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Service Spotlight: What is Microdermabrasion?

Are you concerned about your skin’s tone or texture? Have you thought about trying microdermabrasion? Exfoliating treatments have a long history. But microdermabrasion wasn’t introduced to the United States until about 1990, with the first FDA-approved...

Sep 7th, 2020
What is Hidradenitis Suppurativa?

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with hidradenitis suppurativa? Once thought to be rare, this condition affects about one to four percent of the population. Little is known about the cause. Because of this, misdiagnosis and under diagnosis are...

Sep 1st, 2020
Psoriasis Triggers and Avoiding Flare-Ups

Psoriasis is common, affecting about 125 million people worldwide. While it’s not entirely understood, medical experts believe psoriasis is an immune response. The immune system causes skin cells to regenerate quicker than usual. There is no cure, but...

Aug 10th, 2020
Provider Spotlight: Alexis Keen, PA-C

We are so pleased to feature Alexis Keen, PA-C, this month in our provider spotlight series! Alexis is a physician’s assistant, who has been with Loven Dermatology since 2019. She sees patients at our Gallatin location, specializing in a range of...

Aug 4th, 2020
Poison Ivy and Contact Dermatitis

If you’re headed outdoors during warm weather, you need to make sure your skin is protected. We always recommend proper sun care. But it’s also important to protect against things like poison ivy. If you’ve ever had a poison ivy reaction, you know...

Jul 27th, 2020
Service Spotlight: Forma

Did you know that collagen production slows as you age? Usually people begin to lose collagen production after age 25 as a natural part of aging. Decreased collagen can lead to wrinkles, loss of volume and uneven skin texture. If you’ve experienced...

Jul 21st, 2020
How to Care for Sunburn

Despite the risk of sun damage, most Americans still don’t protect themselves from the sun. Because of this, sunburns are continually common year after year. If you’ve ever had a sunburn, then you know they can be painful and frustrating.

Jul 13th, 2020
Provider Spotlight: Kendel White

We are so pleased to introduce you to Kendel White this month in our provider spotlight series! Kendel is a medical aesthetician, who joined Loven Aesthetics in March 2020. She sees patients at our Hendersonville and Goodlettsville locations...

Jul 6th, 2020
Important Information About COVID-19

We are aware of the ongoing concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), and we want to reassure our patients that we are continuing to take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and community. Our commitment is to...

Jul 1st, 2020
Common Skincare and Dermatology Myths

You’ve heard us say before how confusing skincare can be. There is so much misinformation and “hacks” on the internet. This can make it difficult to know what is and isn’t true. Add to this the staggering number of products on the market. The skincare...

Jun 29th, 2020
What You Should Know About Actinic Keratosis

If you’ve ever noticed a suspicious spot on your skin, it can be troublesome. While many spots are not harmful, some may be signs of more serious conditions. Actinic keratosis is one example of this. These precancerous growths are very common.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Ultimate Guide to Sunscreen

Trying to find a sunscreen can be difficult. There are so many brand names and different claims that it’s easy to get lost. But the truth is you need to understand the basics of sunscreen to protect your skin. Only about 15% of men and 30%...

Jun 15th, 2020
Skincare Tips for Men

June is Men’s Health Month. Traditionally, men are less likely to go to the doctor. This can prevent men from getting the healthcare they need. That’s why it’s important to maintain normal healthcare appointments and check-ups. Dermatology is no different.

Jun 10th, 2020
What are Dermal Fillers?

Have you heard of dermal fillers? Chances are, you probably have. These injectables have gained massive popularity in the last decades. Since 2000, dermal filler usage has increased 274%, according to the American Academy of Plastic Surgeons.

Jun 3rd, 2020
What is Laser Hair Removal?

Do you have unwanted body hair? At some time, most people have either tried shaving or waxing. Traditional hair removal can be annoying and irritating. If you’ve wondered whether there’s a more permanent solution, the answer is yes. Laser hair removal...

May 29th, 2020
Skincare Tips for the Gym

With gyms beginning to reopen and warm weather ahead, you may be stepping up your workout routine. If you’re working out more than usual, you may notice more breakouts than usual, too. This is common. Learn how to keep your skin glowing with these...

May 21st, 2020
What is Microneedling?

Do you have uneven skin tone or texture? Both are common problems. Uneven skin may be from acne scarring, hyperpigmentation and more. If you’ve been searching for a solution, you might want to consider microneedling. If you're wondering what...

May 14th, 2020
Now offering telehealth!

We are proud to now offer telehealth appointments! If you have urgent needs, we are also still available for in-office appointments. You don't have to leave the comfort of your home to receive great dermatology care. For more information or to schedule...

May 8th, 2020
Provider Spotlight: E. Ray Claud, PA-C

We are so pleased to feature E. Ray Claud, PA-C, this month in our provider spotlight series! Ray is a physician’s assistant, who has been with Loven Dermatology for 16 years. He sees patients at our Springfield location, specializing in a range of...

