Blog Archive

Spots, Scars, and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All Sep 1st, 2019

Do have perfect skin? Probably not – among acne, weight loss and gain, sun damage, aging signs, and clumsy accidents, you’re pretty unlikely to make it through life without a couple of imperfections. You may be self-conscious about these imperfections, especially if they’re on parts of your body that are...

Summertime Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer and Other Sun-Related Skin Issues Aug 2nd, 2019

Summertime is all about sunshine, but the sun’s rays can wreak havoc on your skin. How can you enjoy your outdoor activities without putting your skin at risk? At the Naaman Clinic, we constantly remind our patients to protect themselves against the damaging rays of the sun. Skin cancer prevention...

Get Silky Smooth Skin This Summer With Laser Hair Removal Jul 17th, 2019

Soft, sexy skin is always in season. But during the summer, when shorts, miniskirts, and bathing suits are the order of the day, having smooth skin is essential. Now, you could spend hours (literally) shaving and plucking, or plunk down hundreds of dollars over and over again for wax treatments...

Top 5 Reasons You Want to Add Paying Your Dermatologist a Visit to Your Medical To-Do List Jun 14th, 2019

Everyone knows they should see their dentist regularly to maintain good oral health, and having an annual physical with their family doctor or internist is important, too. But what many people don’t realize is that it’s also important to visit your dermatologist on a routine basis. Why? Because your skin...

Have Stubborn Fat Pockets That Won't Respond to Your Exercise Routine? CoolSculpting Is Your Solutio May 10th, 2019

Unless you’ve got a naturally fast metabolism, losing weight takes a lot of time and effort — a lot of crunches, planks, and hours spent on the treadmill or stationary bike, and a lot of time spent counting calories. Of course, losing weight is worth all that effort; after all,...

Why Mohs Micrographic Surgery Is Leading the Way in Removing Various Skin Cancers Apr 15th, 2019

Every year in the U.S., about 5.4 million basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas are diagnosed in more than 3.3 million people, according to data from the American Cancer Society. And as it turns out, those numbers have been growing every year, partly as a result of people living...

How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars With Laser Resurfacing Mar 1st, 2019

Pimples. Blemishes. Blackheads. No matter the term, acne can make you wish you could hide your skin’s imperfections. Even years after your acne is gone, you may still have visible scarring that reminds you of your emotional struggles with acne and that continues to impact your skin’s tone and texture....

Live Every Day In the Body You Desire with CoolSculpting Feb 1st, 2019

Does achieving your dream body seem too good to be true? It’s not! You don’t have to settle for living with pudgy spots that hurt your self-confidence. CoolSculpting is a safe, FDA-cleared method for eliminating stubborn fat. Even if you live a healthy lifestyle, you might struggle with some areas...

Mohs Surgery: How It Works to Remove Cancerous Skin Cells Jan 15th, 2019

Mohs surgery has a cure rate of over 99% for new skin cancer and 94% for returning skin cancer. Needless to say, Mohs surgery is the gold standard when it comes to removing cancerous skin cells. Of course, to achieve those high success rates, you need an experienced provider with...

The Many Benefits of CO2 Laser Resurfacing Dec 7th, 2018

Do you have annoying skin imperfections due to aging and sun exposure? From fine lines to acne scars, you may do everything you can to cover them up. However, CO2 laser resurfacing can eliminate the need to cover up imperfections by minimizing and even removing them completely. Read on to...

Reversing the Signs of Aging with DermaSweep Nov 16th, 2018

For almost all of us, the signs of aging start showing up on our faces a lot sooner than we’d like. This might include lines, wrinkles, discoloration, sagging skin, fragile or bruised skin, and large pores. Fortunately for us all, dermatology is making progress in treating the signs of aging,...

Understanding How Mohs Surgery Can Help You Oct 18th, 2018

If you’ve been diagnosed with skin cancer, you want to find a quick and effective way to remove the cancer. While you likely have several options available to you, Dr. Evans Bailey and the team at Naaman Clinic want to make sure you understand the potential benefits of choosing Mohs...

How CoolSculpting® Works to Diminish Excess Fat Sep 26th, 2018

Time flies, which means bikini season will come back around before you know it. You’ll want to be ready, so you should be familiar with CoolSculpting.It’s by no means a new thing. In fact, CoolSculpting, originally dubbed cryolipolysis, was discovered, we believe, when doctors realized that kids who ate lots...

Botox and Fillers: Finding the Right Combination Aug 27th, 2018

You probably know about Botox®. It’s been around for decades and remains one of the most-requested non-surgical cosmetic treatments for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. That’s because it works. Botox has limitations, though. It’s not designed to plump lips, temporarily “lift” your face by...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Laser Tattoo Removal Jul 11th, 2018

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Laser Tattoo RemovalTattoos are much more commonplace than they once were, and people choose to decorate their bodies for a variety of reasons, but what happens when someone “outgrows” their ink? People change over time, and even once-loved tattoos can turn into regret-filled reminders...

Say Goodbye to Acne: Alabama’s Top Dermatology Team Tells You How Jun 19th, 2018

Acne is a multifactorial skin disease, which is why it can be difficult to treat. It involves mechanical issues (clogged pores), infection (with Propionibacterium acnes), hormonal imbalances, genetics, and inflammation.  Acne also has a lot of individual variation. Your acne might have different causes and triggers than your brother’s acne or...

Why Does Fat Deposits on My Belly and Thighs, and how Coolsculpting Can Get Rid of It? May 18th, 2018

If you feel like your fat is stubbornly gathering around your belly and thighs despite your best efforts, it’s not your imagination. While the battle against fat anywhere on our bodies is tough, your abdomen and thighs are particularly difficult for several reasons, and the solutions are even tougher to...

How to Know When to Get a Mole Checked Apr 19th, 2018

Just about everyone has moles, and lots of them; most adults have 10-40 moles on their body, and the majority of them appear by age 20. Sometimes, though, you may wonder if you need to get a mole checked out by an expert at the Naaman Clinic. Skin cancer is...

Skin Protection 101 Mar 30th, 2018

It’s common knowledge that uncontrolled sun exposure puts you on the fast track to older-looking skin and the possibility of skin cancer. However, there’s a lot to keep straight as you try to keep yourself protected. Today, I’ll give a primer for those readers who understand the importance of skin...