birdland

Member since 8/10/2012

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Questions from birdland

How to Reverse Wrinkles, Cracks or Scratches on the Face Caused by Tazorac?

Tazorac has caused wrinkles on my forehead, lines/cracks or scratches on my cheeks and chin. The lines are all horizontal. My dermatologist had me use cloderm which caused some... READ MORE

Tetracycline is Not Available at the Pharmacy. Has It Been Discontinued? Why?

During my teen yrs I used tetracycline for short periods (around that time of month when I would have breakouts I'd use it for 3-4 days and it kept my acne away.) In my 20s I... READ MORE

Why Do Dermatologists Never Sugguest or Write a Prescription for Birth Control for Hormonal Acne?

Birthcontrol vs oral antibiotics/retinoids for hormonal breakouts - The past 3 yrs I've had the worst acne of my life. I've seen several dermatologists who upon a consultation... READ MORE

I'd Like to Find a NY Dermatologist That Will Do These?

1) Write me a prescription for birth control to help with acne. During my teen yrs I was on birthcontrol and I feel it was more effective than the antibiotics and retinoids... READ MORE

How to Treat This?

I am interested in how dermatologists treat patients that have experience over time a strange waxy look, thin skin, skin that looks crepelike and translucent, with capillaries... READ MORE

Could Tazorac/retinoids Weaken Healthy Collagen Production?

5 months ago tazorac cracked my forehead (which looks like wrinkles), my checks (which looks like wave light scratches from left to right). I spoke to a tazorac rep who admits... READ MORE

Can Broken Capillaries on the Face Be Treated with Sclerotherapy Instead on Laser? What Are the Pros/cons?

I'm East Indian. I was wondering if broken capillaries on the face can be treated by sclerotherapy instead of laser? I've read too many horrible stories on real self about... READ MORE

Hyperpigmentation from Sclerotherapy?

I'd like to ask about patients who have developed hyperpigmentation from sclerotherapy. Is the hyperpigmentation along the entire vein or just at the injection site. Thanks READ MORE

Can You Use Retinol & Salicylic Acid Together?

Is it ok to apply Retinol (Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer) on my entire face and spot treat a few acne blemishes with 2% Salicylic Acid (Neutrogena Rapid... READ MORE

Recent comments from birdland

I had pretty good skin but because my skin was oily I was getting lots of whiteheads. A derm had me use tazorac (retinoid) and it ruin my skin. My pores started to open and then form lines on my cheeks. It also cause a wrinkle on my... READ COMMENT

Thank you. On you tube I saw videos where the skin was bleeding and I thought it would leave hyperpigmentation. I also saw some videos which mentioned you shouldn't break the skin so I am not sure what's correct. Do u use a numbing... READ COMMENT

Hi Lxgon, What site did you order your derma-roller from? How often should you use it? Have you experienced any hyperpigmentation after rolling? Have you seen any results and if so how many months did it take you to see results? ... READ COMMENT

Scared18, Could you plz let me know the bleaching cream you used? Did your skin recover from the lines and indents? Thx READ COMMENT

Andrea, Is your skin better? READ COMMENT