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Will my beauty mark regrow because it went scabby and fell off after having laser hair removal please can you answer my question thank you?

Will my beauty mark regrow because it went scabby and fell off after having laser hair removal please can you answer my question thank you?

It may grow back but: Although it is likely that the mole treated with lasers may grow back. This is because lasers can rejuvenate the skin cells and that can cause recurrence of the mole. But that does not mean every single mole removed with laser will grow back. So to answer your question sometime the mole may grow back. If it grows back you can use sure way of treatment either freezing it or get it excised surgically Read more

Dr. Robert Strimling
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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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Laser hair removal, is it safe? Female friend is getting it. I heard it kills hair cells and I wonder how that can be safe, if it kills cells.

Laser hair removal, is it safe? Female friend is getting it. I heard it kills hair cells and I wonder how that can be safe, if it kills cells.

Safe: Pigments absorb wavelengths of light that correlate with their color. Certain laser light wavelengths correlate with the pigment of darker hair tones. In this way, the laser energy is absorbed uniquely in the hair follicle while minimizing energy to the surrounding tissue. Energy (heat) from the light destroys the follicle while leaving skin. Very safe when done by trained professional. Read more

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Do u recommend the tria beauty laser hair removal?

Do u recommend the tria beauty laser hair removal?

FDA cleared: Yes this is fda approved laser available for home use. But you need to check your hair and skin tone to see if you are a match for the tria laser. Follow the directions, and it is easy to use. Read more

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Is vaginal laser hair removal safe?

YEs: Provided on outside of vagina, can be used over labia majora where there is hair. Read more

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Laser hair removal around the anus. Is this a safe procedure?

Laser hair removal around the anus. Is this a safe procedure?

Anal laser hair: Laser hair reduction for the anal region is a safe procedure. There are considerations such as ensuring patient comfort. We cool as we treat. Select patients require a topical anesthetic cream placed before treatment. Make sure you discuss any concerns with your treating provider. Read more

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Is it safe to use laser hair removal on a male's sensitive area?

Is it safe to use laser hair removal on a male's sensitive area?

Laser private areas: Yes, laser works well on penis shaft and scrotum. Do it before hair turns grey or no laser will work. Read more

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Is home laser hair removal devices is safe?

Follow instructions: Usually yes but they tend not to be very effective Read more

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Is laser hair removal safe while being on accutane?

Is laser hair removal safe while being on accutane?

Risk for burn: Increased risk for burn. Best to wait until Accutane treatment is complete before attempting laser treatment. Read more

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Is laser hair removal safe? Especially at areas of vagina and armpits?

Is laser hair removal safe? Especially at areas of vagina and armpits?

Yes by experienced: Laser hair removal is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed and therefore you may have heard of some complications such as burns. However, the risks are comparatively low when your procedure is performed by an experienced individual who is familiar with the proper settings. Read more

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Is laser hair removal safe?

Is laser hair removal safe?

Safe: Very safe for most skin types. The darker your skin, the greater the risk with some laser devices. Check with your provider to see if their laser is a good fit for your skin type and hair type. Read more

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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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Is laser hair removal always safe?

Is laser hair removal always safe?

Safe laser hair tx: As with all treatments, laser hair removal is not without risk. The person performing the procedure needs to take precautions and protect his/her patient before, during and after each treatment. The patient needs to adhere to pre-treatment instructions such as not tanning or waxing before and between treatments. Procedure is not performed if you are pregnant, primarily for theoretical risks. Read more

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Is it safe to have hypopigmentation after laser hair removal?

Is it safe to have hypopigmentation after laser hair removal?

Yes: Hypo pigmentation can occur with laser therapy. It is often unwanted but is safe. Read more

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I recently heard about electrolysis for permanent hair removal. Why is laser hair removal so much more popular then electrolysis? Is it safe?

Laser is better: Electrolysis hair removal was the standard before lasers revolutionized the field of permanent hair removal. Now, nothing is permanent and 100% in medicine, but there's permanent hair reduction. While electrolysis treats each hair bulb at a time, laser can treat a lot of hairs instantly at the same time. A bikini area can be lasered in 10 min. Lasers do not work for white, red and light blond hair. Read more

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Laser permanently removes the hair? Or is there any chance of reoccurrence? And laser hair removal for people with keloid tendency is safe or not?

See below: When properly spaced treatments are used with an effective laser, the hair growth should be slowed considerably or completely arrested. Not all lasers can be safely used in patients of all skin types. Read more

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Is it safe to have laser hair removal on your stomach?

Is it safe to have laser hair removal on your stomach?

Yes: Provided you are a good candidate with the right skin and hair coloring and you avoid sun exposure. Abdominal hair is an area frequently treated in women and men. Read more

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Is it safe to have laser hair removal done if I am also on amoxicillin?

Yes: That should not be a problem. Do stay away from sun exposure for several days after the treatment though. Read more

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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


Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more