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What is the financial cost of getting laser resurfacing?

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 more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Adapalene (Definition)

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What is the cost of Accutane without insurance?

Around $500/month: Depending on your area and what pharmacy you use, you should expect to pay somewhere around $500 a month for Isotretinoin (generic of accutane). ...Read more

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What is the cost of revising one acne scar?

What is the cost of revising one acne scar?

Varies: That is kind of like asking how much it will cost to paint my house. It will vary depending on the size of the job and how much the person doing it values their time. Don't be afraid to go see someone and get an estimate. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of renova (tretinoin) cream?

What is the benefit of renova (tretinoin) cream?

Benefits of Retin A (tretinoin): Retin a (tretinoin) was originally developed to treat acne. But is well know for its anti aging qualities by stimulating collagen production reducing fine and moderate wrinkles and treating age spots. ...Read more

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What is the cost of holmium laser - enucleation of prostate?

What is the cost of holmium laser - enucleation of prostate?

$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

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Whats the price of acyclovir, without any kind of insurance?

Whats the price of acyclovir, without any kind of insurance?

You can use: Pharmacy Checker . com to get an idea of prices at different pharmacies. https://www.pharmacychecker.com/generic/acyclovir-prices ...Read more

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Does adult continued use of differin (adapalene) decrease the risk of skin cancers?

Does adult continued use of differin (adapalene) decrease the risk of skin cancers?

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 more

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Cost of colposcopy?

Cost of colposcopy?

Ask your doc: Or planned parenthood clinic, the price can really vary depending on who does it and what state and there will also be a charge from the patholgy lab. ...Read more

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What is the cost of fractioned co2 laser treatment?

What is the cost of fractioned co2 laser treatment?

Can be variable: Hi. Fractional co2 laser costs can be quite variable. The costs depends on where you are located, the degree or depth of the treatment and if you purchase a package of treatments or a single treatment. In our area, the costs can range between $750-1500. ...Read more

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What is the recommended length of time for using differin (adapalene) 0.1% gel to clear up acne scars?

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 more

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What are the benefits of hydroquinone, mometasone and tretinoin cream for face?

What are the benefits of hydroquinone, mometasone and tretinoin cream for face?

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

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A prescription of 1g Lovaza pills costs $50 Looking for a lesser expensive omega3 name brand OTC of equivalent purity to substitute. ?

A prescription of 1g Lovaza pills costs $50 Looking for a lesser expensive omega3 name brand OTC of equivalent purity to substitute. ?

Fish oil: great ? i feel Lovaza is way over priced. Fish oil is mainly indicated for really high triglycerides and its role for primary prevention of heart disease is unclear. I would ask your local pharmacist for a recommended brand of omega 3--and try to take 1-2 grams a day ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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 more

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What is the difference between Tazorac (tazarotene) and Retin-A (in the setting of acne tx)?

Both are retinoids: depends on which one is tolerated more or gives better results, usually Tazorac (tazarotene) is more potent, ask your doctor, you may want to try both and decide for yourself, given that you use them right and follow the instructions well, take care ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) for acne?

What are the pros and cons of benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) for acne?

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 more

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Is anti-glare worth the cost of glasses?

Is anti-glare worth the cost of glasses?

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 more

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What is the average cost of nitrous oxide use at the dentist?

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 more

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What are the names of the fragrance free cream for your face while using retin a (tretinoin)?

What are the names of the fragrance free cream for your face while using retin a (tretinoin)?

Neutrogena: Neutrogena makes several allergy tested fragrance free creams for the face. Many of those also have spf to protect your skin from the affects of the sun from retin a (tretinoin). Whatever facial cream you use always use a cream with sun protection. ...Read more

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Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Cost of cosmetic face surgery?

Depends on: Depends on procedure. Get an evaluation from a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Alves
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Differin (Definition)

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Retin A (Definition)

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