Cosmetic procedures are popular but a bit of an open secret in the nation's capital. Plastic surgeon Ariel Rad and dermatologist Noelle Sherber, who are married, opened a retail boutique offering skin care treatments in front with private waiting and treatment rooms in back and a secret entrance. Many politicians do not seek treatment to look younger, Rad says. Instead, they want reverse features that impede communication, such as downturned mouths or brow furrows that make them look angry or sad.
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