I have very sensitive skin. What can be done?

I am 22 years old and have very sensitive skin. I've had many treatments from VIP doctors, but with no effect. What can be done?

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Answered by Jeffrey A. Sweat, MD

Truly sensitive is a skin disorder. Most of the time the skin becomes reactive or sensitized due to both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Healthy skin is balanced skin. A lot of times sensitivity can be exacerbated when the skin becomes dry and the lipid barrier is compromised. Look for products that repair that barrier and nourish the skin. We carry SkinMedica and Senté in our office. Both have amazing dermal repair products backed by clinical studies.

Published on Oct 09, 2017

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Answered by Jeffrey A. Sweat, MD

Truly sensitive is a skin disorder. Most of the time the skin becomes reactive or sensitized due to both intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Healthy skin is balanced skin. A lot of times sensitivity can be exacerbated when the skin becomes dry and the lipid barrier is compromised. Look for products that repair that barrier and nourish the skin. We carry SkinMedica and Senté in our office. Both have amazing dermal repair products backed by clinical studies.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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