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Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., is a consulting professor of dermatology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C. She is investigator, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, N.C., and a Dermatology Times Editorial Advisor and co-medical editor.
Can contact lens wearers apply wetting solution while wearing cosmetics?
It is possible to apply wetting solution drops without damaging eye cosmetics. The best method is to stand upright and pull out the lower eyelid to form a space to place the drops.
How should contact lens wearers remove eye cosmetics?
It is important to completely remove eye cosmetics before going to bed as the cosmetics can cause eyelash issues. The cosmetics can plug the follicular ostia of the eyelashes causing increased demodex problems and worsening ocular rosacea.
What is the best type of lipstick to wear after hyaluronic acid lip injections?
Lipstick is an excellent camouflage technique to use after hyaluronic acid lip injections but find out which type is most effective.
Are there any antiaging lip tips to share with mature female patients?
The most important part of the lip to maintain with aging is the philtrum.
Why do some women develop cheilitis while wearing a lipstick?
It is not unusual for some women to develop cheilitis while wearing lipstick because not all lipsticks are moisturizing
Which OTC products are good for the acne patient?
An expert goes over the pros and cons of some of the available OTC acne products.
Is there a certain type of facial foundation that will not cause breakouts?
An expert discusses available types of facial foundations and their effect on the skin in regards to acne.
The future of corporatized medicine
Corporations wish to grow and get bigger until finances intervene and then sometimes split or spin off children in the form of smaller corporations. Now corporations have overtaken medicine. What does this mean for the physician?
Is there a skinny gene?
It has been often wondered why some people tend to be heavier than others and if a specific gene plays a role.
What constitutes good genes?
Certain genes can be predictors of average life expectancy in individuals who carry them.

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