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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


Sapphire 3 photo abrasion at Chevy Chase Dermatology

January 5, 2021

Patients curious in ways to achieve healthier skin may think product use at home is the only approach. With Dr. Margaret Summerville and her team at Chevy Chase Dermatology, patients will find that certain treatment services available at dermatology practices can also help in boosting skin health and appearance. Our team of professionals are excited...  read more


What is Latisse and how can it improve my eyelashes?

December 15, 2020

Do you long for luscious, thick, and lengthy eyelashes? Are you tired of applying fake eyelashes and want a more natural appearance to your eyes? If you are interested in learning more about a solution, the team at Chevy Chase Dermatology encourages you to ask Dr. Margaret Summerville about Latisse! How Latisse works Latisse is...  read more


What is Sapphire microdermabrasion?

November 15, 2020

If you are looking for a clearer complexion and improved skin tone, you may feel overwhelmed at the various cosmetic treatments available at Chevy Chase Dermatology. Luckily, Dr. Margaret Summerville and her team of providers are excited to offer solutions that work, including our highly desirable Sapphire microdermabrasion service. What is the Sapphire microdermabrasion treatment?...  read more


How Forever Young BBL (broadband light) treatments can improve the skin

October 15, 2020

The skin of the face is exposed every day to the elements. It is also one of the first places on the body that patients see the signs of aging with the formation of skin laxity and fine lines and wrinkles. But what if we told you that you could reverse aging skin and look...  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