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Great consult with Judy...This was my second Ultherapy treatment in about two years and Judy was far more knowledgable than my previous provider in Seattle. She customized the treatment for me and my unique trouble spots. I had quite a bit of swelling for about three days afterward, but saw this as a testament to a powerful and effective treatment. I started seeing some results in about a...
5 out of 5 stars Ultherapy
I had a great ultherapy procedure! Almost painfree...no worse than the dentist. I was given numbing shots in different areas of my face and neck, so by the time the procedure started all I felt were some tingles. I was so well informed about everything to expect during and after the ultherapy and that made me very comfortable with the whole experience. Ultherapy does not have to be painfull.....
5 out of 5 stars Ultherapy
I personally think there are other machines out there that can produce somewhat the same result for much less. I feelthat because this procedure is somewhat new and because the technique is Ultra Sound then the initial price is inflated. I was one of the first to try the photo lite (highly recommend for dark spots), thermage (not impressed at all waste of money) Fraxel (3 times...
5 out of 5 stars Accutane
I had severe acne on my back for several years. I went to many dermatologists. No one could quite help me. I tried every cream and every pill you can take before Accutane. I lived with this for 7 years! My back acne was very embarrassing, it was like a pepperoni pizza back there. I couldn't wear dresses that showed my back. I was very uncomfortable with my back. Finally, I went to one...
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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, University of Minnesota
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii
Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center; Chief Resident
Dermatology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC
Treatments offered at Academic Dermatology of Nevada
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Dr. Rueckl provided excellent responses to your questions and I agree with all of his points on effects of food, and vitamins (avoid large doses of... READ MORE
Retin-A and Hydroqinone work well together to treat melasma. There is a product called Tri-Luma that has both of these agents along with a topical... READ MORE
As noted below, the costs are related to the size of the areas treated. The Liposonix transducer covers a 6 cm by 6 cm square area. We charge around... READ MORE
I agree with Dr. Rueckl that Botox would not be good for this at all. The treated areas with Botox specifically avoid the eye area to prevent ptosis,... READ MORE
To the best of our knowledge, Ultherapy lasts for around 2 years. The aging process can not be stopped, so all cosmetic procedures have limitations.... READ MORE
I have a mole on the border of my lip that I need to have removed. Mole Removal by Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon?
First off, I am a Dermatologist. I have a general dermatology practice and perform many cosmetic as well as advanced surgical procedures in treating... READ MORE
Ulthera shouldn't cause any muscle atrophy, since the focused ultrasound produces such a discrete injury at 0.5 mm and 0.9 mm in size. The muscle... READ MORE
Botox injections into the Glabellar area produce only regional effects. In other words only the immediate regions treated will have any results. It... READ MORE
Yes. In fact this can really make the masseter muscles quite large completely changing facial appearance. Patients have a thicker face. Injection of... READ MORE
It is difficult to tell based on your photographs, but if you are not having any problems with opening your eyes I doubt it is a Dysport effect in... READ MORE
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