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Dr. Glynis Ablon

Dermatology
Manhattan Beach, CA
30 years experience female

Locations

Ablon Skin Institute and Research Center

Manhattan Beach, CA

Address

1600 Rosecrans Ave* 4B, Manhattan Beach, CA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
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Fax

(310) 727-3377

About

Bio

Glynis Ablon, MD is a board certified dermatologist and Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA, who completed her training at Baylor School of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She is active in clinical research and the first published author in the United States in mesotherapy. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Liposuction Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. As director of the Ablon Skin Institute and Research Center, an independent clinical research site specializing in dermatology clinical trials, she is involved in clinical research relating to innovative skin care, cosmetic and laser procedures and the next generation of dermal fillers and botulinum toxi

Specialties
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Dermatology

Aesthetic Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
The topical collagen: certainly can cause a breakout depending on base mixture. Before using products you should see dermatologist or internist to discuss you acne and nece... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Allergy to cleanser: First question is are you using bubble bath, which is drying and the most common cause of itchy skin is dry skin. So stop the bubbles, and add some pe... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Ignore: Discuss bathing regimen, get prescription meds for redness and scaling, add barrier repair creams.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Ignore: Talk with derm about: topicals, UV light, oral meds, injectables see cardiologist for effects on hrt.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Ignore: It is important to see a specialist, rheumatologist, or dermatologist to treat psoriatic arthritis.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Ignore: Arnica helps reduce bruising Bromelin (found in pineapple) helps reduce bruising glycerin helps too.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Cleopatra bathed : in sour milk, which contains lactic acid, and kept her skin beautiful. so products with lactic acid or salicylic acid tend to remove dead skin from su... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Ignore: Do see doctor if you find changes on tongue and/or roof of mouth, inner cheeks. need script nystatin.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
See derm: this may be bacterial, fungal or trauma. See your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
No great medicine: these do best with cautery from your derm
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
I doubt it: Most nail polish now does not contain formaldehyde. It would be unlikely that you inhaled much if anything taking one whiff, but if you are not feelin... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Facial plastic surg: usually refers to face and neck lifts and should be done by trained surgeon which means a plastic surgeon who is board certified! Some other surgeons ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Different: deodorant just reduces the smell of armpits, while antiperspirants actually block the acrosyringium from where sweat is released to reduce perspiratio... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
No: you need to clarify what treatment you are talking about but the term liposuction is surgical, and lasers or machines that freeze fat are low risk but... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
The more you dry it : You want to dry the scab more so it will fall off but you also want to prevent infection. I tell my patients to soak with white vinegar (2 teaspoons i... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Homemade skin: cream is very difficult and milk butter can just break you out. Why not try gentle moisturizers like cetaphil which is easy to get and use
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Sounds like radial : neuropathy. Pressure or trauma can at shoulder (hanging your arm over chair) can put pressure on the radial nerve and lead to these symptoms. If the s... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
While this: product is used in sunscreen to block UV light and found in folic acid, It's ability to darken hair or treat vitiligo has mixed reviews. While I don't... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Typically nail fungi: are treated with prescription topicals, orals or lasers. You should see dermatologist to discuss treatment options and prescriptions
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Often with ingrown: toenails the side of the nail needs to be removed and the nail matrix destroyed to allow a nail to grow out normally (if topical medication and cotton... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
It could be: But remember it can be other things like Rosacea. The malar rash alone does not diagnose lupus, so I would absolutely see a derm to get correct diagno... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Rapid hair loss: may be stress induded or nutritional deficiency. If stress induced work on reducing stress with meditation, yoga, exercise, have your thyroid and iron... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Try sunscreen: Before you put on that shirt spray your back, neck and scalp with sunscreen. Clothing is not always blocking out all sun UV rays. See how that does.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
May just be tight: ness of skin. Accutane once finished is out of your system in one month, So if your cheeks are still swelling and its been more than a month see your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Well clinda is an: antibacterial and clobetasol is a high potency steroid. Typicaly they are not given together, but whoever is treating whatever your condition is needs... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
First question is: is what treatment have you received for scabies and have you treated your property (hot wash of all clothing and bedding) appropriately? If yes typica... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Sounds like somethin: is in your toe. Perhaps you stepped on glass and a piece is stuck. I would see a dermatologist who can numb the skin and dig around to find what is st... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
