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Mary Ella Carter, MD FACS, LLC

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Happy Thanksgiving!

This year we would like to thank all of our patients, friends, and family members. We are so grateful to all of you! This year we are also thankful for the many opportunities our office and staff have been given. Dr. Carter and Swathi had the amazing experience of volunteering their surgical skills in Dakar, […]

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Happy Veterans’ Day!

Today, we honor the brave veterans and members of the Armed Forces for their sacrifice that protects and serves the United States of America. This year alone, we have seen our troops continue to fight for democracy on foreign soil, support victims of natural disasters home and abroad, and diligently work to maintain our physical […]

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Brilliant Distinctions – Earn Points Towards Botox and Filler!

Dr. Carter is thrilled to announce our new partnership with the Allergan Brilliant Distinctions Program. Patients who enroll in this program will earn points for their Allergan product purchases (Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Volbella, Vollure, etc.) that will be redeemable for savings at their next appointments. This exciting program is available at no cost to our […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, we honor Breast Cancer Awareness. At least one in every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Despite earlier detection and improved therapies, recent data shows that over 40,000 women still die from this disease annually. Each year in October, we see a flurry of pink ribbons, posters and fundraisers – […]

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Happy Fall!

Time must be flying by as the mornings are becoming crisp and the trees are changing from green to a beautiful array of reds and oranges. We wish everyone going back to school a successful and fulfilling year and hope everyone else can relish this special time of year. Our team is looking forward to […]

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The VBeam Laser is Up and Running!

We are happy to announce that our new VBeam® Perfecta laser is ready to use! So, what exactly is the VBeam®? Well, the VBeam® is a pulsed-dye laser that uses dye to generate various colors of laser beams, which are delivered in pulses. The VBeam® is a very versatile laser that is programmed to target individual spots. […]

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Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?

In our office this week, we had a patient pose the question – “Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?” It makes sense to wear white in the summer, especially in the DC heat. After a little research, we discovered that the adage goes back to the 1900s, when wives of high society clashed with […]

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How does humidity effect our skin?

Summer in DC is humid, and this month has been no exception. This has had us wondering how the humidity effects our skin. Research has shown that a little humidity can be a good thing for keeping your skin soft and hydrated – however, when the water in the air tops 50 percent or more, it […]

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What can the Vbeam Laser do for you?

This week we are very excited to be welcoming the Vbeam Perfecta Laser to our practice! Many patients have asked what the Vbeam can do – here are some of the many Vbeam procedures that will be available with Dr. Carter: Acne Scars Facial & Spider Veins Leg Veins Pigmented Lesions Rosacea Scar Treatment Striae […]

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Abby will be playing in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup!

Our very own Abby Gustaitis, who worked in Dr. Carter’s office as medical assistant, has been asked to play in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup! We loved having Abby help us here in the office and we wish her the best in her future rugby and medical endeavors. We are so proud of you Abby! […]

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