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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Dermatology: Pros are diagnosis of skin diseases & providing right treatment. Cons are missing diagnoses, medications not working, and missing other associated con ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psori ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience in Dermatology
Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training to look at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Dermatologists: Treat skin conditions and do minor surgery. Dermatopaths look a specimens sent to them from plastics and derms for a diagnosis. They are pathologist ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience in Pediatrics
May be: You can ask your dermatologist about it.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Sometimes: Not one's first choice for acne but is used.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Derm consult: Rosacea cannot be "cured" but can be controlled, and the symptoms treated. Redness of facial skin is an early sign, and can be effectively treated by ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Derm cream: Sorry, we cannot recommend specific treatments or what is best for you. My recommendation is to see a Dermatologist.
A male asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: Retin a (tretinoin) is a topical product usually dispensed as a cream or gel available in different strengths that is effective in reducing inflammato ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
What: What do you need answered?
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristina Tansavatdi
15 years experience in Cosmetic Surgery
Medium depth peel: You need a dedicated and well-respected aesthetician to help you with this. I would not try something over-the-counter to save money. It also depend ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes and no: The laser will not remove acne in the form of lasering it off in one simple shot. Some lasers are able to reduce and control acne lesions but in gener ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
Use yellow pages: Use yellow pages online. They list many plastic surgeons in your area. Then you can use websites such as yelp.Com, reatemds.Com, etc. To read other pa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience in Dermatology
Fading creams: The gold standard for lightening dark marks is hydroquinone. You can purchase fading creams that contain 2-3% hydroquinone without a prescription (amb ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Start simple: A salicylic acid wash may be all you need, or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, your personal physician c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Use catuion: Aa skin is very sensitive to all the lasers and chemical peels in that the skin can become darker or lighter. Darker tends to resolve hypopigmentation ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
?????: There are no studies on this product. I could only find ads in spanish. They seem to work by peeling just like chemical peels so I have no reason to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Shifrin
16 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Basic skin care: Wash your face before bed with soap and water. Try to avoid long periods of oily skin. Realize at age 15 you are in the middle of puberty and mild acn ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
22 years experience in Pathology
Depends on need...: ...are you looking for a cosmetic procedure, or a dermatology exam for a diagnosis? Esthetician is restricted to cosmetic procedures, but is specifi ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Sabean
50 years experience in Dermatology
OK: In reviewing the ingredients, it looks like it should be helpful to hair health, helping hair growth, thickening and texture over the long term. Ther ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Retin A/benzyl: both of these medications work in a different way to reduce the inflammation caused by acne. As a first step of treatment, doctors always start with b ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily : Not necessarily . Good luck from nyc.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience in Dermatology
Possibly: If your acne is mild, you could start with an over-the-counter benzoyl product, and see a dermatologist if you're not satisfied with the response.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
None work: The brown spots after acne fade with time, but only a dermatologist can make scars less visible. If that is what you want (most folks you meet won't c ... Read More
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