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Doctor insights on: Facial Care

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What facial care treatment is good for sensitive skin?

What facial care treatment is good for sensitive skin?

Keep it simple: Mild soaps and moisturizers are the key. There are a lot of brands out there to try but I have had success with brands like vanicream and cetaphil. I do not work for those companies so please don't think I am pushing them. You should avoid fragrances and coloring as these things may irritate. Hypoallergenic is another term to look for on the label. And expensive does not equal better! ...Read more

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What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

What're the best facial care products for shiny or red skin?

Avene / La-ROche: Avene / la-roche posay have good products for reddness, etc. Also glytone is very good. ...Read more

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Is there an easy and fast way to take care of facial scars?

Is there an easy and fast way to take care of facial scars?

Scar revision: There are many methods of scar revision. If it is a long linear scar it needs to be cut and then broken into smaller scars. After the healing a dermabrasion procedure will make it look good. If it is raised keloid like scar then using steroid injections and a pulse dye laser will help. ...Read more

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How do I care a facial palsy at home?

How do I care a facial palsy at home?

Eye care: One of the issues with a facial palsy is incomplete eye closing and lack of good lubrication of the eye and cornea from the lacrimal gland (also supplied by the facial nerve). Most facial palsy 's will improve. Care of the eye during the weakness with eye drops and eye lubricants at night helps protect the cornea of the eye from exposure and drying. ...Read more

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Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Brown facial marks. Is this normal?

Melasma: Melasma is a common condition that causes brown patches to the face. A medical provider can prescribe creams to lighten these areas. You should also make sure you protect yourself from the sun by wearing sunscreen or a wide-brimmed hat to deflect the sun rays when outside. ...Read more

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Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

Do facials help hydradenitis supparativa?

No: Hidradenitis affects lymph nodes: usually in the groin or armpits. Facials will have no effect, either positive or negative. ...Read more

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What might cause bilateral facial spasms?

What might cause bilateral facial spasms?

Muscle dysfunction: Facial spasms can occur for different reasons ranging from muscle dysfunction to stress. Some medical illnesses can also cause such spasms. Consult an orofacial pain dentist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: facials?

What is the definition or description of: facials?

Facials-defined: Facials are a classic way to improve and maintain healthy skin. They have the added benefit of being relaxing.
Facials typical begin with cleansing the skin, followed by exfoliation and skilled extractions of blackheads or whiteheads as needed. A mask may then be applied to hydrate, firm, strengthen or calm the skin. Facials usually end with application of a moisturizer or moisturizing sunscreen. ...Read more

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I'm curious what occurs during a massage & facial?

I'm curious what occurs during a massage & facial?

`Move lymph. RelaxS: MASSAGE IS OF FOUR TYPES. DEEP AND KNEEDING CAN HURT TOO. MOSTLY PEOPLE RECEIVE COMFORTABLE PRESSURE AND MOVEMENTS OF HANDS TO MOVE LYMPH AND IT MOVES BLOOD. TOXINS REMOVED FROM TIRED MUSCLES. SKIN IRRITATION IS COMMON IF OIL IS NOT USED. IT RELAXES AND SOME EVEN SLEEP AS RELAXATION IS TOO MUCH. IT HELPS AFTER TRAUMA, ACCIDENTS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, SPASM OF MUSCLES, P M & R useas TREATMENT ...Read more

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What causes frequent blinking and facial scrunching in kids?

What causes frequent blinking and facial scrunching in kids?

Many possible causes: Frequent blinking and squinting most like represents an imflammatory condition of the eyelid edges called blepharitis. You should see an eye md. ...Read more

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What are the facial expressions all humans use to convey emotion?

What are the facial expressions all humans use to convey emotion?

It's a "rainbow": The major facial expressions universally recognized include happiness, fear, surprise, delight, doubt, these are hardwired, independent of spoken language. ...Read more

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Why my face its ichy?

Why my face its ichy?

Many things: Many types of skin conditions can make your facial skin itch. Start by avoiding make up products, use a fragrance free soap and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to make my face fat?

Fillers, weight gain: Loss of facial volume is common in patients with weight loss, malignancy, chronic diseases like hiv. This wasted appearance can be improved by techniques to increase the volume. Weight gain with increase calorie intake. Fat transfer with fat grafts from the abdomen to the face. Facial fillers with strategic volume replacement. Physician review is necessary to make educated recommendations. ...Read more

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How to have a good face?

