Patient Education

 Why Lasers Are an Excellent Choice for a Busy Schedule

Why Lasers Are an Excellent Choice for a Busy Schedule

If you’re like most patients we see at our practice, you’re probably living a pretty full life, packed with commitments and to-do list items. So the last thing you need when it comes to your
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 How to Invest in Fillers Without Anyone Noticing

How to Invest in Fillers Without Anyone Noticing

Some of the top skin concerns from patients in dermatology offices are wrinkles, fine lines, and deep creases -- which all show signs of aging. So it makes sense that among cosmetic treatments, dermal fillers
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 How Cellfina Helps You Get Ready for Spring Break

How Cellfina Helps You Get Ready for Spring Break

Cellulite is one of the most common skin concerns as well as one of the most frequently occurring. Men and women alike experience this skin condition and many feel very self-conscious about it. As the
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Close up of a woman's face after kybella treatment How Kybella Helps You Look Naturally Younger

How Kybella Helps You Look Naturally Younger

One of the top skin concerns we see in our office is the dreaded “double chin.” This common condition affects men and women of all ages, but many people don’t know that there’s an FDA-approved
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Woman applying lip enhancement treatment Try Lip Enhancement in Time for Summer Selfies

Try Lip Enhancement in Time for Summer Selfies

What to Know About Lip EnhancementWhat Do Lip Fillers Do? All dermatology filler injections work in similar ways: they stimulate the substances in the body responsible for elasticity, firmness, and hydration. The two ingredients in
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Woman with sweat stain on her shirt Still Excessively Sweating in the Winter? Try miraDry

Still Excessively Sweating in the Winter? Try miraDry

Sweating is a normal and healthy function of the human body. But if you’re sweating excessively and it’s interfering with your life, you might be wanting to look into your options. Fortunately, with a procedure
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Photodynamic therapy put on someone's hand How Photodynamic Therapy Can Save Your Skin This Winter

How Photodynamic Therapy Can Save Your Skin This Winter

From blotchiness to psoriasis to skin cancer concerns, the winter season can greatly exacerbate different skin concerns, causing flare ups and other issues. But a revolutionary treatment called photodynamic therapy (PDT) can help. Read on
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Woman receiving CO2 laser skin treatment How CO2 Laser Treatment will Get You Ready for an Exciting 2021

How CO2 Laser Treatment will Get You Ready for an Exciting 2021

If you’re dealing with skin concerns like wrinkles, acne scars, and sun damage, you may be looking at different cosmetic treatments. A popular cosmetic laser treatment, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser Skin Resurfacing might be just
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Woman with clear skin after HydraGlo MD treatment Enter the New Year with New Skin with HydraGlo MD

Enter the New Year with New Skin with HydraGlo MD

Some of the top skin concerns that plague women and men alike include things like acne, clogged pores, dull skin, and age spots. Fortunately, advances in technology have given us facial cosmetic treatment equipment to
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Box of skin care products Skin Care Washington DC

Skin Care Washington DC

Your daily skin care routine is the single most important contribution to maintaining healthy and great-looking skin. At the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, we can prescribe periodic in-office treatments to help your skin
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Cover of Skin Savvy book Published Books

Published Books

Skin Savvy: The Essential Guide to Cosmetic Laser Surgery Skin Savvy: The Essential Guide to Cosmetic Laser Surgery, April 2002 Manual of Cutaneous Laser TechniquesManual of Cutaneous Laser Techniques, December 1999Cosmetic Laser Surgery: A Practitioner's
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 Publications

Publications

The Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery Clinical Research Center was founded in 1990 by Dr. Tina Alster. As an internationally-recognized expert in the field of laser and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Alster has published over
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