Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Do you recommend anti-aging treatments for 20 year olds?

    Yes, it is prudent to start aging interventions early which will help prevent signs of aging developing in the future.

  • What are the brown spots appearing on my body?

    Brown spots are usually signs of sun damage after years of sun exposure. There are laser treatments and chemical peels that can help minimize the appearance of brown spots.

  • Can one use homemade sunscreens?

    The effectiveness of homemade sunscreens are not proven. It is always advisable to use sunscreens recommended by your dermatologist. The sunscreens which have been proven to block harmful UVA and UVB rays.

  • Can one continue with other medications while being treated for skin issues?

    Always tell your doctor about other comorbidities if any and about all the medications you are on.

  • Is Botox a filler?

    No, Botox is not a filler. It is a neuromodulator that relaxes muscle movement.

  • Can one exercise after Botox treatment?

    Exercising after wrinkle treatment injections has not been shown to decrease the results. However it depends on the type of exercise. It is best to discuss with the doctor.

  • Are laser treatments safe?

    Laser treatments are very safe and effective if they are performed by an expert like Dr. Lavanya. It takes great skill to perform laser treatments correctly successfully.

  • Will popping a pimple reduce its eruption?

    No. Popping or squeezing a pimple only worsens the infection. In fact it spreads to other areas of the face and body if popped. Also it may result in scarring.

  • Does Dr. Lavanya recommend skin care products?

    Yes, of course! The doctor recommends the most advanced skin care products based on your specific needs.

  • Why is it important to take care of our skin?

    The condition of the skin speaks a great deal about the overall health of a person. If there are any underlying health issues, they reflect on the appearance of the skin.

  • Suggest some tips for healthy skin?
    • Protect your from the sun
    • Eat balanced nutrient rich diet
    • Avoid smoking
    • Cleanse yourself twice a day
    • Hydrate with moisturizer
    • Get enough sleep
  • Do all spots on the body needs to be checked by a doctor?

    If a spot or any area on the skin is frequently irritating, bleeding, has changed in size, shape or color, then it needs to be examined by a dermatologist. Regular self-examination helps in knowing your body well.

  • Are there side effects for skin treatments?

    Skin treatments may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects which are temporary reactions. The doctor details about these during the consultations. Generally, the doctor performs test spots (small areas of skin on which the method is tested) to determine how your skin will react to the treatment. This is a good way to ensure safety and efficacy of the treatment. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away within the specified number of days.