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What are the side effects of laser to remove freckles?

What are the side effects of laser  to remove freckles?

Hyper pigmentation: When a laser is used, it can cause deep heating of the skin and cause hyper pigmentation. The best way to lighten freckles is with a topical cream prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of skin laser ?

What is the side effects of skin laser ?

Lasers: There are dozens of skin lasers. All act differently and are used for different purposes. Worst side effects are scar and infection. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of having laser bleached teeth?

What are the side effects of having laser bleached teeth?

Sensitivity: Possible short term tooth sensitivity to temperature. Possible gum irritation. ...Read more

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Does lipo-laser really work? And are there any permenant side effects?

Does lipo-laser really work? And are there any permenant side effects?

Yes and No: Smart lipo is a type of liposuction using laser energy near the undersurface of the skin to assist with skin retraction post lipo. In my practice, I have had good results in the neck, lower face and upper extremities using laser lipo. Laser liposuction like tumescent liposuction is completed through small 2-4mm openings. Numbness, skin irregularities, scars and asymmetries can be permanent. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

The big 3: 1. No guarantee of perfect vision after surgery. Goal is to reduce the need for glasses and contacts. Not everyone comes out perfect--but the vast majority of patients are very happy 2. Possibility of night time glare and halos. Custom lasik helps prevent this 3. Dry eyes--usually temporary but in a small percentage, can be permanent. More so in older women. ...Read more

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Laser operation of appendix and any side effects?

Laser operation of appendix and any side effects?

Laparoscopic: Surgery is the minimally invasive surgery using 3 small cuts to remove the appendix. Laser not usually used any longer. Low side effects of late infection rutsk after surgery. ...Read more

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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser eye operations for ophthalmic strokes?

What are the side effects of laser eye operations for ophthalmic strokes?

Depends: Lots of assumptions here. Assuming you are referring to either a artery or vein occlusion of the retina ("ophthalmic stroke"), laser is sometimes done to the retina to prevent further damage. Common side effects are minimal pain during the procedure and loss of vision wherever the laser procedure is done. Vision is already likely gone from the area if laser is being considered. ...Read more

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Is the hair PRP and the laser cap safe or there are some side effects ????

Is the hair PRP and the laser cap safe or there are some side effects ????

Hair: Sorry do not know what these mean: PRP AND LASER CAP? So need more details. Laser cap sounds dangerous. Send details. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

Skin reactions: The main side effect of laser hair removal is the effect on the skin from the laser. There is heat generated from the laser to kill the hair follicle and the surrounding skin may have some heat rash, blisters, scarring, or pigmentation. If the laser is set correctly you will have permanent hair removal with only a small and short lived local reaction. ...Read more

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What is the best hair removel laser machine ? I heard Mediostar and diodo ? Any advice ? And is there any side effects ?

What is the best hair removel laser machine ? I heard Mediostar and diodo ? Any advice ? And is there any side effects ?

Many good systems: Lasers have to be used according to your skin type in general fair skin can use all the lasers. dark skin should use either a diode or yag. Its important to go to someone with a lot of experience in lasers remember it is being applied to your flesh. Complications include burns, blisters, scars, pigment changes where you skin becomes lighter or darker in color to name common things. ...Read more

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I have acne and scars. Is laser effective in healing thescars? Are there any side effects of laser?

I have acne and scars. Is laser effective in healing thescars? Are there any side effects of laser?

Lasers for acne scar: Lasers can decrease the depth and severity of acne scarring. Realize it probably will not completely take the scar away. Furthermore several treatments may be necessary to see the optimal effects. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of a orthoscopic shoulder stabilization laser surgery?

What are the common side effects of a orthoscopic shoulder stabilization laser surgery?

Relief...: This is hi-tech; but aimed at stabilization of the joint and quicker recovery time. Orthoscopic procedures are also associated with less complications; better outcomes(depending upon the skill of the orthopedist), and improved patient satisfaction. ...Read more

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Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Qualified doctor: It is safe and effective int he properly trained hands. I see you are in saudi arabia with lots of sun exposure and possibly a darker skin tone thus you must be careful or else you can get a burn , scar, a darkening of the skin ore worse lightening. Do not do anything until out of sun 2 weeks or more ...Read more

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Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Is it safe and effective to use hairmax laser comb product to grow hair, and what are the possible side effects ?!

Marketing; ? if more: Study FDA letters: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf6/K060305.pdf, http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf9/K093499.pdf & http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf10/K103368.pdf which are just notification letters without any verification of efficacy for claims. Laser devices are also marketed for killing hair follicles. Like Elon Musk, go back to basics: http://foundation.bz/20/ ...Read more