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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Laser surgery: Can you give us a little more information? Not quit enough given to be able to help you.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
TURP vs laser TUVP: Main differences occur with the surgeon's experience. Both procedures (mandated by insurers) must be scheduled/performed on an "outpt" basis, and may ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Depends : On the type of laser, the procedure and the site of the surgery. Skin for example, cut by laser or other means will often scar whereas the soft tissue ... Read More
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Can be: Much depends on exactly what type of laser surgery is being performed and exactly what the aftercare is. For example, patients who are undergoing co2 ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Wait and watch: If there are no symptoms and no suspicious nodule, i would suggest the question should be the other way around. Are there any good alternatives to wa ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Ask your urologist: what is diagnosis? As a young person, erectile function may be important to you. Get full explanation of risks, options,benefits of each technique.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience General Surgery
Robotic: Robotic surgery for prostate surgery has increase in the recent years, because of better optics and great outcomes compared to open surgery and simple ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
It depends...: If your doctor is a contracted member of your insurance plan, and your deductible and co-insurance level is reasonable, the cost should be nominal. A ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Talk to neurologist: If seizures don't respond to medical treatment and if their site of origin within the brain can be localized (by MRI or other sophisticated radiologic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laser Hair removal: Lasers can be used to kill the hair follicles. The lasers only effectively treat darker colored hair (blond hairs don't do well with laser hair treat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Vitiligo: The best laser treatment for vitiligo is the excimer laser.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Most surgeons: would agree that laparoscopic cholecystectomy, when technically feasible, is better than open cholecystectomy in the vast majority of cases. Ask your ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
A procedure.: Holep and greenlight pvp are examples of laser technologies used in the treatment of benign prostatic enlargement. When the prostate enlarges to the p ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kurt Andreason
22 years experience LASIK Surgery
Acne laser: Speak with a dermatologist. I don't believe lasers are the treatment for acne.
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Dr. Nasrin Mani
39 years experience Dermatology
Fractional : Fractional laser that is based on a series is your best option - and most people choose a laser that is low downtime. We have specific experience with ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Inactive acne: When the acne is under control, depressed facial scars or raised back scars are very responsive to fractionated laser. The healing is fast and predict ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Laser eye corrective surgery has gone through several generations of improvement in the technology and now is quite safe, minimally stressful and a te ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. As long as the patient is otherwise a good laser candidate, a patient may have laser vision correction after cataract surgery.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Very effective: Green light surgery for prostate enlargement in experienced hands works as well as a traditional TURP operation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Many reasons: Many physical and character attributes can make people less than ideal candidates for laser vision correction. Commonly corneal thickness and shape ar ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Genererally excellen: Lasik surgery (and prk) produces excellent visual results with a success rate approaching 100%. There are a few minor issues like eye dryness but thi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is anot ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes BUT: Beware of this. It has not been reported to be of any benefit in the scientific peer reviewed literature. I would caution you to really research it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Fairly safe: It has been used for many years. There are complications - you have to ask your doctor about that.

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