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Category Archives: Acne

Micro-Everything: Which Skin Treatment Is Right for You?

Written on October 1, 2019 at 10:45 am, by

In the world of dermatology, there are treatments and products for every kind of patient need. But how do you decide which skincare treatment is right for you? That can be a confusing question for those not familiar with the various procedure names, especially when it comes to the three popular “micro” treatments. While the  Continue Reading »

Is Adult Acne Really an Epidemic?

Written on September 9, 2019 at 3:20 pm, by

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  Continue Reading »

Skin Care and Treatments at Every Age

Written on April 18, 2018 at 2:56 pm, by

Our skin experiences many structural and biochemical changes over the years.  For example, epidermal cells don’t turn over and exfoliate as easily, the production of collagen and elastic tissue proteins slows, and these proteins also weaken becoming less supportive. At our Washington, D.C., dermatology practice, we recommend skin care treatments tailored to the age of  Continue Reading »

Revolutionary Skin and Body Treatments for 2016

Written on January 29, 2016 at 8:14 pm, by

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 »

Combat the Effects of Stress on Your Skin This Holiday Season

Written on January 20, 2016 at 11:41 pm, by

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 »

Popular Cosmetic Procedures Before Your Wedding

Written on November 18, 2015 at 8:33 am, by

The days and months leading up to a wedding can be stressful, full of long nights planning everything from seating arrangements, to picking out flowers, and finalizing menus, to name a few. Eating well, staying hydrated, and getting enough rest and sleep in the months leading up to the big day can often fall by  Continue Reading »

Fruits and Vegetables for Healthy Skin

Written on September 23, 2015 at 3:01 am, by

September is Fruits and Veggies – More Matters month. While eating fruits and vegetables is good for overall health, did you know that it’s also great for the skin? Certain fruits and vegetables can help with various skin issues, such as acne, dull texture, firmness, and even wrinkles! Learn about which fruits and veggies are  Continue Reading »

Genesis Laser Can Treat All Skin Types in DC

Written on December 24, 2014 at 6:41 am, by

If you suffer from rosacea, acne, acne scars, or uneven skin tone, but don’t want to deal with the pain and downtime associated with an aggressive laser treatment, Genesis laser may be a good option for you. The Genesis laser is a gentle, non-ablative treatment that reduces active acne as well as acne scars, and can even skin tone and  Continue Reading »

The Best Acne Treatments in DC

Written on October 16, 2014 at 10:53 pm, by

Acne can be a stubborn problem that many people of all ages deal with. It’s not just something that affects teenagers; older people often get acne as well, which in turn can lead to scarring that lasts well after the acne itself is gone. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with acne and acne scarring. Expert dermatologist  Continue Reading »