Get your concerns addressed while sheltering in place with our TELEMEDICINE option.
Washington Dermatology is now offering Scheduled Video Visits with Dr. Prussick and our other providers.
Easy to use – FACETIME OR ZOOM right from your cell phone or computer.
You can also send a photo or video of your condition in advance.

Rockville Office:
6163 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852
Call: 855-314-1424
Frederick Office:
7101 Guilford Drive #105, Frederick, MD 21704
Call: 855-314-1425

Laser hair reduction: a review from your dermatologist near Poolsville, MD

Laser Hair Reduction Review Poolsville

When we are facing the warm months of summer, there may be many things that we look forward to, such as sloughing off bulky winter clothing and feeling the sun on our skin. Warmer months equal shorts and swimsuits, as well as increase consciousness about the appearance of various body parts like the legs or bikini area. At this time, more though and preparation may go into the removal of unwanted hair. Instead of removing hair repetitively with only temporary results, patients of Dr. Ronald Prussick can eliminate the hassle of shaving, waxing, plucking, and other chores by scheduling laser hair reduction treatment. In a review of this dermatologic treatment, patients from the Poolsville area can discover many benefits.

Your tan and unwanted hair

Many people have heard that tanned skin does not respond successfully to laser hair removal treatments. This idea stems from the fact that laser energy acts on the pigment within hairs once it has passed through the skin. The theory is that hairs must be darker than skin in order to adequately absorb laser light. In the early days of laser treatments, this may have been true. However, there have been significant developments over the years which have lead to improved results on a variety of skin tones. To achieve maximum results, you may choose to arrange your laser hair removal treatments in the months before your skin may become more tanned. However, the technology used at The Washington Dermatology Center is very efficient. During a consultation with Dr. Prussick or one of his experienced staff, you can discover how many treatments are needed to achieve your desired outcome.

Dr. Prussick has carefully selected the laser technology used in our Frederick and Rockville dermatology offices based on clinical research and proven success. Through a series of gentle treatments, we achieve uniform reduction in hair growth in various areas of the body. Most of our laser hair reduction patients are able to resume normal activities right away while taking care to protect treated skin from sun exposure.

Forget about the daily hassles of temporary hair removal. Plan your laser hair removal treatments at The Washington Dermatology Center now and be ready for any season of the year.

Contact us in Frederick or Rockville for your consultation.


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Ronald B. Prussick, MD, FRCPC

Ronald B. Prussick, MD, FRCPC

Washington Dermatology Center is dedicated to providing patients with the best quality skin treatments in general and cosmetic dermatology to help them achieve all aesthetic and health-related skin goals.

The medical director, Dr. Ronald B. Prussick has decades of expertise in dermatology with extensive training in laser treatments and psoriasis treatments. The rest of the staff comprise of Dr. Mary Piazza Maiberger and Dr. Jennifer Nguyen, who are qualified dermatologists specializing in areas like skin cancer treatments and dermatology surgery, and Dr. Henry Yan, PA-C, and Meryl Elyse Gudelsky, RN, who specialize in personalized skincare treatments.

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