Rosacea: Quit Seeing Red

By |2019-04-24T16:44:00+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 [...]

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Margarita Photodermatitis

By |2019-04-24T16:44:09+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 [...]

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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 |2019-04-24T16:44:16+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 [...]

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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 |2019-04-24T16:44:26+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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