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American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Yale University, 1998
Medical: MD, Yale School of Medicine, 2004
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2005
Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Hospital, 2008
Advanced Dermatologic Surgery and Mohs Micrographic Surgery, 2009, Yale School of Medicine
Treatments offered at Mariwalla Dermatology
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It is important to go see your doctor if you notice any lumps - especially in the first 72 hours. After a certain period of time, lumps cannot be... READ MORE
It depends on where it is injected but typically Juvederm Ultra lasts 4-5 months and if you use it regularly, you may notice that it lasts up to 6... READ MORE
Dear Jani, The first thing I would do is go back to the physician who injected the Juvederm. It is unusual to have this sort of reaction for so many... READ MORE
Dear BrookeinCO, The bruises (ie "deep purple) after VBeam typically takes up to 10-12 days to resolve. Some doctors recommend taking Arnica (a... READ MORE
VBeam does work for redness and is more effective than the IPL however you will need several treatments. If your redness is diffuse, you will... READ MORE
Dear Hope for a cure, DFSP is a notoriously difficult tumor to treat. First, because it is an aggressive tumor and second, because it recurs often.... READ MORE
No surgery is magic surgery so you will always have a scar. The key thing however is that this scar should be a fine line and should blend in with the... READ MORE
Bio-oil will not help. The final appearance of a scar can be assessed at 1 year (that is how long it typically takes for all of the remodeling of the... READ MORE
Improving hollows under the eyes with filler is definitely an option. And a good option - patients do very well if there are hollows. Here is my... READ MORE
If the burn is still red and inflamed, keep the wound moist. You can use plain vaseline (head to head studies show it is as effective as more... READ MORE
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