shampoo or even applying some baby oil and brushing it off gently.
  • Eczema – The American Academy of Dermatology estimates that up to 20 percent of all babies suffer from eczema before their first birthday. It appears as a red rash that is sometimes accompanied by oozing bumps. Unfortunately, eczema can be very itchy and uncomfortable for a baby. It is triggered by a wide variety of irritants from your baby’s own saliva to your specific laundry detergent. Always visit your pediatrician or a dermatologist for the best baby eczema treatment. Generally, it is better to limit bathing and avoid the use of soap to help prevent eczema flare-ups.

Caring for a new baby can be an overwhelming job. Olansky Dermatology Associates is proud to offer expert skin care to people of all ages, including your baby’s brand new, sensitive skin.

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

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.
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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.