Author Archives: Dr. Melda Isaac

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Why It’s Best to Leave That At-Home Laser Treatment to a Dermatologist

At-home laser devices are quickly becoming a new trend in skin care, claiming to offer the benefits of laser treatments traditionally delivered by trained dermatologists. While these devices seem convenient, most are realistically ineffective at best and harmful at worst. There are countless reasons it’s best to leave your laser treatment to a board-certified dermatologist …Read More

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Is Adult Acne Really an Epidemic?

A 2018 review of studies in the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology reported a significant increase in adult acne—an issue overwhelmingly impacting women. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that adult acne now affects up to 15 percent of adult females. One dermatologist referred to the increase as one of “epidemic proportions.” One thing …Read More

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The Limits of DIY Microneedling

Microneedling can smooth out wrinkles and improve texture, creating glowing, rejuvenated skin. Like many other trending treatments, though, do-it-yourself versions have begun to pop up on the market. And not all microneedling treatments are created equal. DIY options promise amazing microneedling benefits, but consumers should know that these claims aren’t always accurate. In this blog …Read More

What Is a Liquid Facelift

What Is a Liquid Facelift and Do I Need One?

When men and women ask about treatments like BOTOX® Cosmetic at my DC practice, they’re often considering other facial rejuvenation procedures as well. What many people don’t realize is that minimally invasive facial treatments can easily be combined into a group procedure we call a liquid facelift. A liquid facelift provides a comprehensive and customizable …Read More

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