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Doctor insights on: Underarms Skin Sagging Treatment

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Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Probably not.: Skin color does not necessarily relate to hair removal. Perhaps some bleaching cream would help the skin color such as 4% hydroquinone. ...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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What is the best treatment to tighten mild saggy under eye skin on sensitive skin? Laser? Cream?

What is the best treatment to tighten mild saggy under eye skin on sensitive skin? Laser? Cream?

Blepharoplasty: Creams will have limited effectiveness. The surgical procedure to tighten the skin of the upper or lower lids is called Blepharoplasty. Cosmetic eyelid surgery is common, can even be done under local anesthetic. ...Read more

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How to prevent sagging and wrinkly skin on neck?

Good question: This is a tuff one for as you age the skin ages too and loses the elasticity and also thins. Now you can start young to protect your skin. Avoid laying out in the sun or tanning this will speed up the aging process use your moisturizers. Do not gain or lose a lot of weight and then hope you have inherited the good genes ...Read more

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Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Permanent treatment for scaly skin on legs?

Scaly leg skin: Scaly leg skin is often due to dryness, which can be caused by harsh soaps, hot water, chronic sun exposure or genetic condition with fish-like scales (ichthyosis vulgaris). Other health conditions associated with ichthyosis. You can improve the appearance of dry skin or ichthyosis by using good skin care and moisturizers with a little Alpha hydroxy acid in them but there is no permanent cure. ...Read more

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Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

Will thermage or skin tightening lasers tone saggy skin on thighs post weight loss.Age 23 female.will gaining weight help?

It can: There are several skin tightening treatments that could help including thermage. See a couple of docs to ask. Gaining weight will help to fill in the skin but of course it will make you heavy again! ...Read more

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Will thermage reduce the wrinkles or cellulite on thighs? Age 22 female.

Will thermage reduce the wrinkles or cellulite on thighs? Age 22 female.

Thermage vs cellulit: NO! At best only a 10-14% improvement after multiple sessions. There are really no GREAT treatments/remedies/surgeries. At best the CELLULAZE 1440 nm Yag laser treatments with the use of a pre tunneled sharp pickle fork fiber offers the most potential in obtaining moderate improvements. These are usually under local anesthesia with sedation or general. The CellFina offers only short term results! ...Read more

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Can palomar skin resurfacing cause fat loss under the eyes?

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

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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

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Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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Can skin rejuvenation therapy get rid of freckles?

Can skin rejuvenation therapy get rid of freckles?

Not usually: Typical forms of skin rejuvenation will not remove freckles. However aggressive peels or laser resurfacing may remove freckles. Long term treatment with retinoids and avoidance of the sun may also help to soften the appearance of freckles. ...Read more

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Is several uneven skin tone on the face contagious?

Is several uneven skin tone on the face contagious?

Not : Not contagious unless you have some kind of rash or infection recommend a HealthTap visit or primary care doctor visit for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What skin tightening creams reduce man boobs?

What skin tightening creams reduce man boobs?

None of them.: Losing weight reduces man boobs - unless they are due to a hormonal problem, which is unusual but should be ruled out, especially if you are not overweight. ...Read more

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Skin care for oily skin? How often to wash, exfoliate, moisturize?

Skin care for oily skin?  How often to wash, exfoliate, moisturize?

Washing/oily skin: At least twice a day. But best to see a doctor or derma to advise exactly for you. ...Read more

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Ingrowing hair on chin leaving scars. Can infra red heat help ?

Ingrowing hair on chin leaving scars. Can infra red heat help ?

See below: Laser hair removal may provide a more permanent answer. Infrared heat is no better than a warm compress. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Any recommendations for creams to treat flakey, dry skin on eyelids and face?

Dry skin: Regular facial cleansing with gentle exfolitation followed by eucerin sensitive location. If no improvement, see a dermatologist. ...Read more