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 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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 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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 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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 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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 Dr. Tina Alster's Shaving Tips

Dr. Tina Alster's Shaving Tips

For many women, getting a good shave can be a little hit or miss. You might wonder why you don’t always get a smooth result. Here are Dr. Tina Alster’s tips which will help
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 3 Steps To Prevent Adult Acne

3 Steps To Prevent Adult Acne

Many women in their 30s are frustrated that their once oily skin from their teenage years is still a problem. Acne can last way past the teenage years into your 20s, 30s and beyond
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 Applying Sunscreen Daily Prevents Photoaging

Applying Sunscreen Daily Prevents Photoaging

Sun damage accounts for 80% of the effects we attribute to aging. A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that applying sunscreen every day prevents photoaging of the skin. Study
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 Choosing The Best Laser Treatment

Choosing The Best Laser Treatment

Which laser treatment is best for me?If you want the best outcome from laser treatment, “Which laser is best for me?’ is the wrong question to ask. The best laser treatment results are achieved by
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 Get Ready For Spring With Our Body Contouring Procedures

Get Ready For Spring With Our Body Contouring Procedures

Now is the perfect time to schedule one of our many body treatments:Bella Contour Bella Contour system is a unique technology which combines resonant ultrasound, electrical current and lymphatic drainage. The Bella Contour has been
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 Winter Slimming With Coolsculpting

Winter Slimming With Coolsculpting

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive technology that is clinically proven to reduce unwanted body fat. In contrast to liposuction, which involves an invasive surgical procedure and significant recovery, CoolSculpting involves no needles, surgery or downtime
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 Do Your Hands Make You Look Old?

Do Your Hands Make You Look Old?

Raise your hands if you’re embarrassed to raise your hands. Your hands can make you look old, but we can help! Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Thin, crepey hands with prominent veins and age spots
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