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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


Lip enhancement treatment for thin or unbalanced lips

September 15, 2020

If you are unhappy with thin lips or an uneven lip line, it’s important that you know voluminous lips are just an appointment away! Dr. Margaret Summerville of Chevy Chase Dermatology is a dedicated professional who is here to assist patients in the area of Chevy Chase, MD with cosmetic solutions for the face and...  read more


What you need to know about precancerous lesions

August 15, 2020

Our team at Chevy Chase Dermatology educates patients on the concerns that arise with skin cancer. Skin cancer is a serious condition that can be deadly, but with early detection and treatment, many patients are able to survive skin cancer. This is why regular skin cancer screenings are vital to managing this diagnosis. However, there...  read more


Choose photodynamic therapy to enhance the skin’s appearance and condition

July 15, 2020

Light therapy has been studied for many years to determine the benefits it can provide. At Chevy Chase Dermatology, we want to utilize today’s technology to ensure patients have access to the best possible care. Dr. Margaret Sommerville has invested in photodynamic therapy solutions to address a wide range of skin concerns, including the treatment...  read more


Enjoy thicker, fuller, longer lashes with Latisse

June 15, 2020

At Chevy Chase Dermatology, we provide a variety of services for our patients to consider. These cosmetic treatments provide improvements for the hair, skin, nails, and body. Additionally, our providers are pleased to offer a solution for thin, short eyelashes: Latisse. Understanding Latisse Our providers are pleased to offer Latisse treatment for patients who want...  read more


The benefits of using facials as part of your regular skin care routine

May 15, 2020

While many patients think of a facial as a relaxing treatment like a massage, there is more to this service than a calming experience. Facials are essential for helping Chevy Chase, MD area patients to keep their skin clear and healthy. Dr. Margaret Summerville of Chevy Chase Dermatology educates patients on the benefits of integrating...  read more


Four reasons to choose photodynamic therapy

April 15, 2020

Dermatologists today have a lot to offer patients when it comes to advanced, technological solutions for skin and body concerns. One common treatment performed by Dr. Margaret Summerville at Chevy Chase Dermatology is photodynamic therapy. Using photodynamic therapy, or “PDT,” patients can treat a myriad of issues on the skin using light treatments. In addition...  read more


Spider vein treatment using sclerotherapy

March 15, 2020

At Chevy Chase Dermatology, we understand how important it is for patients in the area of Chevy Chase, MD to look and feel their best. When spider veins become an aesthetic issue, many men and women turn to Dr. Margaret Summerville and her team to find a solution. Sclerotherapy continues to be the most effective...  read more


Thicken and Lengthen Eyelashes With Latisse

February 14, 2020

Many women who have thin or short eyelashes may use a variety of solutions to give the appearance of thicker, longer lashes, including the use of mascara and fake eyelash extensions. However, with the use of a prescription medication called Latisse, patients can improve the appearance of their eyelashes! What is Latisse? Latisse is a...  read more


How to keep the skin hydrated during the winter months

January 15, 2020
Skin Care

If you live in the area of Chevy Chase, MD and deal with dry, parched winter skin, it’s time to work with a professional to develop an appropriate skincare routine for this season. Dr. Margaret Summerville of Chevy Chase Dermatology educates patients on the importance of switching skincare regimens during the changing seasons to properly...  read more


What is atopic dermatitis?

December 15, 2019
atopic dermatitis

A dermatologist is a professional who can help patients with a wide variety of skin concerns, including medical and cosmetic issues. At Chevy Chase Dermatology, we are committed to helping Chevy Chase, MD area patients obtain the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that are impacting their skin’s health and appearance. One condition that is often...  read more