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Behind the Scenes: The LA Lift®

What did you feel immediately after surgery? I had a big bandage around my face which was tight and actually felt good.  That only stayed on for a day and Dr. To removed it the next morning.  The removal wasn’t painful and Dr. To gave me an ace-bandage-looking thing to wear.  That felt tight and […]

Botox® & Filler: A Girl’s Best Friend

Why would I consider getting treatment before the holidays? Look well-rested and refreshed for your family photos.  Use fewer filters on your selfies.  Make your friends jealous by how young you look! Are you bothered by frown lines or crow’s feet?  A modest amount of Botox® can smooth unwanted age lines.  What about deeper creases, […]

Special Offers

Kybella®:  Save $400 Double chins are never in style!  Now you can ditch a double chin with Kybella®.  While supplies last:  Save $400 on a 2-treatment Kybella® package.  Special 2-treatment fee:  $2400.  Save additional $400 for a total of $2000 for 2 treatments.  Call now to schedule:  (301)698-2424. (Standard fee for 2 treatments:  $2650) Savvy […]

Chin SculpSure®: Behind the Scenes

What did you feel immediately after your SculpSure® treatment? I felt just like I did before my visit, except my skin was warm.  Within a few minutes, my chin started to get a little full and firm.  It felt a little numb, too. Did you have to take any pain medication during or after your […]

SculpSure Erases Chin Fat!

Why choose SculpSure® for the chin? Having a double chin can make you look older than your actual age.  Who wants that?  SculpSure® is the latest & greatest non-surgical, injection-free way to minimize chin fullness AND look younger.  We love it! How does SculpSure® work? SculpSure® is a laser that heats unwanted fat cells to […]

Behind the Scenes of an Eyelid Lift

What did you feel immediately after surgery? I felt a little nauseated because I only ate a yogurt for breakfast.  I wished I ate more to settle my stomach.  Danielle (Dr. To’s surgical coordinator) recommended eating a protein and a carb. Did you have to take much pain medication after surgery? No, I didn’t take […]

LASER FACIAL: ERASE SUN SPOTS

How does the Astanza laser work? The laser energy is activated directly over the unwanted spot.  The energy helps to break up the particles within the spot, which leads to lightening over the next 7-14 days. What do I need to know before my appointment? It’s extremely important that all signs of summer fun are […]

Peel & Energize In the Fall

What does it mean to “peel and energize”? When we say “peel and energize”, we’re referring to any laser treatment that uses heat to both 1) stimulate your skin to make collagen and 2) encourage the top few layers of your skin to peel and flake. Why should I “peel and energize”? Your skin is […]

You’re Worth It: The LA Lift®

Reasons to treat yourself to an LA Lift®: Feel happier when you look in the mirror Invest in yourself for years to come Choose a procedure with high success and satisfaction rates Let’s keep it real: An LA Lift® is a true facelift Dr. Wyatt To is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon This means […]

Are You Ready to Be Smooth?

Who can have laser hair removal? Anyone with dark hair Brown, dark brown and black hair is perfect Red, blonde, white, gray or silver hair does not respond to laser energy People of all skin tones can use our lasers We have alexandrite and YAG lasers for optimal outcomes What makes a person choose laser […]

SUMMER LOVES ULTHERAPY™

Ultherapy™ lifts and sculpts the face, neck and chest without injections, downtime or surgery. Choose Ultherapy™ for the best non-surgical treatment in the industry. Why Ultherapy™? See results in 3-4 months and continued benefits after 6-12 months Experience subtle lifting and tightening without surgery Get your girlish curves and contours back without needles or incisions […]

Important Summer Tips for Women

Despite repeated messages about the dangers, young women are more frequently outdoors without adequate sun protection.  Tanning beds are also a significant cause of skin cancers.  Researchers estimate that indoor tanning beds may cause more than 400,000 new cases of skin cancer in the U.S. annually. The good news is that melanoma is preventable and […]

Indulge A Little With Botox® and Fillers

We’ve heard that summer has you frazzled, stressed and taking care of everyone but YOU!  It’s your turn to be the center of attention and get pampered with a little Botox® and filler.  The benefits are worth it: Feel happier when you see wrinkles minimized Look refreshed, less tired and more youthful Love the look […]

SculpSure®: Now Approved for Bra Roll & Thighs

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our SculpSure® Open House event on Wednesday July 12.  We enjoyed celebrating with you!  For those unable to attend, please keep reading for helpful FAQ’s addressed that evening. Frequently Asked Questions About SculpSure®: How does SculpSure® work? The laser heats your unwanted fat cells to just […]

A Millenial’s Guide to Skin Care

If you’re a millenial (born between 1982-2004) or if you just love your skin, keep reading for our expert prevention and maintenance skin care tips.* Achieve the ultimate selfie glow Choose Microneedling with PRP for an instant natural glow* Start putting collagen in the bank before extensive loss occurs Start preventive treatments early Start Botox […]

Why Choose Microneedling With PRP?

