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Why Everyone Should Consider Using These Skin Care Products

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April 26, 2016

Prescription-Stregth Retinoids, Such as Retin A, Refissa, Renova: Consider these a foundation of any well-designed anti-aging skincare protocol. Why? Research demonstrates that consistent use of these vitamin A derivatives, creates a substantial layer of new collagen in the skin, which corresponds to a statistically significant decrease in superficial wrinkles. Retinoids also increase production of elastin...  read more


Moles may predict breast cancer risk according to recent studies. Washington, DC area dermatologist Dr. Margaret Sommervile would like to share with you this important news.

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June 23, 2014

Women with more moles on the body are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than women with very few moles. Click here to read the article "Moles may predict breast cancer risk". Cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Margaret Sommerville, welcomes patients from the entire Washington, DC metropolitan area including Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, Kensington,...  read more


Introducing C-STEM - 7 Solutions Serum with lilac stem cells! For a limited time receive C-STEM Serum with any cosmetic procedure performed at our Chevy Chase practice. Promotion expires June 16, 2014.

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June 2, 2014

C-Stem is an exceptional rejuvenating vitamin C serum that contains lilac stem cells. C-Stem combats signs of visible skin aging, diminishes the appearance of fine lines, and brightens overall skin tone. The formula reactivates 14 genes that are responsible for the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid. It also helps to reduce the age...  read more


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


RECEIVE 30% OFF A PACKAGE OF 5 SAPPHIRE 3® TREATMENTS Available Now at Chevy Chase Dermatology, LLC Located Near Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

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April 7, 2014

RECEIVE 30% OFF PACKAGE OF 5 SAPPHIRE 3® TREATMENTS our most popular no-downtime anti-aging procedure! Expires April 25, 2014 PATENTED STATE-OF-THE-ART SWISS TECHNOLOGY representing the ultimate combination of no-downtime, painless rejuvenation treatments for fine lines and wrinkles, enlarged/clogged pores, hyperpigmentation, acne scars, anti-aging skin rejuvenation and more... The Sapphire 3® Therapy is named after the...  read more


30% OFF Cosmetic Treatments Including IPL (Broadband Light Treatment), Skin Tightening, Dermapen Fractional Micro-needling, Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion Available Now at Chevy Chase Dermatology, LLC Located Near Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

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February 24, 2014

Receive 30% OFF on a cosmetic treatment you have never experienced at our practice CHOOSE FROM: Forever Young BBL® Broadband Light Treatment SkinTyte® Skin Tightening & Firming Treatment Dermapen® Fractional Micro-needling Collagen Induction Therapy VI Peel® or Glow Peel Sapphire 3® Photoabrasion Treatment Sapphire Microdermabrasion Treatment Botox® Cosmetic Call today at 301.656.7546 to schedule a...  read more


Introducing SkinTyte®, a Skin Tightening Procedure Available Now at Chevy Chase Dermatology, LLC Located Near Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

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January 24, 2014

Introducing SkinTyte® A no-downtime approach to firmer skin The SkinTyte® procedure utilizes infrared energy to deeply heat dermal collagen initiating the body’s natural healing response, which creates a renewed collagen foundation. The SkinTyte® light energy is delivered in a sequence of rapid, gentle pulses. The face and neck can typically be treated within 30 minutes....  read more


Broadband Light Treatment (IPL-PHOTOREJUVENATION) Promotion is Available Now at Chevy Chase Dermatology, LLC Located Near Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

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January 9, 2014

Introducing Our Broadband Light (BBL) Promotion: PURCHASE A PACKAGE OF 4 BBL (IPL PHOTOREJUVENATION) TREATMENTS AND RECEIVE $150.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE valid toward select skincare products.* A study from Stanford University published in August 2012 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology demonstrated that broadband light treatment (BBL) changed the gene expression in the skin making it...  read more


Special Holiday Promotion to Thank our Loyal Patients Available Now at Our Chevy Chase Dermatology Practice Located Near Washington, DC and Bethesda, MD

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November 21, 2013

Let's Celebrate! WE HAVE REACHED THE NUMBER OF OVER 5,500 PATIENTS IN OUR PRACTICE! To thank all of you for choosing us, we are offering these great specials during the holiday season: - Complimentary in-office cosmetic consultations* to discuss our newest treatments - 20% OFF our best-selling skincare products - $400 OFF package of 4...  read more