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Category Archives: Medical Dermatology

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 »

The Importance of Wearing Sunscreen

Written on August 10, 2015 at 8:33 am, by

It’s almost summer and that means that people are thinking about the outdoors – beach vacations, pool parties, hiking, barbeques, and more. It’s great to be able to get outside in the sunshine, but make sure to remember your sunscreen! Sunscreen should be worn year-round to protect against UV rays, which can even penetrate cloud  Continue Reading »

The Benefits of a Chemical Peel

Written on August 6, 2015 at 6:44 pm, by

Chemical peels are an extremely popular means of deep exfoliation that can significantly rejuvenate and brighten the complexion. “Chemical peel” is a blanket term that covers all types of exfoliation that uses chemicals in place of physical scrubs, such as sugar or salt. Chemical peels are customized for the individual, and range in strength from  Continue Reading »

Stay Safe in the Sun

Written on August 5, 2015 at 8:25 am, by

July is National UV Awareness Month, and we at MI Skin Dermatology would like to talk about protecting your skin from the sun, as well as how to treat already sun damaged skin. Sun exposure is one of the main causes of damage to the face, including premature wrinkles, sun spots, and unevenly textured skin.  Continue Reading »

Laser Hair Removal for Summer

Written on August 3, 2015 at 8:18 am, by

Summer is here and that means it’s time for swimsuits, shorts, and tank tops. It also means a return to shaving every day or regular waxing for many women. Shaving and waxing can be costly and tedious, especially in the summertime when more skin is bare. Shaving can cause bumps, itching, razor burn, and cuts,  Continue Reading »

Finally, A Page for Men – The Most Popular Non-Surgical Procedures Requested by Men

Written on July 29, 2015 at 8:05 am, by

Annually, more than 1 million men have cosmetic work done and that number continues to grow. Calf and pectoral implants, more invasive surgeries, have typically been the procedures of choice for the more aesthetically conscious beau. However, since it is difficult for skin to maintain a youthful appearance over a prosthesis in either section of  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 »

Reduce Sun Damage with Laser Treatments

Written on November 11, 2014 at 9:12 pm, by

Autumn is officially here, and that means it’s time to start correcting any sun damage you may have sustained over the summer. Many people get sunburns and damage their skin through inadequate sunscreen use in the summertime, and they may not even realize it until they start seeing sun spots, wrinkles, and uneven skin texture  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 »