The Microneedling with PRP Advantage This rejuvenating procedure works with your own collagen-producing factories to boost brightness, tightness, and smoothness in just one treatment.  There’s no downtime, you can wear make-up the next day, and results last 1-3 months.* Here’s What Microneedling with PRP Does For You*: Rejuvenates aged and sun-damaged skin Perfect for the […]

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Rhinoplasty–The Profile Of Your Dreams

Who is a candidate for rhinoplasty? Anyone who desires an improved profile or different nasal shape Anyone who has been cleared by their primary care physician for a procedure performed under general anesthesia What is rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty is the term for cosmetically altering the external and internal shape of the nose The process is surgical […]

Is It Time For An Eyelid Lift?

Both of these individuals benefited from Dr. Wyatt To’s eyelid lift, also known as blepharoplasty.  This innovative procedure reveals your natural beauty…without much downtime.  *Individual results may vary. FAQ’s About Blepharoplasty: Am I put to sleep for this procedure? No.  Blepharoplasty can be done with local anesthetic and prescription medication to relax you.  There is […]

Which Filler Is Right For Me?

Juvederm®*: Made of hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occurring substance found in our bodies A clear, gel-like substance which is undetectable under the skin Designed for use in the smile lines (nasolabial folds) and marionette lines Can also be used in more delicate facial areas, such as under the eyes, around the mouth and within the lips […]

Kybella® Flash Sale

The Kybella® Advantage Kybella® is a revolutionary non-surgical option that melts away a double chin.  No surgery, general anesthesia or downtime!* Kybella® may be right for you if: You’re bothered (unhappy, self-conscious, embarrassed) by fullness or fat under your chin, also known as “submental fullness” You feel this condition makes you look heavier or older […]

SculpSure®: Remove 25% Fat In 25 Minutes

  Other than skin-tightening, no other non-surgical procedure is as requested as fat reduction.  Why is it so popular and why is SculpSure® an ideal option for you*?   Who can benefit from the SculpSure® treatment? Anyone who has stubborn, diet-and-exercise-resistant fat What is SculpSure®? SculpSure® is a trademarked, FDA-approved laser that removes fat from […]

Rewind Wrinkles With Botox

  Who is a good candidate for Botox®*? Anyone who has fine lines or wrinkles and wants them G-O-N-E Persons who want to turn back the clock and look subtly, but noticeably, refreshed What is Botox®? Botox® is a purified protein used, in a cosmetic setting, to relax the movement of certain muscles It’s also […]

Laser Hair Removal: Start Now

Why Start Laser Hair Removal Now*? You want the laser to be ‘attracted’ to the color in your hair, not excess pigment in your skin Winter is the time that most of us spend time indoors Start treatment before you begin tanning or using self-tanners Total treatment time can take 5-6 months Most of us […]

SculpSure Melts A Muffin Top

How Does SculpSure Work? Heat from the SculpSure laser targets unwanted fat cells.  These cells are heated to precisely the right temperature, after which they melt away and disappear forever (Source: SculpSure FDA approval). What Does SculpSure Feel Like? Some people report feeling nothing during the procedure.  Others state that it feels warm, tingly or […]

Rewrite The Future Of Your Skin

What Is Microneedling? Microneedling is an exfoliating treatment that stimulates the targeted area to tighten, smooth and improve in appearance.* Why Is Microneedling Paired With Platelet Rich Plasma(PRP)? For best results, microneedling needs to be paired with some sort of serum (PRP, growth factors or hyaluronic acid).  Your skin responds best when it’s hydrated and […]

Fall In Love With Your Body This Season

The SculpSure® Advantage SculpSure® removes unwanted fat in a 25 minute treatment.  It’s an obvious replacement for more invasive treatments like liposuction or surgery because there’s no downtime or major interruption to your daily routine.  It’s budget-friendly, schedule-friendly and the results are satisfying.* Here’s What SculpSure® Can Do For You*: Remove unwanted, stubborn fat from […]

Wipe Away Sweat and Odor With miraDry™

Yuck.  Did you know that deodorant and antiperspirant have been found to only be 20% effective?  We were appalled by that fact, too.  That’s why we’re so happy that there’s miraDry™.  This FDA-approved life-changing treatment dramatically reduces sweat, odor and hair from the underarms.*   *Individual results may vary. If you’re bothered by excessive sweating, […]

