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Cost Of Differin
Several thousand: Cost depends on the type of laser used, skill and experience level of the doctor, and geographic location. Experience is the most important criteria in your search. If you call around your area and find that most doctors are charging within a certain range but one doctor is much lower, i would be very leery. Laser resurfacing requires a lot of skill and experience to perform well--do not go cheap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
$3000, but varies. : Costs vary between institutions, but a 2006 analysis showed a mean cost of $2900 for the holep procedure. The most significant cost factors were the operative time, operating room surgical setup/disposables, and hospital stay. ...Read more
No: Differin (adapalene) tends to make the skin more sensitive to the sun, and while no human studies have shown an increased risk of skin cancer, none have shown a decreased risk either. Since we know sun burns increase the risk of skin cancers, and since this med increases the risk of sun burn, i'd be extra cautious with its use in the sun, but no studies have linked it with increased skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the recommended length of time for using differin (adapalene) 0.1% gel to clear up acne scars?
3-4 months : If you were prescribed differin, (adapalene) your scars aren't very bad. Differin (adapalene) is good for very mild acne and it produces less photosensitivity than other retinoids. In general it takes most retinoids 3-4 months to peel the skin enough to remove the discoloration from superficial acne scars and rebuild collagen. Should use spf of >30 in daytime all year long to keep those scars from darkening or reappearin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Old remedy: The formulation you described is an old formulation by Dr Kligman a dermatologist who was treating acne and pigment issues. This formulation will decrease melanin production that causes pigments to be produced the hydroquinone and to a lesser extent the steroid do this. The tretinoin is Retin-A and that will help regulate exfoliation/ ...Read more
A prescription of 1g Lovaza pills costs $50 Looking for a lesser expensive omega3 name brand OTC of equivalent purity to substitute. ?
What things affect the cost of chin liposuction? I've been researching chin liposuction, and one of the things i've noticed is varying costs. Why are costs so different in different clinics?
Many Variables: My colleagues have listed some of the variables. There are many different “specialties” who will offer their services to you; I strongly recommend you concentrate on surgeons certified by the american board of plastic surgery. I would also suggest that you do not base your selection of plastic surgeon primarily on costs of surgery; keep in mind that revisionary surgery may be more in many ways. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Good choice: Benzoyl peroxide is the best over-the-counter acne medication and Clindamycin is a favorite topical prescription medicine that works well. Having them packaged together is convenient and this is a good choice to start treatment of moderately severe acne. If there are many blackheads, a retinoic acid derivative may be helpful as well. Good luck, glad you're getting rx that should work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally yes: Depending on your symptoms and occupation, studies have shown a subjective preference for anti reflective coated lenses/anti glare glasses when used by patients engaged in a visually demanding occupations. See [email protected] for references & more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Some dentists may have a global fee which will include the cost of the nitrous oxide with the fee for the procedure you are having performed, rather than having a separate charge. Other offices may have a separate charge for nitrous oxide. The fee can vary from office to office and from geographic regions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer