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An innovator in the field, Dr. Brenton W. Burger' is board-certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery. This commitment to aesthetic innovation informs the rest of his practice, where visitors can avail themselves in a range of services. Facials and chemical peels make sure skin looks as radiant as a sunset, while monthly specials on botox and fillers smooth out wrinkles.
Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz, a board-certified thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon who has earned The Washingtonian magazine's Top Doctor of 2010 award, works at Virginia Vein Care with a crew of other talented medical professionals.
He works alongside a registered nurse and trained ultrasound technicians as they diagnosis varicose, spider, and other venous conditions. An advanced ultrasound examination reveals these issues before the doctors customize a treatment plan. Twisted and bulging varicose veins quickly unknot during the VNUS Closure procedure, which collapses vessels with radio frequency, and spider veins break down before the powers of traditional sclerotherapy or ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy. VeinGogh Thermolysis uses microbursts of energy to remove hair-thin veins on the face and body that have begun to distract from your beautiful eyes or ability to hold an entire bagel in your mouth.
After seven years honing his skills in the general- and plastic-surgery divisions of Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Dr. Timothy Mountcastle returned to his native Virginia to devote himself full-time to body beautification as head of Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute, now a leading vein center of nearly 10 years. Dr. Mountcastle couples a keen eye for aesthetic detail with years of experience in varicose and spider vein treatment, including the use of lasers, radio-frequency ablation, minimally invasive microphlebectomy techniques, and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. Dr. Mountcastle also has extensive knowledge and practice in cosmetic and skin cancer surgery, as well as mole, lipoma, and cyst removals. A staff of top aesthetic nurses, physician assistants, and aestheticians help send facial wrinkles running with Botox and other facial treatments.
In a bright, spacious spa, Dr. David Moose, Dr. Suketu Patel, and aesthetician Gaynor coax clients' natural beauty to the surface. Some opt for surgery, as the center administers an array of oral and cosmetic procedures. But before going under the knife, the doctors take care to educate their clients about important questions to ask, such as What are the surgeon's credentials? or Are the plants in this office real or fake? The onsite med spa and laser center offers less invasive services, from laser therapies to chemical peels and injectable cosmetics, such as Botox, Radiesse, and Latisse. Whatever the treatment, the staff at Institute of Facial & Oral Surgery helps individuals to look their best, all while providing an individual level of care and professionalism that makes guests feel great, too.