Mar 18th, 2020
What is Contact Dermatitis?

Spring hasn’t quite sprung yet, but it’s getting close. The time is right around the corner for rain showers, flowers, warmer weather and… allergies. Yes, the dreaded seasonal allergies. If you’re like many Americans, you may experience the sniffling...

Mar 10th, 2020
Skincare Ingredients to Avoid

Have you ever wondered what’s in your hair and skincare products? If you look at the ingredients label, you might see a long list of ingredients that can be confusing at best to decipher. That’s why we’ve gathered a list of potentially irritating...

Feb 27th, 2020
Provider Spotlight: Brittany Crivillaro, RN, BSN

We are so pleased to introduce you to Brittany Crivillaro, RN, BSN, this month in our provider spotlight series! Brittany is a nurse injector, who joined Loven Aesthetics in January 2020. She sees patients at our Hendersonville location, specializing...

Feb 18th, 2020
What Your Skin May Tell You About Your Heart Health

February is all about love, and your heart! This year marks the 56th annual American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the number killer of both men and women in America? It’s so pervasive that Americans dedicate an entire month to education.

Feb 12th, 2020
How to Deal with Adult Acne

Acne is frustrating at any age. Teenage acne plagues middle schoolers and high schoolers alike, but the silver lining is it ends with your teens, right? Well, not necessarily. Unfortunately, acne can stick around well into adulthood for many people.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Provider Spotlight: Lexie McFadden, RN

We are so pleased to share about Lexie McFadden this month in our provider spotlight series! Lexie is a nurse injector, who joined Loven Aesthetics in October 2019. She sees patients at our Hendersonville location, specializing in a range of aesthetic...

Jan 24th, 2020
How to Avoid Chapped Lips in Winter

For a while, it didn’t seem like it was really winter. However, with some snow and cold wind, we’re officially in the coldest part of the year. With that comes a myriad of skin troubles. One of the most common skincare complaints during winter is dry...

Jan 21st, 2020
Skincare Resolutions for the New Year

It’s that time of year again: It’s the time to make New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve decided on your resolutions or not, there’s always time to add a few more. Specifically, add skincare to your goals this year. Keep reading to learn how to make...

Jan 7th, 2020
Provider Spotlight: McKenzie Smartt, NP-C

We are so pleased to share about McKenzie Smartt this month in our provider spotlight series! McKenzie is a nurse practitioner, who joined Loven Dermatology in April 2019. She sees patients at our Gallatin, Hermitage, Hendersonville and...

Dec 16th, 2019
Itchy Scalp Causes and Remedies

Nothing puts a damper on a good hair day like an itchy scalp. Whether you suffer from a severe itch or flaking, scalp problems can be a source of annoyance and even embarrassment. An itchy scalp can also be a pain, literally. Scratching can cause cuts...

Dec 13th, 2019
How Do I Stop Winter Skin?

Whether winter is a wonderland or you’re only wishing for snow, one thing is for sure: winter skin is coming. Yes, the dreaded winter skin. With colder weather comes dryer air, which can dry out skin and make it itchy. Learn more about how to...

Dec 3rd, 2019
Provider Spotlight: Brandon McNickle, PA-C

We are so pleased to share about Brandon McNickle this month in our provider spotlight series! Brandon is a physician’s assistant, who joined Loven Dermatology in August 2017. He sees patients at our Goodlettsville, Gallatin and Hendersonville...

Nov 18th, 2019
Loven Aesthetics Services

Beginning November 2019, we will be pausing our advanced aesthetics services at our Hendersonville and Goodlettsville locations. During this time, we’ll be revamping our program with improvements that will allow us to provide more complete...

Nov 11th, 2019
How to Get Healthy Skin and Improve Skin Health

November is National Healthy Skin Month. The American Academy of Dermatology established Healthy Skin Month to help bring awareness to skin wellness and its link to overall health. Your skin is your largest organ, so it’s important to know how to...

Nov 6th, 2019
October: Eczema Awareness Month

October is eczema awareness month, and we want to share some of our most frequently asked questions about the condition. Sometimes, dry skin can be confused with eczema, and this is especially true in the fall and winter months. With cold weather just...

Oct 15th, 2019
October 2019 Specials

Who's ready for spooky season? Celebrate with our October specials! Halloween is right around the corner, and we are getting ready for costumes, haunted mansions, Halloween moves and all things spooky! Look and feel your best this October with these...

Sep 30th, 2019
Provider Spotlight: Taylor Jones

We are so pleased to share about Taylor Jones this month in our provider spotlight series! Taylor is an aesthetician, who joined Loven Dermatology in April 2019. She sees patients at our Hendersonville location and specializes in a range of aesthetic...

