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Cosmetic surgery vs professional facial to get rid of blackheads?

Cosmetic surgery vs professional facial to get rid of blackheads?

Skin care: Every individual has a unique problem when it comes to facial skin. Mere blackheads may get a nice headstart from a quality facial, but long term results are best achieved with a prescription grade skin care line such as obagi clenziderm, skinceuticals, etc. Plastic surgery is best reserved for scarring resulting from cystic acne. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Cosmetic Surgery (Definition)

Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more


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What's a good cosmetic surgery to get rid of acne scars and blackheads?

What's a good cosmetic surgery to get rid of acne scars and blackheads?

Various treatments: Can be useful to treat acne scars. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel & fractionated co2 resurfacing. Tx for blackheads include topical creams (retin a/others), peels, microdermabrasions, and comedone extraction. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to undergo a cosmetic surgery to get rid of the scars of vasculitis on , y legs? I am on medication for sle since april 2012.

Is it possible for me to undergo a cosmetic surgery to get rid of the scars of vasculitis on , y legs? I am on medication for sle since april 2012.

See details: I would not risk any surgery for this issue. Meds you are taking increase infection risk, the vessels supplying the skin in this area are not normal and healing from any surgery could be a problem. Live with it or cover the scars with makeup. ...Read more

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Are there any good face washes to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads? And if so what are some?

Are there any good face washes to get rid of blackheads and whiteheads? And if so what are some?

Acne: It is important to treat your acne so that you don't get permanent scarring. Some patients wait too long before seeing their dermatologist to have their acne treated. Normally topical medicines and internal antibiotics are used to keep acne under control. You can start with an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash while you are waiting for your appointment with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best thing i can use to get rid of blackheads all over my face?

What is the best thing i can use to get rid of blackheads all over my face?

Retinoids topically: The best therapy for comedones is on of the retinoid products. You should see your dermatologist so that the proper medication is prescribed. ...Read more

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How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

How can I keep my face clear from spots and get rid of blackheads?

Acne Troubles: You can usually keep it under control with a three-step process, done twice a day. First, use a gentle facial cleanser. It MUST be gentle and it must be for the face. Then apply a 2.5% benzoyl peroxide cream. You MUST start this off with a SMALL amount and gradually work up. Finish with light facial moisturizer to stop dryness. If this doesn't help, you should seek dermatologist advice. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of blackheads on my face feel like a bumb deep in my skin?

How can I get rid of blackheads on my face feel like a bumb deep in my skin?

Blackheads : Blackheads and whiteheads represent hair follicles blocked with oil (sebum). Prescription topical retinoids such as Retin-A , tazorac, (tazarotene) differin, are usually effective. See a dermatogist who can remove them with an intrument called a comedone extractor ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

What can I do to get rid of blackheads on face?

Exfoliate ; comedone: Extractor. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Exfoliate occasionally. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). If > mild acne see dermatology (discuss meds, comedone extractor, pore strips). ...Read more