Are Spider Veins Dangerous?

You just noticed spider veins on your legs, and now you may be worried. Are they dangerous or just unsightly? Read on to find out what steps you should take.
Jan 17th, 2023

Myths About Skin Care Debunked

There’s a lot of advice online about skin care, but not all of it is accurate. Find out what myths are making the rounds and learn the truth behind them.
Sep 14th, 2022

How to Time Your Filler Treatment Just Right

You have an important event coming up and you want to look your best. You’ve considered getting filler treatment before the event, but you’re not sure when to schedule it. Here are a few guidelines for initial and repeat treatments.
Jul 12th, 2022

5 Risk Factors for Spider and Varicose Veins

Spider and varicose veins are common, but they don’t have to be inevitable. To keep unsightly veins from developing in your legs, it might help to understand some of the risk factors.
Apr 1st, 2022

Can Fillers Prevent Wrinkles?

Ready to get rid of those fine lines and wrinkles in your face so you look younger? Fillers can help smooth out your face and prevent new wrinkles from forming. Find out how!
Mar 1st, 2022

How Often Should You Have Botox?

You probably know already that Botox® can smooth out your lines and wrinkles. But if you’re worried that getting Botox means frequent trips to the office to maintain your younger-looking skin, this post is for you.
Feb 1st, 2022

5 Reasons to Schedule a Skin Exam

You may not see it as a priority, but it’s good for your health to schedule an annual visit with your dermatologist. You may even catch a melanoma before it can threaten your life. Read on for more reasons to schedule a regular skin exam.
Jan 1st, 2022

The Role of Collagen in Your Skin

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body, and it can make your skin look young and vibrant. Find out how it can be used to reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
Dec 12th, 2021

What Causes Varicose Veins?

You’re tired of the large, unsightly veins causing problems in your legs. You know they’re varicose veins, but you’re not sure how they got there, and more importantly, how you can get rid of them. Read on to find out.
Nov 11th, 2021

You Don't Have to Live with Acne

If you’re struggling with acne, you’re not alone — it affects 50 million other Americans. Find out how to deal with this common affliction so you can live acne-free!
Oct 12th, 2021

Popular Injectables for Crow's Feet

If you’ve had enough of the crow’s feet around your eyes, solutions are available. Find out what the most popular injectables are and how they can help.
Aug 16th, 2021

5 Benefits of Pelleve

Looking for a safe, effective, and quick method for getting rid of those fine lines and wrinkles on your face? Try Pellevé®, a noninvasive technology that uses radiofrequency to make you look younger!
Jul 26th, 2021

What to Do About Skin Tags

Skin tags won’t hurt you, but you may want to remove them for cosmetic reasons or because they’re irritating you. Find out your options for getting rid of them.
May 3rd, 2021

4 Benefits of Laser Hair Removal

Tired of shaving, waxing, and tweezing? Laser hair removal might be just the ticket to help you get rid of unwanted body hair. Read more to find out!
Mar 3rd, 2021

Understanding the Aging Process in Your Face

You may not realize it yet, but treating the facial changes brought about by aging is highly possible. Gaining a better understanding of why and how the face changes is instrumental to determining the best treatment.
Feb 4th, 2021

How to Care for Your Skin This Winter

Worried about all the problems the cold, dry air will cause for your skin this winter? With a little preparation, you can be ready to meet the challenge!
Dec 1st, 2020

Which Chemical Peel Is Right for You?

Heard about chemical peels, but not exactly sure what they are? Read on for some information about chemical peels, including what type might be best for you.
Nov 1st, 2020

Living with Eczema

If you’re one of the millions of Americans with eczema, the good news is that there are ways to manage the condition to keep it from harming your quality of life. Read on to learn more.
Oct 1st, 2020

Am I a Good Candidate for a Chemical Peel?

