Patient Education

Our team of professionals and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics, which can be found on the side of each page. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you.

As always, you can contact our office to answer any questions or concerns.


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Appointment Request
For your convenience, you can click here to send us an email requesting an appointment at our office in Duluth or call (678) 417-6900...

New Patients
...You can also save some time by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance of your appointment...

Patient Privacy
...We may use or disclose your protected health information, as necessary, to contact you by telephone or mail to remind you of your appointment...

Notice of Privacy Practices
... - Appointment Reminders...

Skin Cancer Check Up
...  This requires an appointment every 6 months with your dermatologist to evaluate your skin and determine that none of the abnormalities on your skin are worrisome...

Restylane and Perlane
... Contact us by phone to schedule an appointment at our Norcross, GA or Duluth, GA location...

Sculptra Aesthetic
... Contact us by phone to schedule an appointment at our Norcross, GA or Duluth, GA location...

Xeomin Treatments
... If you’re interested in Xeomin to treat or prevent wrinkles and fine lines, contact us by phone to schedule an appointment at our Norcross, GA or Duluth, GA location...

Botox
... Contact us by phone to schedule an appointment at our  Duluth, GA location...

Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage
...Aside from skin tone, factors that may increase your risk for sun damage and skin cancer include: Previously treated for cancer Family history of skin cancer Several moles Freckles Typically burn before tanning Blond, red or light brown hair If you detect unusual moles, spots or changes in your skin, or if your skin easily bleeds, make an appointment with our practice...

Dermatology Staff
... Please call our office at (678) 417-6900 to make an appointment...

Dermatology Office
... Suite 100 Peachtree Corners, GA 30092-2725 (678) 417-6900   Office Hours Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Thursday: Closed Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Click here for door-to-door driving directions Appointments We know you have many choices when choosing an dermatologist in Peachtree Corners, GA so we have made requesting an appointment a simple and convenient process via our Web site...

Some Amazing Dermatological Services to Consider
...Then schedule an appointment with Cole Dermatology & Aesthetic Center in Duluth, GA, to figure out what skin treatment will meet your needs...

Acne Scarring
...Call your Peachtree Corners, GA outside of Atlanta to schedule an appointment today!

Acne
...If you have questions or concerns about caring for your skin, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Acne scars
...  Radiofrequency requires repeat appointments...

Acne products: How to avoid allergic reaction
... At the beginning of this appointment, be sure to explain your concerns...

Isotretinoin: Treatment for severe acne
... Return to your dermatologist every month for a follow-up appointment...

How long can I take an antibiotic to treat my acne?
... Keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist...

Is any acne treatment safe to use during pregnancy?
... If you are considering using a laser or light treatment for your acne while pregnant, please make an appointment to see a dermatologist first...

Acanthosis nigricans
...If it appears suddenly, you should immediately make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Head Lice
...Make an appointment to see a dermatologist for help getting rid of the head lice...

Nail fungus
... To clear the fungus, it’s important to: Use the treatment exactly as prescribed Apply (or take) the medicine for as long as prescribed Keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist Nail fungus can be stubborn...

Ringworm
...It’s important to keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist...

Fillers
...To help you get the most benefit from this appointment, the AAD recommends: Ask questions...

Liposuction: What can it do for me?
... The people who tend to get the best results: Have skin that instantly snaps back when pinched Are at a healthy weight Exercise Have good muscle tone If you’d like to know what tumescent liposuction can do for you, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Hyperhidrosis
... Prepare for your appointment with a dermatologist...

Hair loss
...You may need to make a few appointments...

Lichen planus
...You also should keep all appointments with your dentist and get cleanings at least twice a year...

Lupus and your skin
...   If you see anything on your skin that is changing in size, shape, or color, make an appointment to see your dermatologist...

Pityriasis rosea
... Pityriasis rosea: Tips for managing If you suspect that you have pityriasis rosacea, dermatologists recommend that you: Make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Actinic keratosis
... You should keep every appointment...

Basal cell carcinoma
...If you see any of the following on your skin, you should immediately make an appointment to see a dermatologist: Dome-shaped skin growth with visible blood vessels...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
...  It is very important to keep all follow-up appointments...

Imiquimod: A treatment for some skin cancers, genital warts
...  Return for follow-up appointments...

Melanoma
...When examining your skin for melanoma, you want to look for the warning signs, which are called the ABCDEs of melanoma :   If you find anything that looks like it could be melanoma, immediately make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Merkel cell carcinoma
... It is important for patients diagnosed with MCC to: Keep all appointments with their doctors...

Sebaceous carcinoma
...If you notice a growth on your eyelid that remains despite treatment, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Squamous cell carcinoma
...   Look at your skin: If you see anything growing or changing, immediately make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Skin cancer in people of color
...If you have a growth on your skin that is getting bigger, a patch of scaly skin, or a dark streak under or around a nail, make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

How can I tell if I have skin cancer
...This can easily be done during your appointment...

