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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Residency: Dermatology, Drexel University College of Medicine / Hahnemann University Hospital

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I had CO2 fractional laser resurfacing done under my eyes for wrinkles a week ago. My wrinkles were gone but came back! (photo)

You are still in the healing phase, so I would give it more time to take its final appearance. As long as the treated skin is still somewhat pink, you... READ MORE

5th day CO2 fractional laser . Very dry skin can I use Vaseline? (photos)

You can certainly use Vaseline on your face if you feel it is dry and tight. Vaseline is a wonderful emollient, and does not clog pores on your face... READ MORE

What do you recommend for these wrinkles? (Photo)

You can use botox to treat the wrinkles on the sides of your eyes (Crow's feet), but botox cannot treat the wrinkles below your eyes as this would... READ MORE

Is Accutane safe to take?

Accutane, or isotretinoin, is a wonderful treatment option for patients with severe acne, which it sounds like you have. However, isotretinoin does... READ MORE

Orange spot after 2-3 min salicylic acid peel?

It may be that you still have dead skin that is leaving a mark, and in time it will peel off. Sometimes it can take different amounts of time to peel... READ MORE

My son is 5'9" and 180 lbs. He is on his 10th week of Claravis at 60 mg per day. His acne is still severe.

Accutane can take weeks to work. Success is measured by a decrease in the number of new acne pimples, not necessarily clear skin as the scars from... READ MORE

What procedures and topicals are permitted after Silikon 1000 injections for acne scars?

You can safely use Retin-A and most chemical peels after Silikon injections. The Silikon is injected into the dermis. While Retin-A does promote... READ MORE

Lip injections with anesthesia?

Unfortunately, it would not be a good idea to go under general anesthesia for lip injections because the risk of general anesthesia is too great for... READ MORE

Please explain the results of Kybella. How many treatments is the 'norm?'

Kybella destroys fat cells permanently, and is approved for use in the submental area below the chin. Most people see substantial results after two... READ MORE

Never had filler for frown lines. Doc suggested Xeomin...is Botox better?

Xeomin is a type of neuromodulator, like Botox or Dysport. All of these products are safe and effective, and work well in the hands of a skilled... READ MORE

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