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How Often Do I Need a Pap Smear? Nov 1st, 2022

It’s one of those things women know they need but definitely don’t look forward to: the Pap smear. This screening for cervical cancer might not be very high on your list of things you like to do, but it can save your life.  Fortunately, you might not need to get...

8 Benefits of Botox® Oct 3rd, 2022

Botox® has become a household name, but don’t mistake its familiarity with commonality. No other cosmetic treatment can match Botox’s loyal following, proven track record, or long list of benefits.  At LUNA MED SPA & WASHINGTON OB-GYN, P.A., in San Antonio, Texas, Botox is our top treatment for women and men of...

Understanding the Different Methods of Birth Control Sep 1st, 2022

If you want to have sex but don’t want to have a baby, you have multiple birth control options. Dr. Jerome T. Washington and our team at LUNA MED SPA & WASHINGTON OB-GYN, P.A., in San Antonio, Texas, offer every type of contraceptive available, which can make the decision seem...

Who Can Benefit From IV Therapy? Aug 1st, 2022

IV therapy is gaining ground as a great way to rehydrate, recover, and revitalize by delivering essential nutrients directly into your bloodstream. This safe and simple outpatient treatment bypasses your digestive system — unlike oral vitamins that take a long time to break down and get to work, IV therapy provides...

Complications of Vaginal Atrophy Jul 6th, 2022

Like your biceps and quads, your vaginal muscles get weaker as you age, leaving you with a loose, less grippy environment. But your muscles aren’t the only parts that change down there. Vaginal atrophy affects your delicate tissues and can lead to a host of complications. If you’ve noticed some...

Birth Control Questions We Get Most Often Jun 5th, 2022

Dr. Jerome Washington and our team at LUNA MEDSPA & WASHINGTON OB-GYN, P.A., in San Antonio, Texas, offer a range of birth control options, and we know you have questions. To help you navigate the different types and find the one that works best for you, here are some of the most common questions...

Everything You Should Know About Preeclampsia May 4th, 2022

If you’re pregnant, it pays to know about the potential problems that could crop up so you know how to prevent them, what to look for, and when to call your doctor. May 22 is World Preeclampsia Day, and it’s a perfect opportunity to increase your awareness of this life-threatening complication....

Look Younger Without Surgery: How the Right Fillers Can Take Years Off Your Face Apr 7th, 2022

Time marches on, and fortunately, so does science. Thanks to advances in research and clinical trials, scientists have delivered a remarkable way to make your face appear younger instantly.  Unlike your old-school options — ineffective topicals or invasive surgery — this newer treatment offers immediate results in just a few...

The Importance of an Annual Well-Woman Exam Mar 15th, 2022

If you want to stay on top of your game and tackle your daily to-do list with efficiency and success, it’s imperative that you maintain your health. Annual well-woman exams are the best way to sidestep preventable health problems and keep sick days to a minimum. At LUNA MED SPA...

How Often Should You See a Doctor During Pregnancy? Feb 10th, 2022

If you’re young, healthy, and feeling fine, regular visits to the doctor during your pregnancy might seem unnecessary. But the opposite is true: Prenatal care is the most essential part of your pregnancy.  And it’s the most essential part of our obstetrics services at LUNA MED SPA & WASHINGTON OB-GYN,...

How to Get the Best Results From Your First Botox® Treatment Jan 20th, 2022

Botox® is by far the most popular medical cosmetic treatment in the United States for both women and men, with between 4 million and 5 million treatments performed every year. The main reasons: It’s a simple procedure, it’s affordable, and it works. At LUNA MED SPA & WASHINGTON OB-GYN, P.A.,...