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  • Rating: 5 Litebox Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
    M Christine Lee, M.D.
    Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote Definitely no one better in the bay area. I have been so impressed with her bedside manner and most of all with her results. If you want results then you should make an appointment right away. Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote
    Reviewed by ~ Michael M. Best in Town
  • Rating: 5 Litebox Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By M.B.
    Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote Words can not describe how grateful I am to Dr. Lee for saving my face and honestly I would say my life. She's an absolute master and genius at what she does. I wouldn't even be able to show my face in public now if it weren't for her. I had the worst scars on my face that were so bad they scared other people. These scars were caused by a doctor who burned my face with a laser. I would have been happy just looking a little better but Dr. Lee was able to make my face look almost normal again. I can cover most of what's left with make-up now and most people can't tell what had happened to me. I still have internal scars from what that other doctor did but at least the outside scars are pretty much gone. I wish I had never had to go thru all this but I'm just grateful that there was someone like Dr. Lee who could help me get my face back. Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote
    ~ M.B.
  • Rating: 5 Litebox Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By Sue R.
    Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote Absolutely the best results. I wish I had gone to her first instead of wasting my money with no-nothing nurses are doctors who talk a good game but are merely dabblers. I got the results I needed and now look 15 years younger. She is a miracle worker! Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote
    ~ Sue R.
  • Rating: 5 Litebox Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By Tiffany Z.
    Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote She's the best doctor!

    Dr. Lee treated my moles and also the moles on my 2 young girls with laser. They were very scared but Dr. Lee did a great job getting them to trust her. She was very patient and kind. AFter the first time, my daughters thought it was no big deal and were no longer scared. She did a great job removing the moles and we're all so happy! I wouldn't trust anyone else to treat me or my family. She's the best! Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote
    ~ Tiffany Z.
  • Rating: 5 Litebox Walnut Creek - Five Star Reviews By D.G.
    Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote The only doctor who helped my rosacea

    I have really bad rosacea and sensitive skin and haven't been able to find any doctor who can help me...that is, until I found Dr. M. Christine Lee. I've seen several other very well-known derms and spent tons of money trying to get my rosacea under control. I've had fotofacials, IPL, VBeam, you name it, I've had it. Nothing has really made a difference. I almost gave up until I found out about Dr. Lee from the online rosacea support group. I heard great things about a laser procedure she developed. I started seeing her over a year ago and have gone thru several treatments and I am THRILLED!!!! I feel like a normal person for the first time in my life. No more redness and burning. Her treatment has been a miracle for me. All I can say is THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Litebox Walnut Creek - Right Quote
    ~ D.G.
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Min-Wei Christine Lee, M.D., M.P.H. is Board-certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and further sub-specialized by completing a distinguished fellowship in Laser Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery/Skin Cancer/Facial Plastic Reconstruction, and Advanced Dermatologic Surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

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UVB Light Box and UVB Laser Treatment for Psoriasis
A number of individuals suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that takes form on your skin. It is a common dermatological issue that many patients may complain of because of its unsightly appearance. Depending on the form of psoriasis, it may appear as scaly red and white patches of skin, or appear as a "bubbly" rash. It can appear anywhere on the body, and can make individuals that suffer from psoriasis feel very uneasy and self-conscious about their body. It affects everyone, individuals of all ages, and both men and women. There is currently no cure for those suffering from psoriasis, but there are various ways to manage it and keep it from getting out of hand and spreading.

Though this is a chronic, lifelong condition, there are ways to treat it. While some can use topical creams and medications to address their psoriasis, others may find benefits with another option that is becoming more and more popular: the treatment of psoriasis with ultraviolet (UV) light therapy. UV light is present in natural sunlight which can help psoriasis but artificial UV lamps and lasers are a more targeted way of treating the condition. There are two types of UV light: UVA and UVB. UVA requires the use of a chemical called psoralen and causes increased hypersensitivity to the sun. UVB is the preferred method of treating psoriasis. Dr. Lee has both available at her center but recommends UVB light treatment either delivered by a light box or laser. A UV light box treatment for psoriasis is a way of safely and effectively treating large parts of the body with a measured and concentrated amount of UV light similar to that present in natural sunlight, to help slow down the abnormal growth of skin cells present in psoriasis and thereby improving the appearance of the skin and decreasing the symptoms of psoriasis. This is also called ultraviolet phototherapy, and many individuals have found it to be extremely successful and effective in treating their skin concerns. The amount of UV light used to treat a patient through a UV light box is determined based on their skin type and the severity of their psoriasis. The UV light box is best for patients who have psoriasis over multiple areas or a large part of their body and scalp.

One of newest tools in phototherapy is lasers. Lasers emit highly focused beams of light. Dr. Lee has all the latest UVB lasers that are an even more effective way of directing UV light only to certain areas of the body that are affected by psoriasis. This is the best way to treat small areas without having to expose the whole body to UV light. Laser therapy may require fewer treatments than conventional phototherapy.

Phototherapy with a UV light box or with a UVB laser is an affordable way to control the look of psoriasis and help provide relief to patients suffering from this disease. Dr. Lee has been expertly trained and experienced in this advanced form of psoriasis treatment and would be happy to schedule a consultation appointment with you to find out if UV light box therapy is the solution to your skin concerns!

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