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Jun
2001

Q&A: What can I do to lighten my skin color by reducing melanin in my body?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm 25 femle.I want to be fair[in skin].I want to reduce malenin in my body,by any chemical process,to get more fairer.I've tried out heomopathic medicines and succeeded to a little extent.Is ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: What are the options for removing stretch marks, scars from removing moles and removing moles on my stomach and back?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I have multiple types of scarring on my stomach and my back. I am curious as to know what kind of options are open to me for removing these scars? I know someone would need to evaluate me, however I am ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: How do I remove dark scars from acne and eczema breakouts if I am African-American?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I AM AFRICAN AMERICAN. HOW DO I GET RID OF DARK SCARRING FROM ACNE AND ECZEMA BREAKOUTS? View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I had breast reduction surgery and liposuction and now I have square protrusions where my breasts previously began?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I had a breast reduction in January 2001. I went from an overflowing 40DD to a C cup. Prior to surgery I was told that some lipo is generally done given the shape of my breasts and where/how the reduction ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Can I be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery if I am 54 years old and take medications for hypertension, cholesterol, and Reiter's syndrome?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Iam a 54 year old male considering lasik correction. Currently Iam taking unaretic for hypertension(under control) and lipitor for high LDL count, as well as Enbrel 25mg twice weekly for control of limited ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Will I need surgery or will my skin tighten naturally after losing 170 pounds and I am twenty-three years old?

Josh Korman, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I underwent surgery to lose weight two years ago now. I have lost over 170 lbs. I have noticed my skin has become wrinkled and sags where I used to carry my weight. I am twenty-three. Should I have surgery ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Is my doctor correct in saying I cannot have surgery to remove cataracts because I had LASIK eye surgery a year ago?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had Lasik surgery a year ago. I now have 20/20 vision but need reading glasses. Recently I went to my original Ophamoligist(sp) for a glaucoma test because it runs in my family. Pressures were fine ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Is there a surgery to fix an underbite?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com As an adolescent I had braces to correct an underbite. The braces did their initial job. However, my bite has since slipped back a little. I am in my mid 20's and do not want to go through the ordeal ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: Can liposuction improve the shape of my body if I am 50 pounds over weight?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com I'm about 50 lbs overweight and I am definitely getting a breast reduction. I was thinking about liposuction as well, now I knw lipo is not the solution for obesity but I've seen before and after ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: What are my chances of a normal pregnancy if had two ectopic pregnancies and tubes were repaired?

SCOTT ROSEFF, MD, FACOG, Director Picture - LocateADoc.com Mu husband and I have tried and successfully conceived twice in six months. However, each time it has resulted in an ectopic pregnancy. I have had one live birth nine years ago. And, three years ago I ... View full question & answer >>