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Do you need to be certain age to do laser hair removal?

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 more

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Hair Removal (Definition)

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


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What age do you have to be to get laser eye surgery?

What age do you have to be to get laser eye surgery?

Mostly after 23: The eye is changing in a not totally predictable way prior to age 23 so to avoid re-lasik surgery, most avoid surgery on anyone younger than this. In special cases younger patients may be considered and even a few children have been done but these are exceptions. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get a hair transplant?

What age do you have to be to get a hair transplant?

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

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What age do you have to be to get chin liposuction?

What age do you have to be to get chin liposuction?

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 more

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What age do you have to be to get coolsculpting?

What age do you have to be to get coolsculpting?

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 more

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What kind if procedures do you get in order to be able to get dentures?

What kind if procedures do you get in order to be able to get dentures?

Removal of teeth: Dentures are made to replace teeth. If there are remaining teeth, they need to be removed. Sometimes the ridge that the denture sits on needs to be modified as well. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

What age do you have to be to get plastic surgery?

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 more

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Do you have to be a certain age to use rogaine (minoxidil) for hair growth?

Do you have to be a certain age to use rogaine (minoxidil) for hair growth?

Rogaine (minoxidil) Safety: Safety and efficacy of rogaine (minoxidil) have not been established for pediatric patients up to 18 years of age. Use in infects is not recommended. ...Read more

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How old do you have to be to have laser surgery for removing your acne scars?

How old do you have to be to have laser surgery for removing your acne scars?

When breakouts stop: First lasers do not remove scars, acne or otherwise. Treat for acne scarring can be done when the break out have stopped. ...Read more

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How do you know when your tonsils need to surgically be removed?

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How do you know when your tonsils need to surgically be removed?

See below: If you have recurrent or persistent tonsilitis, this is the most common indication for surgical removal of your tonsils. ...Read more

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I'm considering breast augmentation but want them to look and feel natural-- can you explain what can be done to ensure this?

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 more

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How old do you have to be to have eye laser surgery?

How old do you have to be to  have eye laser surgery?

LASIK: Mostly this is not done under about age 23 for the intrinsic changes in eye power to stabilize. There are a few special cases of this for special situations in younger patients. At age 42 you are well beyond these parameters. ...Read more

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When do your teeth need to be removed?

When do your teeth need to be removed?

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 more

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To what extent do you have to pay to remove a cleft chin?

To what extent do you have to pay to remove a cleft chin?

Entirely cosmetic: Fees for your requested procedure vary greatly from one doctor to another, so get a few opinions. But it's considered completely cosmetic in nature. A cleft chin is not a cleft lip! ...Read more

Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Laser Hair Removal (Definition)

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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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more