Janet J. Vafaie
Dermatologist10921 Wilshire Blvd. 800 Los Angeles California, 90024
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
Retinoids can help some with acne scars. Peels can also help, but the most effective treatment is laser. Sincerely, Dermatology Staff of: Janet Vafaie, MD, FAAD READ MORE
We do recommend getting a dermatology consult to treat recurring acne. Sincerely, Dermatology Staff of: Janet Vafaie, MD, FAAD READ MORE
Hi, It depends on the depth and severity of the scarring. There are treatments that may help such as retinoids and peels, but laser is the most effective. Sincerely, Dermatology Staff of: Janet Vafaie, MD, FAAD READ MORE
Hi, The doctor will likely have to see consult the cyst in-person to see the extent of it. Sincerely, Dermatology Staff of: Janet Vafaie, MD, FAAD READ MORE
Hi, There are different treatment methods you can use to reduce acne. If you give us a call at 310-443-4040, we can schedule a consult for you. Sincerely, Dermatology Staff of: Janet Vafaie, MD, FAAD Board Certified in Dermatology Westwood Office 10921 Wilshire Blvd Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90024 P: (310) 443-4040 F: (310) 443-4080 Malibu Office 23440 Civic Center Way, Suite 204, Malibu, CA 90265 P: (310) 456-5459 F: (310) 443-4080 READ MORE
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
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Super doctors 2018 Super doctors
- 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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- What are the Causes and Treatment for Wrinkles?
Wrinkles, or rhytids, are the creases on the skin, which are seen mostly on those parts of the skin exposed to the sun. The face, neck, and arms often have some fine lines or deep burrows, showing the presence of wrinkles. These fine lines are a normal part of aging, but frequent exposure to the sun...
- 5 Treatments for Excessive Sweating
What is excessive sweating?Excessive sweating is also known as hyperhidrosis. Abnormal and excessive sweating is not necessarily related to a rise in body temperature or intensive exercises. In this condition, sweating is so excessive that it tends to soak the clothes of an individual. At times,...
- Causes, Treatment, and Prevention of Petechiae
Petechiae are tiny dots that appear as red, brown, or purple in color beneath the skin. They are usually seen in clusters on the stomach, buttocks, arms, and legs. However, they may also appear inside the mouth or on the eyelids. Petechiae may indicate different conditions, which can range from...
- Is it Heat Rash or Folliculitis?
What Is Heat Rash?Heat rash is a condition of the skin that results from a blockage of the sweat ducts. This condition can be attributed mostly to excess sweating, and is therefore very common in hot and humid areas. All people can be affected by heat rash, especially if they are in conditions that...
- All About Skin Abrasions
What is an abrasion?An abrasion is an open wound caused by the skin coming into contact with a rough surface, rubbing away the upper epidermal layer of the skin. The parts of the body that are more prone to abrasions are thin-skinned bony areas, such as the elbows, knees, ankles, shins, and upper...
- Beauty Tips for the Morning Hours
An ideal skin care regimen for the morning will definitely include ways to fight free radical damage, protect the skin from sun’s rays, moisturize the dry skin, and other steps that would help the skin to glow. Marianna Blyumin, MD, a cosmetic dermatologist in Hollywood has given few skin care...
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