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Category Archives: Cosmetic Dermatology

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 »

Choosing Your Dermatologist: Experience Matters

Written on April 9, 2019 at 11:44 am, by

Searching for a dermatologist in DC can feel overwhelming if you don’t know what to look for. But finding the right fit for you doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you are seeking a dermatologist for cosmetic or medical reasons, here are my tips for simplifying your search: Start your search by choosing only board-certified  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 »

Combination Therapies are Essential for Optimal Results

Written on March 13, 2018 at 12:10 pm, by

Improved technologies are now available to shape, tighten, lift, and generally rejuvenate the skin. From facial contouring to fat freezing, innovative noninvasive procedures offer patients a multitude of options to meet their desire for self-improvement. Dr. Melda Isaac, a dermatologist in Washington, D.C. and founder of MI Skin Dermatology, uses her expertise to combine numerous  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 »

CoolSculpting® Noninvasive Fat Reduction

Written on January 10, 2018 at 6:36 pm, by

You can only achieve so much with diet and exercise to obtain your desired body shape as we can’t control our genetics! Thank goodness for CoolSculpting noninvasive body contouring treatments. What is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting at our Washington, D.C. practice works by effectively and painlessly freezing unwanted fat cells, a process called cryolipolysis.  The cold temperature kills  Continue Reading »

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

Written on February 1, 2017 at 9:50 pm, by

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

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 »