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Understanding Terms Used by Dermatologists

Dermatology doctors diagnose and treat skin problems. A dermatologist checks over your entire body looking for unusual growths that signify the presence of diseases like melanoma cancer. They also help clear acne, soothe rosacea, and help prevent the signs of aging. When you visit this professional, you may hear terms you don't understand. Learn some of those terms before your appointment.

  • Acne – When oils clog pores, whiteheads and blackheads create pimples that create unsightly bumps and pimples. Using special lotions and medications, the doctor helps eliminate the spots you get. The expert offers advice into the best makeup and facial masks to use to help prevent and clear up break outs.
  • Benign – Benign moles or growths are non-cancerous and generally pose no problem. Your dermatologist can remove them, but many insurances will not pay for the removal because they feel the removal is strictly a cosmetic procedure.
  • Laser – Many dermatology procedures use lasers to minimize scarring. The laser removes damaged layers of tissue revealing newer, healthier skin. Lasers are used to remove sun spots, wrinkles, and other unattractive issues.
  • Melanoma – Melanoma is a cancer that is deadly if the disease goes untreated. It's usually signified by moles with very uneven edges that bleed or that have a black appearance. Removal of these tumors in a surgery is important to your health.
  • Rosacea – This condition is caused by an overactive immune system. Your face appears red and blotchy, especially after eating certain foods or using perfumed lotions. Special medications and moisturizers help relieve the redness. Sun block is essential in people with this condition. Avoid exfoliating products and when possible use natural or organic creams.
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    Skin Cancer Specialists & Aesthetic Center
    1790 Mulkey Rd, Suite 1, Austell, GA 30106
    Skin Cancer Specialists is home to the Atlanta Skin Cancer Center. Our goal is to provide the people of Georgia with various services related to the prevention, detection and management of skin cancer
    (770) 941-1013
    Peachtree Dermatology Associates PC
    3286 Northside Pkwy Nw, Atlanta, GA 30327
    Dermatologist Atlanta, Botox Atlanta, Atlanta Laser Treatment, Atlanta Dermatologist GA: Peachtree Dermatology is a leading dermatology center in Atlanta. It has a team of top dermatologists to provid
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    (404) 355-1919
    User Review: "Fraudulent billing practices. I have insurance and when came time to leave they said that they knew exactly what my..." - Carey (GA)
    Family Dermatology
    2550 Windy Hill Rd Se Ste 103, Marietta, GA 30067
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    (770) 956-0323
    User Review: "Dr warren has always been kind, non-judgmental, and accurate. She saved my life by diagnosing a melanoma which had..." - missy (GA)
    Dermatology Specialist of West Georgia
    157 Clinic Ave Ste 301, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 838-9333
    David Schoenfeld MD
    157 Clinic Ave Ste 301, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 838-9333
    Carrollton Dermatology Associates
    100 Professional Pl Ste 110, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 834-0818
    Thomas H Lamb MD
    100 Professional Pl, Carrollton, GA 30117
    (770) 834-0818
    Newnan Dermatology
    710 Newnan Crossing Byp Ste A, Newnan, GA 30263
    (770) 251-5111
    Marcet Steven
    710 Newnan Crossing Byp, Newnan, GA 30263
    (770) 251-5111
    Family Dermatology of Douglasville
    4645 Timber Ridge Dr Ste 120, Douglasville, GA 30135
    (678) 838-3989
    Kelli Ingram MD
    4645 Timber Ridge Dr Ste 120, Douglasville, GA 30135
    (678) 838-9090
    Firas George Hougeir MD
    4645 Timber Ridge Dr Ste 120, Douglasville, GA 30135
    (678) 838-9090
    Skin Cancer Specialists PC
    1625 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265
    (770) 502-0202
    Jennifer L Buckley MD
    1625 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265
    (770) 502-0202
    Mark A Chastain MD
    1625 Highway 34 E, Newnan, GA 30265
    (770) 502-0202

    It may not be as mainstream as other types of doctors, but there is no doubt a high demand for the services of dermatologists. Dermatology focuses on the care of as well as the treatment of diseases involved with skin. The care aspect covers a medley of cosmetic afflictions such as wrinkles, acne and rosacea among other unsightly conditions. Skin diseases number a few different things, the most infamous being melanoma—a form of skin cancer. It is the duty of a dermatologist to diagnose and treat skin conditions of their patients in a timely manner. While dermatologists are among some of the most respected medical professions, there are many other sub-fields affiliated with different specialties of skin care. Dermatolopathologists specialize in serious skin diseases, dealing with melanoma and tumor removal. These pathologists of skin concentrate on invasive surgery to remove diseased sections of skin, which they regard as organs. Cosmetic dermatologists focus on patients with severe acne, prescribing creams among other remedies. In more extreme cases, laser removal of acne blemishes may be an option if lotion products do not aid the redness or bumps. Dermatology therapists also use laser and mask remedies to help skin conditions. Therapists aim to restore to skin to its natural state while applying exfoliating facials. Encouraged by television to put on sun block and moisturize our legs, preventative care is extremely important to a thorough skincare regimen. If your makeup isn't cutting it and you need to look up a dermatologist, consult your insurance carrier for a referral—do not consult ads. Research the dermatologist online to see reviews and any new information to learn their experience on the field you need help with (ie skin cancer or acne). They’re not heart surgeons, but dermatology is the science of looking—and therefore feeling—great as well as healthy.
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