Chapped lips are a common winter annoyance. Exposure to cold temperature and intense winds is a recipe for your skin drying out, especially your most sensitive areas like your lips. Dry lips can be irritating and even painful. Avail Dermatology’s experts explain our top tips for dealing with constantly chapped lips. Use The Right Lip […]
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The sudden appearance of a rash on your skin may be unsettling, but most rashes have a simple explanation and straightforward cure. Chances are you’re experiencing a common yet frustrating skin issue called contact dermatitis, and it could be a result of the products you’re using. What Is Contact Dermatitis? Characterized by a red, itchy […]
If you’ve ever spotted a small, red spot on your skin that hasn’t gone away over time, then you might have discovered a cherry angioma! Also called red moles, senile angiomas, and Campbell de Morgan spots, these common skin growths are a collection of small blood vessels that appear as raised, red to purple bumps […]
If you’re having a bad day or just feel too tired, it can be tempting to skip washing your face. Especially with these times of self-quarantining and social distancing, our skin hygiene routines may be suffering. But we’re here to remind you that you should keep up good habits for the sake of your skin. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]