Dermabrasion Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

May
2001

Q&A: What surgery and the cost will rid me of my extensive stretch marks from pregnancy?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi, I'm a 17 year old single mother of a 6 month old son. During my pregnancy I developed horrible strech marks that completely cover my stomach and go in circles around my belly button. I was wondering ... View full question & answer >>
May
2001

Q&A: Can you recommend Obagi Blue Peel if after six microdermabrasion treatments I still have acne scars?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have some VERY shallow acne scarring, that really isn't noticeable, looks like enlarged pores, and just basically lends to an overall rougher looking texture. I have undergone 6 microdermabrasions, ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: What can I do to treat minor to substantial wrinkles for deeper procedures?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm probably between minor and substantial in thew wrinkle department. Could you tell me what the other deeper procedure would be? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Can an NLite laser procedure or microdermabrasion reduce wrinkles?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com Can you tell me if the Laser procedure done with NLite has good results? Also is microdermabrasion a good alternative for wrinkle reduction? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Would I need dermabrasion or laser skin resurfacing to remove lines, small scars and discoloration on my face?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have some fine lines in various areas of my face and some small scars. Do you think dermabrasion would fix the problem or would I need laser resurfacing. I also have some discoloration. View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I do if my facial dermabrasion treatment causes me pain and redness for hours?

Jonathan Berman, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had two dermabrasion treatments, and both hurt very much. My friend is doing the same treatments (at another center) and says it does not hurt. Will you provide me with more information, please? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What is the name of the laser resurfacing procedure for acne scarring that is done with a liquid and who does it in the Northeast?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the name of the laser resurfacing procedure for acne scarring that is done with a liquid? There was no "down time" with this procedure! I saw this on TV and it was performed in a clinic ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I do if my facial dermabrasion causes me pain and redness for hours?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had two dermabrasion treatments, and both hurt very much. My friend is doing the same treatments (at another center) and says it does not hurt. Will you provide me with more information, please? ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it true, according to the insurance adjuster, that I can have a scar from a 2nd degree burn removed by dermabrasion for $1,000?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have a scar on my forearm (between elbow and wrist) as a result of a 2nd degree burn from an airbag - results of an auto accident. Everyone says that it shouldn't have scared at all, but it did ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Would microdermabrasion be the right treatment to remove very superficial scarring?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I read a reply to a question about scar revision from the archive at this site, and the doctor replied that microdermabrasion will get rid of very superficial scars. How deep is "very superficial"? ... View full question & answer >>