Sep 23rd, 2019
Fall Skincare Routine

Fall is here. We know it’s hard to believe. Even though it doesn’t feel particularly autumnal outside yet, the season officially begins Monday, September 23. That means hayrides, apple picking, holidays, pumpkin everything and sweater weather (we hope!)...

Sep 19th, 2019
Loven Dermatology and Aesthetics September Specials

Our September specials are here! Fall may not be here yet, but it's right around the corner! Feel your best this autumn with these amazing deals, which run through September 30 at our Hendersonville and Goodlettsville locations. ...

Sep 4th, 2019
Travel Skincare Routine

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner, and we’re impatiently waiting for Friday to come. Long weekends can be a great time for a little rest and relaxation. But they can also be great for a little jet-setting. Are you planning a getaway this...

Aug 27th, 2019
Psoriasis Frequently Asked Questions

If you keep up with celebrity news, you’ve probably seen psoriasis recently. Kim Kardashian has recently shared her struggle with the skin condition and brought it to the limelight. Even with this increased attention, though, there is still confusion...

Aug 19th, 2019
Meet Dr. Griffith!

We are so excited to welcome Dr. James Griffith to our team! Dr. Griffith will be practicing at our Hendersonville location. He specializes in procedural dermatology, including Mohs Mircrographic Surgery. ...

Jul 31st, 2019
Loven Aesthetics August Specials

Are you ready for back-to-school season? With the rush to get school supplies and everything else needed for school, it can be easy to let your skincare routine suffer. Even if you don't have children, this can be a stressful time of year. But, it...

Jul 31st, 2019
Which Dermal Filler Do I Need?

Do you have fine lines or wrinkles on your face that you wish would just go away? Well, you’re not alone. With aging and daily life, your face can lose volume. This means that the tissue thins out and allows those pesky lines and wrinkles...

Jul 24th, 2019
Mohs Micrographic Surgery: What is Skin Cancer Surgery?

A skin cancer diagnosis can be scary. There are many different types of skin cancer, and treatment choices can be confusing. One tried and true method of skin cancer treatment is Mohs Micrographic Surgery, one of the leading skin cancer surgeries...

Jul 15th, 2019
Loven Dermatology and Aesthetics July Specials

Searching around for specials to keep you feeling and looking great for the rest of the summer? We've got you covered! Keep reading for more details on our July 2019 specials. At Loven Dermatology and Aesthetics, we are passionate about providing...

Jun 27th, 2019
Summer Skincare Routine

Happy first day of summer! Though it’s felt like summer for a while, today is the first official day of the season. That means it’s time for bar-be-ques, pool days and trying to beat the heat. It’s also time for a skincare shake-up. Just like...

Jun 19th, 2019
How to Drink More Water for Skin Health

As the weather heats up, it’s important to stay hydrated—especially if you’re spending the day at the pool or exercising outside. Water is vital to the body, and you need it to survive. While staying hydrated is important for wellness, it’s also...

Jun 10th, 2019
Loven Aesthetics June Specials

Our June specials are here! Are you ready to feel your best—inside and out? We have great product, service and procedure specials this month, including dermal fillers, Latisse and more!...

Jun 3rd, 2019
Do You Know How to Prevent Skin Cancer?

With the weather getting warmer and clothes getting lighter, it’s the perfect time to learn more about how you can protect yourself from sun damage. Did you know that skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States? According to the...

May 12th, 2019
Skin Treatments for Your Wedding

Wedding season is here! Whether you’ve been invited or are planning one yourself, it’s time to get ready. We all know that planning a wedding can be stressful—between finding the perfect venue, flowers, clothing and more. So, that’s why we want to make...

May 12th, 2019
Brilliant Distinctions Program Frequently Asked Questions

Have you ever wanted to be rewarded for caring for yourself? Ever wondered if there is a way to be rewarded for the skincare products and treatments you buy regularly? Well, look no further! We are proud to be part of Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions...

May 1st, 2019
Loven Dermatology May Specials

Want to feel and look your best for summer? Start Love'n Your Look with Loven Dermatology and Aesthetic's May specials today! ...

Apr 30th, 2019
Clinical Research Frequently Asked Questions

The Rivergate Dermatology Clinical Research Center is proud to provide clinical trials for a range of dermatologic conditions and patients in Middle Tennessee. Our goal is to keep our patients’ needs at the forefront, while helping to...

Apr 16th, 2019
Loven Dermatology April Specials

Spring has sprung and so have our April specials! If you have been wondering if a product or service is right for you, now is the time to try. Our monthly specials include high-quality dermatology services, customized to your needs. We are very excited...

Apr 14th, 2019
Transition Your Skincare Routine from Winter to Spring

It’s time to say goodbye to cold weather and embrace spring! Spring is in full bloom, and we know what that means—spring cleaning. It's the time when we clean out our closets and homes to get ready for the new season. But, be sure not...

Apr 14th, 2019