Dr. Melda Issac's Blog

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BOTOX® or Dermal Fillers: Which Do I Need?

Injectables are an easy, popular way to rejuvenate the face without the need for surgery. BOTOX® and dermal fillers are both excellent choices for Washington, DC patients who want to fight the signs of aging. However, even though BOTOX and fillers are similar, they’re not exactly alike. Some patients may benefit more from one treatment …Read More

MI Skin Dermatology Center: Melda Isaac, MD

MI Skin COVID Safety Protocol

For everyone’s safety, we are limiting the number of appointments to avoid overlap of patients. We will implement the following safety requirements for patients: All patients are asked to bring their own mask and wear the mask for the duration of their visit.  We will take your temperature when you arrive. We request that patients …Read More

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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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