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Dr. Adam Cohen

Plastic Surgery
Indianapolis, IN
male

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

545 Barnhill Dr., Emerson Hall 232, Indianapolis, IN
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Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Return for follow up: Return to your treating surgeon for evaluation of the wound. If there are no signs of infection, he may be able to reinforce the closure with steri-st... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Normal nutrition: Young people rarely have vitamin deficiencies. Start with adequate sleep (allows time for your body to repair itself), a broad diet (protein, fruits, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Moisture: Healthy skin requires moisture that can be replenished with lotion. Cuts/injuries require a moist environment to heal. This is often provided with ant... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Hand surgeon: A burning sensation in the hands can represent many problems. Irritation of the skin from dryness or chemicals can be treated topically with lotion. N... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Consult your doctor: If you're concerned about a skin lesion that has grown rapidly or changed suddenly, you should consult a specialist who treats skin disorders. A derma... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Occupational therapy: Occupational therapists, and specifically certified hand therapists, specialize in this type of rehabilitation. Contact a local therapy center and ask... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Probably not: Although health care coverage is always changing, a cosmetic procedure like a tummy tuck is unlikely to be covered.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
It might: Scars are part of normal healing and progress through stages. Treatment with moisturizing agents, massage, and pressure, can help the scar to progress... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin care program: You cover all aspects of skin care in one question. You should seek a comprehensive skin care program from a board certified dermatologist or plastic ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Normal reactivity: The blood flow through our hands is highly variable. When exposed to heat or cold, our bodies cleverly increase or decrease the flow in response. For ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Moisture: The skin of our hands is exposed to the weather, soaps, chemicals, and constant use. Dry skin is common and often responds to simple hand lotion appli... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Primary care: The sensation of burning in your hands may be from many problems including diabetes, neuropathy, or nerve compression. Start with your primary care pr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Partially: Hand sanitizers kill bacteria, but they don't remove dirt or other things that accumulate on the surface of your skin. Practicing regular, thorough ha... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Wide variation: Prices for cosmetic procedures are widely variable. I suggest you find a local, board certified plastic surgeon and pursue a consultation to answer yo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bag Balm: Frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizers with alcohol often makes hands red, cracked, and itchy. The problem often gets worse in the winter. I... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Not directly: There is no direct connection between those two problems. Although an occult infection (in a sebaceous cyst) can cause your blood glucose to be persis... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Not much: Dermabrasion may cause a superficial change in the color of the skin (more or less pigment) but shouldn't cause bruising (blood under the skin). Discu... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
A cut: Any cut through the skin of the hand may be described as a "hand laceration." the significance of the laceration depends on the depth of the cut (ofte... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Not required. : Sebaceous cysts are occluded hair follicles or pores that collect sebum. Although they will not go away on their own, as long as they are not infected... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Make an appointment : Those are great questions for your gynecologist. You should make an appointment. With your doctor's assessment and advice, those may be easy to treat ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Motion: Hand symptoms may represent many issues, local and systemic. Start with conservative, but effective, treatments like: gentle range of motion while app... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
More information: Dish soap and other topical antibacterial agents should not be ingested. Consult the label on the bottle for the manufacturer's warnings or consult yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Acellular dermal mat: Alloderm is a great acellular dermal matrix product made from human skin. It has many applications throughout the human body. How long until you see ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Follow the course: Non-pigmented skin lesions may be benign or malignant. The course of change may tell you if it needs a biopsy or removal. Concerning lesions usually c... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Pruritis: Many things cause itchy skin, including simple dryness. Try using a mild body lotion to decrease the itching sensation. Your night time scratching can... Read More
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Primary care: Swelling of the hands and feet is often a symptom of a systemic problem, not specifically a problem with the hands/feet. It may be related to fluid ba... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Return 4 consult: Even after cosmetic surgery, our bodies continue to change. Age, weight, and general health, affect the longevity of a surgical result. Our bodies are... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Improving diet and exercise are always a good idea. The ability of one's skin to recover after being stretched is an independent quality of the skin, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Side effects: Contact your gynecologist or the doctor who prescribed the bc pills. Many medications have side effects. Often, a subtle change can alleviate those si... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin tone variation : Changes in skin tone are very common after trauma to the skin. These changes are more visible in darker skin, but occur in all skin types. Sun protect... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Yes: The safety of breast implants has been supported by much research since the issue was raised in the 1990's. Unfortunately, it is a natural process for... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Burn: Skin often responds to injury with increased pigmentation. If your medication "burned" your skin, the darkening is likely the inflammatory process. Pr... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No/Yes: It is not dangerous to have a keloid scar, and no treatment will not lead to harm. Keloids can grow larger, although they usually do so in response to... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Not specifically: The areola often grows in proportion to the rest of the breast. Gaining weight, breast growth, or augmentation, may enlarge your areola. A color match... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Time, patience: Small pieces of glass often extrude by themselves over time. If they can be seen or felt externally, they may be removed like a splinter. If they are ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Pockmarks or acne scars are very difficult to treat because they represent an injury through both the epidermis and the dermis of the skin. Skin peels... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you. Actually this was a spot or rough spot I bothered by scratching. It grew a tiny funnel looking growth from skin until I cut it
HealthTap member
I do have iron deficiency which is probably contributing. & Thank you!
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Thank you for your time , your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Graduated 1992MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania
MD

Residency

Indiana University Hospital

Residency

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Awards

Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Indianapolis, IN - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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