The Many Uses of Botox®

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By now, you are most likely familiar with botulinum toxin, more commonly referred to by its brand name, Botox®. The FDA approved Botox® in 2002 for the temporary improvement of the appearance of frown lines between the eyebrows. Since then, it has been approved for the treatment of lines in the forehead and around the eyes as well. Dermatologists often use it off label for the cosmetic enhancement of lines in many other areas, including the chin, neck, and lips. Its effects last about four months. What you may not know is that botulinum toxin is also used for many non-cosmetic uses as well. It is used in neurology for… read more

SWCA RECEIVES PLATINUM PLUS SEAL FROM ALLERGAN

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Allergen Partner Privileges Platinum Plus seal

Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama is excited to announce its most recent achievement from Allergan. This month SWCA received the Platinum Plus seal, which is an exclusive circle  that only encompasses physicians that demonstrate an expert level with all Allergan products such as Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Latisse, and Skin Medica.  The Platinum Plus seal is given to only 3% of physicians nationally and allows SWCA to have access to the latest innovations for Allergan, along with the best patient incentives and savings programs.

Dr. Rayna Dyck Joins the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama Team

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Dr. Rayna Dyck, Dermatologist

Dr. Hartman and the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama are thrilled to welcome Dr. Rayna M. Dyck as an Associate Physician. Originally from Dothan, Alabama, Dr. Dyck is an alumna of the University of Alabama at Birmingham where she graduated summa cum laude. She completed her medical degree at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. She decided to leave the cold winters of Cleveland behind after she finished her Dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Department of Dermatology. Being a native Alabamian, Dr. Dyck is excited to return to Birmingham to begin her dermatology practice. Her special clinical interests include inflammatory hair disorders, acne, rosacea, pigmentary disorders, photodynamic therapy,… read more

What a fun night we had during our FIRST SWCA Botox® Bunko night!

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Dermatologist Office During Bunko Night

SWCA created the Botox® Bunko Night to benefit a special charity called ‘Birmingham Magic Moments.‘ The sole purpose of Magic Moments is to make the lifelong wishes and dreams come true for seriously-ill children, providing them an opportunity to turn away from illness and suffering – if only for a moment – and feel what it is like to just be a kid again! It costs $4000 to create a Magic Moment for each child, and SWCA contributed $600.00 from the event towards a Magic Moment!! All of the attendees raved about how much fun they had and cannot wait until our next game night.

SWCA participated in the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce Annual Chelsea Health Fair!

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Girl with face paint at Chelsea Health Fair 2013

The event was held from 9am – 12pm in the parking lot of the Chelsea Publix on Highway 280. It was a wonderful opportunity to meet the community and share about services provided by Skin Wellness with the Chelsea community. This free family event was designed to promote healthy living habits and provide preventive care tips that can lead to a healthier and happier life.

Skin Wellness Dermatology of AL attended the Mt. Laurel Elementary Renaissance Faire

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Skin Wellness Dermatology Volunteers at Mt. Laurel Elementary Renaissance Faire

SWCA provided a Fish for a Critter game for the K-5 students. Each student received an SWCA Fun Mix Kit which included a mix of candy and product for their skin. Additionally, Skin Wellness pampered the Mt. Laurel parents with complimentary hand chemical peels and hand massages. Thank you Mt. Laurel Elementary for allowing SWCA to participate in your annual faire!

Dr. Corey Hartman is listed among the 51 members of ‘Leadership Birmingham’ class of 2013 – 2014

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Dr. Hartman, Dermatologist

The year-long program consists of monthly seminars on a broad range of topics and issues. Leadership Birmingham’s state purpose is “to enable leaders of our community to come to know more about the total community and to prepare and encourage graduates of the program to engage in greater individual and group action in order to contribute to the betterment of the community and its people.”