Dr. M. Christine Lee
Walnut Creek, CA
28 years experience female
M. Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H., is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco. She is founder and director of The East Bay Laser Skin Care Center, Inc. in Walnut Creek, CA. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. She is an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of laser cosmetic surgery and is a research adviser and consultant to the laser and cosmetic industry. She has developed laser procedures which have become the gold standard within the industry. Through her own research, Dr. Lee has developed techniques that have greatly improved the effectiveness and results of laser treatments. She has lectured to physicians all around the world and been involved with the training of thousands of physicians. She has published numerous scientific papers and articles in addition to being the author of "The Ultimate Guide for the Best Skin Ever: Lasers". She was awarded the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery President's Award for significant contributions to her specialty and efforts in patient education and advocacy.
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United States: California
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Avoid sun: Avoid sun exposure, stay indoors. Apply lots of moisturizer (ie: Aquaphor, Vaseline, Cetaphil or CeraVe lotion or cream) until skin completely healed. Aquaphor can cause acne but can be soothing for raw or cracked or burned skin. Avoid makeup or sunscreen until skin completely healed. Use SPF 30 or higher with zinc oxide, hat, sunglasses. Start bleaching cream after skin completely healed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Healing time: Ablative procedures remove a layer of skin allowing new skin to grow in its place and involves healing time. This can be done via laser, chemical acid, or mechanical dermabrasion. Nonablative procedures do not remove the skin and do not involve downtime or healing time. These procedures include lasers, microdermabrasion and other procedures which are more gentle on the skin.
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Education & Training
University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery President's Award for Patient Safety, Woman of the Year Award, Who's Who in America
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American College of Mohs Surgery