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Benefits Associated with Facial Exfoliation

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There are myths and misconceptions surrounding facial exfoliation, also referred to as facial scrubbing. Our skin generally sheds off and renews itself about every 30 days. Exfoliation tackles this problem by getting rid of the skin dead cells. At Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery we offer facial exfoliation treatments to help you keep your skin rejuvenated and refreshed at all times. Exfoliating Delays Symptoms of...
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Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation Options

Surgery is not always required to improve facial appearance. There are several non-surgical treatments available in the Washington, DC area that can produce amazing results and don’t require a lot of recovery downtime. These non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments, offered at Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, have helped many people achieve the appearance that they want. Injectables BOTOX®, Restylane®, and JUVÉDERM® are just a few of......
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Rejuvenate and Brighten Your Skin with Fraxel Repair

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Age tends to creep up on us without warning and, before we know it, the signs of aging are visible to both us and the outside world. While our gray hairs may easily be covered with various shades of hair dye, fine lines, dull skin, large pores, wrinkles, age spots, scars, and deeper wrinkles are sure to tell everyone about our actual age. While aging...
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Remove Dead Skin Cells with Dermaplaning

A buildup of dead skin cells on the facial skin is associated with acne, fine lines, a rough skin texture, and uneven pigmentation. It causes a person to have an overall dull complexion. One of the best ways to remove dead skin cells is with a treatment called dermaplaning. We invite you to learn more about it. Dermaplaning involves using a surgical scalpel to gently......
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Care and Treatment After A Sunburn

I must admit that most of my job is centered around the treatment and prevention of aging and finding ways to rejuvenate our bodies as we age gracefully through time. As many of you know, using a daily sunscreen is a must; not just during the summer months but year round.  Even when the day is overcast, you are still being exposed to UV rays......
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Non-Surgical Under-Eye Treatment

One of the most common questions we get is “what can help my under-eye area that does not involve surgery?” The answer always depends on the patient’s anatomy. As such, the question is not a one size fits all. There are some simple fixes that don’t involve a trip to the office. Rest (a good night sleep) is one of the keys to having a......
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What is Glytone Cream Used to Treat?

When it comes to your skin care regimen, you are bombarded with products. There are so many options out there. It can be difficult to narrow down the list and find the right products for you. Glytone® cream is a popular option that many people choose for the benefits of glycolic acid. Make it part of your routine if you are looking for an effective......
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From the Desk of Dr. Porter

Rhinoplasty Recovery: A week of downtime One of the most common questions we get regarding rhinoplasty (nose job) is “How long will it take for me to recover?”  Many patients imagine a month or so of unsightliness.  This is far from true! The majority of our patients are able to return to social activities within days of taking off the cast, which occurs approximately 1......
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Summer Skin Care Tips and Treatments for Glowing Skin

  Do you want to enjoy radiant, glowing skin this summer? Would you like to minimize noticeable lines and wrinkles? Dr. Jennifer Parker Porter of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery can help. Here, she offers tips for beautiful, healthy skin, and suggests a few professional treatments to help your skin look its best. Protect Yourself from the Sun Sun protection is key for beautiful, healthy......
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Why Take Time to Treat Your Skin?

Your skin defines your health, besides the skin’s very important function to keep our body’s normal temperature in control and our body’s bits and pieces all in one piece.  It provides a number of important functions to your body and those are reason enough to treat your skin with what it deserves.  The aesthetician of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery can help with your desired......
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