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    They are right, depends on the laser. Lasers used...

    They are right, depends on the laser. Lasers used to treat rosacea or IPL systems are in the cathegory 'non-ablative' that is they don't ablate the epidermis so they should be fine with accutane.
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    The link was posted by Cavallo:...

    The link was posted by Cavallo:
    http://www.ledwholesalers.com/store/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=274

    discussed here:...
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    In terms of effectiveness, I haven't seen a...

    In terms of effectiveness, I haven't seen a reliable report that any of the creams sold for dark circles actually works. If the circles are due only to melanin, they should respond to Hydroquinone...
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    Melissa, just to clarify I am doing a split-face...

    Melissa, just to clarify I am doing a split-face test of RLT for permanent surface capillaries (in terms of red patches, not visible spider veins), enlarged pores and faint lines below the eyes. I...
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    The study can be read here:...

    The study can be read here:
    http://www.acne-advice.com/products/beautyskin/british-journal.pdf

    The fluences were at the recipient side. Blue light therapy for inflamatory acne (non comedogenic,...
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    Papageorgio et al, "Phototherapy with blue (415...

    Papageorgio et al, "Phototherapy with blue (415 nm) and red (660 nm) light in the treatment of acne vulgaris", British Journal of Dermatology 2000; 142: 973-978


    The fluences in that very...
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    EltaMD physical dries matte but has a horible...

    EltaMD physical dries matte but has a horible white cast. It's slightly tinted but it doesn't help with the cast at all. They either didn't used micronized ZnO and TiO2 or the oil-free base doe not...
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    Before the laser, you need to determine your...

    Before the laser, you need to determine your normal skin condition. The redness may be just a reaction to the topicals you are using. I am talking from experience, not theoretically. The program...
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    The Nia 24 is $16/oz and it doesn't look caked...

    The Nia 24 is $16/oz and it doesn't look caked cause it contains oils that let the powders settle properly on skin. Then it contains mattifiers that matiffy the oils and it doesn't look shiny. I may...
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    What is the amount of sunscreen (oz or ml)? ...

    What is the amount of sunscreen (oz or ml)?
    Does it have the typical caked foundation look that looks like makeup? Does the sunscreen film break over pores and emphasize them or it remains...
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    Doesn't matter where you go (in my experience...

    Doesn't matter where you go (in my experience dermatologists are as ineffective as regular nurses) make them do a test patch to demonstrate their protocol works. If the test patch doesn't resolve...
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    I've had bruises from Restylane injections under...

    I've had bruises from Restylane injections under the eyes - it happens when they disrupt a blood vessel. My injector treated them with ULTRA-LOW setting of Vbeam and they are gone in the next 2 days....
  13. If you are looking for all-chemical sunscreens,...

    If you are looking for all-chemical sunscreens, the best two in USA currently are

    Banana Boat SunWear Ultra Sheer (faces SPF 30 and lotion SPF 50)
    Garnier Nutritioniste Skin Renew anti-sun-damage...
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    Cant remember which form of niacin was causing...

    Cant remember which form of niacin was causing flushing. It's a nice sunscreen but overpriced.

    What amount and price is TIZO3?
  15. I have red patches, not visible capillaries on...

    I have red patches, not visible capillaries on cheeks and nose. I tried one IPL, one Vbeam, Laser genesis protocol and one KTP laser. Nothing got rid of the patches.
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    There is a similar all physical + mattifiers...

    There is a similar all physical + mattifiers sunscreen, I tested it once and it was nice to smear, not white and matte on forhead:

    http://skincarerx.com/review_box.html?pid=550

    NIA24 Sun Damage...
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    The 'wrinkles 'are probably peeling skin. They...

    The 'wrinkles 'are probably peeling skin. They will be gone in a week or two.
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    The inactive ingredients are just mattifying...

    The inactive ingredients are just mattifying silicones. Amazon.com says the active sunscreens are 8% TiO2 and 3.8% ZnO. The ciba sunscreen simulator program estimates UVA factor between 5.5 and 10.5....
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    Not only people with rosacea or acne have huge...

    Not only people with rosacea or acne have huge pores. It's more of an aging thing, collagen reduction in skin, than some 'skin disease'. Also, the 'pores' could just be microscopic hairs.

    Do not...
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    Cause hospitals try to overcharge the insurance...

    Cause hospitals try to overcharge the insurance companies, the famous two-pronged american health - don'tcare system to rip off the patients.
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    If the facial fat loss was months after the laser...

    If the facial fat loss was months after the laser then it could be attributed to it or to something else, although the non-ablative lasers work mostly on the epidermis.

    Now, if it happened a few...
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    It's best to do a split face test to spot a...

    It's best to do a split face test to spot a difference, if any. Doing the whole face, and the fact the effect is 'subtle' (if any at all) leads you to the lands of wishful thinking if you do the...
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    YvesRocher has a line for oily/combination skin...

    YvesRocher has a line for oily/combination skin that contains plant extracts blocking the type I enzyme. I tried it in the past, it really works reducing the sebum with regular use but it irritated...
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    That was my experimental observation that...

    That was my experimental observation that propecia does not reduce oily skin.

    Here is the possible explanation from

    http://eurobolica.com/proscar.htm
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    Just DHT antiadrogen blocker is not enough to...

    Just DHT antiadrogen blocker is not enough to bring the oil production down. I've taken propecia in the past and didn't notice any effect on oily skin.
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