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Janet J. Vafaie

Dermatologist

Dr. Janet J. Vafaie is a top Dermatologist in Los Angeles, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Janet J. Vafaie is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Janet J. Vafaie is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Janet J. Vafaie is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Los Angeles, California, Dr. Janet J. Vafaie is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Janet J. Vafaie
  • Los Angeles, California
  • George Washington University
  • Accepting new patients

I did a chemical peel at home and now my face is red. What should I do?

I don’t recommend home peels, you can cause scarring.

What can I do to lighten marks on my legs?

Hydroquinone or certain acids can fade it such as Kojic Acid.

Can monthly facials cause early aging?

Not aging but clogs pores. Peels and retinoids are better.

How do I know the right SPF for my skin type?

Typically we suggest reapplying spf30 broad spectrum every 2 hrs

Does calamine work for dry skin?

No it dries it out further!

How can one make out the difference between melanoma and a mole?

It’s important to have a full body skin exam by a board certified dermatologist yearly

What could be the cause of dark tinted spots on my fingers?

They could be related to inflammation of blood vessels

Is eczema a lifelong condition?

It’s lifelong but it doesn’t have to affect your life some of us outgrow it.

Can acne scars be treated?

Yes we use peels and fractionated co2 lasers to treat acne scars.

What is the best remedy for sunburn?

A wound healing cream and prevention

What causes skin darkening in the neck region?

It could be obesity, diabetes or other factors.

Can acne scars be removed?

Yes with fractionated co2 lasers

What do red patches around the face mean?

It could be seborrheic dermatitis or another condition.

Are the spots on my towel because of any chemical in my face wash?

There could be benzoyl peroxide in your wash

Why do I have red rashes all over my body?

Could be hives or something else.

What is the best way to treat acne marks?

Peels or fractionated co2 lasers

Are regular facials harmful for the skin?

No but they don’t help and can cause acne or clog pores and scar.

Retinol vs Retin A

Retina is stronger.