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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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How do you get rid of those deep acne scars? & tighten your face? & make your hair thinker & grow way fast? All without surgery or spending bug bucks?

How do you get rid of those deep acne scars? & tighten your face? & make your hair thinker & grow way fast? All without surgery or spending bug bucks?

Dermatologist: You may need a prescription strength acne medication to help with scarring. For your hair, you may need to see a dermatologist for evaluation on your hair, nutrition, age, activity, genetics etc. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my acne scars without surgery?

How do I get rid of my acne scars without surgery?

No Magic: Unfortunately scars are permanent. With that said we can do things to make them less noticeable. First any active components should be treated medically. Then deep pock marks can be punch excised and finally the skin can be smoothed some with dermabrasion, chemical peels or laser resurfacing. Expect a noticeable improvement but not a miracle and you will be happy. ...Read more

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Is there a way to use laser surgery to get rid of acne?

Is there a way to use laser surgery to get rid of acne?

Lasers can help: For moderate acne with red bumps and some white heads, it can work very well with repeated treatments....Ie it is not a cure. For cystic acne it does not work as well for everybody, but it helps. For comedonal acne, ie just black heads...Not very effective. Don't expect a cure, but lasers can help a lot. Combined with a chemical called ala, aka photodynamic therapy, it works even better. ...Read more

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I have acne scabs all over my chin. is there a surgery that can get rid of them?

I have acne scabs all over my chin. is there a surgery that can get rid of them?

Multiple Treatments: Scabs or scars? Scabs heal up naturally if you don't continue opening them, scars are a little more complicated. Dermatologist can provide comprehensive treatment in the form of medications/ laser procedures to improve the health, look, and feel of the skin. They can improve substantially. ...Read more

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I need help from a dermatologist. Is there any way to get rid of my acne and big pores? In medication or by surgery? Pls help

I need help from a dermatologist. Is there any way to get rid of my acne and big pores? In medication or by surgery? Pls help

ACNE AND BIG PORES: EVERY DERMATOLOGIST HAS HIS AND HER OWN WAY OF TREATING ACNE I BELIEVE THAT DIET IS VERY IMPORTANT. NO NUTS, NO PEANUT BUTTER, NO CHOCOLATE AND CUT DOWN ON DAIRY PRODUCTS. MANY GOOD ACNE SOAPS ARE ON THE MARKET AND MANY BENZOYL PEROXIDE CREAMS AS WELL. AS FAR AS BIG PORES ARE CONCERNED: WE ARE ALL BORN WITH CERTAIN SIZE PORES. CANNOT CHANGE THIS. JUST GET RID OF YOUR MAGNIFYING MIRRORS! ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of acne scars, 100%? I mean are plastic surgeries done for acne scars removal?

Is there any way to get rid of acne scars, 100%? I mean are plastic surgeries done for acne scars removal?

Can improve scars: Plastic surgery can significantly IMPROVE acne scars with a wide variety of modalities, ranging from skin emolients to injectables, to dermabrasions or Laser resurfacing....Dr. Csaba L.Magassy ...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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