FAQs about Laser Treatments

Have you considered getting a laser treatment to aid in reversing the signs of aging? Winter is the perfect time to start your journey with laser treatments! Our office offers several different types of highly-sought after laser treatments including HALO, BBL, and combination HALO+BBL treatments by sciton. See some FAQs about these treatments below: What…

Why You Should Leave In-Door Tanning in 2021

Did you know that using indoor tanning beds can increase your risk of skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer? According to the American Academy of Dermatology, Researchers estimate that indoor tanning may cause upwards of 400,000 cases of skin cancer in the U.S. each year, with the use of tanning beds…

5 Reasons Your Scalp Itches

Everyone has an itch once in a while. But is it just dry skin or is it something worse? There are many reasons why your scalp might be itching this time of year. Read about these five common causes for an itchy scalp.  Dandruff  Seeing white flakes in your winter toboggan? Dandruff may be the…

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…

Meet Ansley Coffey, PA-C

What made you interested in dermatology? I began my career as a Physician Assistant in the hospital realm of caring for patient’s suffering from burns, wounds, life threatening skin infections and rashes. Skin has always been on the forefront of my physical exam and care plan as it is the largest organ of the human…

Meet Dr. Allison Paine

What made you interested in dermatology ? I loved the fast pace and the variety that dermatology offered. I love seeing different people and different problems every day. Dermatology also offers a great blend of pathology (microscope work), surgery, and clinic, which keeps things interesting. When I rotated as a medical student at MCG, I loved…

Skin Cancer Statistics

Skin Cancer Statistics By Savanna Perry, PA-C   Melanoma is so prevalent, and that it even has it’s own month.  Every year, May is Melanoma Awareness Month.  It’s perfect because it’s the very beginning of summer when everyone is starting to shed their layers and show a little more skin, which means it’s also a…