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Does Mederma work on keratosis?

Does Mederma work on keratosis?

Not a fan of Mederma: I do not recommend mederma as I have not seen the benefits of treatment. It needs to be applied 4 times a day which is not practical for the typical individual. Furthermore the true science is lacking. ...Read more

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Does Mederma work fpr dermatofibroma?

Does Mederma work fpr dermatofibroma?

Not a scar: Mederma is proposed for scar improvement. A dermatofibroma is a benign tumor which originates in the deeper layer of the skin, the dermis and extends upwards. Nothing short of surgery will remove a dermatofibroma. ...Read more

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Does clarvis work for acne?

Does clarvis work for acne?

Claravis: What is claravis (isotretinoin)? Isotretinoin is a form of vitamin a. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly. Isotretinoin is used to treat severe nodular acne that has not responded to other treatments, including antibiotics. ...Read more

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How does microdermabrasion work?

How does microdermabrasion work?

Remove skin: MDA is a technique of removing the outer layers of the epidermis without causing a lot of trauma or bleeding. Several things exist from fine sand to diamond tip attached to a suction hose. THe MDA unclogs pores reduces acne and scars. It causes a stimulation of collagin secondary to trauma ...Read more

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Does Pentrexyl really work for acne?

Does Pentrexyl really work for acne?

No: Ampicillin is not used for acne. The longer you take it the more diarrhea you are likely to suffer. ...Read more

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Does ipl treatments work well?

Does ipl treatments work well?

IPL: IPL can be an effective therapy for certain skin conditions. Be sure to have your skin evaluated by a board certified dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does Proactiv actually work?

Does Proactiv actually work?

Acne: For some people it works and for others it doesn't. Acne can be difficult to control and manage. Seeing a dermatologist may be helpful. ...Read more

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How does skin whitening work?

How does skin whitening work?

Melanin: Melanin is the pigment which gives skin its color. Melanin produced in discreet areas results in darker spots in those areas. Skin lightening agents, such as hydroquinone, work to block production of melanin so that the skin gradually loses its pigment and lightens over a period of time while hydroquinone is used. ...Read more

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Does dermonu work for acne scars?

Does dermonu work for acne scars?

?????: There are no studies on this product. I could only find ads in spanish. They seem to work by peeling just like chemical peels so I have no reason to believe it would be really effective. You would be better off seeing your dr or medical esthetician for medical grade peels just for you! ...Read more

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Does aczone really work?

Does aczone really work?

Aczone: Aczone is antibacterial, antiinfective, and anti-inflammatory. It is one of the gentler prescription acne products out there, so it is often prescribed for acne patients with sensitive skin who cannot tolerate retinoids or drying actives like benzoyl peroxide. (Aczone is also suitable for those with Rosacea, although not that effective for Rosacea). ...Read more

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Does carboxytherapy for stretch marks work or not?

Does carboxytherapy for stretch marks work or not?

Yes: It is very effective and works on any color of skin. Improvement starts with the fors session and increases with subsequent sessions. There is downtime or sarring. Rarely there is minor temporary bruising. The deeper and wider stretch marks show the most dramatic improvement. ...Read more

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Does zarona work?

Does zarona work?

Zerona for fat loss: According to it's distributor, zerona works. However, I am skeptical as the diet and exercise regimens recommended along with the treatments are more likely for the responses observed. ...Read more

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Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Not well: I do not recommend self treatment for this. The diagnosis of verrucae should be made by your dermatologist as not everything that looks like a wart is in fact a wart. The possibility of pigmentary alteration or scarring from self-treatment of the face is possible. ...Read more

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Does lurosil work?

Does lurosil work?

Doubtful: Lurosil is a combination of glucosamine, MSM, chondroitin, and hyaluronic acid. Some but not many studies suggest glucosamine may help with some osteoarthritic joints but hyaluronic acid is broken down in the G.I. tract. Most physicians are skeptical of any benefit of these. ...Read more

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Does revitol scar remover work? How long does it take to see results?

Does revitol scar remover work? How long does it take to see results?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be well-controlled. See a board certifieddermatologist or plastic surgeon to begin your search for an appropriate course of action. I cannot see how a product whose ingredients are unknown could be relied upon to improve scars. ...Read more

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Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Perhaps: The standard for rosacea includes avoiding any known "triggers" - that may include sun, foods, topical agents, etc. Beyond that, using sun protection and occasionally antibiotic therapy will help in some individuals. Trying "natural" products is prob fine, but results (as with any skincare) will vary - particularly with non-prescription agents. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Does minoxidil really work?

Does minoxidil really  work?

Minoxidil Works, but: Minoxidil promotes improved hair growth from weak follicles. Twice a day, everyday until further notice, is the recommended dosage. Get a HairCheck measurement if you want to track your progress in 90 days, otherwise you'll have to wait 6-12 months to judge. OTC minox (rogaine) is weak & messy. Formula 82M compounded minoxidil goes on dry & is much more powerful. Stop the minox? Lose the result! ...Read more

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Why does toothpaste work for acne?

Why does toothpaste work for acne?

TOOTH paste: There are so many posts on this site from people seeking advice after burning their skin using toothpaste for their blemishes. Use an acne product for your skin and toothpaste for your teeth. All the best... ...Read more