Craig Owen

Location: Auburn University, AL
Member since 12/29/2013


  • 7 total posts
  • 7 questions

Questions from Craig Owen

Acne scarring and rosacea - Is there a laser that is effective for both or any lasers that can be combined?

I had IPL in the past which was effective for rosacea, but did nothing for deep acne scarring. I have heard great things about fraxel for scarring, but that it can make rosacea... READ MORE

Can the CO2 laser or Erbium YAG can help reduce a swollen nose caused by rosacea? And my complexion and acne scars too?

I am looking at Fraxel for old acne scars, however, was told that it could make my rosacea worse. Is this likely? My nose is a little swollen too, however, I read rhinoplasty... READ MORE

Does Rosacea make Septoplasty more complicated? Can it make the condition worse?

The rosacea is very mild, however, my nose appears to be more swollen in recent years. I have had septoplasty, too, in the past and don't know if the swelling is related to... READ MORE

Is rhinoplasty complicated by rosacea and previous septoplasty? Do I need to see a dermatology first?

I am considering rhinoplasty as I have a bump on the bridge of my nose and there is little shape to the tip of my nose. Following septoplasty and/or because of mild rosacea in... READ MORE

Does Rosacea complicate fraxel treatment for acne scars?

I have 2 problems. 1) acne scars from when I was a teenager (I am 40 yrs.) 2) mild rosacea. I know Fraxel is recommended for acne scars and IPL for rosacea. If I have only one... READ MORE

Can fraxel laser be used on my back and chest for old acne scars?

I am 45 years old and I have pale skin. If I had treatments on my chest, I assume I would need to shave it, and would the laser help reduce the scarring and not effect the hair... READ MORE

Does mild rosacea affect the results of rhinoplasty or fraxel laser?

I am considering rhinoplasty to reduce a lump on the bridge of the nose and to have some definition on the tip of the nose. My nose looks slightly swollen and a little red. I... READ MORE