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Hi Doctor, Can I use Key Hexilak Silicone Gel (Key Ingredients: Polysiloxanes & Silicon Dioxide) for my face scars (chicken pox scars, 15 days old)?
Scars/sili/gel?: Only if you are FIRST seen by a doctor to see the appearance of the CP scars! ...Read more
Works great: Takes around 3-5 sessions. Prp with the treatment will work great. ...Read more
I'm having Radiesse (dermal fillers) & Juviderm fillers.Are there contraindications for Glutathione pills and MSM powder.Should I stop taking them prior to fillers?
Not best choices: The first is overpriced hyped retinol. Bioderma has salicylic acid that may work. Both compounds have some use in some acne preparations, but if you're serious about managing acne, start with some topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, and ask your physician if you need something more. ...Read more
Crest whitestrips vs tray whitening (zoom/opalesence). Which has better reviews according to doctors?
Products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
I've read mixed reviews. Does applying tazorac (tazarotene) uner eyes help with wrinkles and firming, or make them worse by drying out the eyes?
Which one works best for ice pick scars or box scars on face? Mederma Scar gel or Scarzone Scar Diminishing Cream SPF 15, 1 oz?
Hi doc, i heard about Derma Roller and I search about Derma Roller result and effectiveness. Are this recommended by the cosmetic dermatology? Thanks.
Yes: From the company website: The DermaWand® also delivers enriched oxygen. The oxygen bathes the skin, soothing your senses with a fresh and clean fragrance. This enriched oxygen helps renew the skin’s surface and reduce the appearance of pore size." You can use DermaWand® with any skin care products you are currently using, although it’s recommended that you use it with the DermaVital products! ...Read more
I bought an eye-liner with: synthetic beeswax, dimethiconol behenate and sucrose acetate isobutyrate.Are them dangerous for my skin?I have atopic derma
Not likely: They are no more likely harmful to your skin than anyone else's. Having said that, people with ad are more likely to develop allergic contact reactions presumably due to a defect in the skin barrier function allowing allergens to penetrate the skin more readily. ...Read more
I'm going to have Radiesse, (dermal fillers)Juvederm fillers done.Should I stop taking Glutathione & MSM(Methylsulfonylmethane)prior to injections,like Vit E, Aspirin?
Does neostrata hq free lightening gel( kojiic acid, vit C, liquorice, bearberry, 10 aha/pha) fade red facial scars( not acne scars) . thanks very much?
I'm 26yr have dry untone pigmented deep lines look aged face, Kindly suggest some skincare products contain no harmful chemical but effective for 26yr?
Low Self-esteem: I understand your concern for deep lines on your face. Feel the Wonders of all 5 sense organs on your Face including 7 million nerve cells on the back of your eyes due to which you can see different colors of Nature and beautiful rivers flowing through Sindh. Feel Beauty of your inner self with good qualities. Respect yourself for your accomplishments of 26 years. See Dermatologist and a Therapist ...Read more
Indian brown skin. Uneven skin tone. No acne. Micodrmabrasion, Micronedling, Photofacial, PRP, colagen, hyluronc acid or glycolc peel, whch is better?
Leave it alone: None of these are likely to "help". Please forgive my frankness. Many folks have "poikiloderma", skin of varying colors. If you have freckles and don't want them, a sunscreen may help some. Nobody worth knowing cares whether your skin tone is "uneven". Appearance is about physical fitness and how you carry yourself and interact with others. Focus on what you can manage and you'll look fantastic. ...Read more
Are aquamid injectable filler results actually permanent? While i was researching treatments for some worry lines in my forehead i came across aquamid injectable filler. The company claims the results are permanent. Are these claims true?
Caution!!!: Aquamid is polyacramide gel and is not approved for use in the United States. It is considered a permanent filler as the particles cannot be broken down by the body. Several formulations have appeared overseas and chronic problems have been encountered. Artefill is the ony fda approved permanent filler. Make sure you see a reputable dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon, or plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer