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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


Resolute To Have Better Skin In 2019

January 15, 2019

One of the reasons why so many people give up on their new year's resolutions once February roles around is because they haven’t set goals that are attainable. By starting out small with your goals, you can hopefully see greater results in the long run. Here at Chevy Chase Dermatology, we have a few ways...  read more


Don’t Forget To Treat Yourself During the Holidays

December 15, 2018
Facial, Lip enhancement, Botox, Chevy Chase, MD

With all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you may have put yourself last on your Christmas list. And although it’s important to take care of others (especially during this time of year) a little self-help and care never hurt anyone. To help you get the care that you and your skin...  read more


When Pumpkin Is Good For More Than Just Pie

November 15, 2018
Sapphire Abrasion Chevy Chase MD

Yes, when you hear the word “Pumpkin” during this time of year the only real thing you may associate it with is pumpkin pie. Although pumpkin pie is a staple around your Thanksgiving dinner table, did you know that pumpkin is also really good for your skin as well? What’s In Pumpkin That Makes It...  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