Next steps after a melanoma diagnosis
...Still, there is a risk, so it is important to keep all appointments for exams and tests...

7 ways to find peace of mind after a melanoma diagnosis
... Check your skin for signs of skin cancer and keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist...

Should I get genetic testing for melanoma?
...And you should keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist...

Your best defense vs. another melanoma
... You also want to keep all follow-up appointments with your dermatologist (or oncologist)...

Atopic dermatitis
...If skin care has not been a regular part of your child’s treatment, you should make an appointment for your child to see a dermatologist...

Contact dermatitis
...If the rash worsens or remains for 2 weeks, make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Stasis dermatitis
...Managing the disease often involves: Wearing compression stockings Elevating your legs as needed Following a skin care plan Applying medicine when you have a flare   You’ll also need to see your dermatologist for follow-up appointments...

Skin Self-Exam: How to Do
... If you notice a spot that is different from others, or that changes, itches or bleeds, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Dry skin relief
... If these tips do not bring relief, make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Preventing skin conditions in athletes
...If you or your athletes notice anything on their skin that itches, burns or is infected, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist or sports medicine doctor...

How to Treat Hives in Children
...If your child’s hives persist or continue to recur, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist...

Caring for your skin in menopause
... Make an appointment to see a dermatologist for a skin cancer screening: Your risk of getting skin cancer increases with age...

How to find a skin lightener that won’t cause serious health problems
...Make an appointment with a board-certified dermatologist and see what’s possible...

Manicure and pedicure safety
... If you have questions or concerns about caring for your nails, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

How to Style Hair Without Damage
... If you have questions or concerns about caring for your hair, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Tips for Healthy Hair
... If you have questions about caring for your hair, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

How to remove gum without cutting hair
... If you have questions or concerns about caring for your hair, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Coloring and perming tips
... If you have questions about caring for your hair, you should make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

What can make my hands look younger?
... Keep appointments for maintenance treatments...

8 things to know if you’re diagnosed with rosacea
... Jot down questions to ask during your next dermatology appointment...

Does rosacea increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke?
... You can find out if you have a higher risk by making an appointment to see your primary care doctor...

Do you have to treat rosacea?
... If you think rosacea is affecting your eyes, make an appointment to see a dermatologist right away...

Rosacea treatment for acne-like breakouts
... Getting the best results from treatment Keeping follow-up appointments with your dermatologist is essential to get the best results from treatment...

Rosacea treatment: Eye problems
... One of the benefits of seeing a dermatologist for rosacea and keeping all of your follow-up appointments is that you can catch eye problems early...

Scars
...If you see a scar on your skin and don’t remember injuring your skin, immediately make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist...

Moles
  If a mole starts to grow, itch, or bleed, make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

Birthmarks
... By making an appointment with a dermatologist as soon as you notice the birthmark, you’ll know what to expect...

Stubborn acne? Hormonal therapy may help
... If you’re wondering whether hormonal therapy could help clear your acne, you may want to make an appointment to see a dermatologist...

5 ways to help your teenager survive acne
... What may help is to keep all of your teen’s dermatology appointments...

Atypical Moles
... Make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist as soon as possible if you notice a mole on your skin that has any of these characteristics: Fits any of the ABCDEs...

Basal Cell Carcinoma
...The following can help you detect and prevent new skin cancers: Keep all appointments with your dermatologist...

Chemical Peels
...Follow-up appointments are necessary to ensure proper healing...

Common Growths
...If you notice a new or suspicious mole on your skin, or a mole that is changing, itching or bleeding, you should make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist, as these symptoms could be signs of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer...

Lupus and Your Skin
... If you see anything on your skin that is changing in size, shape or color, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist...

Melanoma
... If you find any new or suspicious spots on your skin, or any spots that are changing, itching or bleeding, make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist...

Mohs Surgery: Patient Care Tips
...Your Mohs surgeon may have provided you with special bandages or recommended a certain type of Keep your follow-up appointment with your Mohs All content solely developed by the American Academy of Dermatology...

Moles
... Make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist as soon as possible if you notice a mole on your skin that: Fits any of the Is a new Differs from other moles on your Changes, itches or DO MOLES NEED TO BE REMOVED...

Skin Cancer
... Make an appointment to see a board-certified dermatologist as soon as possible if you notice a spot or mole on your skin that has any of these characteristics...

Squamous Cell Carcinoma
...The following can help you detect and prevent new skin cancers: Keep all appointments with your dermatologist...

Tattoos, Piercings, and Other Body Art
...Before making an appointment for body art, ask someone who works there if the artists use: An autoclave: This device sterilizes equipment and other supplies...

Vitiligo
...Be sure to keep all appointments with your dermatologist...

Your Dermatologist and Insurance
... Contact your insurance company and ask them if an appointment with a dermatologist or a specific treatment will be covered...