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A Younger You in Just an Hour with Radiesse

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

As people begin to grow older, skin can start to look dryer, with tiny lines and wrinkles beginning to appear. The primary reason for this is because as we age we begin to lose collagen, which is a connective tissue that can be found throughout the body. Normal breakdown of ... continue reading »

7 Skin Rejuvenation Procedures to Reverse Signs of Aging

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Most of us realize that aging has a direct impact on our skin. The reduction of elasticity causes the skin to become wrinkled and age. Find out about these 7 rejuvenation procedures that can reverse the signs of aging.   Miraculous Microdermabrasion Microdermabrasion ... continue reading »

Dr Amir Bajoghli Selected as 2013 Top Doctor in Washingtonian, Northern Virginia Magazine, and U.S. News & World Report

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Skin & Laser Surgery Center congratulates Dr Amir Bajoghli for being recognized as a 2013 Top Doctor in several different publications including Washingtonian, Northern Virginia Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and Castle Connolly.  Dr. Bajoghli has been given this ... continue reading »

Melanoma is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Be Concerned With

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

It’s a well-known fact that melanomas are dangerous skin cancers that need to be dealt with early in order to avoid the worst case scenario, which is quite possibly death. However, the same goes for basal cell carcinomas (BBC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), which are two ... continue reading »

Base Tans and the “Safe Tan” Myth

Friday, September 21st, 2012

With the risks and warnings that have been discovered regarding tanning as a practice, several myths have also come into play as well. One of such myths is that getting a base tan is safe and that it will even protect your skin.  However, this could not be farther from the ... continue reading »

Report Shows Death Rates From Certain Cancers Declining; Melanoma On The Rise

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

NBC Nightly News (1/4, story 6, 1:45, Williams) reported, “The American Cancer Society’s annual report on cancer stats and cancer trends is out today with some encouraging news inside it. For the biggest cancer killers, death rates are down across the board over the ... continue reading »

U.S. News & World Report names Inova Fairfax Hospital top hospital in Washington Metropolitan Region

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

As section chief of dermatology at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Dr. Amir Bajoghli is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report has recognized Inova Fairfax Hospital as the top hospital in Washington Metropolitan Region. The announcement Inova CEO Knox Singleton credited the ... continue reading »

Choosing the Right Sunscreen

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

With so many sunscreens on the market, how do you know which sunscreen is right for you? Tips for Choosing the Right Sunscreen (according to the American Academy of Dermatology) : Sunscreens should have: Broad-spectrum coverage (UVA and UVB protection) SPF 30 or higher Water ... continue reading »

What are actinic keratoses?

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

An actinic keratosis is a precancerous skin lesion that commonly develops after many years of sun exposure.  It most commonly affects those who are over 40 years old and have a fairer skin tone.  About 1 in 6 Americans are diagnosed with actinic keratoses.  It is important ... continue reading »

May is skin cancer awareness month!

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

It is a good idea to educate yourself on the signs and symptoms of skin cancer.  Look for new lesions that are growing or nonhealing.  Teach yourself the ABCDE’s of recognizing a possible melanoma. The ABCDEs of melanoma skin cancer are: Asymmetry. One half doesn’t ... continue reading »