Entries by John Lenz

What You Should Know About Laser Hair Removal

More than 1.1 million Americans had laser hair removal last year, making it one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States. Recent advances in laser hair removal have made it safer and more effective in people with all skin and hair types, enabling men and women to permanently rid themselves of unwanted hair so […]

Strategies to Reduce Oily Skin

No matter how old you are, oily skin can be frustrating and embarrassing to deal with. For some lucky people, oily skin is a problem that corrected itself once hormones finished wildly fluctuating after teenage years. But for most people, that isn’t the case. Oily skin is a leading cause of acne, as oil builds […]

Protect Babies and Infants from Sun Damage

When we think of skin cancer, we tend to imagine it only effecting people who are older. The common image ranges from a middle-aged man or woman, up to the elderly. Unfortunately, while skin cancer often strikes in the later years of someone’s life, the seeds of cancer are typically sown much earlier. In fact, […]

Warts: Treatment and Overview

Warts are one of the most commonly developed dermatological issues, but they are one of the least discussed. Part of the reason for this is that warts are embarrassing. People have a lot of misperceptions about warts, including how we develop them and the best way to treat them. Acne, which is still the leading […]

Dealing with Pre-Teen Acne Effectively

If you are a pre-teen with acne, you are not alone. According to KidsHealth, eight in ten pre-teens have some form of acne. Finding a solution can be tedious since acne can appear in a variety of forms, such as blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, and pimples. However, there are simple ways you can reduce the chances of getting pre-teen […]

UVA vs. UVB Radiation: What’s the Difference?

Sunshine can provide plenty of benefits for the skin and overall health; but as just about everyone knows, too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can be harmful, triggering premature aging, contributing to some types of vision loss, and even increasing the risk of skin cancer. What are UVA and UVB rays? Ultraviolet light […]

Do You Need Sunscreen in Fall and Winter?

No doubt you care about your skin and your health. If you’re reading about skin care, chances are good you already apply sunscreen faithfully during the spring and summer months. However, you could be making one crucial skin health mistake – slacking off on your sunscreen routine come the fall and winter months. Unfortunately, that’s […]

Acne Treatments

However much you try to avoid it, acne happens, and often at the most inconvenient times. Typically showing up for the first time during those already tumultuous middle school years, some people are lucky enough to struggle with acne all the way through high school and even into adulthood. Acne is typically accredited to shifts […]

Our Practice is Participating in a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs): Providing Better, Coordinated Care for You Our practice is participating in Piedmont Clinic ACO LLC, a Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO. An ACO is a group of doctors, hospitals, and/or other health care providers working together with Medicare to give you better, more coordinated service and health care. Think of an ACO […]

What to Do if You Have an Itchy Scalp?

An itchy scalp is impossible to hide. Even if you use every bit of self-control to stop yourself from itching relentlessly while in public, the remnants of your last scratch will stick in your hair for hours, leaving white flakes across your hairline for the entire world to see. As unattractive and awkward as that […]