As a leading expert in non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures for facial rejuvenation and maintenance, laser surgery and body contouring, Dr. Tina West offers the most advanced treatments and services in the industry at The West Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
The West Institute is excited to offer the AccuVein vein viewing system, which is the world’s first handheld, non-contact vein illumination solution.
AcuPulse Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing
A state-of-the-art fractional resurfacing laser that targets wrinkles, fine lines and skin tone and texture with minimal downtime. One week of downtime.
The West Institute offers a number of Aesthetician services to address your unique skin care needs, including dermaplane, microdermabrasion, medical facial and more!
Botox is a purified protein found in nature. Although Botox is a toxin, there have been no serious side effects when used correctly for cosmetic indications.
Get ready for the big day with a custom treatment plan from The West Institute.
The Gold-standard laser safe enough to use on infants a week of age. Treats rosacea, broken capillaries, redness, scars, keloids, stretch marks and certain birthmarks.
Reduces the appearance of cellulite on the thighs. (view more before & after pictures)
The first FDA-approved no –downtime laser resurfacing to correct and prevent unwanted sings of aging by visibly illuminating skin tone, smoothing skin texture, increasing radiance, shrinking pores and improving tone.
Eliminates stubborn fat without surgery or downtime. (view more before & after photos)
Dysport is a prescription injection for temporary improvement in the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults.
Automated Microneedling (also known as Epidermal Collagen Induction Therapy or ECIT) is a new innovation in aesthetic medicine for the treatment of the appearance of fine lines, acne scars and the improvement of the skin’s texture, tone and color.
Many popular body-contouring procedures target unwanted fat with cold temperatures and light-based energy, but do not have any effect on the weak muscles underneath fat. Emsculpt is the first and only non-invasive device that melts fat and builds muscle.
The gold-standard for erasing acne scars. A patented “fractionated” laser technology that targets aging and sun damaged skin, safely penetrating the skin’s deeper layers and stimulating your body’s own natural healing process to create new collagen.
A no-downtime micro-needling treatment with radio frequency that targets fine lines and tightens skin on any area of the body, including the neck. Infini is also one of the only devices available to treat mature (white) stretch marks and is one of the best devices for the treatment of acne scarring.
A broad-spectrum light that improves the appearance of photo-aged skin, removes age spots, most brown pigmented lesions, blotchy brown pigmentation and redness caused by broken capillaries.
Enhances and restores youthful facial contours by naturally and gradually replacing volume that is lost over time.
Juvederm Volbella injectable gel is for injection into the lips for lip augmentation and for correction of perioral rhytids.
A non-surgical and non-invasive treatment that permanently destroys fat cells. Improves the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin, also called “double chin.”
When darker, coarser hair appears in places which make you uncomfortable, it may be time to consider hair removal with LightSheer DUET.
LightStim uses LED light therapy to deliver light energy in a similar way plants absorb light energy from the sun.
LightStim LED Bed is a soothing, natural and non-invasive treatment that promotes total body wellness and peak physiological function by utilizing the power of LightStim MultiWave Patented Technology.
Chelsea Heidenberger, our experienced Medical Aesthetician who has a cult following for eyebrow shaping, is now performing microblading, an advanced technique requiring hours of training and experience.
PRP for Hair Restoration is as natural as they come and uses growth factors found in platelet-rich plasma to increase hair thickness, amount, and length.
Treats redness of the face and neck, rosacea, sun/age spots, face and leg veins, freckles, scars and stretchmarks, warts and psoriasis.
Radiesse is the only dermal filler proven to immediately restore volume loss in the back of hands for smooth, natural-looking results that won’t give away your age.
Restylane can be for lip augmentation in younger patients and for lip reflation in older patients. Also corrects moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds).
Restylane Lyft is now approved by the FDA for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related midface contour deficiencies.
Restylane Lyft is now approved by the FDA
Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne are the two newest additions to the dermal filler family.
Restylane Silk is the first FDA-approved product specifically designed for lip augmentation and the smoothing of wrinkles around the mouth in patients 21 years of age and older.
Check out this page to find out more information on the different types of Restylane dermal fillers.
Multiple treatment sessions are necessary to restore volume in people who are more sunken and require more volume that what is typically achieved with HA fillers (Voluma, Juvederm, etc). Sculptra corrects volume loss and lasts two-to-five years.
1 hour in-office non –surgical procedure that is FDA-approved to lift skin by applying ultrasound energy. Can be used to lift skin on the full face, along the jawline, to lift the brows and on areas of the body by stimulating the production fo new collagen and elastin deep below skin’s surface.