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 Is a Healthy Skin Care Regimen?

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Taking care of your skin is one way that you can help minimize the risk of skin cancer, keep a younger appearance longer, and enjoy glowing, healthy skin throughout your life. Oftentimes, individuals do not think about their skin until it is too late, and the sun exposure and free radicals have taken a toll on their face. If you want to keep your skin healthy and radiant, start following a regimen for skin care. Birmingham and Chelsea, AL area residents can look to Skin Wellness Dermatology doctors to learn more about skin regimens and help slow their signs of aging. Skin care begins with regular cleansing. Washing your face… 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.”

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