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Thread: Cosmetic surgeons and dermatologist - How to decide?

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    Default Cosmetic surgeons and dermatologist - How to decide?

    Hi

    I'm just wondering after you have seen your GP about rosacea/thread veins, what steps does anyone
    take next. I've been referred to a dermatologist, but not through (e-referrals formerly choose and book)
    and it seems very difficult to find someone with a proven track record. I've watched Victoria Derbyshire 11 2018
    recently with the athlete Dai Greene and they were discussing the failure rate for hernia meshes is 33%
    and there is no national database recording the failure rate. Dai Greene had a recommendation from
    other athletes. I'm still not sure whether I need a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. Can anyone recommend
    a check list of how to make the best decision of which surgeon/dermatologist to try?

    Thanks

    Phil

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    Hi,
    Iíve seen three dermatologist in the uk and only one suggested or does lasers. His name is Prof Chu and he has a private practice in Chiswick, very knowledgeable about Rosacea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Countrygirl View Post
    Hi,
    Iíve seen three dermatologist in the uk and only one suggested or does lasers. His name is Prof Chu and he has a private practice in Chiswick, very knowledgeable about Rosacea.
    Hi

    Thanks for your reply. How did you choose Prof Chu. How did you find out he has good track record? Have you had any
    laser treatment? Have you heard of veinwave? I've seen it on GMTV and Embarrassing bodies and it has achieved
    good results.

    Regards

    Phil

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    I'd love to help but I live on an island with one dermatologist. And that's how I became her patient.....

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