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Welcome to Dr. Sommerville's Blog!

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

Want Fuller Lips Without the Duck Look? What You Should Know

October 15, 2018
Lip Enhancement Chevy Chase MD

In this day and age it can seem like more is always better; especially when it comes to things like lip fillers. And although celebrities like Kylie Jenner look sexy with fuller lips, it may not necessarily be everyone's cup of tea. If you want to accentuate your lips, but don’t want that duck look,...  read more

Can Botox Be Used For More Than Your Forehead?

September 15, 2018
BOTOX® Chevy Chase MD

If you’ve tried Botox, you probably loved your results. As the most popular non-invasive treatment out there, Botox cosmetic has gained a lot of attention for its ability to soften fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and across the forehead. And although Botox is extremely effective when it is used on the upper quadrant...  read more

Have Sun Spots? 3 Tips to Help You Get Rid of Them

August 15, 2018
BBL Treatments Washington DC

If you have spent most of the summer outdoors doing things that you love most— swimming, lounging, barbecuing, hiking, or anything else— then your skin may have a few signs of sun damage to show for it. And although some sun spots fade on their own, you may have some others that are going to...  read more

How to Get Rid of Sun Damaged Skin

July 15, 2018
BBL Treatments Washington DC

With summer here, chances are that you have and are going to spend more time in the sun than you’d care to admit to our dermatologist office. And although a little bit of vitamin D can do your skin and body some good, too much can leave you more prone to skin cancer and with...  read more

3 Unique Things to Know About Acne

June 15, 2018
Acne Treatment Chevy Chase MD

If you have acne, there’s only one thing you need to know about it: how to get rid of it, right? Although that’s true (and we can help you with that), we have created a list of three unique things about acne to help you take your acne fighting job one step further. Let’s take...  read more

How to Prevent Your Child’s Warts From Spreading

May 15, 2018
Wart Removal Washington DC

Let’s face it, it can seem like kids are always sick and because they aren’t exactly professional hand washers, as soon as one of their classmates gets a cold or another virus they do too. If your little one has started to get warts, they likely picked them up from someone in their class at...  read more

What Makes Us Unique

April 15, 2018
dermatological services Chevy Chase MD

With so many spas offering cosmetic procedures like micro needling, microdermabrasion, and Botox it can seem like there’s practically one around every corner, which can make choosing a spa to go to feel overwhelming. Here at Chevy Chase Dermatology, we pride ourselves on being unique, which we feel, makes us a better choice. But how...  read more


March 27, 2018

How to Achieve Your Ultimate Skin Goals

March 15, 2018
Skin care treatments Washington DC

It can sometimes seem like your list of skin goals can go on and on. You want more collagen in your skin, fewer wrinkles, and a evener skin tone all across your face. But, how can you achieve these goals? And is it easy to get the skin that you want? Let’s take a closer...  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