How to Perform a Skin Self-Exam

How to Perform a Skin Self-Exam As spring weather begins to arrive and we start to shed our winter layers here in Augusta, we want to take a moment to remind our patients to take a moment to perform a skin self-exam. Detection is key when it comes to skin cancer; most forms of skin…

Eczema: Symptoms, Triggers, and Treatments 

Eczema: Symptoms, Triggers, and Treatments    According to the Cleveland Clinic, Eczema, or Atopic Dermatitis, affects approximately 15 million Americans each year. So, if you find yourself suffering from chronic, red, itchy skin, you are not alone! But how do you know if you have eczema? What triggers symptoms? When should you see a dermatologist?…

Botox Injections

10 FAQs About Botox

10 FAQs about Botox Are you considering a Botox Cosmetic procedure and have questions? Check out our dermatologist’s answers to frequently asked questions.   What is Botox? Botox, short for Botulinum toxin, is an FDA-approved medical injection used by dermatologists and doctors to aid in treating a variety of conditions. You’ll be most familiar with its use for the…

5 Tips for Chapped Lips

5 Tips for Chapped Lips

The temperatures have dropped and the air is drier outside meaning you’re probably experiencing dry or chapped lips as the air pulls the moisture from your saliva off freshly-licked lips. How do you ease dry, cracked lips? Try these 5 tips for chapped lips.   Use non-irritating lip products. This seems like a no-brainer, but…

5 Tips for Healthy Skin

5 Tips for Healthy Skin

  Your skin is your largest organ, and is just as complex as other vital organs of the body such as the heart and lungs, however many of us don’t pay it as much attention as we do those other organs. In honor of National Healthy Skin Month, Savannah River Dermatology has five tips for…

Identifying Your Skin Type

November is National Healthy Skin month! Perhaps the best thing you can do to ensure your skin is healthy is to schedule your yearly comprehensive exam. At Savannah River Dermatology we want to ensure you’re doing everything you can to keep your skin healthy on a daily basis. This includes making sure your skin gets…