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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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...


Why You Need to Have a Committed Relationship With Your Aesthetician, by Dr. Rutledge Forney

Why You Need to Have a Committed Relationship With Your Aesthetician, by Dr. Rutledge Forney

Posted: September 1st, 2016 in Dr. Rutledge Forney, Aesthetics, Skin Care, Special Deals & Discounts
Do you have a “girl”?  Maybe you should! Women and men in my practice often mention their “girl” recommends something for their skin.  That “girl” is their aesthetician (and, yes, some folks have a “guy” aesthetician). Frequently they have...


Alert: I am changing my skin care routine for the first time in 8 years!!! By Rutledge Forney, MD

Alert: I am changing my skin care routine for the first time in 8 years!!! By Rutledge Forney, MD

Posted: June 16th, 2015 in Dr. Rutledge Forney, Skin Care
Alert! I am changing my skin care routine for the first time in 8 years!!! I have used a daily moisturizer with SPF 50 and green tea, a popular antioxidant, for years.  But now, as soon as I can get it, I am changing to Superscreen, the new daily protective...


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,...