Everybody at some point in their lives has had to deal with baggy, droopy skin under their eyes. This cosmetic defect causes us to have dark circles around our eyes. This can be a very unattractive look as you may appear tired and older than you really are. What’s the solution? At its core, dark
Acne is a problem that affects millions of people around the world. It can appear on any part of the skin and for some, it can be a reoccurring side effect of an unhealthy or unhygienic lifestyle. Acne occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. At MetroMD
A carbon peel is a revolutionary laser treatment that is completely painless with minimal-to-zero downtime. It is highly beneficial for people with oily skin, blackheads, enlarged pores, dull skin, and acne on the face or body. It is also an excellent way to exfoliate and refresh your skin, providing an instant refreshed appearance and leaving
Varicose and spider veins effect hundreds of thousands of men and women throughout the United States. These ailments are not only painful, but strip people of their self esteem. Varicose veins are are large, raised, swollen blood vessels that twist and turn. They usually develop in the legs and can be seen through the skin.
Our skin begins to lose its youthful glow as we age. Collagen is the protein under our skin that produces its healthy, non-wrinkled appearance. Unfortunately, collagen production decreases as we get older and is directly affected by our exposure to UV rays, pollutants, and an unhealthy diet. A Vi Peel is a clinical-grade chemical peel
Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction facilitates healing with blood flow, as well as the flow of “qi” in the body. Qi is a Chinese word meaning life force. Cupping increases blood circulation to the area where the
The importance of a healthy diet plays a key role in maintaining good health and avoiding sickness but it also is a very crucial aspect for anyone wanting to have a clear skin tone. When you think of clear skin you think of face washes, acne treatments, and other topical based lotions or treatments. Rarely
Dr. Gonzalez completed a two-year residency position at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here, he became proficient in Integrative Oncology through exposure to various disciplines and modalities. Dr. Gonzalez’s rare balance of focus and bedside manner during his residency caused him to grow very popular amongst his peers and patients. He
The IPL laser or the intense pulsed light laser is a photo facial laser. Like other lasers, this is a controlled wound on the skin which causes the skin to heal and rejuvenate during the process. Unlike other lasers, this uses a flashlamp to beam light at the skin (not a laser beam). This means
The VI Peel is a new and exclusive treatment we are now offering here at MetroMD. This peel is perfect for clearing up acne, reducing brown pigment and redness in the skin as well as helping to tighten the skin. This treatment is very quick and can be done in as little as 30 minutes.