About Village Dermatology

Village Dermatology is a leading medical dermatology practice in Birmingham, AL. Specializing in medical dermatology, Mohs surgery, aesthetics, injectables, Botox, lasers, skincare, and more.

Tech Neck Wrinkles and How to Correct Them

Tech Neck Wrinkles and How to Correct Them After the face, the neck is probably the body part that people notice most about you. Crepey, wrinkled, loose skin on the neck can make you look older than you are or feel. In the past decade or so, a new problem called tech neck wrinkles has become more common. These neck lines can make an aging neck look even worse. In this blog, we will talk about why tech neck wrinkles occur and what you [...]

2022-08-24T09:24:07-05:00Blog, Skin Care|

Benefits of a Good Body Cream

Benefits of a Good Body Cream Your skin is a protective barrier, sensory organ, temperature regulator, and so much more. Adding a good body cream to your skincare routine can be one of the best things you can do to keep your skin healthy. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the benefits of using a high-quality body cream. Advantages of using a high-quality body cream Keeps your skin hydrated A good body cream helps your skin retain moisture and stay [...]

2022-08-24T09:33:56-05:00Blog, Skin Care|

What is DEJ in Revision DEJ Products?

What does DEJ mean? The skin is the body’s largest organ. It plays a critical role in protecting the body from germs and regulating body temperature. From an aesthetic perspective, it is the organ that other individuals actually get to see. However, we all know that great-looking skin begins beneath the surface first. So, in this post, we’re going to talk about something called the dermal-epidermal junction or DEJ. We’ll find out why the dermal-epidermal junction (DEJ) is such a critical factor in skin [...]

2022-08-24T09:36:28-05:00Blog, Skin Care|

How Oxidative Damage from Free Radicals Affects the Skin

Oxidative Damage from Free Radicals Oxidative damage plays a major role in the aging process in every part of the human body, and the skin is no exception. To understand how this process affects the skin, we must first understand how our skin naturally ages.  Then we can explore how the formation of free radicals negatively impacts the appearance of the skin.  Finally, we will discuss proactive solutions to mitigate the damage that occurs during this process. Young Skin vs. Old Skin [...]

The Skin Benefits of Vitamin C

The Skin Benefits of Vitamin C Did you know that there is a Vitamin C Day? Yep! Every April 4th, we get to celebrate this amazing vitamin. Most individuals associate Vitamin C with immune support, but there are many benefits it can provide to our skin. In this article, we are going to discuss what Vitamin C is and how it helps our skin look amazing. What is Vitamin C? Vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is an essential nutrient that the [...]

Skin Care for Rosacea and Sensitive Skin

Skin Care for Rosacea and Sensitive Skin April is Rosacea Awareness Month. Individuals diagnosed with this chronic skin condition understand its unique characteristics. However, many individuals are unaware that some skin conditions they may be experiencing could actually be rosacea, a skin condition that affects some 16 million Americans. What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes facial flushing or blushing. It is often mistaken for acne or a naturally ruddy complexion. Anyone can develop rosacea, but it occurs most [...]

Don’t be foolish wear your sunscreen

Don't be foolish...wear your sunscreen! Families across the U.S. are looking forward to spending more time outdoors as warmer weather approaches. One of the things to stock up on for the summer is sunscreen. Yet, many people are hesitant to use sunscreen because of some common myths. In this post, we’re going to debunk the Top 5 common sunscreen myths. If you’ve been lazy about applying sunscreen or think you don’t need it at all, check out these facts and myths before you head [...]

Understanding SPF

Sunscreen Protection Factor (SPF) 101 You probably know that sunscreen is a critical part of your daily skincare routine. Wearing sunscreen can protect you from sunburn, skin cancer, wrinkles, age spots, and other signs of premature skin aging. Yet, with thousands of sunscreens available on the market, it can be overwhelming to figure out which sunscreen will give your skin the best protection. In this article, we’re going to decode one of the most common terms used on sunscreen labels – SPF. What [...]

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin This Spring Break

5 Ways to Protect Your Skin This Spring Break Spring is a time of year when you’re ready to put the winter blues behind you and enjoy some sunshine. It’s also a time for you to ramp up your skincare game. After months of exposure to hot, dehydrating indoor air and harsh, cold outdoor air, your skin could use some TLC. Here are 5 ways to protect and rejuvenate your skin this spring so that you can enjoy the summer weather and look your [...]

2022-08-24T09:55:28-05:00Blog, Skin Care|

5 Best Sunscreens for Every Skin Type

5 Best Sunscreens for Every Skin Type Come rain or shine, wearing sunscreen is one step in your skincare routine that you can’t afford to skip.  It’s the best and easiest way to protect your skin from harmful UV rays in sunlight.  Regular use of sunscreens will help prevent sunburns and skin cancer and premature aging.  That’s why it’s so important to make sunscreen a part of your daily skincare routine. But which is the best sunscreen for your skin type?  Shopping for sunblock [...]

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