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Doctor insights on: Microdermabrasion Treatment Before And After

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Dr. Ann Hern
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Microdermabrasion (Definition)

A spray of fine crystals or a wand embedded with and abrasive material such as diamond dust is used to scrape a layer of dead skin off your face. Suction is used to remove debris from clogged pores. Microdermabrasion can help stimulate collagen and lighten ...Read more


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Will i feel better after the initial dialysis treatment?

Will i feel better after the initial dialysis treatment?

Some but not perfect: For individuals that start dialysis due to uremic symptoms (symptoms of kidney failure), the first to go away is the nausea and vomiting. That goes away the first or second session. Loss of appetite and itching quickly resolve next. Fatigue plagues many peolpe dialysis or not, and while many improve, few have complete freedom from fatigue once starting dialysis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel after waiting six months after finishing Accutane ?

Is it safe to do microdermabrasion or a chemical peel after waiting six months after finishing Accutane ?

Typically yes: Studies show that once accutane is completely out of your system, skin treatments can be restarted. ...Read more

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What should I expect before and after dental abscess treatment?

What should I expect before and after dental abscess treatment?

Just like any visit: If you mean that you are having root canal therapy there is little to do. If you are having pain you should be taking pain relieving medication and possibly antibiotics if you have an infection. It's not necessary to take antibiotics before your treatment. After the visit the dentist will suggest medications and provide you with instructions. Usually there are no restrictions after care. ...Read more

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Is it better to do a glycolic acid peel or microdermabrasion after waiting 7 months after finishing accutane? its for skin tone and some red scars

Is it better to do a glycolic acid peel or microdermabrasion after waiting 7 months after finishing accutane? its for skin tone and some red scars

Either : Both are superficial skin treatments and accutane will not effect your healing. Do not do a deep peel or other skin resurfacing for at least a year after accutane. ...Read more

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Will i still breakout after the first scabies treatment?

Will i still breakout after the first scabies treatment?

Not sure what you : Mean by breakout. Sometimes treatment needs to be repeated about a week later. Med prescribed by health care provider are usually needed to treat scabies. Creams include: Permethrin 5%, benzyl benzoate, sulfur in petrolatum, ; crotamiton. ...Read more

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How will i feel after initial dialysis treatment?

How will i feel after initial dialysis treatment?

First dialysis : You may not feel better immediately after your first hemodialysis session (hd), as it sometimes takes 3 or 4 hd's to feel better. If you have no problem with fluid removal on hd, you should certainly feel better inside of two weeks. Your blood count should be rising as well as you're being given medicine to increase it on dialysis along with medicine to treat your hyperparathyroidism. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens before and after laser eye surgery?

What happens before and after laser eye surgery?

Nothing happens: Before. After the surgery you have to heal and you mightr have dry eye and other side effects - do a web seearch. ...Read more

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Can i still take Accutane after the treatment finishes?

Need details: Took it for how long? What dose? Usually a course is 20 weeks but sometimes longer or shorter. Most people are dramatically better. A few of them will need a second treatment, typically a year later. Higher doses are less likely to lead to repeat treatment. ...Read more

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When can you have laser done after Accutane course?

When can you have laser done after Accutane course?

At least 6 mo: The use of acetone makes your skin very sensitive to ALL lasers. I make my patients wait at least 6 months preferably a year after taking the last dose. If you don't wait the risk of getting a burn , scar and other adverse reactions is much greater ...Read more

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For how long should i abstain from taking photo-sensitive medication AFTER a laser hair removal session?

Should be to resume: After your hair removal treatment it should be fine to resume. However, if your next treatment is in a few weeks you may have to stop the medications again prior to the treatment. ...Read more

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How long after treatment for c diff and resolution of symptoms before safe to have surgery? Postop antibiotics will be used.

How long after treatment for c diff and resolution of symptoms before safe to have surgery? Postop antibiotics will be used.

Hard to say...: If symptoms have resolved, then the longer one can wait until readministering antibiotics the better. Having said that, if the surgery needs to be done right away then a few options might help prevent reinfection, including probiotics, use of a medicine that can treat c diff (vancomycin or flagyl, eg), or not using prophylactic antibiotics. ...Read more

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How many days after Microdermabrasion can I use Retin-A and Hydroquinone? Thanks.

How many days after Microdermabrasion can I use Retin-A and Hydroquinone? Thanks.

Ask dermatologist: Who performed the procedure. Since Retin A (tretinoin) is a potent agent which makes your skin peel I would imagine that he would recommend holding off until your skin is recovered fully from the surgery. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a pixel laser treatment seven days after having a microdermabrasion?

Is it safe to have a pixel laser treatment seven days after having a microdermabrasion?

Depth: Depends on the depth of both... Microdermabrasion can be very aggressive .. And if that was the case you should put off the pixel for approx 1month. ...Read more

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For how long should I stay out of the sun after undergoing a fractional laser procedure ?

For how long should I stay out of the sun after undergoing a fractional laser procedure ?

Sun-exposure: After the laser treatment, your skin is more sensitive to sun damage. It is probably best to avoid heavy sun-exposure for at least 1-3 weeks after your procedure. In addition, I would recommend wearing a hat and using topical sunscreen once the skin has healed. ...Read more