Can You Identify Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. As we raise awareness on how to prevent skin cancer this month, we want to ensure you can identify some of the common types. Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma These are the most common forms of skin cancer, and are collectively referred…

How to Lessen the Appearance of Age Spots

Age spots, also known as liver spots or solar lentigines, are a common skin concern that many individuals encounter as they age. These darkened patches, often appearing on areas exposed to the sun like the face, hands, shoulders, and arms, can be a source of frustration for those wishing to maintain a youthful complexion.  However,…

Acne Scars

How We Treat Acne Scars

Acne can be a difficult and debilitating skin condition for people of any age.You may be able to easily find ways to “treat” your acne at home, but real results that are dermatologically sound are something we specialize in here at Savannah River Dermatology!  Why does scarring happen? When your acne clears, your skin works…

Winter Skin Cancer Prevention Tips

As the winter season approaches, many of us are focusing on staying warm and cozy, rather than thinking about spending time outdoors in the sun. With this, we often overlook the importance of protecting our skin from the potential risks of skin cancer and leave the application of sunscreen to our warmer, sunny days! However,…

FAQs About Chemical Peels

As we get ready to head into the holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to talk about something we know many of our patients have often wondered about…the chemical peel. Have you ever thought about treating yourself to a chemical peel? If you’re not sure what you should expect, today we’re clearing the…

Female Pattern Hair Loss

Ladies, have you noticed your part widening or excess shedding? You may be dealing with hair loss. But, don’t fear! You’re not alone. Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL), also known as androgenetic alopecia, is a common condition that affects millions of women worldwide.  What Is Female Pattern Hair Loss? Female Pattern Hair Loss is a…