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Micro Botox Facial for Smoother Skin

Skin relaxers such as Botox®, Dysport®, Xeomin®, and Jeuveau® are top treatments in our cosmetic surgery office. These relaxers are used to smooth the skin and sculpt the face. Dr. Chaboki utilizes innovative techniques for natural results with relaxers. Read about our advanced relaxer options with Botox or similar treatments. The next advancement in aesthetic skin care with relaxers is “micro botox facial”. This treatment can help create smoother skin and offers a potential solution for anyone suffering from large pores, oily skin, or acne prone skin. What is Micro Botox Facial? Micro botox is an advanced technique available in … Continue reading »

Choosing a Sunscreen

While summer usually means long days outside, sun protection should be part of daily life regardless of season, weather, or activities. Choosing a sunscreen can appear daunting with all the different kinds, terms, and brands commercially available. Sunscreens not only help reduce the incidence of skin cancer, but also help prevent wrinkles better than Botox®. The smoothest skin has been protected from sun damage. Understanding your sunscreen and the terms on the bottle, can help you choose a better product to protect your skin. Sun Protection Factor, SPF SPF is a number that measures the ability to block out the … Continue reading »

Nonsurgical Millennial Makeover in Plastic Surgery

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are the younger patients in a cosmetic surgery practice. Everyone wants to look their best regardless of age. Millennials have some overlapping and specific needs relative to other generations. While they don’t need a facelift, plastic surgeons have seen more millennials coming to the office for a number of reasons. Some want to enhance their existing appearance, ex. bigger lips. Others may want to prevent future wrinkles, ex. forehead lines. Lastly, some natural age-related changes to the face may be present from a young age on certain individuals, ex. relative volume deficiency. Certain surgical … Continue reading »

Top 5 Plastic Surgery blog posts for 2017

People love to read about plastic surgery. Our office has seen a continued increase in popularity in a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures, both surgical and nonsurgical. From eyelid surgery to liquid facelift, patients want to learn how to enhance their appearance. Below are the five most popular cosmetic surgery posts of 2017 from our blog. Washington DC residents love Botox®, as it has edged out other top posts this past year. How to Get Rid of a Buffalo Hump, excess fat behind the neck Patients develop excess fullness behind the neck, otherwise known as buffalo hump or widow’s hump, … Continue reading »

Top 8 methods to reduce Winter Skin

No one wants dry skin. Supple, moist, hydrated skin is healthy skin. The cold weather, breezy winds, and dry forced air from heating systems all promote skin dehydration. It takes extra effort during the winter to properly keep moisture in the skin. Not only does good skin care help treat winter skin, it can help prevent wrinkles too. Below are some recommendations that plastic surgeons and dermatologists typically recommend to their patients. Cover up Skin dehydration starts once you step outside. Simply covering up with a scarf, hat, gloves, and a collar will help keep wind out and skin warmer. … Continue reading »

    Houtan Chaboki, M.D.