Three HUGE differences between Botox and fillers

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Many times, patients come into my office more than ready to do something about the signs of aging they’re starting to see in the mirror. They’ve seen the commercials and even had friends tell them about their latest Botox® treatment, or the fillers they just got from their favorite dermatologist.  While many patients know that Botox or fillers may likely be the effective treatment they’re looking for, they don’t always understand the real differences between the two.  That’s why I want to lay it out as plain and simple as I can. No jargon, just straight-forward facts that’ll help you truly understand the… read more

Laser stretch mark removal to finally get rid of stretch marks

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology If you find yourself being bothered and even frustrated by the stretch marks on your arms, hips, abdomen, or thighs, you’ve probably looked into the best ways to get rid of them. Maybe you’ve even succumbed to the latest fad of at-home micro-needling in desperation to make them go away.  Whatever you’ve tried, the fact is, stretch marks can be stubborn and nearly impossible to get rid of with those DIY methods. But if you’re ready to finally know what really works and what doesn’t, I’m ready to let you in on the truth about getting rid of stretch marks once and for… read more

Cyspera: The skin discoloration treatment that actually works

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By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology If you suffer from dark spots or discoloration of the skin, I have some exciting news for you – there’s a new breakthrough product that you’re going to want to learn more about.   I can hear some of you asking now – haven’t we been able to treat skin discoloration for a while now? Yes, but the hallmark of that treatment has been hydroquinone, and for those that don’t know much about hydroquinone, I’ll give you a little background.  Facing the past of hydroquinone – the old go-to treatment for skin discoloration Hydroquinone has a somewhat scary past mainly for two reasons. The… read more

Hands Age, Too! Here’s How to Stay Wrinkle-Free

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Craving a youthful appearance is as natural as the sky is blue. For some, a youthful appearance is a trait they were fortunate enough to inherit. But for others, their youth is administered by a board-certified professional during a routine appointment. Botox and fillers are among the most popular cosmetic procedures to help achieve a younger-looking appearance, and they are only gaining speed with the growing popularity with men. Although it can be costly, some see this as a direct investment not only in their appearance, but also in their self-confidence.  It doesn’t end there The desire for a wrinkle-free complexion has been around for centuries, and will surely continue… read more

Twelve Days of Christmas 2019

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It’s the most wonderful time of year to save on all your favorite Skin Wellness Dermatology products and procedures. Our annual Twelve Days of Christmas kicks off Wednesday, December 4th and each day there is a new deal to take advantage of: Wednesday, December 4th Purchase an SWCA VIP card for $249 ($299 value) Thursday, December 5th  $100 off 1 syringe of filler $250 off 2 syringes of filler $400 off 3 or more syringes of filler* Friday, December 6th Skin Wellness will match any Brilliant Distinction or Aspire Coupons. Monday, December 9th Botox $11/unit Tuesday, December 10th Purchase 2 dermaplanes, get the 3rd FREE ($95 Savings) Wednesday, December 11th… read more

Brotox: Why Botox Isn’t Just for Women

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Botox For Men

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Botox has been the go-to, cosmetic procedure for decades aimed towards patients looking to get rid of their facial wrinkles. Assumptions aside, this treatment isn’t exclusively ordered by those seeking a boost in vanity. When people think “Botox” I’m sure a lot of them are imagining some geriatric B-list celebrity who looks like they overdosed on syringes. However, for others, it’s simply a preventative measure to decrease the appearance of fine lines. Botox has been notoriously associated with female patients, but it seems the tables are turning. More males are now considering jumping on the “Brotox” train for  many of the same reasons… read more

Your Guide to Lasers and the Conditions They’re Great at Treating

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Your Guide to Lasers and the Conditions They're Great at Treating

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Laser treatments have come so far in recent years that, believe it or not, they can dramatically improve just about any skin condition. From unwanted hair to stretch marks and melasma, lasers are often my go-to when I know a patient is ready to see results.  Your guide to lasers and the conditions they’re great at treating With the various types of lasers and radio frequency devices out there, I thought it might be helpful to break down some of the most troublesome issues my patients experience, plus the most appropriate laser that will achieve the results they’re after. Remove unwanted hair. Hair… read more

Retin-A vs. Retinal vs. Retinol: A closer look at the topical solutions for wrinkles

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Retin-A vs. Retinal vs. Retinol: A closer look at the topical solutions for wrinkles

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology Confused about the differences in retinoids, retinol, retinal, and Retin-A? Well, with the popularity of these ingredients in anti-aging products, you wouldn’t be my first patient to ask what sets them apart.  Basically, the term “retinoids” describes a range of vitamin-A derivatives, including Retin-A (aka tretinoin), retinoic acid, retinol, and retinal, among others. Of course, retinoids are great for treating acne due to their amazing ability to unclog pores. But they can also work miracles when it comes to diminishing wrinkles since they’re proven to boost collagen production and increase cell turnover. (This is exactly why I encourage just about everyone to start… read more

THE DETAILS ON THE HYDRAFACIAL AND WHY EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT IT

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Hydrafacial - Skin Wellness Dermatology

Looking to step up your skincare game? Then let us formally introduce you to the HydraFacial. From improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to restoring vibrancy and firmness, the benefits of the HydraFacial are just about endless. No matter if you’re dealing with specific skin issues like acne or dark spots, or you just want healthier skin, you simply can’t go wrong with the HydraFacial. Give me the details on the HydraFacial The HydraFacial is a 30-minute or 1-hour treatment that utilizes a medical-grade hydradermabrasion device. Basically, it combines peel, microdermabrasion, and hydrating masks all in one.  That essentially means that the HydraFacial is going to: *Reveal a… read more

Want to look younger longer? Here’s what you need to be doing in your 20s and 30s

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Look Younger, Skin Wellness Dermatology

By: Dr. Corey Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology You know how when you were a teenager, your mom always told you the importance of taking care of your skin? Well, she was right. How well you take care of your skin when you’re younger is going to determine how you look when you‘re older.  What 20 and 30-year-olds can do now to keep their skin looking young When you’re in your 20s and 30s, great skincare is really all about taking preventive measures. The more you do now to keep your skin looking young, the less drastic steps you’ll need to take later in life.  In your 20s? Here’s what you… read more