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Laser Hair Treatment Does It Work
Laser 4 Hair Growth: Low Level Laser Therapy or Laser Therapy, is the use of non-burning, non-scarring, non-heating laser light to impart energy to hair follicles through photobiomodulation to improve hair growth. Many published studies & our experience with thousands of hair loss patients prove its efficacy. The key is powerful/portable device (LaserCap) & consistent use. Dead follicles don't grow hair, get evaluated ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
UVB light: Laser therapy is an effective treatment for vitiligo, although impractical for the treatment of widespread or large lesions, since it is focused on small, targeted areas. Combination with topical therapies can be helpful. The laser emits ultraviolet light which somehow interferes with the autoimmune process that may be destroying the melanocytes (which give us our skin pigmentation). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Scars are physiological response to injuries of the skin. Scars come in different forms: red, raised, depigmented, thinned, pitted, stretch mark like, or any combination of the above. Lasers work well to correct the redness. However, all of the other components require "reinjury" by the laser, with the hopes of "proper re-recovery" of the skin. This is difficult, so only partially effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intense Light: Laser light to remove hair actually is very intense light that shines on hair and travels down the hair shaft to the follicle where the hair is produced. The energy literally burns the follicle and destroys it. The hair may grow back, but if it does, it is usually more fine and lighter in color. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease - your immune cells attack pigment cells in your skin. Laser treatments can suppress the autoimmune response, allowing the pigment cells and skin color to come back. Unfortunately it can take many treatments to see results. Maintenance laser treatments are often needed or the vitiligo is likely to come back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?
Builds collagen: Light energy is directed at the skin to produce vaporization of skin layers resulting in heat dissemination through the dermis. This injury stimulates new collagen formation as well as remodeling of your old collagen. Net result is smoother skin with less wrinkles and less sun damage. Laser skin resurfacing is one of the most effective treatments but must be performed by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more
Two general types: Lasers are used to treat certain medical conditions: ie, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy. The laser used heats the target tissues. Lasers are often used to remove a clouded membrane that can form after cataract surgery. Most people hear about laser vision correction, eg lasik, in which a cold laser is used to reshape the front of the eye (cornea) to minimize the need for glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laser surgery: The best way for you find an answer is to consult with a surgeon who can do the surgery and who can explain to you all that will be involved. ...Read more
Low level laser therapy for hair loss mpb? What range do they use in this treatment? Will a 660 nw diode comb work for this? Red laser. How effective?
LLLT work on some: no guarantee on who. but typically the earlier you treat the better, and it is a lifelong commitment, so if it works you need to keep using it. red is best, and the question is the energy provided and for how long ...Read more
Somewhat: Home laser hair removal devices that have come out recently such as the tria system are effective at removing hair. But in order to make them safe for home use, manufacturers can't duplicate the power of in-office devices. So usually a lot of treatments are necessary to see some improvement. Also they are not idea for light color hairs or patients with dark or tan skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Improves scars: Instead of burning off the whole surface to a certain depth it selectively treats a fraction of the surface , 5, 11, 22 per cent in a regular pasternak. The skin regrows on a few days raising depressed scars, smoothing wrinkles , and decreasing raised scars. It is used for acne scars, wrinkles on the lip and cheek with noticeable improvement within a week. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May help: Lots of options for acne scars. Unfortunately no one treatment is perfect and they are difficult to treat. Three basic approaches: surface treatments, "resurfacing" (ie laser or dermabrasion), volume treatments (injectable fillers to "plump up" the depressed areas) and excisional treatments as for for localized areas or through stretching the skin as with a form of facelift. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Potentially yes: Lasers can be used to reduce or remove brown spots and vessels and to improve skin texture. They are very effective that way in brightening one's complexion and we use them every day with great results. Of course there are many variables such as sun exposure, skin color, underlying conditions, laser choice, etc. That will determine the overall short term and long term success of the treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many techniques: Hair replacement can be accomplished with hairpieces ( wigs), hair rearrangement, topical medications or systemic hormone alteration, flaps or grafts. Currently the practice if transferring a single or a few hair follicles is very popular (fue) and produce excellent results. Cost are typically charged per hair unit transferred with reductions for larger grafts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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