May, 2014

What's behind unrealistically low Botox prices offered by some practices and Medi Spas? Washington, DC area dermatologist, Dr. Margaret Sommerville may have an answer for you.

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May 22, 2014

FDA warns doctors against using cheaper, counterfeit Botox alternatives from unlicensed suppliers. Injecting patients with counterfeit Botox can lead to dangerous side effects. Such products can be expired, relabelled, and lack proper efficacy. At Chevy Chase Dermatology we never compromise patients' safety in order to contain costs. We do not purchase our cosmetic supplies, fillers...  read more


Can Botox Have Anti-depressant Effects? Dr. Margaret Sommerville Discusses This and Other Cosmetic Treatments in May/June 2014 Issue of Bethesda Magazine.

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May 12, 2014

Less known effects of Botox® are discussed by Dr. Sommerville in May/June 2014 issue of Bethesda Magazine. Botox® injected into the frown lines has been shown to have anti-depressant effects. Also, it can be used "off label" in other areas of the face and neck. In addition to a subtle "brow lift", Botox® can also...  read more