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These 3 Non-Surgical Alternatives Make Liposuction a Thing of the Past

Liposuction is often considered the crème de la crème of body contouring and fat reduction procedures because its results are dramatic and often unsurpassed. Yet, liposuction is not for everyone. As it is a surgical procedure, it’s invasive and requires a significant amount of downtime. For many patients, an invasive fat reduction procedure is not  Continue Reading »

Considering Botox? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

The decision to undergo Botox treatment should not be taken lightly. Yes, it is immensely popular in the form of forehead injections and wrinkle treatments that can take years off your appearance. However, there are scores of misconceptions about its safety and efficacy. The reality is that Botox is as safe as aspirin and as  Continue Reading »

5 Botox Myths that are Completely False

Botox injections are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments on the market, and it doesn’t look as if the momentum will be stopped anytime soon. It has a verifiable history of effectiveness in easing wrinkles, softening stubborn facial lines, and generally giving you a more youthful appearance. Yet, for various reasons, misconceptions abound about  Continue Reading »

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Botox

Almost everyone has heard about the neuromodulator Botox and how it can smooth out troublesome dynamic wrinkles, such as the “11”s between the eyes, forehead creases, crow’s feet, and dimples. But because it’s been around for so long and subjected to various misconceptions, many people associate Botox treatment with an expressionless, frozen-looking face. However, in  Continue Reading »

Say Hello to That Bikini Body with CoolSculpting

The first official day of summer is right around the corner, and there’s no better time to talk about swimsuit season. Exciting to some and dreaded by others, the summer months require sunscreen and swimwear.  Just after New Year’s, people begin their resolutions and flock to the gym, swearing to have that bikini body by  Continue Reading »

Revolutionary Skin and Body Treatments for 2016

There were numerous technological advancements in the field of cosmetic and medical dermatology in just the past 12 months, and 2016 is promising to be no different. As minimally-invasive and state of the art technologies become more popular and accessible, it is projected that more men and women are going to be taking advantage of  Continue Reading »

Say Goodbye to Microbeads

In recent months, if you are interested in beauty and the environment, you’ve heard all about microbeads and how they are dangerous to the environment. Microbeads are tiny plastic spheres that are not biodegradable and that are too small to be caught be filtration systems, so they often end up in the rivers and oceans,  Continue Reading »

How Bacteria Infested Are Your Beauty Products?

We all use products for our skin, from moisturizers to keep dry skin at bay to sunscreen to protect from premature damage from the sun. But did you know that the container that your product comes in could provide a breeding ground for bacteria? It’s true – studies have shown that products that come in  Continue Reading »

Trends for 2016: Non-Facial Rejuvenation and Body Contouring

As we head into 2016, we here at MI Skin Dermatology Center would like to share our top predictions for which procedures will be most popular going forward. 2015 brought many new, exciting innovations such as the first non-invasive treatments for reducing chin fat, FDA approval for Radiesse hand rejuvenation, and a more powerful version  Continue Reading »

Combat the Effects of Stress on Your Skin This Holiday Season

Stress can have a major impact on our skin, which in turn leads to more stress as we worry over our appearance on top of everything else. It’s a vicious cycle, but luckily there are ways to combat the effects of stress on the skin. Dr. Melda Isaac of MI Skin Dermatology in Washington, DC  Continue Reading »