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Is there a dermatologist recommended facial mask?

No: While there are many facial masks available, I do not think a specific one is recommended by dermatologist. ...Read more

Facials (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What factors determine whether nasal cannula or facial mask is used?

What factors determine whether nasal cannula or facial mask is used?

Mostly convenience.: Nasal cannulas are less clumsy and obtrusive than masks, and you can eat and drink (and speak clearly) while wearing one. So whenever possible, a cannula is used. In an emergency, or during surgery, or when no cannulas are available, a mask is used. ...Read more

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Hello good evening, my daughter has allergic reaction on her face when her friend put facial mask, they leave on her face overnight two nights ago. ?

Hello good evening, my daughter has allergic reaction on her face when her friend put facial mask, they leave on her face overnight two nights ago. ?

Contact dermatitis: It is possible to have an allergic reaction to almost any facial product, but it is also important to read the instructions well.Not all masks should be kept on overnight, but some are okay.Your daughter should avoid putting any creams/products on her face (give the skin a break), take an oral antihistamine if there is itching. Cold compresses help with swelling/itching also. If not better see Dr ...Read more

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What homemade facial mask will get rid of pimples?

What homemade facial mask will get rid of pimples?

Sulfur mask: A commercial sulfur mask can be helpful in clearing out pores and decreasing breakouts. ...Read more

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What's the purpose of a mask after facial burns?

What's the purpose of a mask after facial burns?

Help with scarring: Deep 2nd-degree burns or 3rd-degree burns that require skin grafting can result in significant scarring. Pressure therapy has been found produce flatter scars, that is, reduce hypertrophic scarring. Pressure garments are thus used in such cases. If the face is involved, that would be a pressure mask or head garment. ...Read more

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What age group would benefit from a facial massage and mask?

What age group would benefit from a facial massage and mask?

Any age: If you are stressed or need to rejuvenate the face, a facial massage and mask can be helpful. This can be utilized at any age. ...Read more

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When should someone use a face mask?

When should someone use a face mask?

Precaution: It is a good precaution to wear a face mask if you have any symptoms or signs of upper respiratory infections such as influenza. By preventing respiratory droplets from reaching people around you, the likelihood of transmission will decrease. A good self-hygiene (strict hand washing) is also very important. ...Read more

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Can you make all your own products for your face like masks, cleansers, moisturizers?

I guess you could: If you had all the proper ingredients and machinery to make these products. But why would you want to? By the time you invested all the money necessary to manufacture them, you could have bought a lifetime supply of products that are already being made. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies, face masks or products to use for acne?

Are there any remedies, face masks or products to use for acne?

Best choice: Your best friend is topical benzoyl peroxide. If you're not clear in two weeks, or if you scars or acne on your trunk, get with your personal physician who can add something. ...Read more

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What are some facial masks you can make at home for aging skin?

What are some facial masks you can make at home for aging skin?

The best way...: ...To slow down skin aging is to stay out of the sun. I'm not a big fan of masks in general; most of the home-created variety that i've seen in women's magazines involve various combinations of oatmeal, honey, egg whites, and assorted fruits & vegetables. Do any of them help aging skin? I doubt it. ...Read more

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What is MERS? Is that going to come to the US? Should we be wearing face masks?

Maybe. No: it is a new type of respiratory virus that we have not seen before. Most people who contract it urvive. Those that are older or significant underlying health issues could be at significant risk. Would not recommend wearing surgical mask or face masks at this time. Whether icomes to United States or not is anyone's guess but with current air travel and worldwide travel I would not be surprised ...Read more

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What masks can I do at home to my face to make it better looking and shining, and for dark circles?!

What masks can I do at home to my face to make it better looking and shining, and for dark circles?!

See your doctor.: There's many things can cause the problem you have. There's also many skin types, so the treatment will be differed based on your skin type and condition. I recommend you see your doctor. If possible you can ask your doctor refer you to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

Some: A surgical mask has a few benefits. While it has not quite caught on here, in some places, such as japan, it is considered polite to wear a mask when you have a cold and prevents any incidental spittle, dry coughs, etc. From spreading infection. The mask is guaranteed to be clean and stay over face without using the hands. A hankerchief may need a hand to hold in in place, further spreading germs. ...Read more

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Can microdermbrasion make wrinkles worse?

Can microdermbrasion make wrinkles worse?

Generally not: As it's a therapy for that disorder. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. HECTOR Franco
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Chemical Facial Peel (Definition)

A chemical facial peel is the application of a chemical that destroys or denatures part of the skin. Depending on the chemical used and the method of application the destruction will penetrate a different amount in each case. The level can be very superficial, only causing a little flaking and scaling of the skin. Medical peels are usually classified superficial, medium and ...Read more


Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including ...Read more