American Academy of Dermatology Launches Campaign to Highlight the Importance of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatology Launches Campaign to Highlight the Importance of Dermatology

Posted: October 15th, 2019 in Press, Dr. Rutledge Forney, Medical Dermatology
As the U.S. population ages, the number of Americans who suffer from skin diseases will continue to rise, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Skin diseases can be the first sign of an underlying health condition. Further, many chronic...


Is natural makeup safer? A dermatologist weighs in - Fox 5 Atlanta

Is natural makeup safer? A dermatologist weighs in - Fox 5 Atlanta

Posted: October 11th, 2019 in Dr. Rutledge Forney
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Aesthetic Advice - Elos Microneedling

Aesthetic Advice - Elos Microneedling

Posted: July 22nd, 2019 in Aesthetics, Skin Care
So, I did a thing the other day. I had my second Elos Sublative RF Microneedling Treatment (which is an amazing new treatment we’ve added for addressing fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars and texture). I totally anticipated having the same reaction that I got...


Worried about Your Double Chin?

Worried about Your Double Chin?

Posted: July 5th, 2019 in Cosmetic Treatments, Aesthetics
So let’s talk about necks! I have struggled with a double chin basically all my life.  Most of my family has one, even the smallest of us have a little bit of chin fat.  Through my years at Dermatology Affiliates, I have tried multiple procedures we offer...


Chemical Sunscreens in the Blood?

Chemical Sunscreens in the Blood?

Posted: June 3rd, 2019 in Dr. Rutledge Forney, Medical Dermatology
Should you be concerned about the new report showing high levels of certain chemical sunscreens in the blood? Earlier in May, a pilot study was published that showed high concentrations of 4 chemical sunscreens in the blood.  This study was done over 7 days...


Living with Rosacea - Denise, aesthetician

Living with Rosacea - Denise, aesthetician

Posted: April 30th, 2019 in Aesthetics
Hi, my name is Denise Hand.  I am a Licensed Aesthetician and a Licensed Assistant Laser Practitioner.  This is my first week at Dermatology Affiliates.  I'm very excited to be a part of Dr. Forney's team.  This is a second career for me.  My journey into the...


How About Green Tea? - Claire Bourgeois

How About Green Tea? - Claire Bourgeois

Posted: March 13th, 2019 in Aesthetics, Skin Care
Green tea (Camelia Sinesis, also sometimes listed as Camelia Oleifera Leaf Extract) in medical-grade skincare? Having owned a tea business and being a tea instructor for 10 years, I am excited to see this ingredient in medical-grade skincare products....


What about Hyaluronic Acid? - Claire Bourgeois

What about Hyaluronic Acid? - Claire Bourgeois

Posted: March 6th, 2019 in Aesthetics, Skin Care
What about Hyaluronic Acid? Many patients lift an eyebrow when I talk about hyaluronic acid. You're putting acid on my skin?! What is hyaluronic acid? A water-loving molecule that naturally occurs (quite abundantly) in humans and animals, found in young...


50s and Beyond! - Decades of Skin Care - Tiffany Clay, MD

50s and Beyond! - Decades of Skin Care - Tiffany Clay, MD

Posted: February 22nd, 2019 in Dr. Tiffany Clay, Aesthetics, Skin Care
50s and Beyond! These are the years where all of your hard work pays off. You’re now, hopefully, applying a daily sunscreen, antioxidant, retinol or other collagen booster. In addition to those products you’re also using focused treatments for your eyes...


Take Care of Your Neck in Your 40s! - Decades of Skin Care - Tiffany Clay, MD

Take Care of Your Neck in Your 40s! - Decades of Skin Care - Tiffany Clay, MD

Posted: February 21st, 2019 in Dr. Tiffany Clay, Aesthetics, Skin Care
40s I commonly have patients who come in and say, “I just turned 40, what should I be doing?” We simply add on to what you did in you 30s. Your routine should already include a cleanser, moisturizer, antioxidant, sunscreen with SPF 30, an eye cream, and...