HOW MUCH IS AN OFFICE VISIT WITH NO INSURANCE?
A standard office visit with a doctor for patients with no insurance is $60.00. If any additional costs for procedures (biopsy, freezing, etc.) should be recommended, we would notify you of those.
WILL I HAVE TO PAY A COPAY?
Most visits to the office will require a copay. Please contact your individual insurance plan and ask for your specialist copay rate.
CAN WE GET OUR PAPERWORK DONE BEFORE WE COME IN?
Absolutely. It is a time-saver for us and you. Visit our patient page to find the necessary forms.
WHERE IS THE CLANTON OFFICE?
Shelby Dermatology has offered a clinic in Clanton, AL twice a month since 2006. Currently, the clinic is every other Wednesday from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, but please call to make an appointment. It can be found at:
Chilton Family Medicine
107 Health Center Drive
Clanton, AL 35045
WHEN CAN I GET AN APPOINTMENT?
Please call the Alabaster or Clanton office to determine the urgency of your appointment and the soonest we can schedule you.
WHAT IS BEST FOR WASHING YOUR FACE?
There are many choices out there when it comes to cleansing your face. Let the team at SD help you find a great face wash for your skin type!
WHAT COSMETIC PROCEDURES DO YOU OFFER?
Shelby Dermatology currently offers a comprehensive line of cosmetic procedures including Botox, dermal fillers, and lasers. Please visit our service pages for more information on each of these treatments.
WHAT SPF DO YOU RECOMMEND?
Dr. Henderson and Dr. Bourgeois suggest at least an SPF of 15 be worn every day, even under makeup. For activities in the sun, we suggest at LEAST an SPF of 30 but prefer 50 or higher. More importantly, the product applied generously and reapplied routinely and after sweating or getting wet.
DO I NEED TO STOP MY MEDICINE BEFORE SURGERY?
No. Several papers support the safety of cutaneous surgeries without stopping blood thinners such as Aspirin, Coumadin and Plavix.
DO I NEED A DRIVER WHEN I COME IN FOR SURGERY?
Usually not, but if the area is near the eye or hand, then driving could be more problematic. Patient instructions can be found on our patient page.