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Is laser treatment very good for port wine stains?

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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Laser (Definition)

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


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What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

What is the treatment for port-wine stains?

Laser; occas surgery: For most port wine stains, serial laser therapy can greatly reduce the color and if started early enough, return the skin to near-normal appearance. Sometimes, these stained areas may increase in size and thickness, and surgery may be necessary to return this back to normal size and contour appearance. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment for skin ...Is good or bad....Is it harmfulll...

Is laser treatment for skin ...Is good or bad....Is it harmfulll...

Good indications: Laser therapy is used to treat vascular or blood vessel lesions with great efficacy. For example port wine stains commonly recognized as patches of red and purple are treated with near 90% clearance with current technology. Sun damage spots with brown patches and dilated red streaks as a result of chronic sun exposure can be virtually erased with lasers and pulsed light therapy. ...Read more

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For very light acne scars, is there a preferred treatment?

For very light acne scars, is there a preferred treatment?

Many options exist!: For mild acne scarring, facial peels, dermabrasion, and laser procedures can all provide improvements. Complete removal is impossible in most cases, but the less severe the scarring, the better the overall improvement. Microdermabrasion will not be helpful, and fractional laser procedures can require multiple sessions to equal one ablative laser resurfacing or dermabrasion degree of improvement. ...Read more

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I wore glass for 2 years ago....now my age is 17.... any laser treatment is available for not wearing glass....and also tell cost of laser treatment ?

I wore glass for 2 years ago....now my age is 17.... any laser treatment is available for not wearing glass....and also tell cost of laser treatment ?

Ask locally: Wish you wellness, prices vary widely, depending on several factors, perhaps much elevated in the US, ask where you live about the average cost, a local ophthalmologist can help direct you and tell whether you are a candidate ...Read more

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Is laser surgery good for vitiligo?

Is laser surgery good for vitiligo?

UVB laser: Lasers with uvb wavelength such as excimer xtrac (photomedex) or relume can help with vitiligo. ...Read more

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How effective is green light laser surgery for prostate enlargement?

How effective is green light laser surgery for prostate enlargement?

Very effective: Green light surgery for prostate enlargement in experienced hands works as well as a traditional TURP operation. ...Read more

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Is green light laser therapy for prostrate safe and effective?

Is green light laser therapy for prostrate safe and effective?

It can be in the rig: It can be in the right hands. Benefits of Greenlight™ Laser PVP AMS GreenLight Laser Minimal bleeding Only 30% of patients need a post-op catheter Discharge on the same day Resume normal activities in 2 to 3 days with caution Return to vigorous activity level in 4 to 6 weeks Complications occur infrequently and are mild if they do Post-operative impotence has not been associated with PVP Retrograde ejaculation is less likely with PVP Erectile Dysfunction is not typical in PVP patients Long-term success in improved urine flow Fewer symptoms of urinary obstruction - See more at: http://www.roboticoncology.com/greenlight-laser/#sthash.situvoCp.dpuf ...Read more

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What would be a highly effective laser treatment for acne?

What would be a highly effective laser treatment for acne?

Blue light: While not technically a laser, blue light treatments kill the bacteria that cause acne and can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can I treat black hairy tongue using diode laser? if yes which wave length is better? And what is the treatment protocols? Thanks

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Can I treat black hairy tongue using diode laser? if yes which wave length is better? 
And what is the treatment protocols?
Thanks

No: Your tongue does not grow hair and thus laser Rx may actually damage your tongue. Have you talked to your dentist re. what may be causing your "black tongue"? ...Read more

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Is it effective for a african american person get laser resurfacing done?

Is it effective for  a african american person get laser resurfacing done?

Effective, yes..but: Laser resurfacing can cause lightening and a mottled colored pattern creating light and dark areas and not a smooth colored pattern. This especially true in dark skinned people. Be careful. ...Read more

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How effective is laser therapy in treating hair loss? I just bought a 'laser cap', is this a good product?

How effective is laser therapy in treating hair loss? I just bought a 'laser cap', is this a good product?

Modest: Hair laser combs have modest efficiency in preventing further hair loss with little or no significant effect on hair regrowth ...Read more

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Can a pulsed-dye laser affect future facial hair growth if applied to cheek for port wine stain treatment please help.

Can a pulsed-dye laser affect future facial hair growth if applied to cheek for port wine stain treatment please help.

Probably not: Different lasers target different color targets. In case of pulse dye generally red colors are targeted which is why it is used for port wine staining. If your facial hair is closer in color to PWS there may be a small effect but it isn't likely. ...Read more

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Is vrm laser safe and useful for light pigmentaion .?

Is vrm laser safe and useful for light pigmentaion .?

Soft laser?: If u mean soft laser , probably yes. But u can show u pcp what u have and ask for his input. ...Read more

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Is laser tattoo removal harmful for the eyes?

Is laser tattoo removal harmful for  the eyes?

Yes: This is a laser that can cause blindness and other i related problems. It is critically important that you wear appropriate eye protection during your treatment and do not have treatments performed over your eyes. ...Read more

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