expert type icon EXPERT

Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider, M.D.

Dermatologist

Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D. is a top Dermatologist in Los Alamitos, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Los Alamitos, CA, Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Dr. Cole Marie Fulwider, M.D.
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • Univ Of Ca- Irvine- Ca Coll Of Med- Irvine Ca
  • Accepting new patients

Is a laser treatment for hair removal safe?

It is usually very safe, especially if the hair is dark and the skin is light. Many offices do not charge for a consultation.

My skin is darkening around my elbows. What could be the reason?

Causes of darkening: Pressure, like leaning on a desk Friction, from scarves or jewelry Insulin resistance in an overweight person Post inflammation excitation of pigment cells, READ MORE
Causes of darkening:
Pressure, like leaning on a desk
Friction, from scarves or jewelry
Insulin resistance in an overweight person
Post inflammation excitation of pigment cells, like following a rash from creams or perfumes
Contact with psoralen from limes, lemons
Excess sun in those areas

Is there a non-cosmetic lotion to even out skin tone?

If the problem is acne brown spots, finacea by prescription, will cause overactive pigment production to decrease, lightening the darks areas from old acne blemishes. It can make READ MORE
If the problem is acne brown spots, finacea by prescription, will cause overactive pigment production to decrease, lightening the darks areas from old acne blemishes. It can make the skin a little dry, though.

Can acne scars be treated?

Regarding acne scar: Make sure acne is in control. Flat, pink/red/purple areas can be lasered to help normalize color. Dented areas can be leveled with filler. Tiny “ice pick” READ MORE
Regarding acne scar:

Make sure acne is in control. Flat, pink/red/purple areas can be lasered to help normalize color. Dented areas can be leveled with filler. Tiny “ice pick” scars can be ameliorated with fractionated laser. Really significant scarring can be treated with dermabrasion.

So, yes, there are many things to do to help acne scarring.

Cole Fulwider, MD