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Cosmetic Procedures for Men

By |2018-11-06T19:16:24+00:00November 15th, 2018|Cosmetic Procedures for Men|

While the number of cosmetic procedures performed for men is growing rapidly, there remains many barriers keeping men from achieving their physical objectives, including lack of information, lack of communication, and self-consciousness about discussing male aesthetics. At Johns Creek Dermatology & Family Medicine, we offer an integrated list of treatments that contribute to comprehensive male rejuvenation, including hair restoration, sexual heath with hormone replacement and the Priapus Shot®, as well as facial rejuvenation, including a [...]

Mohs Surgery

By |2018-10-24T21:28:31+00:00November 1st, 2018|Mohs Surgery|

At Johns Creek Dermatology, we are a complete practice, treating both adult and pediatric patients, offering cutting edge surgical treatment options in office. Incorporating surgical procedures into our daily practice allows us to provide the most comprehensive care to our patients. Mohs surgery, a technique for removing skin cancers, and the most recent and exciting addition to our practice, is the optimal treatment for many basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas, including those [...]

Skin Cancer Types

By |2018-10-23T17:29:45+00:00October 15th, 2018|Skin Cancer|

Skin cancer is among the most diagnosed cancers each year. Three commonly diagnosed skin cancers are Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. The most common kind of skin cancer is called Basal Cell Carcinoma. This type of cancer is slow growing and typically occurs in patients that are 40 or older. Basal cells are ordinary skin cells that can later become cancerous, commonly on parts of the body that are often exposed [...]

Acne Causes and Treatment

By |2018-10-17T16:24:27+00:00October 1st, 2018|Skin Conditions|

Acne, even mild cases, can be devastating to anyone at any age. The face is the first thing people see, and recent studies show a clear link between acne and depression. While acne is the most common skin problem in this country, not all acne is created equal. It not only affects teenagers, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, a growing number of women between the ages of 30 and 50 have [...]

Vampire Facelift® Treatment for Anti-Aging

By |2018-10-02T21:55:40+00:00September 15th, 2018|Skin Care Procedures|

Harness your body’s regenerative properties using our new Vampire Facelift® treatment for anti-aging. By combining PRP and fillers using the Vampire Facelift®, the fillers act as a framework for the PRP to build on to create more volume, thus lifting your skin. First, we will inject Hyaluronic Acid fillers to create a natural, younger looking shape to your face. Then, our physician will draw your own blood and extract PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma). The [...]

Rosacea: Quit Seeing Red

By |2018-09-19T20:17:10+00:00September 1st, 2018|Skin Conditions|

Quit Seeing Red and Finally Treat Your Rosacea Sometimes red skin is a red flag. Facial redness could be a sign that you have rosacea. However, rosacea doesn't end with red skin. Many people experience other unpleasant symptoms when living with this skin condition. Here's a look at some signs that mean you could be suffering from rosacea: Acne-like rashes Swollen blood vessels in the skin Itching skin An enlarged and inflamed nose Red [...]

Margarita Photodermatitis

By |2018-09-19T21:45:52+00:00June 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

While relaxing on a hot day, a lot of people like to kick back and enjoy a cold drink. Margaritas are definitely among the most popular summertime beverages. However, Shereen Timani, M.D. warns about a skin condition called Margarita Photodermatitis. Here are some important facts that you need to know about Margarita Photodermatitis. What is Margarita Photodermatitis? Margaritas are often prepared with fruits such as lime, which add an extra degree of flavor to [...]

May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Awareness Month

By |2018-09-19T21:25:21+00:00May 15th, 2018|Skin Cancer|

The most common type of cancer is skin cancer such as melanoma and other devastating skin conditions. The truth is; there are over a million people diagnosed on a yearly basis. Although it is a common known cancer, many are unaware that there are numerous ways to reduce your risks. With this in mind, May has become National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to campaigns to inform people about the risks, causes [...]

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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