San Diego Dermatologic Surgeon
3811 Valley Center Dr Ste 4B, Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology
San Diego, California 92130 US
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5 out of 5 stars Fraxel Laser

Crepey Chest. Carmel Valley, CA

Dr Ross did the laser on my chest for my crapoy skin and lines on my chest. He also did the spots on my face. He also used a pulse dye laser on my belly button and tummy tuck scar. He was wonderful very knowledgeable. There was no pain. His nurse Kelly was also really great! My face had age spots and he used different lasers to treat them. He spent slot of time with me answering questions .

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Trust Worthy Results - San Diego, CA

Had a consultation regarding my freckles & brown spots on my face. my complexion is olive tone. dr. ross asked what i wanted and then gave his professional opinion. he was straight forward & honest. i wanted all my freckles gone, however dr. ross stated he wouldnt do that in the first procedure because of sensitivity to sun and not knowing how my skin will respond/react. he also...

5 out of 5 stars miraDry

Best Thing I Have Done for Myself! No More Sweat! - San Diego, CA

I have suffered from hyperhidrosis since I was 9 years old. I've used Drysol, Robinul, Botox and every possible antiperspirant available. Robinul worked but I couldn't tolerate the side effects. (Having a mouth so dry that I couldn't talk is a problem!) Botox initially worked but after 6 years of injections, they became less and less effective. By my last two treatments, I was getting 200...

Used Baking Soda On Face After Fraxel Treatment And Now Have Dark Red/Brown Spots

The fraxel laser treatment went really well and it was only my second one. I am just not sure if my skin was still too sensitive from the fraxel laser treatment to try the baking soda.I recently had a fraxel laser treatment done for my cheeks 3 weeks ago to get rid of minor acne marks and minor scarring. A few days a

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Memberships

American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Consultation Fee

$150. If a medical condition, insurance can be be billed in lieu of consult fee

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Ross has hospital affiliations at Scripps Green.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS Physics, Mississippi State University 1982
    Medical: MD, Tulane, 1986
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Dermatology, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1992
    Fellowship: Laser Medicine, Wellman Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1996

Treatments offered at Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley

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Is Fraxel Dual and Alexandrite necessary to completely rid me of my genetic freckles or can Fraxel work by itself? (Photo)

There are lots of options and the dual + alex is a good one- we'll often apply IPL and the Q switched Alex laser in the same session as another option READ MORE

I need a FINAL SOLUTION to facial age spot! (photo)

For focal brown spots the Q switched alexandrite laser works quite well- IPL and other devices can work well but often might require more treatments-... READ MORE

I want to know the type of my acne and the proper and most effective way to heal them? And also how to heal the scars? (Photos)

Would recommend isotretinoin if all else has failed- normally we work in an escalating protocol, starting with topical agents and working up to oral... READ MORE

What are these indentations all over my face? (Photos)

These indeed are acne scars- as we age, the underlying supporting skin matrix is depleted a bit and these small imperfections will show up more, even... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for subcision and TCA Cross? (photos)

These are somewhat tough scars- would recommend a combination of traditional erbium YAG laser, fractional lasers, and possibly down the line some... READ MORE

What can be done about raised scars on the nose that resulted from cystic acne? (Photo)

These so called papular acne scars respond well to erbium YAG laser applied with a very small spot (1-2 mm) - might require 2-3 treatments about 6... READ MORE

TCA cross and IPL for rolling scars or waste of time and money? (Photos)

Agree with others that IPL would do little and frankly the scars area bit too wide for TCA- rf needling such as as infini or intensif or fractora... READ MORE

What can I do to erase these scars? (Photo)

Normally we would apply a fractional laser and/or microneedling in a series of sessions- for some the more rolling type scars a filler can be helpful READ MORE

I got the vanquish done on my abdomen about a couple of days ago and the first day I felt sore. Is this normal?

Yes- this is normal and is a sign it is working- would not worry- even small bumps might temporarily occur READ MORE

What is the best way to remove an extremely dark possibly irregular age spot close to my eye? (Photo)

First issue is the diagnosis- they appear to be lentigines (benign brown spots)- usually they can be removed with a Q switched laser or other device... READ MORE

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