Dermal Fillers

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Also called fillers, soft tissue fillers, or soft tissue augmentation, dermal fillers restore our skin’s youthful fullness that is lost as we age. Dr. Corey Hartman, who is a Board Certified Dermatologist, and his team at Skin Wellness Center of Alabama, offer a number of different fillers to reduce aging signs on the face, lips, and hands. With our wide selection, we can: Rejuvenate facial contours by restoring volume to the cheeks, hollows under the eyes, and deep folds. Reduce the appearance of scars. Eliminate fine lines Add fullness to the lips. Lift a downturned mouth or lift the brows. Restore a more youthful appearance to the hands. Restylane, Juvéderm,… read more

Chemical Peels

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

What Is A Chemical Peel? Chemical peels are an underutilized, often misunderstood dermatologic treatment. A chemical peel is the application of a chemical substance directly to the skin that causes rapid skin cell turnover. This turnover is evident as peeling and scaling for days after the procedure is performed. The goals of chemical peels are as varied as the products used in the chemical peel procedure. What Issues Can Chemical Peels Treat? Superficial Chemical Facial Peels Chemical peels are generally classified by their depth of penetration and can be divided into superficial, medium depth, and deep peels. Superficial peels penetrate to or through the very top layer of skin and… read more

Microdermabrasion

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Microdermabrasion is the process of removing the invisible layer of skin that sits on the surface and holds oil, debris and other particles that can contribute to a flawed complexion. With SilkPeel Dermalinfusion, the solution doesn’t just sit on top of your skin like a lotion or cream would. Rather, the SilkPeel machine delivers vitamins, antioxidants and other ingredients deep into the skin where they are needed the most. The combination of formulations is absorbed deep down where they will be most effective in brightening, clarifying, and hydrating your skin. SilkPeel Microdermabrasion enhances the benefits of exfoliation and the effects of the serums without the often uncomfortable and painful effects… read more

Vein Treatments

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Sclerotherapy, or ‘injection therapy’, is the most common vein treatment for spider and varicose veins on the legs. The treatment is performed by injecting a mild chemical solution directly into the spider veins on the legs or other area. The solution irritates the vessel walls, causing them to collapse. Over time, natural processes in the skin absorb the vein and blood is diverted to a healthy vein, maintaining proper circulation through the healthy blood vessel network in the area. Typically, a touch up sclerotherapy session is necessary to retreat some vessels and to ensure that none were missed the first time. The touch up session usually takes place a few… read more

Mole Removal

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Mole Removal Moles, medically known as nevi, typically appear as small brown spots, but they can be any one of a wide range of colors. They occur when cells, called melanocytes, grow in clusters instead of spreading out. Melanocytes cells are distributed throughout the basal cell layer of the epidermis and form melanin pigment, which gives skin its color. Moles Are Common Moles are extremely common skin growths, most adults have from 10 to 40 moles, and they can develop on virtually any part of the body. They may be flat or raised, and nearly color brown, black, pink, red, white, purple, blue, or flesh colored. Most moles are non-cancerous… read more

Skin Care & Protection

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Dr Cory Hartman, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Like any other precious commodity, good skin care is essential to protecting your appearance. Individualized skin care products are essential to maintaining healthy skin that will last a lifetime. With so many products on the market, it can be overwhelming to navigate the aisles and web to find the perfect regimen for yourself. Our medical professionals are on the pulse of what’s new and innovative in skin care and are committed to helping you carefully select products that will help you to achieve all of your skin care goals. At Skin Wellness Center, we carry only the best skin care lines on the market, including Skinceuticals, Skin Medica, Obagi, Glytone,… read more

Dermatology

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Skin Wellness Dermatology Visit

Acne Most of us believe that acne is a disorder that affects only teenagers. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Controlled by oil glands and hormones, acne can also be influenced by other factors including stress, diet and makeup. After an evaluation and discussion, we’ll classify your acne and start you on a regimen tailored specifically for you. Once a regimen has been chosen, it’s important to note that treating acne is more like a marathon instead of a sprint. Actinic Keratosis Actinic Keratoses, or AKs, are better classified as precancers. If left alone to grow without treatment, these lesions have the ability to develop into destructive skin cancers that… read more

Pediatric Dermatology

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Skin Wellness Dermatology Visit

Skin conditions can affect even the most youthful skin, including infants and small children. Skin Wellness Dermatology of Alabama caters to the dermatology needs of the entire family, including children of all ages. As a child grows and experiences change, so does their skin. Good skin care begins at an early age with simple sun protection, however sometimes the skin may need extra attention. Many skin conditions are unique to childhood, including molluscum, pityriasis alba, eczema, acne, and many others. Some of these conditions can be alarming or worrisome, and can not only impact a child’s skin, but also their self-esteem.  The medical providers at Skin Wellness Center of Alabama… read more

Electrosurgery

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Skin Wellness Dermatology Visit

The field of electrosurgery is evolving, and the applications for this technique are rapidly expanding. Incisions done with this technology have less post treatment pain, even when it is used in deep tissue procedures. Reduced blood loss and faster incision times have contributed to a rapid rise in the popularity of this technology. Dermatologists who stay at the forefront of technological advances have recognized the value of electrosurgery in the treatment of skin conditions. It can destroy skin growths or stop bleeding. It has replaced the use of a scalpel in many procedures including the removal of both malignant and benign skin lesions. Electrosurgery is frequently used to treat a… read more

Cryosurgery

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The goal at Skin Wellness Center of Alabama is to provide dermatological care based on specific needs. Each patient is different and is best served by treatment plans devised accordingly. Because we see the individual, we have assembled a number of dermatology services to help our patients handle their skin concerns. Cryosurgery has been used in the medical field for the past century. In dermatology, this type of treatment can address a variety of benign skin concerns. The medical professionals at Skin Wellness Center of Alabama have mastered the techniques of cryosurgery, assuring our patients’ safety and comfort throughout treatment. Originally, cryosurgery was performed with a dip and touch method,… read more