Dr. Barry Lycka

Dermatology
Edmonton, AB, Canada
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Edmonton, null

Address

null, null, Edmonton
Directions

Insurances accepted

Alberta Health Care

Office

Edmonton

Age Reversing Dermatology

Edmonton

About

Bio

Dr Barry A. S. Lycka, Edmonton-based cosmetic dermatologist, is one of North America's foremost authorities on cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery, reconstructive surgery and laser surgery of the skin. Dr. Lycka is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Alberta as a specialist in Dermatology. He is asked frequently to share his knowledge of cosmetic surgery at international symposia such as the American Society of Nonsurgical Aesthetics, American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology And Aesthetic Surgery (ASCDAS). For the latter of which he served as vice president in 2004-2006. Dr. Lycka is also founder of the Canadian Skin Cancer Foundation and the Ethical Cosmetic Surgery Association. He is also author of the best selling book - Restoring Youth and is medical advisor to Phoenix Renewal Centre and Spa, a leading medi spa Edmonton. Dr. Lycka also is an acknowledged leader in North America in the cosmetic surgery procedure of liposuction. He was one of the first to use the tumescent and eXtrinsic tumescent ultrasonic (XTUL) techniques. He is now one of the first to adapt powered instruments in his treatment. He frequently has patients come to him from out of the country, including patients from the mid and far East, the United States and Europe. Dr. Lycka is also an expert in lipodissolve therapy and is a speaker for The American Society of Aesthetic Lipodissolve. Dr. Lycka also takes the time to teach the next generation of cosmetic surgeons. He frequently has other cosmetic surgeons visit his office, and has had cosmetic surgeons from as far away as Australia. He also frequently visits other cosmetic doctors offices to share expertise. Doctor Lycka is also a member of the esteemed American Society of Surgical Professors (the teachers of the teachers) and is one of a few Canadians to join this erudite group. Also CEO of Well Wise Online. <h3>Specialties</h3> cosmetic dermatologist, liposuction, lipodissolve, cellulite treatments, coolsculpting, ultherapy

Specialties
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Dermatology

Cosmetic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

49 Answers
60 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
38 years experience Dermatology
Hypertrophic scar: Hypertrophic scars do not get better by themselves. They require advanced techniques. See a specialist who has a special interest in treating them.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
38 years experience Dermatology
No: No evidence of this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Lycka
38 years experience Dermatology
Medications an treat: See a primary care specialist.

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Testimonials
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3
Recommendations
37
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr Lycka is the best. He's won the Consumers Choice Award for 10 consecutive years. He's kind and amazing. I'd see no one else.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lycka is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lycka is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I just put a glass piece on it and pressed down and they stayed the same with no blanching.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This is more helpful than you know. Thank you
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview

Residency

University of Alberta Hospital

Awards

CONSUMERS CHOICE AWARD, CONSUMERS CHOICE
CONSUMERS CHOICE AWARD, CONSUMERS CHOICE
CONSUMERS CHOICE AWARD, CONSUMERS CHOICE

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
Age Reversing Dermatology
University of Alberta Hospitals
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