Dear valued patients,
We are happy to inform you that we are now geared to provide you with a safe and worry-free dermatology experience despite the Coronavirus situation. Another step we have taken in this regard is to have all our staff members vaccinated for COVID-19. Vaccination is one of the main steps we can take to contain the spread of the virus, thereby ensuring the health and safety of our patients and staff.

Both our offices are now fully opened for business and are equipped with WiFi. We have made these additions to make your experience at our office more pleasant, comfortable, and convenient. Please note we are still shipping skincare products and order requests can be made via

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Dermatologist in DC area describes IPL therapy

Dermatologist in DC area describes IPL therapy
With today’s technology, patients in the DC area are able to achieve beautiful, healthy skin with just a few visits with their dermatologist. Dr. Cheryl Burgess is a board certified dermatologist who is ready and willing to assist men and women get the skin they’ve always dreamed of. Some patients deal with problems such as acne and acne scarring, while others want to reduce the signs of aging. Some want to improve the texture and tone of their skin, and some just want to address large pores or chronic facial redness. The team at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery encourages patients to consider solutions that can make a world of a difference in the health and beauty of their skin. For some, IPL therapy is a wonderful solution.

Intense Pulsed Light therapy, also referred to as IPL, is a popular choice for many patients who want to address a variety of issues with their skin. This particular method of treatment is great for many issues such as:

  • Active acne
  • Sun spots/brown spots
  • Broken capillaries
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Large pores
  • Facial redness
  • Poor texture and tone

Intense Pulsed Light treatment emits lasers at a specific wavelength to treat problems such as those above, and is completely safe. In fact, IPL is approved by the FDA for a variety of indications. Many patients love that they can undergo this treatment and avoid extensive downtime unlike other laser services and procedures such as chemical peels. This method of treatment improves the skin while also stimulating the production of collagen and skin cells for faster turnover and enhanced the skin.

Patients in and around the area of Washington, DC and Annapolis are welcome to book an appointment at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Burgess can evaluate the skin and determine the best course of action for treatment, and in many cases, patients may benefit from the use of IPL therapy to enhance the texture, tone, and overall health of the skin.

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