Clean Up The Summer Mess

    Too much fun at the shore?  Now’s the time to clean up the signs of summer sun damage with our tried-and-true solutions.  We can erase unwanted pigment and smooth your skin texture.  If you have sun damage on your face, neck and chest (or elsewhere!), we have the solution for you.* Let’s get […]

Ultherapy: Fight A “Tech-Neck” With Ultrasound

Millennials and more are turning to Ultherapy to fight the signs of aging in our digital era:  horizontal neck lines and a puffy double chin. Both are a result of poor posture and heads positioned down for hours on end. Why is Ultherapy a fantastic solution?*  Keep reading for more information. Why does skin sag? […]

Summer Skin Survival Guide

The rumors are that summer weather might stretch into fall…so how should that affect your skincare routine?  Most of us try to skimp on skincare when it’s hot, but did you know that’s one of the worst things to do?  Keep reading for our easy tips to great-looking and healthy skin.*   Sunscreen is your […]

Lose A Turkey Neck With Kybella

We all cringe when we hear the term ‘turkey neck’.  The dreaded gobbler.  It’s time to take control with Kybella, an FDA-approved procedure that eliminates neck fullness:  FOREVER.* (Source:  Kybella FDA approval) Don’t waste any more time adjusting your pose in selfies or snapshots.  This is your month to do something about your reflection…with Kybella!  […]

Have You Seen Jessie’s Before & After Pics?

Jessie’s been our Cosmetic & Medical Physician Assistant since March 2013 and you have to see her before and after photographs.  Keep reading to learn which treatment is one of Jessie’s favorites and whether you might benefit from it, too.* *Individual results will vary. Jessie’s favorite treatment: Light Mixto How has Light Mixto helped Jessie? […]

Get Ready to Glow!

  *Individual results may vary.  Why Choose Microneedling?* Immediate results are seen within 1-3 days No downtime No discomfort Results are lasting Helps with scarring, acne, discoloration, texture Why Choose PRP?* PRP is “Platelet Rich Plasma”, taken from your own blood PRP utilizes your body’s natural healing cells These healing cells strengthen your skin and […]

SculpSure: How Does It Compare To Coolsculpting?

Comparing the 2 Types of Non-Invasive Body Sculpting Techniques SculpSure* Coolsculpting* 25 minutes for up to 4 applicators 1 hour for one applicator FDA approved hyperthermic laser with cooling applicator FDA approved cryolipolysis $1600 average fee per treatment $2100 average fee per treatment 87% “Worth It” rating on RealSelf.com 75% “Worth It” rating on RealSelf.com […]

3 Ingredients for A Sensational Selfie

Botox.  Juvederm.  Ultherapy.  These three non-surgical treatments are fantastic ways to turn back the clock without breaking the bank.*  Be the first to take a sneak peek at our Sensational Selfie tips.       Why Botox?* Botox is like a magic eraser that buffs away worry lines, crow’s feet and forehead furrows.  You’ll look […]

SculpSure Non-Invasive Body Contouring

    The Ice Age is over.  Lose your love handles on your lunch break with SculpSure.”* Experience up to a 25% fat reduction in 25 minutes with SculpSure, coming soon to The Cosmetic & Skin Surgery Center.  This FDA-approved non-surgical body contouring device*: Eliminates stubborn body fat without surgery or downtime Targets areas like […]

What Filler Is Best For Lips?

Many of us would love to have lips like a popular Kardashian sister, but we’re afraid to take the plunge.  Sometimes all we need is more information.  Keep reading for tips on our favorite lip filler and why we love it!*     Lips are delicate and soft and require an equally delicate and soft […]

Skin Care For Every Age

THE MOST HELPFUL (AND TRUE!) SKIN CARE ADVICE WE’VE EVER HEARD IS EVERY WOMAN OVER 30 SHOULD BE USING A RETINOL”.– Dr. Michael Warner     Here’s what we’ve learned through the years about skin care for each decade of life. 30’S* 40’S* 50’S & Beyond* Begin regular in-office glycolic peels for gentle exfoliation.  Glycolic […]

Kybella® Improves A Double Chin

Kybella® debuts in January 2016 at The Cosmetic & Skin Surgery Center.  Treatments can be scheduled with Dr. Wyatt To, Jessie Mallalieu, and Susan Young. This exciting FDA-approved product reduces fullness under the chin without surgery, general anesthesia or downtime.*  We’re thrilled to offer it to you as part of our complete facial rejuvenation portfolio! […]

It’s Time To Shed Your Spots!

