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Melasma Special: “M” is for Mom and Melasma

By |2018-05-03T19:15:42+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

For the month of May and in honor of Mother’s Day, we are focusing on melasma, a skin condition that overwhelmingly affects women. Melasma exhibits itself as light-to-dark brown areas of pigmentation on the face, forehead, cheeks, & nose. It can also appear on the neck and forearms. Melasma is a skin condition that is more prevalent in sunny climates. Causes of Melasma There are several common causes of this condition: Sun exposure/tanning beds [...]

Microneedling for the Best Anti-Aging Treatment

By |2018-08-02T18:52:50+00:00April 16th, 2018|Skin Care Procedures|

Looking in the mirror every day can be a gut-wrenching experience. When confronted with the ravages that time and the elements wreak on the face, even the strongest of us can be moved to tears. But are they moved to action? And what action? In this day and age everyone wants things done as quickly and painlessly as possible. That’s usually not the case when it comes to reversing those facial ravages. But fear [...]

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Chemical Peels: We’ve Got You Covered

By |2018-08-02T19:07:38+00:00March 28th, 2018|Skin Care Procedures|

Chemical peels are invaluable tools in the fight against aging. At Johns Creek Dermatology, in Johns Creek, GA, we have a broad spectrum of chemical peels, which can be applied to the entire face or to specific areas of concern including the hands and neck. Here's the 411 on Chemical Peels Chemical peels basically consist of an acid solution, which is applied to the skin. The chemicals work over a period of days to [...]

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The Vampire Facelift

By |2018-08-02T19:11:20+00:00February 27th, 2018|Skin Care Procedures|

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shereen Timani, at Johns Creek Dermatology, is excited to offer her patients the Vampire FaceLift®. Dr. Timani is one of a limited number of providers who have been made privy to the trade secrets of this trademarked procedure. Each designated provider completes an extensive training and certification process formulated to ensure continuity and quality of care of the product. The Vampire Facelift® is an outpatient procedure designed for people desiring healthy, youthful, [...]

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5 Tips for Healthy Skin

By |2018-05-03T15:47:47+00:00January 24th, 2018|Skin Care Tips|

Don't have time for intensive skin care? You can still pamper yourself by acing the basics. Good skin care and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay natural aging and prevent various skin problems. But first it’s important to understand what damages the skin and why. The five main causes of skin damage are: [unordered_list style="circle"] Lack of hydration: leaves the skin feeling dry and stretchy. Skin cells are made of water and need to [...]

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Dr. Timani Offers Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer Patients

By |2018-05-03T15:48:39+00:00December 12th, 2017|MOHS Surgery|

No matter the size or type of lesion, the 'Big C' can be a scary diagnosis. Fortunately, there is a silver lining to cancers arising in the skin: the affected area is usually visible and accessible, significantly aiding in diagnosis and treatment. The skin cancer surgical approach with the greatest rate of success is the Mohs technique. Removal of cancerous skin lesions using Mohs helps ensure the lesion is cured with a single treatment. What is [...]

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Pediatric psoriasis: triggers and treatment

By |2018-05-03T15:49:35+00:00November 14th, 2017|Skin Conditions|

Pediatric psoriasis is a skin disease that can affect young people. It causes dry, itchy patches on the skin, with mild and sometimes moderate symptoms. This disease is not contagious, though it can be associated with some serious physical conditions. Nearly 40% of those with pediatric psoriasis display symptoms before they turn 16 years old. Ten percent of children are diagnosed with it before the age of 10. At Johns Creek Dermatology, we treat both adults and [...]

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PRP treatments for skin and hair

By |2018-05-03T15:51:08+00:00October 25th, 2017|Injectables|

PRP Treatments for Skin and Hair Offer Natural, Promising Results Many people are excited to hear that we don’t just treat skin issues here at Johns Creek Dermatology and Johns Creek Family Medicine. We also offer solutions for addressing hair loss at Johns Creek Family Medicine. One of the big breakthroughs in hair-loss treatments is the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for hair regrowth. This treatment option has much in common with many of [...]

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Here’s Why So Many People Are Buzzing About Liquid Facelifts

By |2018-05-03T15:52:23+00:00September 29th, 2017|Injectables|

A loss of facial volume and a reduction in skin elasticity become common as we age. Unfortunately, volume loss is a big contributor to the formation of facial lines, folds and wrinkles. Many patients visit Shereen Timani, M.D. and the team here at Johns Creek Dermatology in Johns Creek because they are concerned about facial features that are losing their contours. These patients are looking for a non-surgical and noninvasive way to restore volume [...]

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How to care for your toenails

By |2018-05-03T15:53:25+00:00August 31st, 2017|Preventive Healthcare|

Tips for Caring for Your Toenails Toenails may not seem like a glamorous topic to discuss. However, your nails actually play an important role in your appearance and health. Many people from South Forsyth, Gwinnett, North Fulton counties and areas surrounding North Atlanta come to see Shereen Timani, M.D. and the staff at Johns Creek Dermatology in Johns Creek because they have questions about their toenails. We have many options and treatments that can [...]

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