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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
No: None of the cosmetic lasers has been linked to increased risk of developing skin cancer. In fact, some skin cancers are treated with ablative lasers t ... Read More

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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanveer Janjua
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Dysplastic nevi: Lasers cannot cause dysplasia. Dysplasia is precancerous and should be addressed by complete removal with clear margins. Not all but some of the dyspl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Laser hair removal only works on darkly pigmented hair; it will not work well on white/grey/blonde/lt brown hair. The skin color will not make too mu ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Filler: Go to a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends...: The expectations depend a lot on the type of laser and depth or treatment. Your doctor should have told you what to expect. For a deeper level of tr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Deramtopathologist: You need a very well trained dermtopathologist to determine the true cellular components of the dysplasia..tt can easily confused with M.Mealnoma in s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Baxter
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lasers are medical: Lasers of sufficiant power for hair removal are generally considered medical (precsriptive) devices that are used under the supervision of a physician ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rian Maercks
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Be careful: Be careful, trying to use a laser as a substitute for blepharoplasty can have disastrous consequences!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's worth it: Please forgive my frankness. Acne scars are a serious liability especially for a young woman. There's no "right" or "wrong" but this is a fact of life ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
See a Specialist: You should see either a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon who specializes in acne scarring, cosmetic surgery and lasers. They would own many lasers an ... Read More
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