FAQs About Stretch Marks

What is a stretch mark? A stretch mark is a type of scar that appears on skin when it grows or stretches rapidly, causing collagen and elastin in skin to rupture. When skin heals, the red lines that appear are called “stretch marks.” Stretch marks are most likely to appear during times when your body…

How to Treat a Poison Ivy Rash

Spending time exploring the outdoors, we can sometimes cross paths with new plants or objects that elicit a reaction or irritation in our skin. A big culprit in warmer months, poison ivy, can cause particular irritation in the form of an itchy, blistering, red rash for many people. This is caused by an oil found…

Treating Chronic Hives

Do you suffer from hives? Appearing as welts or reddish/pink blotches or bumps on the skin, hives can appear on the skin in many sizes and flare up periodically or last for long periods of time. If your hives occur daily or last longer than six weeks, you may have chronic hives, or ““chronic urticaria.”…

Our Favorite Skincare Products

You already know you’ll receive beyond great medical care when you step inside our doors at Savannah River Dermatology. But, have you ever stopped to check out our line of amazing skincare products? We’re sharing some of our provider’s favorites that are all available for purchase right from our office!  Revision Skincare Intellishade TruPhysical Anti-Aging…

FAQ’s About Chemical Peels

FAQ’s About Chemical Peels At Savannah River Dermatology, we use PCA Skin professional treatments for all of our chemical peels. Chemical peels are safe for all skin types, and our staff is  trained to identify what treatment combination is safe for each person’s skin in order for patients to reap the greatest benefits. We know…