An Interested Smile: I suspect this is not what you're looking for - but, it's what I got. We find a look of interest on another's face very attractive. We like animals more if they can show interest. A gentle smile is universally welcomed. There are products galore and procedures too that change actual features some degree - but my suggestions are safe and free. ...Read more

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Why is my face lopsided?

Why is my face lopsided?

Lopsided Face: As this always the case, or have you suddenly developed a "drooping" visage? You may have always had asymmetry, and many people do - including some very famous people, like winston churchill there is a congenital condition known as "hemifacial microsomia, " which is the same thing. On the other hand, if this seemed to have developed obpvernight, you need to deck in with your doctor and I discuss it. ...Read more

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Are avocado facials good?

Are avocado facials good?

Av0cado facials: For most people avocado facials would not hurt. If any thing they can provide moisture and lubrication to the skin.
Some people can be allergic to avocado. If they eat avocado, melons, bananas etc they can have itching in the mouth. This is known as oral allergy syndrome. These people are usually very allergic to pollen also one can also develop contact rash or dermatitis with avocado skin. ...Read more

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How to reduce facial oil?

How to reduce facial oil?

Gentle baby soap+: Gentle baby soap washing followed by a light application of witch hazel (seabreeze) on a cotton ball- 2-3 times daily. Let the witch hazel air dry- it is an astringent. ...Read more

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Health tips for the face?

Health tips for the face?

A healthy face: Minimize sun exposure, use sunscreen, stay well hydrated, avoid smoking, get sufficient sleep, keep your bones healthy, eat a well balanced diet and engage in regular aerobics activity to maintain good circulation and always wear your face with a smile. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my face?

I have a pain in my face?

Nondiagnostic: Your information is inadequate to make a diagnosis. More information about the pain is needed. Location, swelling, type of pain, any discoloration, dental issues, etc. Neuralgia, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, abcessed tooth, bone disease are all possibilities. Your MD will take a history, examine you and order any appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to lose fat baby face?

How to lose fat baby face?

Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some will probably be facial fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy ; be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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How can we clean our face?

How can we clean our face?

Gentle Soap: I recommend using a gentle soap (and warm water) such as Unscented Dove or Eucerin. Cleanse twice each day. Rinse with cool water. If you have particularly oily skin use an astringent 1-2 times/day to wipe oil away as well. Also avoid touching your face unless you have washed your hands to avoid clogging pores. ...Read more

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What causes face asymmetry?

What causes face asymmetry?

Skin, fat, bone, etc: Alterations in shape of skin, fat, muscle, bone, cartilage and other tissues as well as tumors can all be causes of facial asymmetry, diagnostic imaging is often required. Many options for treatment are available depending on the underlying cause. See a plastic surgeon, ENT or dermatologist for an initial evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get a radiant face?

Appearance: Eat a plant based diet, similar to the mediterranean diet, exercise aerobically at least 4 to 6 times a week for a minimum of 40 minutes, get 8 hours sleep per night, limit alcohol consumption and maintain positive relationships. Best. ...Read more

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How can I get fat on face?

How can I get fat on face?

A few possibilties: Hypo thyroidism can cause a puffy apearance. Allergies can also cause this. Exogenous steroids, renal failure, etc a full h;p as well as a complete battery of labs would help sort things out. ...Read more

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What can solve acny in face?

What can solve acny in face?

See doctor: You have acne on your face. You can see a doctor who may give you a medication to kill the bacteria causing acne. You will have to make sure you maintain good hygiene habits also. Most patients do well after starter. ...Read more

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How can I reduce my face fat?

How can I reduce my face fat?

Diet and exercise: Facial fat can be reduced in the same ways as body fat- with good diet and regular exercise. In some areas, conservative liposuction or contouring can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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How to keep your face healthy?

How to keep your face healthy?

Gentle cleansing: Routine skin care consists of cleansing the face twice daily with mild facial cleansers and not picking at any pimples that develop. If you use makeup, look for products that are non-comedogenic, or formulated to not cause pimples. ...Read more

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Has one on his face as well?

Please: Specify what he has on his face? A rash or nodule or open lesion. Can also upload a picture ...Read more