Treating Acne: 101

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Acne. It doesn’t care about age, race, gender, or skin type. It affects many individuals, and in various levels of severity. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, an estimated 80% of people ages 11-30 have acne outbreaks at some point. Additionally, it’s becoming more and more common to see acne outside of that age range. In our medical skin center, we see and treat many patients battling acne, but do you know how to treat the skin disease?

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Caring For Your Under Eyes

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Do You Know How To Treat Your Under Eyes?

The skin below your eyes has its own set of skin care “rules.” It’s uncommonly sensitive, thin, and, for better or worse, is often a window into your overall vitality for others to see. Have you had someone say to you “Are you okay? You look tired today,” just because the skin under your eyes is a little puffy or the under-eye circles are darker than normal for some reason? The eyes and eye region show it all.
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Bring On The Pictures – IPL Will Get Your Skin Summer Ready!

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Are you ready to trade your damaged skin for a glowing and well-balanced complexion?  Palomar® IPL PhotoFacials are here to help lighten those dark spots before summer starts. Dr. Vendetti offers this full-face IPL treatment to all of his Virginia Surgical Arts clients looking to get their skin photo-ready this summer and to help treat damage that has been lurking around for years.  Continue reading “Bring On The Pictures – IPL Will Get Your Skin Summer Ready!” »

Understanding Stretch Marks

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It is estimated that 70 percent of women and 40 percent of men will experience stretch marks at some point throughout their life. Being such a high number, it is likely that you too may fall victim to stretch marks. While easily identifiable by their red, pink, or white streaking, you may have questions about what stretch marks are, how they happen, and especially, how to get rid of them.  
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