The Importance of Annual Skin Checks for Cancer Prevention

While it’s unavoidable to stay completely out of the sun at all times, especially if you live in an area known for its heat and sunshine, there are ways to detect skin issues before they progress into a dangerous form of skin cancer. Below, we’ll discuss the importance of a regular skin check.

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Wrapping Up Our Annual Honoring Women Event

Last week we gathered with over 100 incredible women to celebrate their inner and outer beauty, their strength, and frankly how awesome they are! It was a magical night of music, prizes, demos, laughter, princesses, and pampering. We want to take a moment to thank all of the people who made last night possible.

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What Is Mohs Surgery?

Mohs surgery—also called micrographic surgery—is considered the most effective technique for treating skin cancer. Today the dermatology experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what Mohs is, how the surgery works, and what types of skin cancer it treats.

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Finding The Perfect Tampa Dermatologist: What To Look For

Finding a good dermatologist isn’t always as easy as a quick search or phone call. You want an experienced and board-certified dermatologist that you trust with your care. So let us do the legwork! Below, we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of selecting your dermatologist by sharing what to look for, what to avoid, and what questions to ask.

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Ultherapy: What Is It & What Does It Treat?

If you’ve been wanting tighter skin on your face, neck, and chest without an invasive procedure like a face lift, ultherapy could be a great solution for you. If you’re currently scratching your head asking what is ultherapy—sit tight! We’re here to cover the ins and outs of ultherapy so you can decide if it’s right for you!

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Acne 101: Everything You Need To Know

Acne is the most prevalent skin condition in the United States. For most of the 50 million Americans who experience it each year, acne begins in puberty, but acne can occur at any age and acne in adults is increasing. The acne experts at Academic Alliance in Dermatology discuss what causes acne, the different types of acne out there, and the best acne treatment options.

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6 Benefits Of Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is an aesthetic procedure used to rejuvenate the skin on your face and neck. It works on a variety of skin issues, from age spots to dullness. If you’ve been wanting to try a non-invasive procedure to bring out your best skin, here are six great benefits of microdermabrasion to keep in mind.  

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Announcing Our 2nd Annual International Women's Day Aesthetic Event

Last year we threw a little party to celebrate the women in our lives, our 1st Annual International Women’s Day Aesthetic Event! Everyone loved it so much that we’ve decided to turn it into a yearly tradition. We’re so excited to announce that patients and their friends can join us once again this March to celebrate International Women’s Day with our “Honoring Women” event!

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Skin Biopsy 101: What To Expect

If you’ve gotten your annual physical exam with your primary care physician recently, he or she may have suggested you see a dermatologist if you have any spots on your skin that should be checked out. More than likely, your dermatologist will want to do a skin biopsy on any areas that appear distorted or irregular. Let’s take a look at what to expect during a skin biopsy.

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Everything You Need To Know About Dermal Fillers

Chances are you’ve heard about dermal fillers even if they weren’t referred to specifically as that. You may recall hearing the name of a brand or type of filler recommended to you by a friend who has gotten a dermal filler before. Still, you might be wondering what they are, how they’re used, if they’re safe, and how they could benefit you. Below, we’ll answer these questions and share some of the types of dermal fillers available for you.

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Everything You Need To Know About Kybella

While Kybella sounds more like the name of a Kardashian than an aesthetic procedure, it’s actually a revolutionary technology that’s able to actually dissolve fat, specifically in your chin. Now if you’ve been thinking about how to get rid of a double chin, keep reading as we dive into everything you need to know about Kybella.

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A Holiday Message From Dr. V

Dear Patients and Friends, as we are entering the holiday season, let us reflect on the past year and plan for the future. Let us plan for a spiritual, intellectual, moral and ethical rejuvenation and refresh our deep rooted values.

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Morgan Rudd
5 Aesthetic Procedures To Gift This Christmas

The holiday season is here, which means it’s a time for friends, a time for gathering with family, and a time for great food and gift giving. One of our favorite things about this time of year is getting a chance to show the most important people in our lives how much we care about them by treating them to something special! As you’re picking out that special something for that special someone this year, consider gifting them the procedure they’ve always wanted. We’ve got you covered with some amazing options!

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Morgan Rudd
Happy Thanksgiving From AAD: A Reflection On Our Blessings

It is officially one of our favorite times of the year! The Fall and Winter seasons bring so much to be happy about – cooler weather, wonderful food, football season, the holidays, and cherished time with family and friends. Thanksgiving holds an especially dear place in our hearts because it’s a time to sit back, reflect on all that we’ve been blessed with, and remember to appreciate it.

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Morgan Rudd
Wrapping Up Our 13th Annual Evening Of Beauty

Last night we gathered with over 100 of our past, present, and future patients to celebrate beauty (internal and external), educate on the benefits of our many aesthetic procedures, and enjoy a fun evening of prizes, products, demos, food, and festivities. It was, to be blunt, nothing short of amazing!

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Morgan Rudd
Announcing Our 13th Annual Evening Of Timeless Beauty

Our dermatologists and aesthetics specialists will be available onsite to answer all of your questions and perform live demonstrations of the treatments, so if you’ve been considering getting something done but are hesitant to try it, this is the perfect opportunity to get their expert advice and see how the procedure works in person.

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Morgan Rudd