Ready to rejuvenate your face by promoting the growth of younger, healthier skin? Find out if you’re a good candidate for a chemical peel that will do just that.
Aug 17th, 2020

4 Skin Problems Solved by BOTOX

BOTOX® has traditionally been used to remove wrinkles from your face, but it has so many more uses — find out more about what it can treat.
Jun 16th, 2020

Dermatology and COVID-19: What You Should Know

COVID-19 doesn’t just affect the respiratory system. It can have an impact on many parts of the body. Find out what you need to know about how the disease is affecting the field of dermatology.
May 26th, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Should get a Chemical Peel

Chemical peels are one the rise, and it’s no secret. Find out how to rejuvenate your skin so it looks younger, healthier, and smoother! It’s easier than you think, and it doesn’t require surgery.
Mar 2nd, 2020

What Can Microneedling Do for My Acne?

Pesky pimples often lead to acne scars, preventing you from looking and feeling your best. Find out how microneedling can help you address this problem and achieve your skin goals.
Dec 1st, 2019

Spots, Scars and Stretch Marks: Lasers Can Treat Them All

Skin imperfections can make you feel uncomfortable in your own body. Reclaim the skin you’re in by looking into laser therapy — rejuvenated, smoother, and younger-looking skin could be just a few laser treatments away.
Aug 1st, 2019

How to Care for Your Skin Post-Chemical Peel

A chemical peel is one of the most popular skin resurfacing procedures available today. Part of the process involves specific care following your chemical peel. Find out what’s involved in after-care that can help give you optimal results.
Apr 15th, 2019

How AquaGold Microneedling Can Benefit Your Skin

If your skin is looking tired, dull, and saggy, microneedling can help. A minimally invasive cosmetic procedure, microneedling revitalizes your skin by boosting collagen production. AquaGold® microneedling introduces enhanced microneedling benefits.
Feb 1st, 2019

3 Reasons IPL Treatments Are Right for You

Not sure whether IPL treatments are right for you? Wondering exactly what conditions IPL can treat and whether you’re a candidate? Read on to learn more about the benefits of IPL.
Nov 8th, 2018

How You Can Minimize Wrinkles With Radiofrequency Energy

Frown lines, bunny lines, crow’s feet: whatever you call your wrinkles, you probably wish you had fewer of them. Radiofrequency energy may be your answer. It stimulates your body to fight wrinkling in a natural, noninvasive way.
Oct 17th, 2018

Slimming Down Problem Areas with SculpSure

Diet and exercise are essential for your overall health, but they can only do so much when it comes to your appearance and physique. Stubborn pockets of fat can linger, even with the most rigorous training programs. Fortunately, SculpSure can help!
Sep 26th, 2018

How Microneedling Naturally Rejuvenates Your Skin

Microneedling harnesses your body’s own healing powers to stimulate collagen renewal and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, sun damage, and other common skin problems. This skin rejuvenation treatment can give you the complexion you’ve always wanted.
Jul 18th, 2018

Is SculpSure Right for You?

SculpSure® noninvasive body sculpting has helped countless men and women attain their desired shape, ditching muffin tops and love handles that have defied exercise and diet. Read on to learn about this breakthrough treatment at Adams Dermatology.
Jun 18th, 2018

Protecting Yourself From Skin Cancer

The month of May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so we thought we’d provide you with a little background and incentive to protect yourself because, unfortunately, skin cancer numbers are still staggeringly high.
May 22nd, 2018

How Does Laser Genesis Improve Rosacea?

More than 14 million people in the United States are living with rosacea. If you’re one of them and you’re searching for an effective treatment, Laser Genesis may be the answer for you.
Mar 19th, 2018

What Types of Conditions Does a Skin Exam Reveal?

More than four million people in the United States are diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma each year. The condition, along with several other potentially dangerous skin problems, can be identified during a skin exam.
Feb 28th, 2018

Are You Using the Right Products for Your Skin Type?

In order to get the most from your skin care products, choose those designed for your skin type. Whether your skin is normal, oily, dry, sensitive, or a combination, there are products to enhance your natural glow and keep your skin healthy.
Feb 5th, 2018

Why Millennials Love Botox

Older adults are no longer the only ones clamoring for this highly popular cosmetic injectable; many millennials have discovered that having regular Botox injections can help prevent wrinkle formation in the first place.
Nov 29th, 2017

Considering the Ideal Dermatologist in Columbia, MD

Adams Dermatology is located in Columbia, MD. It is led by Dr. Melanie Adams, who earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine, which has since been renamed Drexel University School of Medicine.
Oct 26th, 2017

What is Pelleve Skin Tightening?

