Suggesting a trip to the dermatologist

Sharon Fountain | November 3, 2014

My girlfriend has a bit of acne scarring on her face, and she is incredibly self-conscious. I think she’s beautiful. I was thinking about suggesting she see a dermatologist to learn about available treatment options, but I’m afraid it will crush her spirit if I do that. Do you have any tips on how to […]

Laser Therapy

Ava Shamban | October 12, 2014

There seem to be several different kinds of laser treatments available. What are the differences? Are there risks involved? If so, what are they? There are several different types of laser resurfacing treatments. Before going into their differences, I’d like to take a step back and point out that laser treatments are most effective in […]

Your First Acne Scar Consultation – What to Expect

Stacy Smith | October 1, 2014

As a physician, I research, discuss and treat acne scars every day, but for a first-time patient, I understand why the thought of seeking that initial consultation may be uncomfortable or frightening. By equipping yourself with background on what to ask and what you can expect during your first appointment, you can put your mind at ease, resulting in a more productive consultation and a more efficient path to your final treatment.

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