How Long Does It Take For Results From The Radiesse Treatment To Show?

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Articles, Dermal Fillers

Facial lines and wrinkles are not only unattractive, but can make you look older than you feel. That’s why the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama in Birmingham offers a variety of dermal fillers and cosmetic procedures to allow you to turn back the hands of time! One popular dermal filler used in Dr. Hartman’s practice is Radiesse. Radiesse treatments offer an affordable and effective way to reduce the lines and wrinkles that can be a source of embarrassment or self-consciousness. Radiesse treatments are essentially volumizing fillers that are injected into your skin in order to boost collagen production and fill out bothersome lines and wrinkles. The gel formula contains calcium-based… read more

The Benefits of Chemical Peels

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As the years go by, your skin changes for several reasons. Collagen reduction, loss of volume, changes in texture, and uneven tone are natural, as the composition of maturing skin changes. The cumulative damages from sun exposure, injuries, medical conditions, and other factors can hasten the aging process. Chemical peels are among the most versatile dermatologic treatments, effectively treating many common problems. Dr. Corey Hartman, in Birmingham, Alabama, offers a variety of different peels, to meet the individual needs of every patient. What Is a Chemical Peel? A chemical peels, is a great way to eliminate many superficial blemishes, while improving the overall texture and tone of your skin. The… read more

Comparing DIY Mole Removal with Dermatologist Treatment

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Many of us have moles, tiny collections of cells with pigmentation that are highly visible on the skin. A mole may be flat or raised, and may be brown, red, or black. Most of the time, moles are no more than a cosmetic issue, and many people choose to remove certain spots for an improved appearance. Mole removal is a personal choice, but one that should be made carefully. This pertains not so much to whether or not a mole is removed, but how it is removed. THE DANGERS OF DIY MOLE REMOVAL Due to the ease in which information can be obtained in this age, mole removal can be… read more

Ways to Experience the Benefits of Botulinum Treatment

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Botox® Treatment, Articles

For several years now, men and women from across the globe have restored their youthful faces with Botox®. Birmingham and Chelsea, AL area residents can enjoy the great benefits of the Botox® cosmetic solution offered at the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama. This derivative of botulinum toxin is proven to be a safe and highly effective way to handle some of the most common signs of aging that occurs on the upper third of the face. Botox® is designed to relax the muscles that tense up beneath the skin. Muscle contractions occur as the brain commands, typically in order to make facial expressions. Due to the frequency with which these… read more

Sclerotherapy – Effective Varicose Vein Treatment

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Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted veins, usually appearing on the legs or ankles. They often look dark blue or purple, showing through the skin surface. In addition to being unsightly, they are often painful. You may feel tiredness, burning, or itching in your legs. If this sounds familiar, visit us at the Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama. With sclerotherapy, Birmingham residents can end the pain, discomfort, and embarrassment of varicose veins. What Causes Varicose Veins? The valves in veins normally only allow blood to move one direction. In your legs, the blood should move upward. When these valves become weakened, they respond to the force of gravity, allowing blood to… read more