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Do You Need To Be Certain Age To Do Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Reduction: There is no fixed age at which you are no longer a candidate for permanent laser hair reduction. If you are old enough to have unwanted hair you wish to be rid of and you have no contraindications to treatment, such as pregnancy, sun tan, grey or blond hairs, you are able to be receive treatments. If under 18 yrs old, a parent will need to sign consent for your laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
Maturity > Age.: There is no strict age cut off for hair transplant surgery. e.g., I've treated many children who have suffered scalp or brow scars or other injuries that needed repair via hair transplant surgery. However, hereditary hair loss patients must demonstrate enough maturity to understand the need for ongoing medical therapy to prevent the further progression of the condition in the nontransplanted hair. ...Read more
No age limits: There is no maximum or minimum age for having SmartLipo. Older patients may have more skin laxity which can be improved with the laser tightening associated with SmartLipo, younger patients (under 50) tend to get better results because their skin tightens better. For more info see: http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/contouring-procedures-category/smartlipo-triplex-technology/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eighteen: The protocol in most offices requires a patient to be old enough to provide medical consent for treatments like CoolSculpting. Though a parent may provide consent for a younger patient, there is also the issue of the developing body to consider. CoolSculpting is a proven method of fat reduction that can complement a healthy diet and exercise program. Learn more at http://dermdocs.com/. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
18 Years Old: Most often, plastic surgery is an elective procedure, so you really should be at least 18 years old (a consenting adult) to legally give your consent. Minors can undergo plastic surgery with appropriate parent/guardian consent when it it warranted (as in reconstructive plastic surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are getting fillers done under your eyes, what do you need to avoid prior to the procedure?
I have some moles on my body that embarass me.I want to know if they can be removed surgically,if any product or diet control may help to make it go?
See below: If you have recurrent or persistent tonsilitis, this is the most common indication for surgical removal of your tonsils. ...Read more
I'm considering breast augmentation but want them to look and feel natural-- can you explain what can be done to ensure this?
Multiple factors: Bring in pictures to let your doctor know what your definition of natural looking is. Lots of patients may tell me they want a natural look but in fact really want a full augmented look. In general , using smaller silicone implants that are placed under the muscle will produce the most natural feeling and looking results. This is a very general recommendation and differs from patient to patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The most common indications for removal of teeth are when they cannot be treated and/or restored, or if the cost of treatment is not cost effective. Decay and periodontal disease are two of the most common causes. Other indications may include impacted teeth, malpositioned teeth and/or teeth indicated for removal as part of an orthodontic treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Laser hair removal is technique for reducing the thickness and number of hairs on the skin, by heating the hair follicles with a laser. The greater the color contrast between the hair and the skin, the more effect the treatments. A series of treatments is usually necessary to ...Read more
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