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Laser Hair Removal Is It Safe On Beauty Marks
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am considering laser hair removal on my bikini area. Is this safe? It's obviously very close to my "female parts" and would reconsider if it isn't.
Yes: Laser hair removal is safe and should not give you any problem. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hypo pigmentation can occur with laser therapy. It is often unwanted but is safe. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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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