At Georgia Skin Specialists, we offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for adult and pediatric dermatological conditions. We recognize that dermatology is a complicated and dynamic field of medicine with rapidly expanding treatment options for all types of skin disease. The numerous ways the body expresses illness, systemic abnormalities, hormone fluctuations, and sun exposure are all manifested in visible changes to the skin, and as specialists in the field of dermatology, our providers have the power of education and experience to read those visible changes.
At your visit with us, we will evaluate your skin concerns and develop a customized treatment plan to optimize the health and wellness of your skin.
Why schedule a skin exam?
We highly recommend that patients schedule regular full body skin examinations as a means for us to monitor changes in one’s skin and to catch potential problems in their initial stages. Skin cancer has become the most prevalent cancer in the United States, and early detection and treatment are paramount for the safest outcome and the best cosmetic result. Because of this, skin cancer awareness is among our providers’ primary concerns.
At Georgia Skin Specialists, our providers perform comprehensive full body skin examinations and incorporate technological resources to carefully examine and map patients’ moles and other lesions to be monitored. During your skin exam with Georgia Skin Specialists, our providers will assess your overall skin wellness and ensure you are taking the right protective measures and precautions to prevent skin cancer.
We diagnose and treat benign and malignant skin conditions at our medical dermatology office in Atlanta. Georgia Skin Specialists’ board-certified physicians work with a diverse patient population to improve the health and appearance of their hair, skin and nails. From teen acne to psoriasis, our medical dermatology specialists are highly trained, compassionate, and ready to work with new patients.
Our skin specialists can diagnose your skin condition, develop an individualized treatment plan, perform surgery (if necessary), apply the latest therapeutics, and teach patients how to perform self-care for treatment at home.
Dermatology Conditions We Treat
While it’s commonly thought of as a “teen” condition, acne can affect people of all ages. Each case of acne is different and there is no “one size fits all” treatment plan. That’s why our providers take the extra time to evaluate and discuss underlying causes or triggers of acne to ensure that patients are informed of potential environmental, dietary, or hormonal factors that may be at play. This knowledge, combined with the most up to date medications and procedures, ensure that our patients achieve the highest level of care in obtaining clearer skin.
Eczema / Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a common problem affecting kids and adults of all ages. Many people with the condition have skin that becomes very dry and itchy. Scratching at the eczema can lead to redness, scarring, skin damage, and even infection. Our board-certified medical dermatologists in Atlanta can recommend lifestyle changes and prescribe the most cutting edge therapies to control the condition.
Allergic contact dermatitis is a hypersensitivity reaction that manifests in the skin. It can be caused by soaps, fragrances, laundry detergents, cosmetics, and other sources. Patients with allergic contact dermatitis break out in a red, itchy rash in a localized area. This type of allergy makes life miserable and causes stress, as well as costing patients time and money as they try and blindly replace skin care products to eliminate the problem. Georgia Skin Specialists will work to pinpoint the cause of the rash through Patch Testing, and offer a wide range of treatment options to help alleviate the problem.
Other types of skin rashes can manifest as a result of allergies, infections, immune disorders, heat or prescription medications. Some of these rashes will not clear up on their own, and require professional treatment for patients to find relief. These rashes include:
- Drug rashes
- Poison ivy
- Athlete’s foot
Bumps and Growths
- Warts, moles and skin tags
- Cherry angiomas
- Seborrheic keratosis
- Epidermoid cysts
- Molluscum Contagiosum
Rosacea is a skin condition that most commonly affects adults with fair skin. This is a chronic condition that causes redness, visible blood vessels, acne-like papules and pustules, and enlargement of oil glands on the nose, a deforming condition called Rhinophyma. If left untreated, rosacea can lead to progressive redness of the skin causing patients to always appear flushed or sunburned. Rosacea can also impact the eyes and cause long term damage. Our providers work with patients to identify unique rosacea triggers and devise treatment plans according to each patient’s particular presentation.
Call Us for Clinical Dermatology Services in Atlanta
Georgia Skin Specialists is here to help improve the appearance of your skin, hair and nails with the latest treatment options. The list above is only partial, and if you are experiencing a skin problem not listed here, don’t hesitate to contact us. You can schedule an appointment by calling our office or click below to book an appointment online.