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Dr. David Lipson

Plastic Surgery
Fair Lawn, NJ
51 years experience male

Locations

David E. Lipson, MD, P.A.

Fair Lawn, NJ

Address

23-00 Route 208 S, Fair Lawn, NJ
Directions

Fax

(201) 797-1660

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Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Best treated by derm: Aged, sun-damaged skin cannot be surgically repaired except on the face. If the body is involved, a consultation with a dermatologist may help.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
OTC cream: If you haven't yet, try a small amount of benzoyl peroxide; a common brand is oxy 5 or oxy 10. If this doesn't help, or redness is increasing, see a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Don't worry about it: First of all, like a woman's age, there's no law that you have to tell the whole truth. And in an intimate situation, a considerate man is not scruti... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Probably the sun: Your problem is almost certainly sun-related; sun block is not all it's cracked up to be. A brimmed hat is much more effective. Other possibilities i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Independent opinion: When in doubt regarding any medical question, consider getting a second opinion. In your case, seek out a board-certified plastic surgeon, not connec... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
For: For a recent scar that's red & thick, don't bother with costly cream. Just apply paper tape at nite.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Ignore: Don't expose to sun or medicated remedies. Do massage with light moisturizer and be patient.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Probably ok: Very unusual to have long-term effects like gynecomastia from such a short period of treatment. But anything is possible, especially if there was a p... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
No: This seems to be an old world belief, much like "you go to the hospital to die". The fact is, it's exactly contrary to the truth. Removing moles jud... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Your surgeon knows: You must ask your surgeon. Post-op care is an integral part of your treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Peel not the answer: Chemical peels generally work well for the face. But for these areas, the effect on pigment is less predictable. Your best bet is seeing a dermatolo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Show it to a doctor: Your description is a bit sketchy, but any new skin growth should be taken seriously. It sounds benign (not cancerous), but it should be seen by a do... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Not by itself: Generally, hair will not grow in a scar, and the wider the scar the larger the gap. But surgery can usually help, either by scar revision to make a s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
No: The density (weight per volume) of silicone-gel filled implants is similar to body tissues. Saline implants have water density, slightly higher--the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Be patient.: Generally, time is your best ally; of course you must avoid repeat burning. In many of my patients over the years, skin care products containing gree... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Be gentle & patient: For now, avoid rubbing or scratching the lesions to prevent infection. If you need relief, gently apply cool compresses. After the acute illness sub... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Entirely cosmetic: Fees for your requested procedure vary greatly from one doctor to another, so get a few opinions. But it's considered completely cosmetic in nature. ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
Cosmetic, treatable: Though you have health issues, this is probably unrelated. Usually hereditary--look at your parents' lower lids. Most likely correctable with outpati... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
It doesn't matter.: Anti-aging creams contain a wide variety of ingredients, especially if they invoke popular buzzwords. Including collagen is a waste of your money, si... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
See a dermatologist: There is no plastic surgery for your problem, but an experienced dermatologist can probably help.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
No stock product.: The mainstays of treatment include massage, sun protection and lots of time. If the scars are raised, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon can inject ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipson
51 years experience
No: A long-standing structural deformity can only be fixed by corrective surgery.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lipson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lipson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER
Completed 1978
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