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I traveled 3 times from Florida to Dr. Hughes for treatment for Osteoma Cutis, a rare condition where bone grows in the skin, instead of growing skin tissue. My problem was on my face and back. I would fly in on Sunday night for an early Monday morning treatment. Each time he used a device, that resulted in a very mild burn, similar to a mild sunburn appearance. THe minor pain was treated...
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American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Iowa State University, B.S. (Merit Scholar)
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine, M.D. (AOA)
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, Iowa Methodist Hospital Residency: Dermatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
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A professional treated laser hair removal site ordinarily does not require intervention for 30 days. Then, depending on location, some hair will start... READ MORE
Because melanin (pigment) blocks the transmission of the 595nm wavelength photons from the Vbeam pulsed dye laser, this laser is not used nor... READ MORE
Cherry angiomas are common benign vascular tumors that are cosmetically a problem. The 595nm pulsed dye laser (Candela Vbeam Perfecta) is the... READ MORE
Some edema is normal following a pulsed dye laser treatment. This resolves in a week unless there is some unexpected problem like blistering or... READ MORE
You have a mature elevated scar with permanent loss of pigment. It will tend to flatten with time. There is no way to repigment the scar. ... READ MORE
I have had patients use Latisse off-label on the eyebrows with good results. Topical minoxidil works by lengthening the anagen phase (the growing... READ MORE
A Jessner's peel is effective in safely removing superficial epithelial lesions. The charge in my office, including a standard office visit, is... READ MORE
Dermal fillers create beautiful "nose jobs" with saddle deformities or nasal atrophy from surgery. This is an inexpensive office procedure. But your... READ MORE
If you have pseudofolliculitis barbae (ingrown hairs) laser hair removal would be helpful. It would cause temporary baldness, but after one... READ MORE
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