This can be a : fungal infection, bacterial infection, or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, either wasy you should see a dermatologist for the correct diagnosis and... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Likely just a bruise: from chair. continue icing, topical steroids and antihistamine. If worsens instead of improves, make appointment with doctor, and watch out for those ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
See derm to know: if its fungal, bacterial, or irritant. and get appropriate treatment
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
If it's really PR: there is no treatment necessary. We give topical steroids only for symptomatic itching.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
You can try some: over the counter hydrocortisone, or see dermatologist for cortisone injection which would make cyst disappear typically overnight
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A member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Well first histamine: levels are highest in the evening, and without seeing him and getting a detailed history i would question the fabric in his sheets, the laundry deterg... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Consider fungus: The rash can be a variety of things including fungus, contact dermatitis, eczema, intertrigo. If a little over the counter cortisone doesn't clear it,... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Sounds like sciatica: see your doctor, orthopedist or sports medicine doctor for evaulation and exercises to improve, may also add cortisone injection to relieve pain
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Need to see it: because it could be many things. I suggest seeing a dermatologist to get correct diagnosis if topical OTC doesn't clear it.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
That location: really doesn't have lymph nodes, they are found postauricular or along jaw line, so i would be concerned about cyst or tumor. I would head to primary ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Who said Eczema: Make sure you have a dermatologist diagnose you. Brown spots on face can be sun damage or melasma to name a few. Dry peeling skin may be contact derma... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
If OTC hydrocortison: doesn't relieve the bumps in a few days I would get in to see derm to rule out other causes of rash
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Probably too much : sanitizer which can dry your skin and nails. Try a little aquaphor and cover with bandaids and see how they do.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
It is a familial: condition, but a lot is still not understood about transfer in families. Patients with this syndrome are at higher risk for abnormal moles and melanom... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Definitely see doctr: you may have broken something or torn something, but at 4 weeks it may be too late to do anything, I would still get it checked. I jammed my toe on a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Looks like stretch m: stretch marks occur when kids grow quickly, so have dermatologist check it out and consider treatment. Early stretch marks are much easier to treat th... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Start with topical : hydrogen peroxide twice a day and schedule to see dermatologist for treatment. I still prefer to lance core which is where the virus is, but some may ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
There are many : options available including chemical peels and lasers. See a dermatologist for treatment options but most important is using a lightener and suncsreen... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
As young as you r: I would guess without seeing it that its a possible contact dermatitis, but need to see picture and get more history, you can try OTC hydrocortisone, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
This is very difficu: early stretch marks respond well to lasers and topical retinoic acid. Older stretch marks are more difficult to treat, but there are newer lasers that... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Rare for PG to get: infected. I would have lesion removed with electrodesiccation. they can numb with saline so no lidocaine in breast milk and remove
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
I've never seen BP : cause red marks. My guess is that your pimples are healing but leaving red marks. See derm to treat red marks or consider LED light treatment (red) to... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
Epiduo has a vitamin: A derivative, so it can cause skin sensitivity especially when it comes to waxing. So just stop the epiduo for 3 days prior to waxing.
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I highly recommend Dr.Ablon. She gives very knowldgeable answers. Both her virtual and real life patients are fortunate.
One of the most caring and dedicated physicians I've had the privlege of knowing.
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Feb 8, 2015
Excellent clinical acumen, and very helpful with consults, 5 thumbs up,
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Thank you for taking your time to answer.it is very kind of you! Not doing this for money and just willing to do this with no obligation is beyong amazing.you're amazing!! You have a big heart !:))<3
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you!Finally I've been able to narrow it down an I believe so it might be Keratosis Pilaris Rubra Faceii. Will surely try to get rid of it. Thzs!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you. You can't see it it's under the skin barly everything points to a limpomas..but I just don't know..I haven't been sick so not a lymph node

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

Baylor College of Medicine

Awards

IMCAS award for Innovative Research 2012
Top Doctor, Second Place, Los Angeles Region - Summer
2014
Top Dermatologist , First Place, National - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Associate Clinical Professor UCLA
Skin Cancer Foundation
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
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