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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Covid-19 Testing

What is a RT-PCR Nasal Swab Test? RT-PCR is a method of testing to detect presence of virus using well-established recombinant RNA technology. Taking a sample from nasal or oral passage is one of the ways to do this.

Jun 3rd, 2020

Microneedling with PRP is an in-office cosmetic treatment that is able to help treat many different skin imperfections while rejuvenating your complexion.

Feb 18th, 2020
Interpreting Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2

The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to affect much of the world. Knowledge of diagnostic tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is still evolving, and a clear understanding of the nature of the test

May 11th, 2020
PRP Therapy for Hair Loss

Have you noticed these days more and more younger people have been experiencing hair loss? Learn more about PRP therapy for hair loss in our latest blog post.

Mar 5th, 2020
Excel V for Acne Treatment

Acne needs no introduction. It’s no surprise that it’s the most common skin condition since almost all of us have suffered (or unfortunately continue to suffer) from it...

Jul 31st, 2019
Melasma Treatment by Enlighten

Melasma is one of the most common skin conditions present. It’s characterized by skin patches of hyperpigmentation. It’s basically a cosmetic problem with no other systemic or skin effects. The condition is found predominantly in women. In fact, 90% of th

Jul 29th, 2019
The Xeo Difference

Modern dermatology is all about laser and light-based treatments. When it comes to laser and light systems, there’s no better than xeo. With xeo, your dermatologist will be able to handle and take care of any cosmetic issue that’s bothering you whether it’

Jul 23rd, 2019
Immigration Medical Exam

In order to immigrate to the United States and become a permanent resident, you’ll need to pass the immigration medical examination for USCIS. The United States government doesn’t just allow anyone to become a permanent resident and the process is often lo

Jul 15th, 2019
PRP for Hair Loss

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to improve collagen production in the skin of the face for a more youthful appearance. It was a technique used to combat the manifestations of aging like wrinkling. The term Vampire Facial actually makes sense since the procedure

Jul 12th, 2019
Botox for Men

With the prevalence of social media and photo-sharing applications, there’s more pressure for than ever to look camera-ready. This standard is true for both women and men. In fact, guys have started to scroll through their profile photos and take note of

Jul 8th, 2019
Erase Your Regret With Enlighten Laser

Tattoo regret is real, and it’s common. Don’t believe us? Just look at the stars: from Angelina Jolie to Khloe Kardashian, more than a few celebrities have sported tattoos and posted up the removal on social media...

Jul 4th, 2019
I Tried Trsculpt 3D, Here's What Happened

So, you might have heard about truSculpt 3D. If you’re anything like the rest of us, you’re wondering a few key items. First, what’s the difference between this and all the other products out there? Second, does it hurt? And third, is this really gonna re

Jul 3rd, 2019
Fat Reduction

TRUSCULPT 3D: A NEW AND EFFECTIVE WAY TO FIGHT FAT Non-invasive fat reduction is huge, and it’s huge for a reason. People want to slim down their waists without the long recovery times that a surgical method like liposuction brings–and it seems like new

Jul 2nd, 2019
TruSculpt vs. CoolSculpting

Non-surgical fat reduction is in, and that’s a good thing for consumers. Of course, non-surgical and surgical methods both have their advantages and disadvantages, but with each passing year the technology for non-surgical methods seems to improve...

Jun 30th, 2019
TruSculpt 3D FAQ

With summer on the horizon, individuals often begin to assess whether or not their bodies are beach-ready...

Jun 22nd, 2019

Individuals with rosacea are often able to manage flare-ups by avoiding their triggers and using make-up to cover redness and visible blood vessels...

Jun 20th, 2019
11 Botox Myths Busted

Patients considering Botox have likely heard a variety of information from family, friends, and the media. While some of these claims are accurate, there are also many misconceptions about Botox and other neuromodulators.

Jun 19th, 2019
Patricia Heaton Opens Up About Botox

Showing that stars are just like us, Patricia Heaton recently got real about the pressures of Hollywood. She explained that she’s undergone several surgical and non-invasive cosmetic procedures over the years to help her look and feel better.

Jun 18th, 2019
Laser Hair Removal

Summer brings warmer weather and extended daylight, but it also requires getting ready for shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits. For many patients, this means extra time and money shaving, waxing, and threading various body parts.

Jun 12th, 2019
Body Sculpting

BEST WAYS TO LOSE YOUR LOVE HANDLES Both men and women are susceptible to developing love handles or a muffin top. While these nicknames sound endearing or sweet, most patients that experience this excess fat on their flanks are not happy about it.

Jun 11th, 2019
Pico Genesis

For reality stars that are constantly being filmed, sometimes without make-up, bright, even, and radiant skin is a high priority. Sonja Morgan is one of the stars of the Real Housewives franchise and, living in New York City, she has a variety of cosmetic

Jun 9th, 2019
Tattoo Removal

When individuals decide to undergo laser tattoo removal, effectiveness and efficiency are top concerns. In addition, patients hope to minimize pain, reduce costs, and maximize safety...

Jun 5th, 2019

Obesity is an epidemic in the United States with over 35% of adults and over 15% of children and teens suffering from it according to the CDC. The term isn’t something you can just throw around at people who seem to carry excessive weight...

Jun 4th, 2019
How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work?

At our Fairfax office, our doctors use Enlighten, the most advanced laser therapy known to safely and effectively remove tattoos. Most laser tattoo removal systems offer short, nanosecond laser pulses to break apart the ink that lies deep within the skin.

Jun 3rd, 2019
Discover the best approach for managing Sun Damage and Wrinkles

If you are dealing with sun damage then you are no stranger to scars, wrinkles, dark spots and sunburn on your skin. This is where our Fairfax, VA, team of chief medical officer Dr. Syed Ashraf along with Dr. Fatima Aziz and Glenda Thomas, DNP can help you

Jun 2nd, 2019