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What Your Skin Needs to Know About Summer

As the mid-summer holiday arrives, we see people who have been hard at work getting their beach bodies ready. Cardio machines at the gym might have a little waiting time. On a half-dozen different exercise devices, many are still trying to crack the code on how to work the elusive abs. But what about your […]

Choosing between Aesthetic Medicine Treatment or Dermatology

At MetroDerm we offer both cosmetic and medical dermatology. Seeing a large number of patients means that each person has its own unique way of relieving treatment. Sometimes their problems can be solved with Aesthetic Medicine. We are going to go over what that means and when it can be a good idea to choose […]

MetroDerm Welcomes Dr. Eileen Niren

Meet Dr. Eileen Niren: An Experienced, Board-Certified Dermatologist Eileen Niren, M.D. started her own dermatology practice, Preston Ridge Dermatology, in the Roswell/Alpharetta area in 1986 after completing a residency in Dermatology at Emory University. She holds lifetime board certification in dermatology and is committed to making sure her patients get top-notch care. Dr. Niren, a warm and […]

Dr. Papadopoulos Appears on Atlanta and Company

Dr. Papadopoulos Interviewed on Atlanta & Co by Christine Pullara Transcription of Atlanta and Company video interview with Dr. Papadopoulos: Good morning everyone welcome back to Atlanta and Company. Are you looking for a doctor here in the Atlanta area? Be sure to pick up the newest edition of Atlanta Magazine, the July issue features […]

Exceptional Physicians Make MetroDerm, P.C., a First-Class Practice

MetroDerm, P.C. in Atlanta, GA, recruits and employs only experienced, board-certified physicians and surgeons. That’s why it’s a first-class practice. Because MetroDerm, P.C., brings together experts in the fields of dermatology, Mohs Surgery, plastic surgery, and dermatopathology for an integrated approach to cutaneous medicine, their patients receive thorough, world-class treatment. In order to reach this level […]

Sun Protection: Save Your Skin from Aging and Other Conditions

Sunburn is Serious Business Adopt sun protection into your routine before enjoying outdoor activities. Overexposure to the sun causes the skin to wrinkle, sag, and become leathery because it breaks down the connective tissues. It damages blood vessels, and, most importantly, it increases the chances of developing melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Check […]

The Dangers of the Tanning Bed: Just Don’t Do It

Diamondis J. Papadopoulos, a highly-trained, board-certified doctor, has seen the effects of tanning bed use first-hand. He knows many young folks use tanning beds for cosmetic reasons. Once spring arrives and it’s time for a wardrobe change, some individuals hit the tanning booth to prep for spring break, formal dances, and wearing skimpier clothing. Dr. Papadopoulos’ message […]

Laura Garvey, M.D.: A Dedicated Member of the MetroDerm Team

The doctors at MetroDerm PC are dedicated to the health and wellbeing of their patients. Experience showed them that there was a need for a board-certified vascular surgeon to join their practice. More than 40 million people in the US suffer from varicose veins. Other vein conditions are equally as prevalent. Besides being painful and […]

Who is at the highest risk to develop skin cancer?

That’s the $64,000 question, for sure. Unfortunately, determining the exact demographic or “dermagraphic” in this case, is extremely difficult. A risk factor is anything that affects a person’s chance of getting a disease such as skin cancer. But, risk factors aren’t the be all and end all. Having one, or even many risk factors, does […]

Mohs Surgery: A Highly Specialized Surgery

Mohs micrographic surgery, also known as Mohs chemosurgery, is a highly specialized procedure for the total removal of skin cancers. Mohs surgery is named in honor of Dr. Frederic Mohs, the physician who developed the technique. This form of treatment differs from all other methods of treating skin cancer by the use of a layer-by-layer method […]