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Welcome to Dr. Sommerville's Blog!

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June 7, 2013

Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Dermatology. I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to visit my new blog. Please check back often to learn about...  read more


Tighten Your Skin With SkinTyte

February 15, 2018
Skin Tightening Washington DC

When you look back at your youth, you likely have more than enough memories to make you think, “How did I live through that?!” And although your youth may have been filled with a bunch of stupid decisions that you’re glad you survived, it was also filled with carefree days and tighter skin. If you...  read more


How to Have the Best Year Yet With Smoother, Moisturized Skin

January 15, 2018
skin care Chevy Chase MD

Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s finally time to face the cold, winter weather without all of the added magic of holiday lights and Christmas music. And with the frigid Maryland temperatures comes a host of skin problems including dry, chapped skin. Rather than spend another day feeling uncomfortable, try using these tips...  read more


Greet the Mistletoe with Fuller Lips this Year

December 15, 2017
lip enhancement Chevy Chase, MD

Nothing is quite as magical as kissing someone you love underneath the mistletoe around the holiday season. If, however, you are too self-conscious to kiss even Santa himself this year because of your thin lips, then let us help. As a non-surgical way to add volume to your lips, lip injections with fillers can give...  read more


Say What? Learn More About Our Sapphire Microdermabrasion

November 15, 2017
Sapphire Microdermabrasion Chevy Chase, M

A smooth, clear complexion is something everyone wants— especially around the holidays. With holiday cards going out, parties to attend, and photos to post on social media, it’s no wonder that everyone wants to have perfect skin come November. As a popular treatment that we offer here at Chevy Chase Dermatology, microdermabrasion uses gentle exfoliation...  read more


Considering Injectables? 3 Reasons to Choose Dr. Sommerville

October 15, 2017

If you have never had injections like Botox or Juvederm, you may not know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. And although your second cousin twice removed may be offering a killer deal on these injectables, you should think twice before getting them done by anyone who is less than a professional. With years of...  read more


How to Get the Most From Your Juvederm Injections

September 15, 2017
Juvéderm® Chevy Chase, MD

Losing volume in your skin is one of the few downfalls of aging. Luckily, with facial fillers like Juvederm, our staff at Chevy Chase Dermatology can help get rid of fine lines and wrinkles around your mouth and cheeks, and add volume to your cheeks and lips at the same time. To ensure that you...  read more


3 Things to Avoid When Washing Your Face

August 15, 2017
skin care Chevy Chase, MD

If you want a clear, clean complexion washing your face is one of the basic things you should do both morning and night. And although face washing is a basic step in getting clearer skin, not many people know exactly how to do it. To ensure that you are getting the most out of your...  read more


3 Ways to Fight Newborn Irritated Skin

July 15, 2017
medical dermatology

The last thing you want as a parent of a newborn is for them to be uncomfortable in any way, shape, or form. However, because your newborn's skin and body can be extremely delicate, they can break out in a skin rash at just about anything but a nod. If your little one has started...  read more


How to Get Rid of Hyperpigmentation

June 15, 2017
Hyperpigmentation Correction Chevy Chase, MD

Having a little color on your skin is one thing but having hyperpigmentation is a whole other issue. As a skin condition that causes your skin to look red and blotchy without makeup on, hyperpigmentation occurs when the skin produces too much melanin. Luckily, as one of the areas of the skin that we frequently...  read more


Truth or Bust: 3 Ways to Remove a Birthmark

May 15, 2017

Depending on the location of your birthmark, it may be more of an endearing trait that you never want to get rid of than a nuisance. If, however, you have a birthmark in a location that’s more visible, you may jump higher than you ever imagined at the thought of having it removed. With so...  read more