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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld

Surgery - Plastics
Pasadena, CA
57 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pasadena, CA

Address

1044 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA
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Aetna

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pasadena, CA

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Surgery - Plastics

Plastic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

297 Answers
87 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Scars are permanent: Some people confuse redness [inflammation] with scarring. This will subside with time. True scars will mature and shrink, unless they are keloids, a c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes: Talk to your plastic surgeon about available treatments, this must be individualized to your condition.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Anyamount: Contact dermatitis is an allergy, the quantity of exposure is less important than the agent - usually.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
See an eye doctor: There is nothing you can do. You may be able to be cured by an opthalmologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes: In normal healing , red color will subside in about 6 weeks. The scar tissue itself will mature over a period of about a year tightening and becoming ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Ask your doctor: You must be examined by your plastic surgeon before discussing the options available to you.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
None: Only if you form abnormal scars should you interfere with normal scar maturation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
All: Pressure sores are complex wounds that commonly involve the entire thickness of the skin even if the surface appears intact.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes : If it is doe by a come tent, experienced surgeon. Good luck.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes : It is a long and careful process usually done by a team.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Time: If by "scars "you mean pigmented areas , they will usually lighten in time[perhaps 2 years]. Faster resolution may be achieved using a "bleaching " r... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
There is no herbal: There are no herbal treatments or preventives for melanoma. Avoid the sun. If she/or others in your family have developed cancers early, then there... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
No: There are methods for this, you should discuss your options with your dermatologist or plastic surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
When change is wante: Plastic surgery is an enormous field.Most people think of it for cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic surgery should be done to correct "something" that bother... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It depends on the ca: Individual care requires individual evaluation and treatment pln.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
No quick fix: You have something going on that requires a physical examination to diagnose see a hand surgeon.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Multiple: 1]discoloration 2]swelling 3] pain 4]interference with the circulation if yo have reason to believe you have a blood clot , promptly seek medical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes: Local anesthesia is perfectly reasonable in a cooperative patient.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Change of scar : Revision means just that . Scars can be changed in appearance, direction, occasionally in size. For practical purposes they cannot be completely erase... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Your : Your plastic surgeon can/will give you a brochure discussing safety issues. Your question is too vague to be answered more precisely.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It varies: Adolescent gynecomastia wil go away by about 18 years of age- if it is going to. It may be due to obesity and require weight loss. Most commonly it ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: The only legal way to get a prescription is to be examined diagnosed and then treated if appropriate.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Get checked: Non-healing wounds are abnormal and require evaluation.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Any Analgesic: Pain is asymptom, not a disease. Pressure sores commonly occur in areas without normal sensation. Pain may be indicating someting moree is going on . ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Topically: 1] take te pressure off 2]protect it fromn potential infection 3]keep it clean.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Three: 1]silicone gel sheeting or ointment 2]pressure 3]steroid injections.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Any age: This is done for very superficial irregularities. If you don't expect much of a change you won't be disappointed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Move: Pressure sores HAV many contributing factors, the one common cause is pressure."off loading" is necesary for all preventive regimens.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Talk to your doctor: This is best discussed with the person responsible for your care.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
They don't: Pressure has to be taken off of the affected partl.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Yes: Take the pressure off of the tissue, wash often and well , keep it clean[dressings], good nutrition and adequate vita, mins and minerals.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Be careful: I'm not aware of any fda approvedpills for breast enhancement.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It first appears the: Idiopathic gynecomastia first appears in teen agers. It frequetly resolves spontaneously by 18 years of age if it's going to resolve.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
What changes: Are you concerned with color, texture , sagging....?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Any that you'll use: I recommend having a variety of different screens depending upon the environment in which they are used. Swimming or heavy perspiration requires a wat... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Small: Assuming your health is good, you are safer having the surgery than driving to the facility to have it done.
A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
You may not: There are multiple treatments for keloid which means there is no one "good treatment". Your plastic surgeon can help you deal with this.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Sun screen: Wear sunscreen spf-15 or higher until the pinkness is all gone [takes months].
A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It may: Scarring that blocks milk ducts will cause trouble breast feeding.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
After it's stable: Correction of acne scarring should not be undertaken, generally, until the active acne process is brought under control.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Ask your doctor: You need a dermatologist, ask your primary care doctor to refer you to someone he knows to be interested in the problem.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Need surgery: You say the wound is "closed"- presumably closed. You are unable o move it, which imlies that the tendon was cut or caught in scar tissue. You should... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
Not really: Unless he is referring to "free nipple grafts" that are done sometimes. Discuss this further with your surgeon.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
I have no experience: Commercial, over the counter, products have varying results- I have no experience with this product.
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It shouldn't: Once the post operative healing is complete, and the tissues are soft and flexible, the procedure may be done.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
It isn't: Pig skin is used as a "biologic" dressing in preparation for skin gratfing.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
What are you asking?: Legally, -the age of consent . Medically when biologically mature. The procedure is not cosmetic and is done for symptom relief, not appearance per ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 57 years experience
They don't work: No, it isn't safe.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dec 18, 2012
Dr. Rosenfeld is a highly professional, kind, caring, and knowledgeable physician and surgeon. I recommend him to anyone seeking quality care and advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosenfeld is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosenfeld is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Getting this and rhinoplasty in two days :)))))
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Tried that already. I'm looking for a permanent solution.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I get another test next week

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Graduated 1965MD

Residency

Queen of Angels Hospital

Residency

Huntington Memorial Hospital

Awards

Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Los Angeles, CA - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

California Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
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