It’s All About the Eyes (and Skin and Lips)

Summer season is in full swing, and we are hard at work, continuing to bring you our full range of medical, surgical, cosmetic, and aesthetic services in a safe and calming environment. Sure, we may look a little funny with our masks and face shields, but your safety is the most important thing to us. Now that we have all gotten used to the idea … Continue reading It’s All About the Eyes (and Skin and Lips)

Get Your Glow On

Facial aging can be divided into two categories: extrinsic (external) and intrinsic (innate and not modifiable). External factors such as UV (sun/tanning beds), smoking, and other environmental pollutants cause discoloration, collagen degradation, and wrinkles. Chemical peels, topical retinoids, topical skin rejuvenation treatments like Defenage®, and lasers moderate and sometimes reverse this damage. However, even the healthiest of lifestyles cannot prevent the hormonal changes that cause … Continue reading Get Your Glow On

Avoid the Damage, Not the Outdoors

Spring is just around the corner in South Georgia: Azaleas are blooming, temperatures are rising, and the sun is shining. Our days are getting longer, leaving us more time to enjoy the outdoors — and get sunburned. We have long known that year-round daily application of a broad spectrum (UVA- and UVB-blocking) sunscreen and nightly topical retinoids are the two most cost-effective tools for mitigating … Continue reading Avoid the Damage, Not the Outdoors

Be Familiar With the Types of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. There are many different types of skin cancer, and understanding each one and their affects could potentially save a life. Each type affects treatment options as well as your prognosis. The best source of information about the different types of skin cancer is a doctor. However, here is a list of the different types, … Continue reading Be Familiar With the Types of Skin Cancer