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Glycolic Acid To Resurface Skin Under Eyes
Depends : Glycolic acid peels can be beneficial for for reducing pigment by accelerating the exfoliation of the superficial layer of the skin, where some of the pigment and textural irregularities, reside. There a many different concentrations of glycolic and combination peels. Peel procedures are not without risk, so be sure to seek the care of a certified professional for best results. ...Read more
Chemical skin peels: Will help smooth the lines out from your eyelids. Unfortunately, with further aging, many of these lines will tend to recur. ...Read more
Do acne scars fade and flatten out with time and Glycolic acid peels? Both hyper pigmentation and light indentation.
Yes but with minimal: help for scars. topicals with retinoic acid work best for early scars then lasers if not clear. see dermatologist ...Read more
Can microdermbrasion remove wrinkles from under eye skin? And once the protective layer goes can it grow back?
Depends...: ...On how deep the wrinkles are. Microdermabrasion is a superficial peeling procedure that lessens *small* wrinkles, surface discoloration, and sun damage. There is little or no recovery time, but a series of them is usually required. It works, if your expectations are realistic, and if you have it done by someone with the proper skills, i.e. Not some nurse's assistant in a spa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will mixing tazorac (tazarotene) with under eye moisture cream help with tightening under my eyes and filling in wrinkles around my eyes?
Retinoids Work!: Yes it will work, absolutely, it is long term, and retin-a, a closely related product is actually one of the very few fda approved anti-wrinkle creams! you must be careful with it though, it is a mild acid, and can burn your skin, especially in the sun. Start out by using it every other day mixed in a very small amount, mixed with your regular moisturizing cream. I give this to all my patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really.: Salicylic acid is a mild skin peeling agent that removes the top sun-damaged layers of the skin, allowing the healthier skin cells from within the hair follicles and sweat glands to resurface your skin as it heals after peel. More collagen and elastic fibers are produced, making your skin look more youthful and less wrinkled. ...Read more
Yes: Exfoliation is the most common form of rejuvenation and good to start early. However, there are other treatments that become more aggressive depending upon age and the result that you would like to achieve. ...Read more
Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is ematrix--see for info: http://www.Smacboca.Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation.Html other options are available; redness may be improved w/ bbl. ...Read more
Usually not: Fractional laser isn't something used on lower lids, as the eyes are often protected from the heat of the laser on purpose.Usually, the dermis of skin is built up upon repeated exposure to laser not fat loss. Not sure if you mean orbital fat loss.Have your oculoplastics eye doctor review your case to give you the most accurate answer. They can tell on eyelid/slit lamp exam quickly what's going on. ...Read more
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