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Excel V for Acne Treatment Jul 31st, 2019

Acne needs no introduction. It’s no surprise that it’s the most common skin condition since almost all of us have suffered (or unfortunately continue to suffer) from it. What causes acne? Acne is a chronic inflammatory condition related to our sebaceous glands that results in the famous pimples which mostly...

Melasma Treatment by Enlighten Jul 29th, 2019

Melasma is one of the most common skin conditions present. It’s characterized by skin patches of hyperpigmentation. It’s basically a cosmetic problem with no other systemic or skin effects. The condition is found predominantly in women. In fact, 90% of those suffering from melasma are females. You might hear the...

The Xeo Difference Jul 23rd, 2019

Modern dermatology is all about laser and light-based treatments. When it comes to laser and light systems, there’s no better than xeo. With xeo, your dermatologist will be able to handle and take care of any cosmetic issue that’s bothering you whether it’s hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, excess hair, or apparent veins....

Immigration Medical Exam Jul 15th, 2019

In order to immigrate to the United States and become a permanent resident, you’ll need to pass the immigration medical examination for USCIS. The United States government doesn’t just allow anyone to become a permanent resident and the process is often long and complicated. Even after completing all the necessary...

PRP for Hair Loss Jul 12th, 2019

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to improve collagen production in the skin of the face for a more youthful appearance. It was a technique used to combat the manifestations of aging like wrinkling. The term Vampire Facial actually makes sense since the procedure relies on extracting platelet-rich plasma from blood to...

Botox for Men Jul 8th, 2019

With the prevalence of social media and photo-sharing applications, there’s more pressure for than ever to look camera-ready. This standard is true for both women and men. In fact, guys have started to scroll through their profile photos and take note of wrinkles and other aesthetic concerns. Some are even...

Erase Your Regret With Enlighten Laser Jul 4th, 2019

Tattoo regret is real, and it’s common. Don’t believe us? Just look at the stars: from Angelina Jolie to Khloe Kardashian, more than a few celebrities have sported tattoos and posted up the removal on social media. But laser tattoo removal can be a somewhat painful process. That’s where Enlighten comes in....

I Tried Trsculpt 3D, Here's What Happened Jul 3rd, 2019

So, you might have heard about truSculpt 3D. If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’re wondering a few key items. First, what’s the difference between this and all the other products out there? Second, does it hurt? And third, is this really gonna reduce the size of my belly?...

Fat Reduction Jul 2nd, 2019

TRUSCULPT 3D: A NEW AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO FIGHT FAT   Non-invasive fat reduction is huge, and it’s huge for a reason. People want to slim down their waists without the long recovery times that a surgical method like liposuction brings–and it seems like new innovative products for non-invasive fat reduction are...

Laser Tattoo Removal: Enlighten Laser Offers a Fresh Start To Regrettable Tattoos Jul 1st, 2019

Ever do something that you regretted? Most of us have, and, in fact, a whopping one in four Americans has gotten a tattoo–and quite a number of them regret it. Now, for people who regret their tat, the option of laser tattoo removal has been around for a while. But this is...

TruSculpt vs. CoolSculpting Jun 30th, 2019

Non-surgical fat reduction is in, and that’s a good thing for consumers. Of course, non-surgical and surgical methods both have their advantages and disadvantages, but with each passing year the technology for non-surgical methods seems to improve. One such technological improvement is what’s known as truSculpt 3D, a non-invasive fat reduction treatment that...

Excel HR Laser Hair Removal Jun 27th, 2019

EXCEL HR LASER HAIR REMOVAL Unwanted and difficult to manage facial and body hair is a problem faced by many men and women. A large number of these individuals have made the decision to forego shaving and waxing in favor of laser hair removal for longer-lasting results. However, many devices for laser...

TruSculpt 3D FAQ Jun 22nd, 2019

TRUSCULPT 3D FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTIONS With summer on the horizon, individuals often begin to assess whether or not their bodies are beach-ready. While many of these women and men maintain a healthy weight through diet and exercise, they are still unable to reduce certain areas of fat on their abdomen,...

Rosacea Jun 20th, 2019

Individuals with rosacea are often able to manage flare-ups by avoiding their triggers and using make-up to cover redness and visible blood vessels. However, rosacea is a chronic skin condition, and many patients seek professional guidance to improve their appearance and alleviate self-consciousness. Fortunately, Excel V is an excellent treatment option for...

11 Botox Myths Busted Jun 19th, 2019

Patients considering Botox have likely heard a variety of information from family, friends, and the media. While some of these claims are accurate, there are also many misconceptions about Botox and other neuromodulators. To separate fact from fiction before your first treatment, here are 11 Botox myths busted. 1) Botox...

Patricia Heaton Opens Up About Botox Jun 18th, 2019

PATRICIA HEATON OPENS UP ABOUT BOTOX Showing that stars are just like us, Patricia Heaton recently got real about the pressures of Hollywood. She explained that she’s undergone several surgical and non-invasive cosmetic procedures over the years to help her look and feel better. Furthermore, Patricia, who is now 60, claims that...

Laser Hair Removal Jun 12th, 2019

Summer brings warmer weather and extended daylight, but it also requires getting ready for shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits. For many patients, this means extra time and money shaving, waxing, and threading various body parts. While these methods of hair removal are effective, they are very temporary and often...

Body Sculpting Jun 11th, 2019

BEST WAYS TO LOSE YOUR LOVE HANDLES Both men and women are susceptible to developing love handles or a muffin top. While these nicknames sound endearing or sweet, most patients that experience this excess fat on their flanks are not happy about it. Fortunately, there are a variety of non-invasive...

Pico Genesis Jun 9th, 2019

For reality stars that are constantly being filmed, sometimes without make-up, bright, even, and radiant skin is a high priority. Sonja Morgan is one of the stars of the Real Housewives franchise and, living in New York City, she has a variety of cosmetic treatment options at her disposal. In fact, Sonja is refreshingly candid about her...

Tattoo Removal Jun 5th, 2019

When individuals decide to undergo laser tattoo removal, effectiveness and efficiency are top concerns. In addition, patients hope to minimize pain, reduce costs, and maximize safety. Until now, Q-Switch lasers were the standard of care for tattoo removal, and they’ve been unable to achieve a high rate of patient satisfaction....

TruSculpt Jun 4th, 2019

Obesity is an epidemic in the United States with over 35% of adults and over 15% of children and teens suffering from it according to the CDC. The term isn’t something you can just throw around at people who seem to carry excessive weight. Obesity is classified into several grades...

How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work? Jun 3rd, 2019

How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work? At our Fairfax office, our doctors use Enlighten, the most advanced laser therapy known to safely and effectively remove tattoos. Most laser tattoo removal systems offer short, nanosecond laser pulses to break apart the ink that lies deep within the skin. Our Enlighten system uses short...

Discover the best approach for managing Sun Damage and Wrinkles Jun 2nd, 2019

Discover the best approach for managing Sun Damage and Wrinkles  If you are dealing with sun damage then you are no stranger to scars, wrinkles, dark spots and sunburn on your skin. This is where our Fairfax, VA, team of chief medical officer Dr. Syed Ashraf along with Dr. Fatima...

What You Need to Know About Acne and Acne Scars Jun 1st, 2019

What You Need to Know About Acne and Acne Scars Acne needs no introduction. It’s no surprise that it’s the most common skin condition since almost all of us have suffered (or unfortunately continue to suffer) from it.  What causes acne? Acne is a chronic inflammatory condition related to our...