Dr. Harold Rosenfeld

Surgery - Plastics
Pasadena, CA
58 years experience male

Locations

Office

Pasadena, CA

Address

1044 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Discuss with M.D.: Your obstetrician may be able to give you individual advice, and guidence.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: Occasionally silicon jell ointment will cause raised scars to flatten. Nothing will erase surgical scaring.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: There should not be a problem if you had a "usual" incision.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: Piercings always cause scar tissue.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Chemical burns: A chemical peel is a controlled burn of the surface of the skin.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It depends: Obesity itself is not the important factor. Nutrition is. If someone lacks the protein, vitamins and minerals to maintain and heal, there obesity will... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Any one you will use: Any spf-!5 or higher sunscreen that has a base appropriate to your needs. If you are going to be perspiring or swimming use a waterproof product. Cool... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Surgery: Usually the cyst wall needs to be removed to prevent recurrence.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It depends: Some times they never heal . The healing depends upon ;cause , size, underling , medical condition etc.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Its an antimicrobial: Silver dressings are used to treat/prevent infection.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It depends: Surgical excision is the fastest method. Multiple steroid injections take months.Your doctor needs to individualize your options.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It can: Minoxidil was originally developed to reduce blood pressure. It can cause this symptom.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Two thngs: 1] spf-15or higher 2]a base that you tolerate. I advise patients to use environment appropriate screens i.e. Water proof when in the water or sweati... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Usually: In many circumstances they may be done at the same trip to the o.R., reducing the anesthetic redundancy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Take it out: The placement is usually through a puncture wound and would normally heal with aminimal scar.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: The surgery is designed , and individualized, for just that reason.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Surgery: Get apropper examination to understand the cause. Weight loss will rarely make difference. In most people surgery is the treatment.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: As you have noticed pregnancy causes permanant changes of the breast, you probably don't want to have to revise your surgery.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Push away from the t: Push away from the eable. If it is truly fat, some weight reduction may help. Usually the only treatment is surgery.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
None: You must have your tubes reconstructed .Without tubal reconstruction eggs can't get to your uterus.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: Scars are not amenable to treatment by magic potions.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It DEpends: With ropper documentation, you may be covered talk to your carrier.
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Somewhat: Liposuction permanently removes fat from an area. If you gain weight, then remaining fat cells will" plump up.".
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It depends: The occurance of basal cell ca is due to damaged cellular repair mechanisms.They may occur in months to years.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It can: Your dermatologist or plastic surgeon can help you plan a treatment regimen.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: No one knows how it works, but there is scar impovement with there use.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Get help: Normal scar do not bleed easily. You should see a plastis surgeon, occasionally cancers arise in scar tissue and must be treated.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Very effective: In the properly selected patient, a board certified plastic surgeon usually can satisfactorily resolve the problem. Remember there are always "trade ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Naturally: Assuming no infection they heal as any othr wound of the same are. Commonly they are not surgically repaired or are very loosely closed because of co... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
It DEpends: Cup sizes are clothing manufacturers designations and vary from brand to brand, and with your trunk circumference. Your surgeon can describe your ap... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: This is a separate problem, get it checked.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Sinusitis?: The deviated septum may have had nothing to do with your sinus problems. You need to be reevaluated to determine your diagnosis.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: There are chemicals that you can apply at home to treat dark spots. They must be prescribed by your plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Perhaps: You have a special problem that should be evaluated by an orthopaedist with a specific interest in foot reconstruction. Your care calls for individual... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Unknown: Depending upon the true extent of the cancer, the technique used , and the available tissue for closure. Obviously this can't be aswered in this forum... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Your : Your specific problem cannot be addressed without being examined. Generally, barring major complications i.e. Bleeding, infection, wound opening, etc.... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Usually sun: Basal carcinoma is du rdiaion damage, most commonly. It may also be caused by a genetic disorder.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Commonly: Skin stretched beyond it's elastic limits will sag.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: You have pathological obesity. There are multiple courses for you to pursue to lose weight.Speak to your primary care physician about :1]diet and exer... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: If you mean swollen eye lids. This may be relieved by keeping the head elevated even when sleeping.If it persists talk to your doctor.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Nothing: Scars are the result of healing.They are made worse by being stretched over a joint.
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: Scars will soften with time , but not disappear.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
NONE: Scars are result of healing injury. Usually the alternative to a scar is a hole.
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A male asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: Your problem is commonly solved in one procedure.
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: If you don't pull it up-"tenting the skin", use a sharp sterile scissor, and treat the skin to sterilize it . You can do this.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Yes: You may have a minor expression of gynecomastia. Your physician should diagnose your condition and recommend appropriate therapy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
No: You may have abnormal scar formation or a source of irritation , your obstetrician should be able to help you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics 58 years experience
Not really: The areas treated may be improved but stretch marks are generally permanent unless excised. Talk to your surgeon.
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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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.
HealthTap member
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
HealthTap member
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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