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Dr. Megan Jack
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Laser Scar Removal (Definition)

The term laser scar removal is really a marketing ploy. Laser treatment can significantly improve the appearance of scars and make them imperceptible but i would not guarantee "removal". The laser serves to soften the scar tissue, remodel the collagen, and smooth the skin. Other treatment modalities can improve the pigmentation if needed. Scar revision is cutting out the ...Read more


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How much is tattoo removal?

How much is tattoo removal?

It varies: To get rid of tattoos without causing scars, you need a q-switched laser. Depending on the colors of the ink, you may need up to 3 different q-switched lasers. Darker color inks are easier, lighter skin tolerates the procedure better, filled in patterns are tough. 10-12 treatments, maybe more. Each treatment, if they can be done in less than 15 min should cost about $100-$300 dollars in my area. ...Read more

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How does laser scar removal work?

How does laser scar removal work?

Laser Scar removal: There is no such thing as laser scar "removal" but only laser scar improvement... There is no laser that can "erase" a scar, but only improve its quality (redness, thickness)... Consult a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Generally, how much is callus removal surgery?

Generally, how much is callus removal surgery?

Make sure.: Callus removal surgery, if there is such a thing, is nothing more than simply trimming the calluses in the office using a scalpel blade. True callus removal surgery would involve much more. Tissues would have to be numbed, bones altered and sometimes soft tissue changed. This would involve several hundreds or even thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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How much can scar removing surgery cost?

How much can scar removing surgery cost?

Depends: It would depend on the size and location of your scar. It may be considered cosmetic if there is no functional impairment. ...Read more

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How hard is laser surgery for acne?

How hard is  laser surgery for acne?

Not Difficult: Many of the new lasers for acne are not painful or inconvenient. They have been developed to either reduce the bacterial colony counts, oil gland size, or oil excretion. Clinical trials show improvement with reduction of acne lesional size and number; however, complete clearance is rare. ...Read more

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Easy scar removal - how effective is surgical scar removal?

Easy scar removal - how effective is surgical scar removal?

Varies: Scar revision is better for wider scars. I would wait until the scar matures at least 6-12 months after wounding though. http://www.cosmeticsurgerytruth.com/blog/?p=13810. ...Read more

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How much does acne removal surgery cost?

How much does acne removal surgery cost?

Depends: First one cannot remove acne with surgery. One can control acne with various light sourses (ipl/laser) which is coded as acne surgery. Acne scars are removed only with surgery or lasers. Cost depends upon area treated and number of treatments, would guess abyt$500 per tx of cheeks, more for entire face. ...Read more

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How well does laser scar removal actually work?

How well does laser scar removal actually work?

Works well : But it depends on how deep the scar is. It takes multiple laser resurfacing treatments with either erbium yag or co2. Co2 laser works better than erbium but more down time required. ...Read more

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How well does laser scar removal work?

How well  does laser scar removal work?

A bit: Although there are several treatments that can help improve the appearance of scars, there is nothing that can completely remove a scar. That said, some lasers do a wonderful job of improving scars. I also love combination therapies. Since every case is different, i usually use a mixture of prescription creams, chemical peels, microneedling, lasers and surgical techniques. Whatever is best for you. ...Read more

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Wondering how much laser scar removal will work and cost?

Wondering how much laser scar removal will work and cost?

Works good. : The costs vary depending on how big and deep the scar is. It goes around $200 to $2000. ...Read more

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What amount is laser tatoo removal?

Cost or number: If you are asking about the cost you can figure a credit card size tattoo will come to about $3000 from day one to completion. If you are asking about the number of treatments that depends on color, ink load, position on the body scaring etc the average is just over 8 treatments ...Read more

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How much is laser surgery for nail fungus?

How much is laser surgery for nail fungus?

Wide range: It is not covered by insurance that i know of, and it usually costs at least 300 dollars per treatment. I've heard some are charging 900 dollars per treatment. Most likely it depends on the region and the going rate (and how expensive the laser is!). Be sure you are tested (nail biopsy) before undergoing expensive treatment for something that may not even be fungal. ...Read more

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How safe is laser hair removal?

How safe is laser hair removal?

Risks are few: While all lasers have the potential to burn and no treatment is 100% effective laser hair removal performed by experienced hands is safe and effective. Beware of cut-rate places with poor supervision and inexperienced operators. ...Read more

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How much does a yag laser procedure cost?

How much does a yag laser procedure cost?

It depends: There are many uses for a nd:yag laser and it depends on the area and goal from hair removal to skin tightening. ...Read more

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How much does a laser tattoo removal specialist charge?

How much does a laser tattoo removal specialist charge?

Depends on size: I perform a lot of ltr the price starts at $200 a session and thst would be for a tattoo arounf 1 inch so 2 letters, a ring on a finger. I charge $100 an inch up to 6 sq inched then $50 per most tattoos about the size of a credit card come to $350 per and if its say a half sleeve that could break $1000 again the average person needs 8 sessions. ...Read more

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How can I remove a scar without expensive laser treatments?

How can I remove a scar without expensive laser treatments?

Wait: Scars cannot be removed. They will fade with time. Scar revisions can be performed for severe scars. ...Read more

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How much can a keloid removal cost?

How much can a keloid removal cost?

Keloid: Depends on your insurance. Some insurance companies cover the cost and some donot. The cost of keloid excision for uncovered insurance depend on the size and the procedure, in hospital or in office. Find a plastic surgeon who deals with keloids. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to have laser scar removal in us vs singapore?

How much does it cost to have laser scar removal in us vs singapore?

Be cautious: Be cautious of getting less costly procedures overseas where you don't know the certifications and regulations regarding the practitioners performing these procedures. Most laser treatments also require multiple procedures to obtain the desired effect. If you use cost as your main decision factor, you may not understand all the factors used in determining cost and value. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


Dr. Barry Press
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Scar Revision (Definition)

Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or ...Read more