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  • Know Your Skin Type
    Skin care should be an important part of your daily hygiene. This should include cleansing the face daily, moisturizing, applying sunscreen and avoiding harsh products. A good skin care routine Read more
  • Nail Care: Keeping Fingers and Toes in Tip-Top Shape
    The nails take a lot of abuse. From gardening and dishes to regular wear and tear, harsh chemicals and hard work can really take a toll on the condition of Read more
  • Poison Ivy: Prevention & Relief
    If you spend time outdoors, then you’ve probably come into contact with poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac at some point in your life. The plants’ oily sap, known Read more
  • Rosy Complexion? Flushed Cheeks? You May Have Rosacea
    Rosacea is a chronic skin condition of the face that affects an estimated 16 million Americans. Because rosacea is frequently misdiagnosed and confused with acne, sunburn or eye irritation, a Read more
  • Living with Psoriasis
    Psoriasis is a common, chronic and often frustrating skin condition that causes skin scaling, inflammation, redness and irritation. The exact cause is unknown, but psoriasis is thought to be caused Read more
  • Monitoring Your Moles
    Although moles are usually harmless, in some cases they can become cancerous, causing melanoma. For this reason, it is important to regularly examine your skin for any moles that change in Read more
  • Eczema
    Eczema, also called “dermatitis,” refers to several different rash-like conditions where the skin is inflamed, red and irritated. The most severe and long-lasting type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. During Read more
  • Melanoma Early Detection is Key
    Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Fortunately, it rarely develops without warning, and the number of fatalities caused by melanoma could be greatly reduced if people were aware Read more
  • Wrinkle Prevention: Minimize Fine Lines and Maximize Your Youthfulness
    The telltale signs of aging skin—wrinkles, puffy eyes, age spots—may start to appear as we grow older. We can’t fight the aging process, but we can take steps now to Read more
  • Battling Teenage Acne
    Acne is by far the most common skin complaint among teenagers, affecting nearly all of those between the ages of 12 and 17 at least occasionally, according to the American Read more
  • Adult Acne: How to Control Blemishes & Breakouts in Your Middle Years
    Acne is the most common of all skin disorders, affecting almost everyone at some point in their lives. While most people outgrow acne in their late teens or early twenties, Read more
  • Everything You Need to Know About Skin Cancer
    Skin cancer is one the most common of all cancer types, which occurs when malignant cells are found in the outer layers of your skin. More than 2 million people Read more
  • SPF - Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Optimal Skin Protection
    There is a wide variety of sunscreens available, including lotions, sprays, creams, gels, wipes, and lip balms, to name a few. These topical products absorb or reflect some, but not Read more
  • Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage
    Too much exposure to sunlight can be harmful to your skin. Dangerous ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays damage skin, which leads to premature wrinkles, skin cancer and Read more
  • Welcome Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Southview Dermatology Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dermatologist in the Birmingham, AL area, we’re excited you are here. With the dermatology Read more

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