Dr. Janet Vafaie is a dermatologist practicing in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Vafaie specializes in skin care. Dermatologists evaluate and manage both common and uncommon skin conditions. These conditions include acne, psoriasis, warts, skin infections, atopic dermatitis, herpes simplex and more. Dermatologists are also experts in more complex skin diseases like impetigo, hidradenitis and milaria. Dr. Vafaie diagnoses skin problems and develops unique treatments plans for each individual patient.
Education and Training
George Washington University
American Board of Dermatology- Dermatology
Janet J. Vafaie's Expert Contributions
I don’t recommend home peels, you can cause scarring. READ MORE
Hydroquinone or certain acids can fade it such as Kojic Acid. READ MORE
Not aging but clogs pores. Peels and retinoids are better. READ MORE
Typically we suggest reapplying spf30 broad spectrum every 2 hrs READ MORE
No it dries it out further! READ MORE
It’s important to have a full body skin exam by a board certified dermatologist yearly READ MORE
They could be related to inflammation of blood vessels READ MORE
It’s lifelong but it doesn’t have to affect your life some of us outgrow it. READ MORE
Yes we use peels and fractionated co2 lasers to treat acne scars. READ MORE
A wound healing cream and prevention READ MORE
It could be obesity, diabetes or other factors. READ MORE
Yes with fractionated co2 lasers READ MORE
It could be seborrheic dermatitis or another condition. READ MORE
It could be an Angioma. READ MORE
There could be benzoyl peroxide in your wash READ MORE
Could be hives or something else. READ MORE
Peels or fractionated co2 lasers READ MORE
No but they don’t help and can cause acne or clog pores and scar. READ MORE
Retina is stronger. READ MORE
The salt from sweat can dry it. READ MORE
Fillers Botox and laser in addition to an eye cream would help. READ MORE
Permanent hair reduction not elimination. You could be under treated or over treated and burn. READ MORE
Fractionated co2 seems to be more effective than Radio-frequency. READ MORE
Yes by filler Botox, lasers and retinol peels. READ MORE
Lifestyle modification and sometimes laser and medicated washes and creams. READ MORE
Freckles or ephelids are usually genetic but can be associated with disorders VERY rarely please schedule an appoint with us to discuss READ MORE
No! That’s what prescriptions are for they are tailored to your needs and we often perform peels call us at 310-443-4040 or 310-456-5459 READ MORE
Some patients are allergic to parabens (a chemical )and others feel they may cause cancer I personally don’t have a problem w them READ MORE
The wrong doctor can burn your skin or set the settings too low and cause more hair growth call us at 310-456-5459 or 310-443-4040 to schedule a consult we have three lasers READ MORE
Diabetes can cause itching READ MORE
Fractionated co2 can eliminate stretch marks please call us at 310-443-4040 310-456-5459 READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Super doctors 2018 Super doctors
- New York Medical College
- University of California, Irvine
- Research Fellowship in Newark, NJ
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Society for Mohs Surgery
Articles and Publications
- Has been Published
What do you attribute your success to?
Hard Work and a Love of the Profession
Janet J. Vafaie's Practice location
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