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…

Welcome Caitlyn Russell, PA-C!

Join us in welcoming another new team member! Caitlyn Russell, PA-C is joining Savannah River Dermatology in the fall of 2023. She is originally from Jonesville, Virginia and a graduate of East Tennessee State University. She completed her Master of Physician Assistant degree at Lincoln Memorial and graduated in 2019.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time…

How to Perform a Skin Self-Exam

As Fall weather begins to arrive and we start to spend less time in the sun 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 cancer are easily treated…

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…