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I have very sensitive skin , I am having laser therapy for dark spots What can I use to desensitize the skin? ( I can not stand the pain to laser)

I have very sensitive skin , I am having laser therapy for dark spots What can I use to desensitize the skin? ( I can not stand the pain to laser)

Desensitize skin: Prior to each laser treatment you can apply Emla, (lidocaine and prilocaine) a local skin anesthetic. You can get a prescription from your personal physician. Complete application instructions can be found o the box. Apply one hour before treatment on the area to be treated. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Fox
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Laser Therapy (Definition)

Laser stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation." this is the use of a specific wave length of light that can target the skin with potential beneficial effects to reduce signs of aging, ...Read more


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Why isn't slt laser therapy used more as a first line treatment of glaucoma instead of drops?

Why isn't slt laser therapy used more as a first line treatment of glaucoma instead of drops?

Depends on patient: And physician. Slt can wear off, many patients are afraid of laser. Drops can always be stopped but laser can't be taken back. ...Read more

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How does laser therapy work?

How does laser therapy work?

Calms blood vessels: Laser shrinks the overactive blood vessels near the surface in rosacea. You may need several treatments. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: laser therapy?

What is the definition or description of: laser therapy?

Targeted Light RX: Laser stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation." this is the use of a specific wave length of light that can target the skin with potential beneficial effects to reduce signs of aging, redness, and pigmentation issues. ...Read more

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Is green light laser therapy effective and safe?

Is green light laser therapy effective and safe?

Check with Urologist: While there are minor physical differences between red and green laser beams, medical benefits depends upon the type of device used in its delivery, besides the patient's condition. Feel better ...Read more

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When you do a laser therapy does the device touch your face?

When you do  a laser therapy does the device touch your face?

Not normally: It depends on what type of treatment you are getting, but with resurfacing the device does not touch your face. ...Read more

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Can cold laser therapy really make you quite smoking for good?

Can cold laser therapy really make you quite smoking for good?

NO- but it may help: No single treatment can "make" you quit smoking except for your own inner resolve. Cold laser may reduce cravings for tobacco and ease withdrawal symptoms, but should be used in conjunction with other strategies which can include acupuncture, herbs, supplements, eft (www.Eftuniverse.Com/) etc. See www.Wellsphere.Com/general-medicine-article/cold-laser-for-smoking-cessation-fact-or-crap/523149. ...Read more

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Is low level laser therapy in a clinical setting (not a laser comb) effective for a receding hair line?

Is low level laser therapy in a clinical setting (not a laser comb) effective for a receding hair line?

Not to my knowledge: Lasers have been used to remove hair. I have not seen any published controlled trials showing that they are effective in growing hair. ...Read more

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Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Ihave freckles and i wanna remove them does laser therapy works with it ?And do they come back again?how long it take to appear again after treatment?

Unclear: FReckles are a dermatologic expression of pigment. Lighter complexion people may have more of them and they can be a heritable trait. Redheaded people tend to have the most. They can return after attempts at removal. You may not light them but when you try to destroy with laser you may get unsightly burns. Consult with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Laser (Definition)

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