Pelleve® skin tightening is the new non-ablative radiofrequency skin treatment for loose skin. Given approval by the FDA in 2009, it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth, neck and décolletage
Oct 26th, 2017

Laser Face Lift with PrecisionTX in Columbia, MD

Traditional facelifts are invasive cosmetic surgeries that require a fair amount of cutting into your face and hairline. The recovery period for this surgery is extensive and comes with a significant amount of discomfort that can interrupt your normal rout
Oct 26th, 2017

Non-Surgical Fat Reduction with SculpSure in Colombia

Many people would say that they do not feel satisfied with the appearance of their body. There are certain aspects of it that they would like to change. Thankfully, SculpSure® is a great way for you to permanently get rid of fat without surgery.
Oct 26th, 2017

Reasons to Consider Professional Acne Treatment

Acne is a very common disease in which the skin’s sebaceous or oil glands produce oil that clogs the skin’s pores.Bacteria then grow in those pores and produce blackheads and whiteheads. In inflammatory acne, the blockage in the pore, causing...
Oct 26th, 2017

Choosing the Right Dermatologist in Columbia

Columbia residents have many of the same skin complaints as other people throughout the country. Wrinkles, sun damage, sagging skin, and moles often prompt dermatologist appointments.
Oct 26th, 2017

Non-Surgical Facelift with PrecisionTX

Invasive cosmetic procedures have helped many patients achieve their cosmetic goals, but these surgeries aren’t right or necessary for everyone. That is why our team is proud to offer minimally-invasive alternatives such as PrecisionTx™.
Oct 26th, 2017

Common Causes of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the more common forms of cancer that people face. Thankfully, it can also be effectively treated when it is caught early on. Skin cancer, like most other cancers, is the result of a mutation in the DNA of your skin cells.
Oct 26th, 2017

Remove Hair with Laser Hair Removal

Have you ever noticed that there are some people who just seem to be blessed with very little body hair? On the other hand, there are a lot of people out there who spend a lot of their time trying to get rid of unwanted hair on their body.
Oct 26th, 2017

A Closer Look at SculpSure Body Contouring

If a person does not like the way that they look, it can negatively affect many aspects of their life. Conversely, when a person feels confident, this confidence comes across.
Oct 26th, 2017

Safe and Effective Eczema Treatment

Eczema is a term for a group of skin conditions that cause irritation or inflammation. While the exact cause of eczema is unknown, it is believed to be caused by an immune system that has overreacted in response to an irritant
Oct 26th, 2017

Pelleve for Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

Pelleve® is an innovative skin tightening treatment. By gradually applying heat, it slowly reduces the appearance of wrinkles and stimulates increased collagen production within your skin.
Oct 26th, 2017

Remove Stubborn Fat with SmartLipo

Liposuction has gained fame as a popular way to help you sculpt your body. That’s why thousands of people undergo the procedure every year. In times past, people were wary of the procedure.
Oct 26th, 2017

Look and Feel Rejuvenated with Chemical Peels

When you first start to notice changes in your skin, these changes can be unnerving. As you continue to age and these changes become more pronounced, they can even become the primary source of worry in your life.
Oct 26th, 2017

Minimize the appearance of wrinkles with Botox

BOTOX® treatments have become synonymous with cosmetic procedures. There are a lot of chemicals and serums that are routinely used in surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments.
Oct 26th, 2017

The Importance of Getting Regular Skin Exams

Skin cancer is the most curable and most treatable form of cancer. While being diagnosed with skin cancer can feel overwhelming, the truth is that most people are able to have the skin cancer removed with little to no negative side effects.
Oct 26th, 2017

What is Medical Dermatology

Dermatology can be separated into different sections, and the type of dermatology that you seek will depend on your specific needs. Cosmetic dermatology consists of treatments that help to make you look younger and more attractive.
Oct 26th, 2017


Melanie L. Adams M.D., a board certified dermatologist and highly respected practitioner, is now proud to provide a long-term solution to all of your aesthetic and cosmetic skin care needs.
Oct 26th, 2017