1 Secret Every African American Should Know

1 Secret Every African American Should Know

Posted: April 4th, 2016 in Dr. Tiffany Clay, Medical Dermatology, Get the SKIN-y
About 10 years ago I began to develop what I thought were new moles on my face. My maternal Grandmother and paternal Grandfather also had them so I thought I was stuck with them forever. As the years went by the number and size of the “moles” increased...


Bringing Health Care to Isolated Islanders, By Cynthia Abbott, MD

Bringing Health Care to Isolated Islanders, By Cynthia Abbott, MD

Posted: June 15th, 2015 in Dr. Cynthia Abbott, Medical Dermatology
My 18-year-old son is serving 6 months of a GAP year with MV YWAM PNG Ship (Youth With A Mission) as a volunteer on a medical ship in Papua New Guinea. This is a new ten-year project funded largely by the Papua New Guinea government along with private...


How I Almost Let Cancer Go Undetected, by Linda Chapin

How I Almost Let Cancer Go Undetected, by Linda Chapin

Posted: June 15th, 2015 in Dr. Rutledge Forney, Medical Dermatology
I am the practice administrator at Dermatology Affiliates and have been here since we opened, 11 years ago.  I met Dr. Forney in 2001 when she diagnosed my level 2Melanoma.  All I remember when she called to tell me the news was that she quoted a...


The One Mistake That is Aging You and Could Lead to Skin Cancer

The One Mistake That is Aging You and Could Lead to Skin Cancer

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Dr. Rutledge Forney, Medical Dermatology
“I read that there is no reason to use more than a SPF 30.”  “I heard that spf 15 and spf 30 are virtually the same.”  Variations of these comments come my way daily especially now as I preach sun protection for the summer. Yes, there is a study,...


Can I Pop This? Real Treatments for Acne, by Corinne Erickson, MD

Can I Pop This? Real Treatments for Acne, by Corinne Erickson, MD

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Medical Dermatology, Skin Care
I come from a family of persistent poppers.  I am the oldest of three sisters, and the youngest could be a board-certified bathroom surgeon.  I remember sitting with her on the beach, she was 6 and I was 11, and letting her convince me that there was a tiny...


Bridal Beauty Boot Camp, by Corinne Erickson, MD

Bridal Beauty Boot Camp, by Corinne Erickson, MD

Posted: March 18th, 2012 in Medical Dermatology, Cosmetic Treatments, Aesthetics, Skin Care
It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon.  My boyfriend Will and I were walking our Yorkie around Piedmont Park and admiring Midtown’s skyline reflecting on Lake Clara Meer.  Suddenly, he twirled me to face him, got down on one knee, and asked me to marry him. ...