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Could a high myopic astigmatism patient have surface ablation laser eye correction twice to treat?
Laser vein treatment: A laser is passed via a needle stick near your knee to near your groin, inside your saphenous vein. Then the laser energy is turned on and the laser is slowly removed. As it pulls back the energy destroys the saphenous vein. You end up with a band aid where the needle stick was. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 laser is running. People have varying amounts of bruising and discomfort after the procedure. This is almost never enough to interrupt regular activities. Laser ablation is much easier (both during the procedure and recovery) than surgical procedures s. ...Read more
Hair destruction: The laser targets the melanin (pigment) contained in the hair bulb resulting in permanent hair reduction but there is no such thing as 100% permanent hair removal. At best you can achieve about 80% hair reduction after undergoing a series of treatments. You can maintain relatively hair free periods for certain lengths of time. The remaining hairs grow back slower, are finer, fewer in number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat like a wound: depending on the size of the area treated, the wound will heal much like a scrape, cut, or burn. the lasered tissue will scar after a few days to weeks ...Read more
Hi,I would like to know why laser ablation has similar seizurefreedom to standard surgery.what's are the rates of both operations.I have epilepsy.
Variable outcomes: Epilepsy surgery in general works best with a focal lesion, especially involving temporal lobe area. When you mention laser, you describe a surgical technique which is used in conjunction with other tools, and efficacy outcomes are typically similar, but since cases vary, approach may be different based on patient's lesion character. ...Read more
No: Very unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is laser ablation safe for my sinus tachy ? I moved to sc from boston , boston said no 3yrs ago, not effective . Tachy is worse, hr in 150's with htn
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