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New Procedure: Kybella

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The Skin Wellness Center 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 …

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New Products In Our Store

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our very own SWCA skin care line. After years of interacting with patients and listening to your concerns regarding skin care, anti-aging and prevention strategies to keep your skin glowing, I decided that it was time to fill in the gaps and develop products that would address your issues. We have always featured only the best products from the best skin care lines at SWCA. As a practice, we only recommend products that we have tried and trust to fulfill their claims to improve the health and quality of your …

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Reveal Imager

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Our new device, the Reveal Imager will clearly show you the difference between your current look, and the appearance you desire. This includes sun damage, brown spots, red areas and more. With Reveal’s high-resolution images, you can examine every wrinkle with amazing clarity. And you can even request treatment recommendations after receiving a printed report.

Click here for additional information about our Reveal imager.


Introducing: The SWCA VIP Card

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The Skin Wellness Center of Alabama is proud to introduce the VIP Card, which provides customers with access to many elite benefits and perks. These include monetary savings and even free services!

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The Many Uses of Botox®

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By now, you are most likely familiar with botulinum toxin, more commonly referred to by its brand name, Botox®. The FDA approved Botox® in 2002 for the temporary improvement of the appearance of frown lines between the eyebrows. Since then, it has been approved for the treatment of lines in the forehead and around the eyes as well. Dermatologists often use it off label for the cosmetic enhancement of lines in many other areas, including the chin, neck, and lips. Its effects last about four months.

What you may not know is that botulinum toxin is also used for many non-cosmetic …

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SWCA RECEIVES PLATINUM PLUS SEAL FROM ALLERGAN

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PLATINUM PLUS SEAL

The Skin Wellness Center of Alabama is excited to announce its most recent achievement from Allergan. This month SWCA received the Platinum Plus seal, which is an exclusive circle  that only encompasses physicians that demonstrate an expert level with all Allergan products such as Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Latisse, and Skin Medica.  The Platinum Plus seal is given to only 3% of physicians nationally and allows SWCA to have access to the latest innovations for Allergan, along with the best patient incentives and savings programs.


Dr. Rayna Dyck Joins the Skin Wellness Center of Alabama Team

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Dr. Rayna Dyck, Dermatologist Photo - Skin Wellness Center of Alabama

Dr. Hartman and the Skin Wellness Center 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 …

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What a fun night we had during our FIRST SWCA Botox® Bunko night!

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Dermatologist Office During Bunko Night Photo - Skin Wellness Center of Alabama

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 …

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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 Center of AL attended the Mt. Laurel Elementary Renaissance Faire

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Skin Wellness Dermatology Volunteers Photo - Skin Wellness Center of Alabama

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!