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

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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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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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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.”

Fraxel® Dual Helps Reduce the Appearance of Scars

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The look of our skin, in part, determines our overall level of self-confidence. When scars are present on visible areas of the body, we may try to hide beneath clothing. Rather than hide your skin, you can reduce the appearance of scars with Fraxel® Dual treatment, offered in our comfortable Birmingham dermatology practice. Using this technology to treat acne scarring, as well as scarring from surgery or injury, we have seen patients experience beautiful improvements in their skin. The beauty of Fraxel® Dual treatment is that this approach to skin resurfacing is non-invasive. Using fractionated laser energy, we are able to treat a wide variety of dermatological concerns. In addition… read more

What You Can Expect From Stretch Mark Removal Treatment

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Stretch marks can cause a great deal of distress, regardless of their location on the body. These marks are often considered a side effect of pregnancy. It is possible, however, for a man to develop stretch marks, as well. The condition can develop when skin stretches too quickly because of weight gain or a growth spurt. Regardless of the cause of stretch marks, your skin can return to a supple, beautiful state with laser stretch mark removal treatment from your Birmingham dermatologists. Board certified dermatologists Dr. Corey Hartman and Dr. Rayna Dyck have maintained a high level of commitment to their patients since the very beginning of their careers. At the Skin… read more

Liposonix Fat Reduction Treatments Offer Many Benefits to Our Patients

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Body shaping is not necessarily achieved with specific activity, as many people have learned. Eating right and exercising regularly is an excellent way to remain at or near your ideal body weight, and definitely improves your overall health and wellbeing. However, these practices may not produce the kind of body contours desired. If you can relate, then you may want to consider the new and improved methods for shaping the body. Cosmetic surgical procedures like liposuction are commonly used to remove stubborn areas of fat on the body. Surgery is a big step, though; one that many would like to avoid. At the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama, Dr. Corey… read more

What You Can Expect from Fraxel® Dual Treatment

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When you want to see dramatic visual improvement in your skin, laser treatment can provide you with both immediate and long-term results that you will love. Dr. Corey Hartman and Dr. Rayna Dyck have undergone extensive training and offer various innovative treatments to suit each patient’s individual needs. One treatment that has patients feeling more confident in their skin is the Fraxel® Dual laser. Fraxel® is a laser treatment that utilizes fractional laser technology to treat specific areas of the skin. The laser energy applied to the skin creates tiny columns in the skin in those areas only, preserving healthy skin cells around the treatment area. This type of laser… read more

Erasing Mistakes – Tattoo Removal

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Lifestyle, opinions, social circles, and career choices change. We mature and evolve with the passage of time. In short, you are really not the same person you were in the distant past – or even the recent past – yet you have to live with the consequences of decisions made by that person. We have all made choices throughout life which we now regret. Is this how you feel about your tattoo? Fortunately, that is one decision you can reverse with laser tattoo removal. Birmingham and Chelsea, AL area residents can take advantage of this option at the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama Options for Tattoo Removal A tattoo is… read more

What is Fraxel® Dual?

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Dr. Hartman and Dr. Dyck of the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama offer a variety of Fraxel® laser treatments for Birmingham, AL patients seeking an improvement in their skin’s tone, texture, and condition. One popular treatment is that of Fraxel® Dual. Fraxel® Dual is a laser treatment that penetrates deep into the lower layers of the skin to promote collagen production. The laser device offers precise treatment that keeps surrounding skin and tissue intact without affecting them. The result is resurfaced skin that improves over time with collagen production. Dr. Hartman and Dr. Dyck use Fraxel® Dual on patients who are seeking improvements such as: Smoother, young-looking skin Better texture… read more

Is Laser Hair Removal Right for You?

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Each hair follicle on your body is cycled through active and resting phases. Whether you shave, pluck, or wax, this process continues. The hair grows back, and you have to remove it again. Wouldn’t you love to stop it from growing in the first place? Well, with the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama’s services of laser hair removal, Birmingham, AL area residents can! This is one of the most commonly requested cosmetic dermatology treatments, second only to injectables such as Botox® and Dysport. Although it is called removal, laser treatment actually prevents new hair growth. Concentrated laser light penetrates the follicle, reacting with the pigment. This effectively renders the follicle… read more