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Doctor insights on: Fraxel Laser Treatment Dangers

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Is fraxel laser treatment effective?

Is fraxel laser treatment effective?

Yes, very effective: The Fraxel Dual offers two lasers: one to target the surface for tone and texture and one to target deeper layers to treat fine lines and acne scarring.

Results can be seen immediately but will improve for the following 3-6 months ...Read more

Dr. Jane Chung
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Fraxel Laser (Definition)

The fraxel is a laser developed for fractional laser technology thereby causing less or no downtime than previous technologies. The 1550 is considered noninvasive and helps acne scarring, poreand other scars. The 1927 - dual helps superficial brown spots and melasma. Fraxel repair is a more potent fractionated co2 laser lwith significant downtime good for skin tightening, ...Read more


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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

Cost for fraxel: The cost of the fraxel will depend on which fraxel repair or restore is being used. It will also depend on the size of the area to be treated and the number of treatments required. ...Read more

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Does anyone know who qualifies for fraxel laser treatment?

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Does anyone know who qualifies for fraxel laser treatment?

Usually: Usually many people are qualified for a fraxel treatment. Consult an experienced laser surgeon in your area, he may suggest fraxel or some other laser which may be better for you based on skin color and concerns. It is more important to know what concern/problem you want to solve. Fraxel may or may not be the best treatment for this problem. You want to see a laser/cosmetic dermatologist who has many lasers so he/she can choose the best laser for your problem and situation. ...Read more

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Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

This: This is usually used to treat pigment disorders and wrinkles-photo ageing. ...Read more

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Is fraxel laser treatment also called "ablative laser resurfacing"?

Non- ablative: Fraxel laser treatment delivers the potency of ablative treatments with the gentle safety of non-ablative lasers. So you get the best of both worlds: dramatic results and less downtime. ...Read more

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I have two huge spots on my mustache area, have used obaji for one year, two fraxel laser treatment And two chemical peels, the spots are still there?

Persistent spots: You haven't described the spots. However, surface treatments have limited effect. Pigmentation changes and some skin lesions are hard to get rid of. Get your doctor to explain what can and can't be achieved in your case. ...Read more

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What to do if I am planning to go for fraxel laser treatment, but I was wondering will I be able to do so even if I have nose implant?

What to do if I am planning to go for fraxel laser treatment, but I was wondering will I be able to do so even if I have nose implant?

Probably no problem: I would check with the doctor who is doing the procedure but I do not think that will be a problem. Remind them to be careful when manipulating your nose if the procedure is done. ...Read more

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Fraxel laser treatment for wrinkles under the eye, is this effective?

Fraxel laser treatment for wrinkles under the eye, is this effective?

Very good: Like any treatment, as long as expectations are reasonable, the fraxel can get very good improvement (not perfection) in skin rejuvenation. ...Read more

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I want to have a fraxel laser treatment on my severe acne scars. Is this effective?

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I want to have a fraxel laser treatment on my severe acne scars. Is this effective?

Fraxel for acne scar: The fraxel laser is very effective for treating acne scars if used aggressively. It requires several treatments but you can go to work without any downtime. For faster results in one treatment with downtime use the pixel or fractionated co2 laser or the erbium lasers. ...Read more

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Is it true that once you go for laser treatment for removal of body hairs, the hairs won't grow back again?

No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal with lasers. However, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of hairs and thickness. Hair has growth cycles and it has to be removed in a certain cycle for the laser to work effectively. That is why doctors recommend multiple treatments with the laser. ...Read more

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Am considering laser treatment to get rid of my psoriasis, but haven't heard much about it. Any information/suggestions would be appreciated.

Am considering laser treatment to get rid of my psoriasis, but haven't heard much about it. Any information/suggestions would be appreciated.

See details: Psoriasis is very treatable with conventional therapies especially biologics. Ultraviolet laser therapy is very similar to conventional light therapy and is not likely to br covered by insurance. ...Read more

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What happens during laser treatment?

What happens during laser treatment?

It Depends: The doctor will use a laser as a tool to essentially burn a very small amount of tissue, but it is used for eye disorders, vaginal disorders, and during some types of surgery. When used for diabetics, they burn blood vessels in the eye that have grown abnormally large. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment for frakles safe or not?

Is laser treatment for frakles safe or not?

Frekles ie ephilides: Lasers are an effective therapy for a number of lesions on the face or body. Certain people are good candidates depending on what type of lesion is being targeted and their skin type. In terms of safety, lasers are safe therapeutic devices, but only if operated by physicians or under physician supervision by trained personnel, and patients are wearing appropriate eye protection. ...Read more

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What is zerona laser treatment?

Targeted fat laser: Zerona is a device which uses laser technology at a specific wavelength meant to target fat cells. That being said, I am skeptical about the amount of fat it is able to "remove." as with any minimally invasive technology, the main problem is that the effects are usually minimal or short-lived. Ask to see your surgeon's personal results. ...Read more

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What is zerona laser treatment?

Used to reduce fat: Zerona is a laser machiine that is supposedly reduce fat in areas like the flanks and abdomen. It is an external machine that works through massaging the areas in question. How much useful. It is supposedly a new method to help getting rid of excess fat without incisions. ...Read more

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What is this zerona laser treatment?

What is this zerona laser treatment?

Topical fat reductio: Zerona laser involves low level laser applied in a topical fashion for reduction of thickness of fat. ...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 on face last?

For what: Laser hair seems to be at least 10 years
Wrinkles tightening about 2 years
Age spots sun spots several years or longer
Resurfacing is long term
Photo facials depending on why can last several months to years
Any process tha works by stimulating collagen will last 1.5-2 years because without touch up treatments the level returns to normal ...Read more

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Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Depends: If you mean a "lazy eye" when you say "weak" eyesight, then no. There is no laser that can treat lazy eye. If you just mean requiring glasses to see, then lasers such as lasik can decrease a patient's need for glasses. ...Read more

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How long does laser treatment for glaucoma take?

How long does laser treatment for glaucoma take?

A few minutes: Most glaucoma laser treatments take only a few moments. They are seldom uncomfortable and can greatly decrease the eye's pressure. There is seldom any downtime after the procedure; most patients can get back to their normal activities in a matter of hours. ...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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Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Yes: There are side effects in every medical and surgical treatment. They can be from extremely low in yag laser iridotomy to severe in macular laser for diabetes. In ophthalmology there are a number of lasers. Excimer laser for refractive errors has minimal side effects if done correctly, most common being dry eyes for the first six months. You should mention type of laser and disease. ...Read more

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Please help! What is this zerona laser treatment?

Not effective: The first generation of this device has not been effective and as a result many dissatisfied patients. If my memory serves me correctly, the company is launching newer products that might be more effective, but I would hold off until they can show better clinical outcome. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment very good for port wine stains?

It can be.: Pulse dye laser can make a big difference here but it takes multiple treatments. It works about 3/4 of the time to make a real difference. The younger the treatment, the better. ...Read more

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Can I have laser treatment for my short-sightedness?

Can I have laser treatment for my short-sightedness?

See an MD eye doctor: An ophthalmologist is a physician trained to examine and treat the eyes. He or she would be able to examine you to make that determination. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Laser (Definition)

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