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August 31, 2017

PRP Hair Restoration by Dr. Hughey

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma is a revolutionary new treatment that harnesses your body’s own ability to stimulate hair growth. We do a simple blood draw from your arm and behind the scene, we siphon off the plasma that contains your platelets that are naturally rich in growth factors. Platelets stimulate wound healing and cellular… Read More >

June 14, 2017

Beautiful Skin At Every Age | Part III: 60s, 70s, and Beyond

Over the last two months, we have shared the many treatments and skincare regimens most appropriate for your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. All of these treatments apply as you reach your 60s, 70s, and 80s. The question I get from patients in this generation most often is how to put it all together and… Read More >

April 25, 2017

Beautiful Skin At Every Age | Part II: 40s and 50s

Last month, I discussed some of the preventative measures for 20-30 somethings. As we transition into the 40s and 50s, those measures are still important, but it may be time to be more inclusive. 40s Entering your 40s, your skin begins to mature right along with you. Prevention is still important, as additional damage and… Read More >

March 31, 2017

Beautiful Skin At Every Age | Part I: 20s and 30s

In every decade of our lives, there are different things we can do to keep our skin healthy and vibrant. Over the next few months, we will delve into the particulars for each stage of life, starting in early adulthood. 20s Your 20s are usually when you notice the first signs of aging. This is the… Read More >

February 28, 2017

Alison Bruhn’s CoolSculpting Interview with Jane Vickers

Alison Bruhn, a Style Consultant in Birmingham, Alabama, recently interviewed our very own CoolSculpting Specialist, Jane Vickers! Check out the full text from the interview, where Jane answers some frequently asked questions about CoolSculpting. To learn more about Alison Bruhn, check out her website here.   Interview with Jane Vickers by Alison Bruhn In my… Read More >

November 15, 2016

HALO by Lauren Hughey, MD

At Village Dermatology, we have upgraded our technology to offer you the newest advances in laser resurfacing, the HALO laser. This hybrid fractional laser uses cutting-edge technology to deliver two wavelengths at the same time. The diode wavelength goes deep into the middle layer of the skin, the dermis, to stimulate cellular rejuvenation and new… Read More >

October 3, 2016

Sclerotherapy by Shelley Winzeler, PA

I am often approached by patients with the common complaint of unwanted spider veins. Sclerotherapy is a safe and effective procedure that addresses this popular concern. The treatment involves the provider injecting the prominent vessels with a sclerosing agent. This causes irritation of the lining of the vessel, and within 6-8 weeks, the vessel scars… Read More >

September 6, 2016

Non Melanoma Skin Cancer By Meg Cherry, MD

In the south, many of us have been exposed to more than our fair share of sunshine. This extra sunshine can lead to damage to the skin cells’ DNA, ultimately resulting in precancerous lesions and skin cancer. Melanoma is the best known type of skin cancer, as it is the most serious. However, nonmelanoma skin… Read More >

August 5, 2016

Acne by Dr. Kristy Curl

Acne- it’s not just skin deep.  Whether you’re a teenager or an adult, the suffering caused by recurring acne or even the occasional breakout can be an emotional scratch leading to a lifelong scar.  Acne affects both men and women and can happen at any age, but it’s not a curse that must be endured… Read More >

July 8, 2016

Microneedling with PRP by Lauren Hughey, MD

Microneedling with PRP July 2016 Blog Written by: Lauren Hughey, MD I have had many patients come in lately looking for a natural, clean, chemical-free option for facial rejuvenation. What could be better than your own Growth Factors? Nothing added- 100% natural and all yours! This is what PRP microneedling offers you. We do a… Read More >