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Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Smith has hospital affiliations at Central Baptist Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and Samaritan Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
    Medical: MD, Washington University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: University of Kentucky
    Residency: Dermatology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, Chief Resident

Treatments offered at Kentucky Dermatology & Cosmetic Specialists

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Brown spots on my face, what can I do? (Photos)

In my practice the most effective laser to treat sunspots on the face has been the Sciton broad band light (BBL). It does a wonderful job of... READ MORE

Doctor prescribed isotretinoin for acne. I have gas and acidity problems. Does isotretinoin increase gas or acidity problems?

No, it doesn't. In fact it is rare for the medication to even cause stomach irritation. Clifton Smith, M.D. READ MORE

Why do I have "lump" on my forehead after having Dysport injections 10 hours ago?

Dysport (like Botox) is dissolved in bacteriastatic saline. It always leaves a little lump upon injection. The fluid is reabsorbed by the body within... READ MORE

Crooked smile due to facial nerve damage, would Botox be a solution? (Photo)

Hello LovelyM23, Your problem is not unusual. I have seen at least a dozen just like it - in fact my daughter has the same problem. About every 4... READ MORE

What is the average shelf life for unopened fillers?

That is a good question StaceyVk. When fillers are received by our office they usually have 2-4 years of self life depending on the product. Your... READ MORE

Will drinking Alcohol after my Halo Fractional Laser Treatment affect the healing process?

Drinking alcohol immediately after having the halo resurfacing treatment should not negatively affect your overall outcome. Drinking alcohol can make... READ MORE

How many treatments are recommended for the Halo laser?

Good question. Most patients, especially young patients like you, have beautiful results with one halo resurfacing treatment. There are several... READ MORE

Microlaser Peel or Halo to get skin ready for wedding in 4 months? (Photo)

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! The great thing about the Halo laser treatment is that it is a hybrid laser, which combines 2 laser... READ MORE

I know results get better over time with Halo. but will lip lines continue to diminish?

Great question, Suzeeque! Most of my Halo patients see softening of fine lines and wrinkles including lip lines between 1 month and 6 months after the... READ MORE

Should I use skinmedica tns recovery complex before my Halo facial?

Congratulations on deciding to get the halo laser treatment. I think it might be best to use your Skinmedica TNS Recovery Complex about 2 weeks AFTER... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 37 year.
Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Smith has hospital affiliations at Central Baptist Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital and Samaritan Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
    Medical: MD, Washington University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: University of Kentucky
    Residency: Dermatology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, Chief Resident


Brown spots on my face, what can I do? (Photos)

In my practice the most effective laser to treat sunspots on the face has been the Sciton broad band light (BBL). It does a wonderful job of... READ MORE

Doctor prescribed isotretinoin for acne. I have gas and acidity problems. Does isotretinoin increase gas or acidity problems?

No, it doesn't. In fact it is rare for the medication to even cause stomach irritation. Clifton Smith, M.D. READ MORE

Why do I have "lump" on my forehead after having Dysport injections 10 hours ago?

Dysport (like Botox) is dissolved in bacteriastatic saline. It always leaves a little lump upon injection. The fluid is reabsorbed by the body within... READ MORE

Crooked smile due to facial nerve damage, would Botox be a solution? (Photo)

Hello LovelyM23, Your problem is not unusual. I have seen at least a dozen just like it - in fact my daughter has the same problem. About every 4... READ MORE

What is the average shelf life for unopened fillers?

That is a good question StaceyVk. When fillers are received by our office they usually have 2-4 years of self life depending on the product. Your... READ MORE

Will drinking Alcohol after my Halo Fractional Laser Treatment affect the healing process?

Drinking alcohol immediately after having the halo resurfacing treatment should not negatively affect your overall outcome. Drinking alcohol can make... READ MORE

How many treatments are recommended for the Halo laser?

Good question. Most patients, especially young patients like you, have beautiful results with one halo resurfacing treatment. There are several... READ MORE

Microlaser Peel or Halo to get skin ready for wedding in 4 months? (Photo)

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! The great thing about the Halo laser treatment is that it is a hybrid laser, which combines 2 laser... READ MORE

I know results get better over time with Halo. but will lip lines continue to diminish?

Great question, Suzeeque! Most of my Halo patients see softening of fine lines and wrinkles including lip lines between 1 month and 6 months after the... READ MORE

Should I use skinmedica tns recovery complex before my Halo facial?

Congratulations on deciding to get the halo laser treatment. I think it might be best to use your Skinmedica TNS Recovery Complex about 2 weeks AFTER... READ MORE

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