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5 out of 5 stars SculpSure
I paid for three treatments but only had time to do my upper back and one row across the abs above the belly button. Anyway, the abs treatment was excruciating at the highest level of 1.1 but was tolerable when dialed down to 1.0. I had no trouble at all at the highest level in the back. Unpleasant but nothing terrible. My therapist says the more fat you have the less it hurts. Unlike other...
Before: Acne began surfacing in middle school, and by high school, I was suffering from moderate breakouts in varying spots on my face (sides, cheeks, forehead, around mouth). I started birth control during my first year of college, and that is around the time I began experiencing cystic acne. During stressful times in my life (death of loved ones, finals during law school, bar exam), the acne...
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA,Political Economy, Tulane University, 1991
Medical: MD, Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 1998
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Medical and Surgical, Crozer-Chester Med Ctr, Philadelphia, 1998
Dermatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chief Resident, 2002
General Medical, Surgical and Cosmetic Dermatology
Treatments offered at MetroDermDC
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I am unaware of any clinical studies that show facial exercises as a method of reducing wrinkles. In fact, lowering muscle activity in areas of... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. There are a few things to consider before you undergo injections with a fat dissolving solution. Deoxycholic acid is FDA... READ MORE
Thank you for your question. First and foremost, I would not be too worried about redness that is left behind after acne. The redness is not a scar. A... READ MORE
Destruction of fat cells by any method, Kybella (deoxycholic acid), Sculpsure, Coolsculp, are permanent in that no new fat cells are created after... READ MORE
Both devices are essentially the same technology and accomplish the same goal; skin tightening on areas such as the abdomen, arms, neck and thighs.... READ MORE
Can overweight or obese people benefit from sculpture procedures like everyone else even though it may take more visits?
You should think of Sculpsure as a body countering device. Anyone who has the Sculpsure treatment will have a reduction in the thickness of fat in the... READ MORE
You don't have to have pain for the treatment to work. That being said, the treatment should have a low level of discomfort during the procedure and... READ MORE
Lipodissove, with the likely active ingredient Deoxycholic acid, does work. I have been performing this procedure for more than 10 years on hundreds... READ MORE
Hello,Good question. While two photos don't always tell the entire picture, I would recommend 3-d augmentation of your cheeks with Voluma which will... READ MORE
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