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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Residency: Dermatology, NYU’s Department of Dermatology
Treatments offered at Gramercy Park Dermatology
Most popular answers from Linda K. Franks, MD
Ice pick acne scars: what is the best combination to get rid of them? Microneedling/Laser (what kind) & cut them out? (Photo)
First, give the CO2 treatment some time to work. Studies have shown collagen building and remodeling to continue 6-9 months after treatment.... READ MORE
Had picosure treatment on a sunspot with good results. How long do I have to wait for 2nd treatment?
Repeat treatments with the PicoSure laser are usually done 4-6 weeks apart however several published reports have confirmed that shortening that... READ MORE
Acne scars will improve if two factors are addressed: the damaged, stiffened or tethered scar tissue (mostly collagen), and the lack of healthy... READ MORE
Microneedling is a low to no downtime way to "microwound" the skin which will remove damaged collagen. And because small micro channels are created in... READ MORE
Can I switch from Botox to Dysport? I had 50 ml to forehead 11 lines & crows feet. I'm 46 and female
Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin are trade names for the botulinum protein that works specifically within the neuro-muscular junction to temporarily stop... READ MORE
Some of what you're seeing on your skin is not true scarring but inflammation and pigment which are treated with nonablative lasers such as a pulsed... READ MORE
Your CO2 treatment will lead to continued improvement of the collagen, elastin, and mucin in your skin. These changes have been shown by biopsies,... READ MORE
Volbella is a light weight hyaluronic acid which also spreads very easily. One would think that because of those two factors, volbella's longevity... READ MORE
The simple answer is yes, a hyaluronic acid filler will attract and hold a lot of water in the skin and so this is a great way to keep the lips... READ MORE
Loss of volume in the chin stems from bony changes in the underlying jaw bone, loss of both deep and superficial fat in the chin, increased or... READ MORE
Videos by Linda K. Franks, MD
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Dr. Linda Franks explains the benefits of the picosecond laser and what concerns it can address, live with RealSelf at ASDS 2016. WATCH VIDEO
Live from Chicago at ASDS 2015, Dr. Linda K. Franks answers questions about Botox and fillers. WATCH VIDEO
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