Treating Moderate to Severe Acne

Treating Moderate to Severe Acne

Posted in Acne Treatment on Aug 25, 2020

Is it just a break out or something more? If you’re dealing with blemishes that cover a significant portion of your face or body, you have a lot of redness and inflammation, your blemishes are deep and painful, or you have notable scarring, you may be experiencing severe acne.

How Diet Can Affect Skin Health

How Diet Can Affect Skin Health

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Aug 25, 2020

The Greek physician Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine,” and we know good and well that food can be just that. The foods you put into your body have a lot of power, and there is a direct correlation between healthy eating and healthy skin.

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

Posted in Psoriasis Treatment on Jul 10, 2020

Did you know that August is Psoriasis Awareness Month? Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, an estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, rendering it the most common autoimmune disease...

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Chris Lowe, Board-Certified Dermatologist

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Chris Lowe, Board-Certified Dermatologist

Posted in Dermatologist News on Jul 01, 2020

Dr. Chris Lowe is a board-certified dermatologist at Galen Dermatology. He’s always enjoyed science and helping others, so medicine was a natural fit for him career wise. Dr. Lowe received his MD from Wake Forest ...

UV Safety Awareness Month

UV Safety Awareness Month

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Jun 22, 2020

Summertime is all about fun in the sun, but the team at Galen wants to caution you about sun safety. July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and for good reason.

When Should I See a Dermatologist?

When Should I See a Dermatologist?

Posted in Dermatologist News on Dec 03, 2019

Dermatologists treat all conditions of the skin, hair, and nails. If you are experiencing skin issues or symptoms that aren’t responding to home treatment, you should definitely consider seeing a dermatologist.

6 Daily Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin

6 Daily Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Dec 02, 2019

Did you know your skin is the largest barrier your body has against infection? When your skin is healthy and strong, this layer of protection is more equipped to do its job, protecting your body from all manner of bacteria that can cause infections and other issues.

Skin Cancer Warning Signs — What To Look For

Skin Cancer Warning Signs — What To Look For

Posted in Skin Doctor Tips on Dec 01, 2019

There’s no way around it— cancer is scary. Sometimes it might be tempting to skip the check up or ignore the potential signs that you might have an issue, because it seems easier than dealing with the problem head on.