Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)


Dermatologist in Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC answers, “What is skin rejuvenation?”

Dermatologist in Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC answers, “What is skin rejuvenation?”

What is Skin Rejuvenation in Alexandria area

At Braun Dermatology in Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC, we offer a variety of techniques to effectively restore your skin to its youthful radiance. Below, Dr. Braun explains what skin rejuvenation is and how it is accomplished. What is skin rejuvenation? There are many definitions of skin rejuvenation, but at Braun Dermatology, we consider it to be anything that makes your skin look younger, brighter, and more radiant. As we age, our skin accumulates damage from the sun’s harmful UV rays and also shows the natural effects of aging on the skin—such as lost collagen, elastin, and hydration. It’s no … Continue reading

A Brief Overview on Acne

How To Treat Acne Scars in Washington area

Acne is a chronic and chronic issue that effects an estimated 85% of adolescents and often continues into adulthood.  It is caused by a combination of several factors: Hair follicles become blocked with an overabundance of normal skin cells, mixing with sebum (oil-like substance), that create a plugged follicle/pore. Hormones can increase sebum production and during adolescence sebum producing oil glands enlarge. Bacteria can feed off of this increased sebum production and the increased production will lead to an overgrowth of this bacteria. Bacterial overgrowth can cause inflammation.  Inflammation can lead to the hair follicle to rupture and the formation … Continue reading

Experienced dermatologists in Alexandria provide skin cancer prevention guidelines

Skin Cancer Prevention Guidelines in Alexandria area

Skin cancer is so prevalent that about 20 percent of our population will experience it at least once by the age of 70. The team at Braun Dermatology encourages everyone in the Alexandria area to learn more about this serious health condition. Our doctors share the following skin cancer prevention guidelines. Please use this advice to protect your own skin, and feel free to share the information with others. Q: How do I know if I have skin cancer? A:  Skin cancer can have many varied appearances and can even appear to be normal skin.  As with all cancers, though, … Continue reading

What you should know about Basal Cell Carcinoma explained by Alexandria, VA Dermatologist

Basal Cell Carcinoma Symptoms Causes Treatment in Alexandria area

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer. It is estimated that over four million cases are diagnosed in the United States every year, and that rate is rising. People with all skin types can be affected by this type of skin cancer, however, it is most common in older individuals with fair skin. It is important to know the causes, symptoms, and risk factors so you can seek treatment if you have a suspicious spot on your skin. Braun Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Alexandria, VA specializes in providing personalized, compassionate dermatological care and prioritizes … Continue reading

Psoriasis–When to see a Dermatology Provider

When to See Your Dermatologist for Psoriasis in Alexandria, VA area

When patients are struggling with skin conditions, it can often impact the way they look and feel about themselves. One condition that is commonly seen at Braun Dermatology is psoriasis. Though it can occur in children and adolescents, psoriasis typically occurs in adulthood.  Men and women are affected equally. Though there is no cure for psoriasis, there are many options that our providers at Braun Dermatology in Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA can offer to help improve the symptoms and appearance of the condition. Understanding Psoriasis Psoriasis may be more common than you think.  According to the World Psoriasis Day … Continue reading

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment for skin cancer patients in Washington

A Dermatologist is checking a spot of a man

At Braun Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, VA, we advise everyone to be proactive about skin cancer prevention. Every time you apply sunscreen or opt to wear long sleeves and a wide brim hat, you are lowering your risk of skin cancer. Unfortunately, it is impossible to eliminate the risk entirely, which is why early diagnosis and treatment are essential. Why early detection matters Melanoma is one of the less common forms of skin cancer. However, it is by far the deadliest, and it is becoming more prevalent. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, new … Continue reading


Washington, DC
202-816-7557 (New Patients)
202-293-7618 (Existing Patients)
Alexandria, VA
571-449-2555 (New Patients)
571-302-5377 (Existing Patients)

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