Putting Your Best Face Forward: Keeping Maskne Away

With school starting, kids and adults alike are including masks on their back-to-school shopping lists. While masks are perfectly safe for folks over 2 years of age, even for all-day wear, proper cleaning and care is essential to prevent annoying skin irritation. These helpful tips will help keep you protected and looking your best. Start with a clean face. Your face should be clean and … Continue reading Putting Your Best Face Forward: Keeping Maskne Away


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