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After Surgery Skin Turns Dark
CHANGING SKIN COLOR:
SORRY. THERE IS NO SURGICAL PROCEDURE TO CHANGE DARK SKIN INTO LIGHT SKIN.
NOT YET, ANYWAY . . . ...Read more
No: I think it would be more important to ask yourself why you would want to do such a thing. ...Read more
Not really...: In diseases like vitiligo (like what Michael jackson had), doctors will sometimes conceed that the disease is going to win rather than their efforts to repigment. In those cases, a prescription bleaching cream called Benoquin (monobenzone) can be used to permanently get rid of skin color so that the uninvolved skin now matches the white skin caused by the disease. Why do you ask? ...Read more
I'm a medium dark person and I wanted to become fair and I'm 18 yrs old .can I undergo any surgery to change my skin colour? Is it safe?
No: I saw a video on YouTube about a Caucasian woman just coming out of dental anesthesia filmed by her husband. As she became conscious, she found that she was not Nicki Minaj and was devastated. You may buy skin lightening products, but none of them work. None.I in West Africa for two years and came to wish that I did not have this white sallow skin compared to the rich deep black of the Ewe. ...Read more
See dermatologist: The question is why your skin is dark. Your PCP can help revolve this. A dermatologist can also help. If skin is naturally dark, then trying to change it will put you at undo risk. ...Read more
I have uneven skin tone on my face and neck area which is very dark than the skin on my chest. I'm planning for cosmelan surgery. Please advise.
How do I get rid of dark skin on elbows? Been trying everything including hard pumice stone in shower. Is surgery an option? Hopefully not...Plz help!
After my foot surgery, i had a fiberglass cast for 3 wk. My surgery was 8 months ago. Could the cast have caused darker spots on my skin. Still there.
After cataract surgery saw straight line glow from lights in car console, at night, dark. Surg eye only. Concern? Line same angle even moved head.
Glare, glow after CS: It is common to notice some "glow/lights" after cataract surgery. Most common cause of glare/your symptoms after Cataract Surgery: residual inflammation, cornea healing, capsule haze, glare from implant. See your eyeMD who will be able to determine cause, prognosis, treatment. more info: eyedoc2020.Blogspot.com ...Read more
I fell on my wrist the day after carpel tunnel surgery and today when i took off the bandage it looks like dark dried blood under the skin below the i?
Best call surgeon: Doesn't sound like the fall was serious since you didn't fracture anything or go to the er from your description. You may wish to call your surgeon and go in just to make sure you break any sutures or cause any other damage but i think ultimately, you'll likely be fine. Still, never hurts to check in with the person who fixed you up in the first place! cheers! ...Read more
I had high frequency scs operation 5 days ago my pee very yellow ( drinking plenty water ) and skin seems darker.Can jaundice happen after surgery?
Skin Care: Skin care, chemical peels, lasers or dermabrasion are possible interventrions that may improve the surface of the skin. ...Read more
I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries?
Dark circles eyes: 19 F: I have dark circles (hereditary?) and thin skin on face and around eyes. What can I do to help this and get rid of the dark circles without surgeries? ANS: Off the top of my head I would recommend sleeping more. But discuss with your Drs. See what they suggest. ...Read more
They vary: Usually they include removal and repair of the portions of excess skin though. You need to be more specific to get a more specific answer. ...Read more
Maybe: It would depend on the amount, quality, and location of the loose skin. If your skin is loose from weight loss, or your have poor elasticity surgery is really probably the most effective solution. There are some skin tightening treatments that do not require surgery such as SkinTyte, Thermage, or Exilis that can have some benefit. Generally the effect is much much less that surgical removal. ...Read more
That depends on: how much weight you lose, as well as your age, and body shape. At some point when the skin is stretched beyond a certain degree, it will not be able to return to its previous shape. A lot of my patients do end up with a little excess skin, but the degree is variable and depends on their weight loss. Toning and exercise helps, but only to a certain degree. Plastic surgery is an option for some. ...Read more
Variable: it really depends on the location and extent of the injury, as well as the condition of the patient. ...Read more
Food for skin repair: Salmon is rich in omega-3 and omega-6. These essential fatty acids help with cell regeneration, which helps to keep the skin looking young and assists in repairing the skin. ...Read more
Im a 23 year old male, 5'6" 190 lbs, if i lose 40 lbs will I have excess skin and need skin removal surgery?
Skin: At your age skin still has good elasticity. You are not going to loose weight in one day. Skin will adjust in most cases. If you replace fat with muscles the skin should not be an issue. ...Read more
Considering a full body lift. Lost 100 pounds, have excess skin. Will I look aesthetically pleasing after the surgery?
Requires a consult: This involves multiple surgeries over a prolonged course. A full consultation with a plastic surgeon is warranted. ...Read more
How much of a difference can be truly made for an adult that undergoes cranial facial surgery in removing back head flatness?
Surgery: Hard to answer from your description. You should discuss it with a surgeon ...Read more
How long is the time taken for damaged nerves to recover? I alrd undergone a surgery 6 months ago,but I still can't feel anything when touches skin
Months to years: Depending on how extensive is the nerve injury it may take years. Sometimes it may not return to normal if whole nerve severed. ...Read more
27/yo. I lost some weight and now my skin is slightly droopy, rather than firm. Mild, not bad enough to require cometic surgery. Any tips for at home?
Good on yoou: That is a tough one but it really depends on what part of the body you are concerned with. For the buttocks and extermities building up muscle tone and bulk will help. Worth discussing with your doctor. ...Read more
Hi I have tiny head&face 17cm long and wide, i'm 17 years old is this something that I should be worried about? Can i make it bigger?Surgery?Anything?
No: Sorry hut you cannot change heredity.Get a more detailed answer ›
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