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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have acne and scars. Is laser effective in healing thescars? Are there any side effects of laser?
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
I don't want to try yag laser because its side effects , is there any therapy i can use to get better?
For what?: Yag lasers are used for many things. What are you contemplating? ...Read more
I am 22 year old girl. Does laser reduce white old stretch marks? And do it have any side effects in future?
It will not.: It will not work....Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Does the home laser devices is safe on skin ? Does it have any side effects for the long run? What is the best device ?
I'm going to do ndyag laser for my facial telangectasia, but i'm worried about any side effects like edema hyperpigmentation! is it completely safe?
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