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July 8, 2016

What Is "Chicken Skin?"

What is "Chicken Skin?" Have you ever had patches of whitish or pinkish acne-like bumps on your upper  arms, thighs, or less commonly, the buttocks, or face? Then you might have keratosis pilaris, often shortened to “KP.” The condition derives i...
July 8, 2016

Debunking 5 "At Home" Skin Remedies

Debunking 5 "At Home" Skin Remedies While some home remedies do work, others don’t, and when it comes to your skin they sometimes make conditions worse. That’s why making yourself a guinea pig to "see if it works" is a bad idea. To help avoid the...
February 25, 2016

Avoiding Athlete’s Foot

Avoiding Athlete's Foot It lurks in locker rooms, shower stalls, damp towels and sweaty socks, spreading easily from one foot to another when it can. It thrives in warm, moist conditions. Yet while athletes seem to be at higher risk for this conditio...
February 25, 2016

Are Skin Tags Dangerous?

Are Skin Tags Dangerous? Skin tags are little growths, usually just millimeters long, growing out of otherwise normal-looking skin. They’re often a little bulbous on the end with a narrow stalk of skin connecting them to the body. They are also us...
October 1, 2015

5 Acne Myths

5 Acne Myths At least 80 percent of adolescents know the sorrow acne causes, as do a surprisingly large percentage of adults. Unfortunately, acne myths proliferate and interfere with people getting effective treatment for this common skin disease. In...
September 13, 2015

What Can Asclera Do for Your Veins?

What Can Asclera Do for Your Veins? Ever been nervous to shed your cover-up at the beach because of purple varicose veins twisting across your legs? You’re not alone. Almost a quarter of Americans — twice as many women as men — develop these ab...
September 1, 2015

What to Do if You Get Poison Ivy

What to Do if You Get Poison Ivy It’s ruined many fishing, hunting and camping trips. It's the bane of hikers and picnickers across Georgia. And every fall, as folks venture out of the air conditioning and back outside to enjoy fresher weather, the...
June 12, 2015

Facts on Folliculitis

Facts on Folliculitis When most people think about dermatology, they usually think of pimples, eczema, warts, or moles. What people often don’t realize is that dermatologists are also trained to help treat conditions that affect the hair. One rathe...
June 12, 2015

Melanoma Awareness 101

Melanoma Awareness 101 We are living through an unprecedented epidemic of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. The CDC reports that the incidence of melanoma has doubled in the U.S. in the remarkably short time of 30 years. This frightening t...
June 4, 2015

Dr. Holzberg Featured in U.S. News and World Report

Dr. Holzberg Featured in U.S. News and World Report When most people think of skin care, they don't often think of their feet. This often results in improper foot care, possibly causing a number of conditions, including warts, nail fungus, calluses, ...

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