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Cancer Fighting Foods: What to Eat to Protect Your Skin

Cancer Fighting Foods: What to Eat to Protect Your Skin

Have you ever wondered exactly how and why skin cancer begins? Well, when the sun instigates the formation of free radicals in the skin, it can set off a series of reactions in our cells that cause their development to go awry. As these abnormal cells accumulate in the skin, cancer sets in. At Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama, we know that while protecting yourself from the sun can prevent the formation of free radicals, your diet can make an impact as well. As skilled specialists, we recommend you add the following foods to your regular mealtimes and snacks as a proactive measure to help keep UV-damage at bay. Green Tea. While Dr. Hartman was a resident at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, his department conducted …

Dr. Dyck on ABC 33/40

Dr. Dyck on ABC 33/40

Skin Wellness’ own Dr. Rayna Dyck appeared on ABC 33/40 after an interview with Cynthia Gould, discussing nail fungus and the risk associated with nail salons. To view the segment, click here.

Recovery and Results After a Chemical Peel

Kybella patient at The Skin Wellness Center of Alabama

We understand that having beautiful and flawless skin is a priority for many people. With this goal in mind, periodic chemical peels can be helpful. Many people experience fewer wrinkles and a smoother complexion after a peel. Knowing what to expect after this procedure can help you determine if a chemical peel is right for you! Reasons for Treatment We counsel patients that chemical peels can help reduce subtle signs of aging. For example, those tiny crow’s feet that appear under the eyes and the superficial ones around the mouth can fade appreciably after this treatment. Even acne and some mild scarring can be less pronounced following this procedure. Freckles, age spots, and wrinkles caused by the sun may also look noticeably better. The Process …

Dr. Hartman on “Ask the Doctor”

Dr. Hartman on "Ask the Doctor" tv segment for WBRC Fox 6 News

Did anyone catch a glimpse of Dr. Hartman on the “Ask the Doctor” segment, with Mickey Ferguson on WBRC Fox 6 this week? Our very own, Dr. Hartman spoke on the danger of significant sun exposure, why oily skin is actually a blessing, and what a pre-cancerous spot typically looks like. If you missed out, you can view the segment here:

New Procedure: Kybella

before and after of Kybella treatment

Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama is excited to announce the release of a new procedure offered: Kybella. This new injectable is for fat reduction, and contouring of the dreaded “turkey neck.” After five years of development, it is finally scheduled to arrive. Dr. Hartman has received the honor of being in the first group of dermatologists in Alabama to offer this therapy treatment. KYBELLA™ (deoxycholic acid) injection is the first and only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin.” You and your Skin Wellness doctor will design a customized treatment plan to help you improve your chin profile. Many patients experience visible contouring of their chin profile in two to four treatment sessions spaced …

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

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.”