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Laser Therapy For Dark Spots
Hyperpig/IPL: Maybe best to see dermatologist in person to evaluation the hyperpigmemtation issues. ...Read more
Dark circles - eyes: Dark circles under the eyes can be a result of allergies and the resulting congestion in the sinuses that cause a back up of blood in the venous system in the face. Try some allergy medicines and decongestants to see if that helps you. Sleeping on a slight incline may help with "drainage" of the area too- one case where gravity is actually good! ...Read more
Dark Spot: You have to protect your skin from the sun to avoid getting dark spots. But once the dark spots appear, it is possible to treat them. Potential over-the-counter treatments include hydroquinone creams that bleach the skin and microdermabrasion kits that buff out the rough, dark spots. Prescription drug treatments include tretinoin, known as retin-a. ...Read more
Will Alma laser Clearlift plus get rid of dark circles and hyperpigmentation on a light brown skin?
ASDS opinion & 1more: Two sites to read: https://www.asds.net/Laser-Light-Therapy-for-Acne-Scars/ and http://www.livestrong.com/article/73275-red-blue-light-therapy-acne/ ...Read more
Maybe: There's talk of some wavelengths helping kill the bacteria. This is no substitute for the therapy that actually works for everybody else. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends on the spot: Fading dark spots on dark skin is difficult and dependent on what caused the dark spot in the 1st place., how long it has been there, and where in the skin (depth) it is. Best advice is to see a dermatologist who can evaluate the pigmentary changes and help provide the best treatment options (bleaching agent, lasers, surgery, tincture of time etc..). Good luck. ...Read more
HPL: I would not recommend I would only seek a trained professional for that treatment especially with a skin condition. ...Read more
I'm 23. I have dark circles. I heard of laser undereye treatment called Intense Pulse Laser Treatment. How effective is this to lighten?
Depends: Depends on your case. Improving dark circles complex since a variety of factors. Best advice is to see a dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon for advice. ...Read more
Does LED light treatment (red, blue, amber, near-infrared) stimulate pigment cells? Can it make brown sun spots darker?
No: Or will not make brown spots darker ...Read more
Pain with Acne Light: It depends on whether levulan chemical is used. The chemical will make it more uncomfortable, but probably make the treatment work better. The treatment will also work without the medicine. It creates oxygen in the glands, which is toxic to the bacteria. It is a good adjunctive treatment, but nothing beats Isotretinoin for long-term resolution of acne. ...Read more
Problems with ingrown hair for years.tried treating lotions/creams-no help.Have a lot of red scars on legs. Will ambi fade cream help fade red scars??
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
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