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Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Dermatology, University of Texas Medical Branch
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Most adult patients with hormonal acne can achieve clearance with a 5-8 month course of Accutane, but in my experience most patients relapse within... READ MORE
Retin A should never be used when pregnant as it causes birth defects and should not be used while breast feeding. I have noticed that Retin A... READ MORE
Fat atrophy from a Kenalog injection typically takes longer than two weeks. The dimpling many patients experience after a Kenalog injection is usually... READ MORE
I Almost Finish with my 6-month Course of Accutane. How Long After the Course Can I Start Applying Retin-A? How Should I Use It?
In most of my patients, I have them begin a daily topical retinoid regimen a month after they have completed accutane. This regimen helps keep the... READ MORE
Typically, my patients experience worsening of their acne in the first 1-2 months of an Accutane course. Acne cysts that have resolved may leave... READ MORE
The majority of OTC products for acne are geared towards teenage acne, which is very different from the type of acne seen in adult female patients.... READ MORE
Retin A does not work overnight at decreasing and improving acne but usually takes around 2 months before the beneficial effects become noticeable.... READ MORE
Differin (adapalene) is not a true retinoid like Retin A or Tazorac but has similar properties to these other topical medicines. It is difficult to... READ MORE
There are many different types of hair loss and it is of utmost importance to have a firm diagnosis. This is accomplished by a board certified... READ MORE
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