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Category Archives: Botox

Everything You Need to Know Before Your First BOTOX® Treatment

Written on December 4, 2019 at 12:47 pm, by

If you are considering a BOTOX treatment with a board-certified dermatologist here in D.C., you likely have some questions about what you should expect during your first appointment. It’s normal to have uncertainty about what the experience will feel like, what you’ll look like after the treatment, and how long the results will last. Knowing  Continue Reading »

What Is a Liquid Facelift and Do I Need One?

Written on June 14, 2019 at 12:18 pm, by

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  Continue Reading »

Popular Treatments That Stand the Test of Time

Written on May 13, 2019 at 11:35 am, by

BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, and laser hair removal are still ranked among the most requested and performed procedures. Just take a look at RealSelf’s 2018 medical aesthetics trend report, as it proves just how many men and women are falling in love with minimally invasive treatments. As a dermatologist in DC, I know how effective procedures like  Continue Reading »

Facial Fillers and Other Injectables: Why Bargain Hunting Doesn’t Mix

Written on March 12, 2019 at 11:19 am, by

Everyone loves a good bargain. But when it comes to shopping for BOTOX® injections and facial fillers in Washington, DC, you get what you pay for. Bargain hunting for beauty treatments is a dangerous and risky game you don’t want to play. What you save in dollars can cost you your safety, and your health  Continue Reading »

Are Millennials Shaping the World of BOTOX®?

Written on February 12, 2019 at 11:23 am, by

One of the trends I’ve noticed in my experience as a board-certified dermatologist is that younger clients are coming to my practice in growing numbers. Millennials in particular are increasingly interested in warding off early signs of aging. In fact, according to a recent online survey from RealSelf, 51% of people ages 18-34 and 46%  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 »

Choose MI Skin Dermatology for Your Skin Concerns

Written on January 16, 2018 at 1:55 pm, by

 Let’s face it: age is a consideration for everyone. With the many options available in minimizing the signs of facial aging and body contouring, it is imperative to find a doctor who is skilled and who is dedicated to researching cosmetic dermatology’s rapid advancements in technology. It is also essential to find a doctor who  Continue Reading »

Considering BOTOX®? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Written on December 22, 2016 at 1:10 am, by

The decision to undergo BOTOX Cosmetic treatments is one that should be carefully considered. The immensely popular anti-wrinkle treatment can produce excellent results when performed by a highly trained injector. Patients who get BOTOX injections at our Washington, D.C. practice are extremely happy with the outcomes.  However, there are scores of misconceptions about its safety and  Continue Reading »

5 BOTOX® Myths that are Completely False

Written on December 5, 2016 at 10:42 pm, by

BOTOX® injections are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments on the market, and it doesn’t look as if the momentum will stop 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 what  Continue Reading »

Five Things You Didn’t Know About BOTOX®

Written on August 18, 2016 at 5:58 pm, by

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 »