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Questions from newtoski

Best Solution for Butt Acne?

Since I was a teenager, I've had lots of acne on my butt. I drink lots of water, eat healthy, bathe frequently, change my clothes and sheets, don't sit around too much, etc.I... READ MORE

What Can Be Done for Acne on Back and Buttocks?

What would you do about this type of acne on the back and buttocks? I've tried topical and oral antibiotics, but nothing seems to work (Creases in the photo are from clothes). READ MORE

Laser or TCA Peel for a Frequent International Traveler?

I'm thinking of a TCA peel or Fraxel Restore for my acne scars and redness. I am a frequent international traveler. If I do TCA, I will have to fly out a few days later and... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty to Get Marilyn Monroe's Nose?

I've been interested in Rhinoplasty for a long time, and I'm finally going to go for it! I really like small cute noses, like Marilyn Monroe's.I've attached pictures of my nose... READ MORE

Continue Using Expired Retin-A?

I have a (very expensive) tube of Retin-A that expired about two months ago. When I use it, I don't get any peeling or redness, but I haven't been using it long enough to see... READ MORE

Medical Tourism for One of Many Cosmetic Procedures

If you were interested in doing several cosmetic procedures: Botox Fillers Brow lift IPL Chemical peels Liposuction Which one would... READ MORE

Procedures for Deep and Wrinkly Tear Troughs?

I am considering getting fillers injected into my tear troughs. Are there any suggestions for procedures you would make based on the attached photographs? Also, anything I... READ MORE

How Soon After Rhinoplasty is It Safe to Fly Home?

If I get a rhinoplasty out of town, how many days must I wait to fly home? Does it depend on the length of the flight? What kind of risks am I taking on if I fly earlier than... READ MORE

Facial Plastic Surgery in Argentina?

I've read some articles that note that women in Argentina are very conscious of their looks and get a lot of plastic surgery done. Also, they tend to be Caucasian (unlike... READ MORE

Topical Estrogen Cream for the Face?

I've been reading a bit about topical estrogen cream for the face -- it makes some sense that if vaginal thinness and dryness is related to lower estrogen levels, that the same... READ MORE

Is DMAE a Recommended Ingredient in Skin Care Products?

I'm curious what the doctors have to say about DMAE(dimethylethanolamine), both topical and oral. Does it help make estrogen that then makes for firmer, plumper skin? Or not? READ MORE

Polaris Vs IPL

I spend a lot of time in Europe. I'm curious what the pros and cons are of getting IPL (in the US) vs. Polaris (in Europe). I'm female, and have rough, reddish, acne-scarred... READ MORE

Bumpy Skin on Forehead

There's no other way to describe it -- the skin on my forehead is bumpy! They don't appear to be scars, and when I squeeze them this white stuff (as in a whitehead) sometimes... READ MORE

Topical DHEA - Does It Help the Skin Retain Fat and Moisture?

I'm curious what your opinion is about DHEA, a precursor to many hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, etc. What do you think about topical DHEA? Would it help the skin... READ MORE

How Often Can You Use a 30% Salicylic Peel?

I just started doing 30% salicylic peels at home and the results are really incredible. My pores are smaller, my acne scars are almost gone, my under eye wrinkles are smoothing... READ MORE

Aquaphor on a Regular Basis to Remove Wrinkles?

I ended up putting Aquaphor all over my face after a spot TCA peel and notice that the skin around my eyes looks amazing. No wrinkles, smaller pores -- is this normal? Can I... READ MORE

IPL on Face a Week After Spot TCA on Acne Scars?

A doctor did spot TCA on my acne scars about a week ago. It's still very red. I was hoping to do IPL for fine lines in the next couple of weeks (because I won't be able to do... READ MORE

Can You Make a 35-year-old Look 25?

I've seen some amazing before and afters with fillers, botox, etc. that made women in their 40s and 50s look like they are in their 30s. But is there a limit to how far you... READ MORE

Is It Best to Wait Until Winter for Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Does it make sense to wait until winter to do laser skin resurfacing? Is there a higher risk of damage and pigmentation even if I wear sunscreen, a hat, glasses, etc., just... READ MORE

Is Topical Zinc Good for Anti-aging?

Does anyone have an opinion on topical zinc, such as Biozn? Is there science behind this? Does it help keep skin looking youthful? READ MORE

How Does Skin Look a Month After Laser Resurfacing?

I know what patients look like right afterwards (too red and raw to go out for about a week) and what they look like after three months (fully healed and gorgeous) -- but what... READ MORE

Surgery and a Laser Resurfacing, Which to Do First?

If you're going to do a brow lift, blepharoplasty, or rhinoplasty, should you do that first, or the laser resurfacing? If you should do one first, how long should you wait in... READ MORE

Will Fraxel Repair Help Acne Scars As Well As Hyperpigmentation?

If I get Fraxel repair (for acne scars, skin texture, etc.), do I also need to get IPL (for brown spots and redness)? Or does Fraxel repair also target red/brown spots? READ MORE

Will Vibrations Cause Fillers to Absorb More Quickly?

Will using a clarisonic brush make hyaluronic-based fillers (Restylane, Juvederm, etc.) get absorbed more quickly and last a shorter time? READ MORE

LiveFill, CheekFill and Other Trademarked Procedures - Worth It?

What do you think of LiveFill (tm), CheekFill (tm), and other trademarked procedures. How different are they from other doctors' use of fillers or implants? And how do I judge... READ MORE

Pinch Blepharoplasty for Under Eye Treatment

Pinch blepharoplasty seems to suit me well: the skin under my eyes just needs to be pulled to the side a little bit. Some questions: Does a pinch blepharoplasty have to be... READ MORE

Any Doctors Specialize in Pinch Blepharoplasty?

Do any doctors specialize in pinch blepharoplasty instead of full lower lid blepharoplasty? READ MORE

Surgery to Make Non-Asian Eyes Bigger?

My eyes are fairly small for my face. I'm wondering if there is surgery that can make them look bigger. I'm not Asian, no anatomical problems, just really small eyes. READ MORE

Which Kind of Resurfacing for Acne Scarring, Sun Damage, and Large Pores?

I have been on so many consultations! Laser, mid-depth TCA, dermabrasion. I know they all work differently, but they seem to have similar healing profiles, downtime, cost, etc.... READ MORE

UK Plastic Surgeons

Looking at surgeons in the UK, specifically Dr. Edward Latimer-Sayer. Anyone have any opinions on this controversial doctor? READ MORE

Braces to Move Just One Tooth?

I was lucky to be born with perfectly straight teeth -- except, as I've gotten older, one of my bottom right teeth (the one just before the canine, in the front) has shifted... READ MORE

Discussions started by newtoski

Hylira for Improved Skin Appearance?

I recently read about Hylira, a topical, micronized form of hyaluronic acid. It's prescribed for itching and dry skin. Could it work on skin that is merely dry from aging? Will... READ MORE

Why is Plastic Surgery So Cheap in Belgium?

I've been warned off from developing and middle-income countries for medical tourism. But what about Belgium? Prices seem to be about 30% off the US and 50% off the UK.... READ MORE