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Need more info: There are treatments for conditions such as thyroid eye disease and exophthalmos. The eye socket is essentially enlarge to allow the eye ball to "fall back" into place. Certain congenital conditions can be treated by repositioning the bone structures of the face as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Damage to the skin depends on the type of skin you have, the exposure you have to the elements " especially the sun " and the types and quality of the make up you are using. If you have concerns consult a Dermatologist. In the meantime keep out of the sun, cleanse your face well daily and use quality products. Non allergenic non comedogenic products are usually safe. Good luck and healthy skin. ...Read more
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Do i put face lotion, sunscreen, then my makeup, or sunscreen, face lotion, makeup. What is the best face regimen for a very sensitive skin woman?
No: Depending on what you are using it may actually make things worse. Most people overmoisturize their skin with expensive creams. The things that work are retinols, antioxidants, sun protection and melanocyte supression complemented by hydroxy acid washes and light peels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does putting a towel over your face while in a tanning bed reduce UV ray exposure and sun damage to your face?
UV DAMAGE: YES IT DOES.Get a more detailed answer ›
Supposing i'm using sunblock SPF 50, how much sunblock should be applied on the face daily for effective protection?
Once before going...: Applying sunblock each day, once before going outdoors, should be adequate if the sunblock is not washed off. If there is a lot of sweating, face-wiping, rinsing, or washing, then nobody really knows how much sunblock is remaining on the skin. In that case, one can apply again sunblock while the sun is still bright. ...Read more
Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?
None of them...: ...Will "harm" your skin, unless you're allergic to one, or grossly misuse them. Despite all the advertising hype, there is very little difference between the hundreds of facial cleansers offered for sale. Use one that you like, and that doesn't cost a fortune. ...Read more
Better options exist: When you have acne, you do not want to dry out your face, as it leads to compensatory oil production. Gentle cleansing is best. A foaming or gel cleanser with therapeutic amounts of compounds like salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic acid or beta hydroxy acid. Stay away from scrubs or buff pads.. For thorough cleansing, use your cleanser with the clarisonic skin care brush. ...Read more
Acne scars: There's nothing you can do about this on your own. If you want, a dermatologist can treat you with dermabrasion, fillers, microsurgery and/or a laser. I'm sorry you weren't treated when you should have been. Before you make your decision about seeking care, notice that hollywood "tough guys" from tommy lee jones to jet li seem to have deliberately kept theirs for "character." it's your choice. ...Read more
Treat, don't cover: I'm really sorry somebody told you that you simply had to cover it. Nothing works very well. You need to start managing your acne like a grown-up. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more