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Am I a good candidate for laser scar removal? Here is what a doctor will look for

Editorial note: this article was updated on June 26, 2020. Jump to: Skin tone Healing time Persistence and follow-through Before and after care Keloid and scar likelihood General health and medications Existing skin conditions Budget and affordability Provider qualifications If you have leftover scar tissue from surgery or trauma to the skin, you may be […]

Excess Facial Fat?

Excess fat in the face, especially around the eyes, jaw and neck can cause common problems like bulges, lack of definition and a double chin, which can cause you to look older than you actually are. If you are seeing too much facial fat in a certain area, you may need a combination of procedures […]

Premature aged skin on one side of face

This amazing story was presented in the New England Journal of Medicine. The story is of a 69 year old man who drove a truck for 28 years. After many years of exposure you can clearly see the effects on his facial skin of wrinkling and aging. His left face was exposed to the sun […]

Some comments about adult acne for people in their 30’s

Adults, and particularly women, tend to flare occasionally with adult acne. In women, fluctuation of hormones during the menstrual cycle play a significant role. Aside from this a few simple measures of prevention of acne include:1. Cleansing your face twice daily! with a great cleanser! This will remove excess sweat and fatty residue that traps […]

Open Pores

Open Pores: Pores expand because they become clogged with dead cells and oil – which make them look larger. Sun damage, lack of exfoliating, and clogging blackheads are common culprits.Treatment To get pores back to their normal size, you need to get rid of the blockage that causes them to expand. The key elements are […]

Some more ideas about a red face

Despite its association with passion, love, and vibrancy the color red is not what most people want to see on their faces when they look in the mirror. Redness on your face develops from inflammation and from dilated tiny blood vessels right at the surface of your skin. Sometimes the redness can be sudden, whereas […]

Facial Scars, Acne Scars, Surgical Scars

Facial scars are very common from injuries or surgical procedures. If you call your average physician and tell them that you have a recent scar, the chances are they will tell you that there is nothing that can be done for a year after the injury. Unfortunately, this is frequently misinformation. There is evidence that […]

How do I choose the best CO2 laser treatment?

Is there a difference between the UltraPulse CO2 laser /Fraxel repair /Pixel /Mixto/DOT lasers? I’m confused by all the different names and think the doctor will try to sell me on whatever machine he has- without it necessarily being the best for me. How can I know I’m doing the best treatment? There are a […]

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