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Hi All - Since I found this blog and having been reading a lot, I thought I would share my story and soon some photos. I started getting acne in the sixth grade (I remember getting my first pimple). After that it got worse in high school where acne would leave black marks all over my face and my Mom would not let me wear makeup, so I was self conscious and embarrassed throughout high school....
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Human Development, Howard University
Medical: MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center
Fellowship: Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Howard University
Treatments offered at Washington DC Dermatology
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What treatment/laser would you recommend to remove dark facial hair (chin, upper lip, jawline) on a Caucasian female?
The diode laser works best for dark hair on fair skin. Nd yag is also helpful. It is difficult to give an estimate of costs because most doctors... READ MORE
There are a variety of treatments for hyperpigmentation, from at home prescription hydroquinone to laser treatments. The Pixel Co2 is way to invasive... READ MORE
What is the best treatment for my oily skin with acne marks and scars and what is the cost? (photos)
Retinoid creams work well to control the oiliness of the skin while treating acne breakouts. With extended use , they also help to even skin tone. ... READ MORE
Chemical peels work well t smooth the appearance of the skin. More aggressive peels with give a better result with the mentioned conditions.... READ MORE
I suggest that you have the lesions treated with electrocautery. It works well to remove them without scarring or bleeding. It is a very easy... READ MORE
One of the best things you can do to prevent dark spots is to use a sunscreen of SPF 30 or greater daily. The sun will dark ken the spots and make... READ MORE
Safe to use Hydroquinone to lighten red post acne marks while currently using topical Tretinoin .025%?
Hydroquinone works well in combination with tretinoin. They can be irritating together so you should discuss with your doctor. It is important to use... READ MORE
ViPeel Acne works well for acne scarring. Because your skin is sensitive, you may also consider laser treatment. Complexion blending works well for... READ MORE
Because scars take a while to heal, a skin graft will probably not be necessary. The scar will get better with time and there are other medicine and... READ MORE
Botox works very well to control sweating. Drysol (a topical medicine) works well for some patients but it can also be very irritating for some. READ MORE
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