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American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Canadian Society for Dermatologic Surgery (CSDS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: University of Alberta, Canada
Graduate: MBA, University of Toronto
Medical: MD, University of Alberta, Canada
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Dermatology, McGill University, and the University of Michigan
Treatments offered at Piedmont Plastic Surgery & Dermatology.
Most popular answers from Patrick McElgunn, MD
With the current Zeltiq device adaptors, results are poor with upper arm fat. It is an area of investigation currently being looked at. The best... READ MORE
Even patients who are thin may have cellulite. Cellulite is caused by fibrous septa between fat lobules. Zeltiq is not effective for cellulite READ MORE
Tretinoin frequently causes redness and dryness for the first few weeks. It is safe to use even if it irritates your skin. It does not have to... READ MORE
You should not worry about breastfeeding and having had Juvederm. It is made up of hyalurons, naturally occurring substances in the body. Use in... READ MORE
Little white bumps so soon after Fraxel are a follicular obstruction condition. These are sometimes called milia or an acne-like response. It is in... READ MORE
You may exercise following Zeltiq, although stretching may be a bit uncomfortable. Swimming is not a problem. Most patients resume all normal... READ MORE
There are many prescription topical creams, foams and lotions available for dry, cracked heel skin. Most of these contain urea and some contain lactic... READ MORE
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Both peels work for acne. Salicylic acid peels work for average, regular acne. Glycolic acid peels work better for those with acne and acne marking. A... READ MORE
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