M. Christine Lee, M.D.
The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute
370 N. Wiget Lane, Suite 125, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 | Get Directions
(925) 500-1180

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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Michael M.
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    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. Right Quote
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  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By M.B.
    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. Right Quote
    ~ M.B.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Sue R.
    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! Right Quote
    ~ Sue R.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By Tiffany Z.
    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! Right Quote
    ~ Tiffany Z.
  • Rating: 5 Five Star Reviews By D.G.
    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!!! Right Quote
    ~ D.G.
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About Dr. Lee
Dr.Christine Lee
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.

Know the facts; get help at the East Bay acne clinic

Textbooks call it “acne vulgaris,” those whiteheads, blackheads, pustules, pimples, papules, nodules, and cysts that plague humans during times of stress or hormonal upheaval. However, when acne is on your face or body, defeating your self-esteem, you probably call it “dreadful.”

Acne lesions occur when follicles become clogged with sebum (oil production from sebaceous glands), perspiration, dead skin cells, and environmental debris. As a clogged pore traps bacteria, it becomes inflamed, infected, and filled with pus. Pimples can occur just about anywhere on the body except for palms of hands and soles of feet (where there are no sebaceous glands), but are most common on the face, chest, and back. Picking and squeezing or aggressive scrubbing only aggravates the infection and may leave scars.

Those periods in your life when hormones fluctuate often trigger acne breakouts. That means teen years (for both young men and women), menstrual cycles, pregnancy, and menopause are troublesome times for skin. However, any stress-filled time in your life – a job change, financial problems, an upcoming wedding, a divorce, or a death in the family – can bring on embarrassing breakouts, adding to your mental discomfort. Untreated, acne leaves permanent physical and emotional marks.

Having acne doesn’t mean you aren’t clean. It is a common medical condition that is best treated under the care of a dermatologist. Dr. M. Christine Lee and the team at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute design a customized acne management plan based on the severity of your condition, your skin type, and your lifestyle.

Management begins with the right skin care products – non-comedogenic cleanser, toner, and moisturizer. Dr. Lee will provide advice on the best ones for your skin, and instruction on proper cleansing techniques.

Benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid preparations are usually the mildest medications capable of controlling breakouts. If products that are more potent are required, the doctor may progress to a prescription oral or topical retinoid, an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, or hormone-balancing supplement.

Dr. Lee brings advanced technology such as laser resurfacing and photodynamic therapy to gentle acne care. In addition, she is skilled and experienced in micro-dermabrasion, chemical peels, and scar revision to refine the condition of your skin once the acne is under control.

You don’t have to suffer the anguish of acne or compromise the lifelong beauty of your skin. See The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute for answers to your acne breakouts.

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