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laser hair removal with scleroderma

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it is safe: it is used a lot. safe. fda approved.
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: In the properly trained hands it is a safe procedure. There are important considerations such as skin color, darker tone is riskier and thus the pract ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Risks are few: While all lasers have the potential to burn and no treatment is 100% effective laser hair removal performed by experienced hands is safe and effective ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes : I had laser hair removal from my back. It hurt but the results have lasted. I required three treatments to remove 95% of the hair. You need to keep ou ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Pretty Safe: All lasers have the potential to burn and no treatment is 100% safe. Laser hair removal performed by experienced hands is safe and effective. Discoun ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
28 years experience aesthetic Medicine
No.: Laser permanently destroys hair that are in the active growth stage. Dormant hair and hair that your body has not made yet will be unaffected. Multipl ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Shelton
36 years experience Dermatology
Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal can provide long tern results but I have seen excellent clearing that started to have new hair growth four years later but to a ver ... Read More
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes,but: There is a subset of women that are heavy or have hormonal problems who will have significant reduction. They will however have partial regrowth that ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: I have had laser hair reduction. It smarted and i needed to bite on a towel but it was worth it. Approximately 90% reduction. I recommend the candel ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Safe laser hair tx: As with all treatments, laser hair removal is not without risk. The person performing the procedure needs to take precautions and protect his/her pati ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If can be very: effective but is best for darker hair.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Everything has risks. The nation risk of laser hair removal is in burning the skin. However the risk is low when performed by experienced physicians a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Minimal Risks: In the hands of an experienced physician, laser hair removal is very safe. While rare, the side effects of laser hair removal include blistering, dark ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalini Gupta
24 years experience Dermatology
No: Hydrafacial is a new device that helps remove dead skin cells, but does not remove hair and is not a laser.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: No issue.

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