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Laser Hair Removal With Scleroderma
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
Not even close: Medical grade vs over the counter grade are always different with the former being more potent and effective even if you are comparing the same product. Your question is comparing light therapy with laser and these are two totally different modalities. See your local plastic surgeon for the most efficacious treatment for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some discomfort: This involves pulsing light over the area to be treated. The light is absorbed by the target, in this case hair. The light is converted to heat, which causes damage to the hair follicle. You will feel discomfort because of the heat. This can be minimized by using proper cooling techniques. It's also important to avoid treating skin that is tan. Use appropriate lasers by well-trained physicians. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What method of permanent hair removal can remove unpigmented hairs on lip and chin? Did laser hair removal treatment cause vitiligo to spread
Is home ipl treatment ( philips) effective for facial hair removal due to pcos in fair Asian skin with black hair? Is the treatment permanent?Risk?
Yes: It is effective but you could get a burn from the treatment ...Read more
Can I do treatment with laser such as laser hair removal and for the skin with the laser certificate?
Regulations: You have to check state regulations and credential requirements. ...Read more
Can I have laser hair removal and isotretinoin simultaneously? Black American skin. Past laser mole removal while on isotretinoin w/o scarring.
Yes: It's very effective if done properly and using the right lasers with the right settings. Works best on dark coarse hair. Patients with darker skin are at higher risk of getting burned and have to be treated with different lasers and settings than patients with white skin. It's possible to get 80% or more hair reduction after a series of treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: No such thing as hair removal - rather hair reduction. Every treatment with an effect laser (i.e. Diode, or alexandrite) reduces the growing hair by 80%. Since hair growth is cyclical, you must go for treatments every 4-6 weeks. Other lasers are less effective. Do your research before actually going to a laser clinic! ...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?
Looking for facial hair removal and deciding between electrolysis and laser. I'm pakistani and jordanian, medium/light skin tone with dark facial hair?
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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