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Some Things I Have Learned From 26 Years As A Physician

This article contains some pearls of wisdom I have learned from practicing medicine for half of my life and spending time with thousands of patients. Intuition is Everything: A patient should always believe and trust in their own instincts. Don’t let a provider tell you are fine if you think differently. No one knows your body better than you. Increased Pace of Medicine: The demands on physicians have increased exponentially over the years. So before you visit your doctor, prepare carefully. Create a one-page synopsis listing your medications, medical problems, allergies, hospitalizations and operations. Keep copies of your pathology reports, scans and laboratory results. Most patients assume this to be the responsibility of their physician. Not so, because some of your lab work may be in hospital system A and some in hospital system B. Your provider may only have access to half of your labs or information. Looking Younger: Are you thinking, “buy this laser procedure, add this filler to your face or put more botox in your system?” These procedures can certainly help, but the simple truth is “you are what you eat, drink and inhale” and sunshine destroys the skin. The skin never forgets a tan or […]

New at DCW! Resveratrol B E

           Resveratrol BE, the newest breakthrough from SkinCeuticals, is here at Dermatology Center of Williamsburg.  This innovative night time antioxidant helps to neutralize accumulated free radicals to protect and strengthen the skin’s natural defenses for continuous healthy longevity and restores radiance, elasticity and density.  For more information on this and other great SkinCeuticals products, call or stop by the office today!

DCW Thanks You for your support in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The staff of Dermatology Center of Williamsburg would like to say a big Thank You to all who supported our team for this important cause. Team DCW Chicks raised over $800 from our bake sale and other donations. This could not have been accomplished without the support of our amazing, caring patients and friends in the community. Thanks again for your support.

Dr. Corvette receives 2nd place in Best of Virginia 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Donna Corvette, M.D. for being voted by Virginia Living readers as one of the best dermatologists in Eastern Virginia. Over 25, 000 readers participated in Virginia Living Magazine’s annual survey to find the best of the best in Virginia. Dr. Corvette is deeply honored for the outpouring of support shown by her patients and community. Thanks for making Dr. Corvette one of the best in Virginia for 2013!

Shelbi Mullins Relay for Life torch

Smart Girls Fake It

Going to see Dr. Corvette was a decision I made that may have just saved my life. I had a dark and purplish spot on my ear that looked funny to me. I went to see my family doctor and she gave me a list of Dermatologists to try to get an appointment with. Lucky for me I chose the right one, Dr. Donna Corvette.