The trees are shedding their leaves…Imagine shedding your spots!  Schedule your appointments now before the holidays and say ‘sayonara’ to your summer sunspots.* At The Cosmetic & Skin Surgery Center, we have three different methods to significantly reduce or remove summer sunspots*: Astanza 532 Laser Treatment:  This powerful laser removes most sunspots in just one […]

Is A Liquid Facelift Right For Me?

What is a liquid facelift?* A liquid facelift is an in-office procedure that uses an injectable filler, such as Juvederm®, Radiesse® or Restylane®, to rejuvenate and restore volume to the face. Who can benefit from a liquid facelift?* If your cheeks look ‘deflated’ or flat, or if you’ve lost volume from the middle of your […]

The Truth About Bellafill®

Bellafill® is a relatively new contestant on the scene when it comes to dermal fillers.  A filler is a substance that adds volume to skin that’s become flat, wrinkled, creased or deflated-looking over time.  The results are immediate, soft, and fantastic.*   We’re here to tell the truth about Bellafill®.      Like all new […]

A Popular Celebrity Choice: Ultherapy™

  It’s reported that more and more celebrities are turning to Ultherapy™ to lift and tighten their skin without any downtime.  Kim Kardashian, Courtney Cox, and Shania Twain–just to name a few–have tried Ultherapy™ to tighten their jawlines and lift their brows.  The appealing factor with Ultherapy™ is that you can experience a ‘lift’ without […]

Look Younger In Weeks With Dr. To’s LA Lift®*

At The Cosmetic and Skin Surgery Center, innovation is one of the hallmarks of our practice. Inspired by the goal of offering patients options that are less invasive, yet still highly effective, Dr. Wyatt To created the L.A. Lift® procedure.* *Individual results may vary. This method targets the lower face, offering many of the same […]

Let A Light Mixto Be Your Lucky Charm*

Winter’s finally behind us and your skin is crying out for a lucky charm!*   The combination of dry heat and cold temperatures have created a build-up of dead skin cells on your skin that needs to be removed.  A Light Mixto is the ideal choice of removal as it exfoliates the skin and encourages […]

Love Your ‘Selfie’

Don’t cringe when you see your ‘selfie’, be happy!  Choose Dr. To’s LA Lift® for maximum results with minimal downtime.* The LA Lift®, or Local Anesthesia facelift, improves the appearance of the cheeks, jawline, jowls and neck.  You’re not ‘put to sleep’ for the procedure, and most individuals experience 1-2 weeks healing.  These targeted and […]

THERMAGE® VS. ULTHERAPY®

Who doesn’t want tighter, lifted skin?  And better yet:  without surgery!  Both Ultherapy® and Thermage® have been FDA-cleared for tightening and lifting the skin, but which one is the most effective?* With all the hype out there about Thermage® and Ultherapy®, we’ve outlined the details below so you can make a clear choice between the […]

FRAXEL® VS. MIXTO®

If  your goal is to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and acne scars, chances are you’ve thought about getting a laser peel.  But of the two main laser peels available, should you choose Fraxel® or Mixto®? Fraxel® has had an extensive U.S. marketing campaign and is verbally well-known in the U.S., whereas its […]

High Quality Peels Deliver Results

Choose a Peel to rejuvenate and vitalize tired, dull skin.Why should you regularly ‘Peel’ your skin? Stimulating your skin regularly to shed its dead cells promotes collagen renewal with little to no downtime.* For the past 50 years, dermatologists have been using Peels as a means to deliver maximum benefits with minimum downtime. Our patients […]

See Results Before the Holidays!

Now’s the time to do your beauty treatments so you can enjoy looking great for the holidays.   Smile lines?  Check.  Plan for filler:  Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma or Radiesse.  This same-day treatment delivers instant improvement and results that last from 6-18 months. Frown lines?  Check.  Plan for Botox or Xeomin.  This same-day treatment delivers results […]

Update: Jessie’s Mission Trip to Uganda

In September 2014, I had the amazing privilege of serving as part of a medical mission trip to Jinja, Uganda. A group of nine individuals associated with Grace Community Church, in Fulton, Maryland, joined with the organization AOET to serve those who have been devastated by the AIDS epidemic. This organization focuses on supporting the […]

Lizard Skin This Winter? No Way!

Tip #1:  Toss Out the Rejects Re-evaluate your daily home skin care routine.  Your skin has different needs in the fall and winter and those needs are best met by specific products.  Your primary objective:  Hydrate, exfoliate gently, and repair existing damage. Our favorite SkinMedica fall & winter choices:  TNS Essential Serum, HA5 Rejuventing Hydrator, […]

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