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Dr. H. william Song
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Skin Rejuvenation (Overview)

There are a variety of ways to make the skin look younger - surgical and non-surgical. Surgcially, facelift, eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) etc. Can be done. Non-surgically, there are options to smooth wrinkles with a botulinum toxin product like botox. Dermal fillers like juvederm can also improve wrinkles and make the skin appear younger.


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Can skin rejuvenation means exfoliating the skin?

Can skin rejuvenation means exfoliating the skin?

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

Dr. H. william Song
56 doctors shared insights

Skin Rejuvenation (Overview)

There are a variety of ways to make the skin look younger - surgical and non-surgical. Surgcially, facelift, eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) etc. Can be done. Non-surgically, there are options to smooth wrinkles with a botulinum toxin product like botox. Dermal fillers like juvederm can also improve wrinkles and make the skin appear younger.


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Does skin rejuvenation mean exfoliating the skin extra deep?

Does skin rejuvenation mean exfoliating the skin extra deep?

Yes and No: Skin rejuvenation takes on many forms. Chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, ablative and non-ablative laser resurfacing can all be classified as skin rejuvenation methods. Also, topical "cosmeceuticals" like tretinoin, vitamin c, antioxidants and others can also help with skin rejuvination. Lots of options out there, so see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon for help. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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Explain led skin rejuvenation?

Explain led skin rejuvenation?

Collagen Production: Led (light emitting diode) skin rejuvination suposedly stimulates collagen-producing cells in the skin called fibroblasts to increase the production and deposition of collagen into the middle skin layer (dermis) reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It is also thought to inhibit inflammation and bacterial growth on the skin and inside the hair follicle. This is why it is often used to treat acne. ...Read more

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Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

Does laser skin resurfacing cause skin discoloration on black skin?

It can!: Be very careful with lasers on dark skin. See someone with a lot of experience. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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How effective is the fraxel laser skin rejuvenation?

How effective is the fraxel laser skin rejuvenation?

Very good: Fraxel is very effective with minimum downtime. Fraxel is my work horse with my practice. ...Read more

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Does laser skin rejuvenation work on all colors of skin?

Does laser skin rejuvenation work on all colors of skin?

Be Careful: Lasers allow you to preferentially target blood, pigment or water in the skin or tissues. That way, if you are trying to get rid of brown spots on the skin of a light complected person, you will have a good result as long as the settings are properly chosen. However, with darker skin, the laser has a tough time differentiating between normal skin color and spots to remove - be careful. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner Dr. Lerner
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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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Does bio-oil help remove skin scars of skin abraisions?

Does bio-oil help remove skin scars of skin abraisions?

Probably not: Most products only improve the appearance of the scar but do not totally remove it. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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Can palomar skin resurfacing cause fat loss under the eyes?

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

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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Which skin products make skin radiant and fresh?

Which skin products make skin radiant and fresh?

Cleopatra bathed : in sour milk, which contains lactic acid, and kept her skin beautiful. so products with lactic acid or salicylic acid tend to remove dead skin from surface and make skin glow ...Read more

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What skin moisturizers make your skin glow?

Various: Jergens makes a good one called soft shimmer radiance moisturizer. Clean and clear makes a line called "morning glow." aveeno (oatmeal) positively radiant facial cleanser gives you an instant glow. Yes to carrots body lotion /body butter. Mario badescu seaweed night cream works great overnight! ...Read more

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Can skin lightening creams lighten the skin too much?

Can skin lightening creams lighten the skin too much?

Ask Michael Jackson: Yes, they can. We use a 4% hydroquinone at my practice, but a 20% like benoquin (monobenzone) can bleach you forever. Over the counter products are typically ok. ...Read more