Dr. Karamanoukian

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Member since 8/15/2008


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Melarase Vs. Obagi for Dark Spots on the Legs?

I want to choose between Obagi and Melarase for dark spots on the legs. Which one will lighten up my dark spots below my knees. READ MORE

How many times do I use Melarase a day for my dark spots?

I have dark spots on my scars and want to use Melarase for the darkness. How many times do i use the cream per day and how long will it take for the scar to disappear. READ MORE

Recent comments from Dr. Karamanoukian

In our Santa Monica office, we have found Xeomin to be an excellent neurotoxin for cosmetic injection. Patients have reported longterm results with fine wrinkles and dynamic wrinkles. Platysmal bands may be an excellent target for... READ COMMENT

Thank you for the insightful comments. Your honesty may help others avoid this complicated problem. Our office treats chronic inflammation associated with facial fillers and we advise patients against silicone injections. READ COMMENT

Sublative treatments are an excellent modality for acne scars. Unlike fully ablative lasers, sublative requires less downtime and quicker recovery. READ COMMENT

Thank you for the very kind review. Keloids can be quite difficult to treat and they require both patience and expertise. Most patients do very well with non-surgical treatments, but some may require debulking, enucleation, or... READ COMMENT

Its such an honor to be among the list of realself100 doctors. READ COMMENT