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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

What is the process of laser treatment by a dermatologist near me in the Potomac area?

Process of Laser Treatment near me Potomac

Lasers have been used in medicine for many years and continue to make great strides in offering dermatologists the ability to rejuvenate the skin. Dr. Ron Prussick is a Potomac area dermatologist of the Washington Dermatology Center who can educate patients on the benefits of treatments such as laser therapy. Laser therapy can greatly rejuvenate overall appearance and is highly recommended for patients who are ready for a serious change in the texture, tone, and health of their skin.

If you have been searching for a dermatologist “near me in the Potomac area” who offers laser treatment, now is the time to contact Dr. Ron Prussick. He discusses with patients the process of laser treatment and how it can meet their aesthetic needs.

Laser treatment will vary from patient to patient. Some patients may require treatment with a laser to improve the texture of their skin, while others are seeking a method of treatment against scarring or sun damage. Lasers are also used at our practice for permanent hair removal. Lasers can be used in several ways and our team encourages patients to learn more about this light energy and how it can transform the skin!

The process of treatment often starts with a consultation. Dr. Ron Prussick will analyze the patient’s skin and speak to them about their concerns. Many patients take this time to work with the dermatologist to address any and all issues with their skin. This may include acne scars, fine lines and wrinkles, and even sun damage that may be noticeable on the face. Our dermatologist will determine if patients are appropriate candidates for treatment, and then move forward with laser services.

Laser treatment begins with the application of a numbing cream. This can help reduce any discomfort patients may feel with the pulsing laser light. Then a device is chosen, the appropriate settings are determined, and patients will relax while the treatment is performed. The laser device is applied along the skin in a linear pattern to ensure all areas are covered. Patients will then have the numbing cream removed, their skin cleansed, and will be given aftercare instructions including what to expect the days following their procedure.

To see how dermatologic laser treatments can benefit your skin, contact our office in Rockville or Frederick.



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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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