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laser tonsil ablation

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience in Radiology
Chem. Analysis: First a laser beam is focused on a sample surface to generate fine particles = Laser Ablation. The particles are transported to a secondary excitation ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil stone: Many ents have stopped doing this procedure because the stones often come back and the procedure is painful. The standard tonsillectomy is often the w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Tissue removal: During laser ablation of your greater saphenous vein (treatment directed at improving your varicose veins) there is no tissue removal. The vein in q ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience in Phlebology
No: There is minor discomfort from the initial puncture and during the course of getting the vein anesthetized. There should be no pain at all when the la ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Stein
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Fraxel: Fraxel laser treatments are non ablative. Typically, the healing is completed in 2-3 days.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
No: If you compare rf with the newest high wavelength endovenous lasers that use radial fibers, there is no difference, although laser is usually a little ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Surgical specialists: Vascular surgeons or plastic surgeons generally do that. You should call the office of someone in either field, ask if they do the procedure and ask t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
This: This is usually used to treat pigment disorders and wrinkles-photo ageing.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
Rate control: To control the ventricular response rate (pulse rate) to the atrial fibrillation when all other medications have failed, contraindicated, or are not t ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Eye abrasion: Any eye abrasion is painful, but why do you expect an abrasion from removing and replacing your lens. That can occur, but usually does not. Even so, i ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in Dermatology
Painful: Laser treatment of warts is through it's high energy and burning mechanism. It also targets the blood vessels that feed the wart, thought to contribu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Yes fraxel can help: scars as do many other lasers, see a laser specialist who is a fellow of the american society of laser medicine and surgery for help.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
46 years experience in Ophthalmology
LASIK : Lasik is the acronym for laser in situ keratomileusis. It is performed using an excimer laser to provide optical correction for myopia (nearsightednes ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
LASIK is not: Lasik is popular due to the fact that it does not cause almost any pain. Prk can be painful for up to a week. There are other laser eye surgeries - ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Hair removal: Lasers, in general, can remove hair from a variety of body areas. If done by a qualified professional, this includes the face. The "best" laser fo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Neither: It is not the efficiency you should be looking at, but safety and good repeatable results. When you compare pure laser lipo and ual, ual wins for safe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Suggs
36 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: While laser eye surgery is an alternative to glasses or contacts, this is a personal question. I perform laser eye surgery every week and frequently ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: The things that really cause cancer (tobacco, sunlight, ionizing radiation, the really dangerous chemicals) mutate genes. Nothing involved in laser ta ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rian Maercks
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes: It really depends on the pigment issue and the type of laser. Make sure that you treat with topical pigment suppression for 4-6 weeks before treatmen ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Safe: Laser resurfacing is a safe and fairly noninvasive procedure. It smooths out the surface of the tonsils and helps prevent stones from forming in the p ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience in Dermatology
Not as effective: A tattoo removal laser is the gold standard for removing tattoos. We have a great one here in vegas. http://www.lasvegasdermatology.com/tag/tattoo ... Read More

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