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COVID-19 Precautions: What You Need to Know Before Visiting Avail Dermatology

Dear Patients of Avail Dermatology: The physicians at Avail Dermatology are continuously monitoring the latest guidelines on management of the COVID-19 outbreak via the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). As these recommendations are updated, we will modify our procedures as needed to minimize […]

Important Message for Our Psoriasis Biologic Patients

The recent coronavirus outbreak has led to many questions about what patients should do if they are on biologic or oral medications to treat their psoriasis. Unfortunately, there are no official recommendations from groups like the American Academy of Dermatology: if those are forthcoming, we will alert you immediately. In the meantime, these are our […]

Emergency Preparedness: Coronavirus

At Avail Dermatology, we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak via the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The virus and protocols around it are changing quickly, and we are working to mitigate any impact on our providers, staff and patients. According to […]

What is Keratosis Pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris, also known as KP, is an extremely common skin condition that affects almost three million people worldwide. Despite its commonality, not much is known about this chronic, long-term skin condition, and many people who have it may not even realize that their skin is abnormal. To learn more about keratosis pilaris from the […]

How Your Skin Changes as You Age

Everyone grows older. It’s a natural part of life, not something to fear. Advancing age brings learning, opportunities, and the freedom to explore the richness of life that is not always possible when you are young. What a lot of people don’t enjoy about aging is that skin starts to look and feel different than […]

Spots that Appear on Your Skin that Aren’t Moles

You are probably very familiar with moles. They are one of the most frequently discussed dermatology lesions, and for good reason, since they are so commonplace. But what about all the other spots and bumps that may appear on your skin? It is important to stay informed on what could be forming on your skin, […]

Why Should You Have a Skincare Routine?

With so much to do in a day, it’s hard to make time for your skin with a daily skincare routine. After a hard day of work, sometimes all you want to do is climb into bed without thinking about washing your face or moisturizing your skin. But there are several benefits of sticking to […]

Tips for Handling Acne Scars

Having acne at any stage of your life can be extremely annoying. But what’s even more frustrating is when that acne leaves behind acne scars. Scarring occurs when breakouts affect the skin deeply enough to damage the tissue below. The scars look like divets, or holes, in your skin and can be just as annoying […]

How Skincare Varies Between Races

The world is an extremely diverse place filled with all kinds of beautiful people of different colors. What’s just as diverse as the kinds of people in this world is the right kind of skincare they require. There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to skincare. To understand all the ways the color […]

Learn All About Rosacea

At first, rosacea is easy to explain away. It often starts off with the skin on your face being redder, or maybe you’re more prone to blushing or becoming flushed. It’s an easy fix with makeup. But, if it’s truly rosacea, it will only get worse. An estimated 14 million Americans, which equals about one […]