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Do vaginal tightening laser treatments work?

Do vaginal tightening laser treatments work?

Surgery yes, Laser?: Perineoplasty reconstructs the muscles damaged during childbirth which narrows the vaginal opening improving sensation for you and your partner during intercourse. Your kegel muscle is also more effective. A laser is a tool, but honestly there are no studies to prove that the procedure is more or less effective with or without it. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Would like to find skin treatments that will tighten skin - does thermage work?

Would like to find skin treatments that will tighten skin - does thermage work?

My own personal...: ...Experience with thermage is that it causes little or no significant tightening of the skin. I know that good results have been claimed, but i haven't seen any examples. In general, the only reliable skin tightening procedure is plastic surgery. ...Read more

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What types of tumors do laser treatments work on?

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What types of tumors do laser treatments work on?

Laser for growths: Laser is not just a marketing tool. Depending on the type of lesion laser can be better than the knife! it can - in the appropriate case remove a growth with no scar. For example a vascular tumor like a hemangioma is better treated with laser than with a knife. For moles that are potentially suspicious it is better to use a knife so that we get histology - so we know if it is cancerous or not. ...Read more

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How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

UVB light: Laser therapy is an effective treatment for vitiligo, although impractical for the treatment of widespread or large lesions, since it is focused on small, targeted areas. Combination with topical therapies can be helpful. The laser emits ultraviolet light which somehow interferes with the autoimmune process that may be destroying the melanocytes (which give us our skin pigmentation). ...Read more

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How long does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

How long does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

Depends: Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease - your immune cells attack pigment cells in your skin. Laser treatments can suppress the autoimmune response, allowing the pigment cells and skin color to come back. Unfortunately it can take many treatments to see results. Maintenance laser treatments are often needed or the vitiligo is likely to come back. ...Read more

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Does laser treatment really work in brightening your skin?

Does laser treatment really work in brightening your skin?

Potentially yes: Lasers can be used to reduce or remove brown spots and vessels and to improve skin texture. They are very effective that way in brightening one's complexion and we use them every day with great results. Of course there are many variables such as sun exposure, skin color, underlying conditions, laser choice, etc. That will determine the overall short term and long term success of the treatments. ...Read more

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I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

I'm planning to buy a soft laser pen for tinnitus treatment. Does it work?

Doubt it: I would be shocked if a soft laser pen would work. I would also be cautious and read hopefully real reviews and/or talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Unclear: FReckles are a dermatologic expression of pigment. Lighter complexion people may have more of them and they can be a heritable trait. Redheaded people tend to have the most. They can return after attempts at removal. You may not light them but when you try to destroy with laser you may get unsightly burns. Consult with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Could laser eye treatment actually work?

Could laser eye treatment actually work?

Depends: Laser is used to treat many things in the eye from abnormal vessels, to lens power. It works in most cases. Check with your ophthalmologist (optometrists cannot do laser surgery) if this has been advised for you. ...Read more

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Do dermabrasion and laser treatments work?

Do dermabrasion and laser treatments work?

Yes 4 proper indicat: Yes they do work excellently when used for the stated indications. For example lasers have provided a revolutionary treatment for vascular malformations and tattoo removal. Dermabrasion works well for superficial epidermal lesions. ...Read more

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How can scar laser treatment work?

How can  scar laser treatment work?

Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

There are so many: types of laser treatments, it depends on the wavelength laser you choose, but usually it works by heating up the collagen and elastin in the dermis to tighten skin, but can be ablative and cause burn to stimulate tightening ...Read more

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How doest fractional laser skin treatment work?

Improves scars: Instead of burning off the whole surface to a certain depth it selectively treats a fraction of the surface , 5, 11, 22 per cent in a regular pasternak. The skin regrows on a few days raising depressed scars, smoothing wrinkles , and decreasing raised scars. It is used for acne scars, wrinkles on the lip and cheek with noticeable improvement within a week. ...Read more

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Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and fractionated lasers can help to flatten it out and make it appear better. In theory, if you remove hair follicles the keratosis pilaris can't occur but I have not seen great results. ...Read more