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5 out of 5 stars Photodynamic Therapy
Yes it feels like you are burning and I couldn't go out in the sun for about a week because it was very sensitive. However I grew up in So Cal and got serveral really bad burns skiing and we didn't use much sunscreen when I was growing up. So I started getting little patches and having the Dr. at Kaiser remove them with dry ice method. He told me to find a Dr. that used PDT so I didn't have...
5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting
Procedure itself, not bad (2 lower abdom treatments and then 1 upper treatment 4 days later)...I was a little more prepared for the first 10 minutes, thanks to so many reviews! The "massage" was horrible..but over pretty quick. Other than numbness, I was ok for the first 6 days. I hated going to work because I have to wear dress pants and its just not comfortable when things are numb and...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS, Biology, University of Kentucky, 1997
Medical: MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2001
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2002
Residency: Dermatology, University of Utah, Chief Resident 2005
Treatments offered at Facile Dermatology + Boutique
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If you are using Retin-A (tretinoin), I recommend using the Delicate brush by Clarisonic. It has softer bristles for sensitive skin. If it makes your... READ MORE
It is always best to speak to your surgeon prior to using any corrective treatment for a scar especially on a fresh wound. If the wound is healing... READ MORE
Retin-A has been around for a very long time and I have many patients who have used it for over 20 years. I have personally been using it for 10 years... READ MORE
When I evaluate a patient for using fillers, I think the most important thing to do is to take into account the entire face. A lot of injectors will... READ MORE
We now have a number of hyaluronic acid (HA) fillers to choose from in the U.S. and there are likely many more to come. Each of them has their own... READ MORE
It is not uncommon for some people to have overactive muscles on the nasal bridge and sides of the nose. This can be a natural occurrence or can be... READ MORE
Microcannulae have recently become more popular in the U.S. for injection of fillers. Some of the more experienced injectors (specifically... READ MORE
It sounds like you may be experiencing occlusion of an artery caused by the Juvederm injection. There are certain areas of the face that are... READ MORE
Skin is remarkably elastic and will often retract more than we expect after a liposculpting procedure. The compression garment is helpful in this... READ MORE
The Fraxel Dual laser has 2 wavelengths: 1550nm for deeper pigmentation, wrinkles, and acne scars, and 1927nm for more superficial pigmentation,... READ MORE
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