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Benefits of Adding PRP to your Microneedling Treatment

Posted July 21, 2020 in News

SkinPen by Bellus Medical is the first Microneedling device in the world FDA approved to treat acne scars for ages 22 and up. With as few as 3 non-invasive and affordable treatments spaced 4 weeks apart, you can improve the appearance of acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, overall skin texture and minimize pore size. […]

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How Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Effects Your Skin

Posted July 07, 2020 in News

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a very serious genetic endocrine disorder that affects women and girls. It affects your hormones, metabolism, and reproductive organs. PCOS is the leading cause of female infertility as well as a precursor to many other serious medical conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and endometrial cancer. The […]

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How to Manage your Red Face and Facial Flushing

Posted June 09, 2020 in Skin

As dermatologic medicine has advanced over the years, we have made significant advances in managing rosacea. We now have treatment options that allow many of those who suffer from a generalized red face, facial flushing, and other aggravating symptoms that come with rosacea to live a comfortable life. NOVA Plastic Surgery and Dermatology has multiple […]

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Protect your Face from the Sun

Posted June 02, 2020 in News

Why do we want to protect our faces? Besides helping to delay the signs of aging, we also want to help prevent developing skin cancer!     Seek Shade The sun’s harmful rays are not as powerful or damaging early in the morning or late in the evening. However, for the majority of the day, you need to […]

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Who, What, Where, When, Why & How of Sunscreen Use

Posted May 26, 2020 in News

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. In addition to increasing your risk of cancer, sun exposure is the leading cause of aging skin. Thankfully, skin cancer is the most preventable cancer and photoaging can easily be slowed by following NOVA Plastic Surgery […]

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What Does Skin Cancer Look Like?

Posted May 19, 2020 in News

  May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month. This is appropriate because the weather is getting warmer and more people are spending more time outside in the sun. We want to ensure all of our readers are properly educated on signs, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for skin cancer. Skin cancer may be […]

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Does Touching Your Face Cause Acne? 

Posted May 12, 2020 in Face, Skin

This pandemic has been getting people into some good habits that we will hopefully continue even well after this has gotten under control. Besides the fact that touching your face can get you sick by bringing bacteria and viruses and dirt into your mouth or eyes, you are getting all that stuff into your skin too! […]

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How to Approach Concerning Lesions During a Pandemic

Posted May 05, 2020 in Skin

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) updated their statement on how to manage non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) during this COVID-19 pandemic on March 30, 2020. This is how NOVA Plastic Surgery and Dermatology in Ashburn, Virginia will proceed with our patients with suspicious lesions unless further updates are made: Currently, the NCCN is recommending that […]

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3 Ways to Protect Your Hands During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Posted April 27, 2020 in Skin

In order to help you and your family stay safe during this pandemic, you must practice good hand washing hygiene. In Loudoun County, we are doing our best to flatten the curve and take preventative measures. However, increased soap and handwashing, coupled with cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin! Do you have dry, […]

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