10 Habits That Piss off Your Dermatologist
Here, the mistakes that make your derm bristle -- and are wrecking your complexion
Jaliman says that sometimes she finds out patients don't even fill their prescriptions, but they're embarrassed to tell her. "It makes me hesitate to give someone something else if I think they haven't been using the first thing I gave them. Something stronger might end up ruining their skin."
And another thing -- the strong stuff isn't always the best. "I give my patients what I think will be best for them the first time around," says Engelman. She says that if a patient doesn't use a medicine correctly and wants something else, it's not going to be as good as the initial prescription. "I'm not hiding more powerful stuff in the back."
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