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Doctor insights on: Makeup Ok For Rosacea

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Rosacea (Definition)

A chronic skin condition that usually affects just the face, causing redness, pimples, nose swelling, and thin red ...Read more


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Mela face wash is only use for acne ?? Not for pigmentation

Mela face wash is only use for acne ?? Not for pigmentation

See a doctor: If you have pigmentation problems, there are no over the counter treatments that will help. Using a skin product with hydroquinone 4% coupled with chemical peels and possibly other prescription products will help. Using sunblock will decrease the degree of further pigmentation. Good luck ...Read more

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27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.

27yo.Been precscribed Epiduo for face acne, used it 3 months.Ruined my eyelids skin, now im using elidel (pimecrolimus) for eyelids dermatitis but is not improving.

Keep it moist: Please avoid epiduo around the eye, Epiduo is mixture of Retinoid and Benzoyl perdoxde, it's very irritant to the skin especially around the eye. You can use it separately and make sure wash the benzoyl right away. For your lids pls wash it with cold water and place either Shea oil, Coconut oil or Vaseline A&D ointment to keep the skin moist. Stop other creams or treatments. Keep it sample ...Read more

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Is baby oil safe to remove makeup and eye makeup? I have clear skin, but scared of breakouts. How about Vaseline?

Is baby oil safe to remove makeup and eye makeup? I have clear skin, but scared of breakouts. How about Vaseline?

Yes.: Baby oil is a safe and usually effective makeup remover. Vaseline is almost guaranteed to cause breakouts if you have sensitive skin, so I would avoid using that on your face for any purpose. ...Read more

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I have oily acne prone skin is it okay if I use double wear light makeup by estée lauder?

I have oily acne prone skin is it okay if I use double wear light makeup by estée lauder?

Consider oil free: I would recommend a non-comedogenic skin care line and hygiene routine with possible topical and oral medications supervised by a dermatologist who can make the appropriate adjustments or prescription recommendations. ...Read more

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Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes.Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

See opthalmologist: Optician specializes in refraction and not diseases. Allergy is associated with itchy as would be ocular rosacea. I suspect that your problem is more likley form dry eye. ...Read more

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Is sunscreen lotion with pa+++ suitable for melasma early?

Is sunscreen lotion with pa+++ suitable  for melasma early?

Sunscreen: It doesn't hurt to try but, melasma may need some kind of peeling agent, either laser or chemical. ...Read more

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Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.what can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work

Was told (in this app) that tret won't fade post inflammatory hyperpigmentation.what can an aesthetician or derm do for PIH on dark skin? Time no work

Obagi/dermesse: Dr. Obagi specifically invented his skin care program to address hyperpigmentation issues as well as fine wrinkling, superficial scarring and enlarged pores. Retin-a is part of the program but hydroxyquinone is the part that addresses the pigmentation problems. There are other doctor prescribed treatments along these lines and treatment and results are pretty darn good. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Accutane for regular pimples or acne?

Is it okay to take Accutane for regular pimples or acne?

Accutane & other: Using Accutane is usually a last resort option for most people due to the side effects and expense. Most people will have attempted treatment with oral antibiotics and topical medications first. ...Read more

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Dermatology I use prescription wash, aczone & climacin (?) on face. Is it ok to use skin lotions & when/type, besides spf? I'm 48 fair/sensitive skin. Thx

Dermatology I use prescription wash, aczone & climacin (?) on face. Is it ok to use skin lotions & when/type, besides spf? I'm 48 fair/sensitive skin. Thx

Yes: Yes skin lotions are advised as the products you use may cause dryness on the skin. It is best to use non-comedogenic lotions that hydrate the skin like cereve or cetaphil. Most dermatology offices will have good recommendations for products or even have professional products in their offices to use. Perhaps the dermatologist who prescribed your acne meds can help with a lotion. ...Read more

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What is a good facial wash for oily skin, acne that is safe for sensitive skin?

What is a good facial wash for oily skin, acne that is safe for sensitive skin?

Salicylic acid: It's safe for 'senstive skin', though not pleasant for anybody. And it's a good start. If it doesn't clear you acne in two weeks, get with your personal physician for possible prescription-strength rx. ...Read more

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I was wondering is aloe vera ok for rosacea skin?

I was wondering is aloe vera ok for rosacea skin?

Yrs: Pure organic aloe is well tolerated by sensitive skin including rosacea. Unfortunately it does not treat rosacea. Metrogel, mirvasol and intense pulse light lasers are some treatment options to discuss with a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more