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Is there a home treatment that i can use to treat dark spots or other scars? Is laser treatment expensive?

Is there a home treatment that i can use to treat dark spots or other scars? Is laser treatment expensive?

Yes: There are chemicals that you can apply at home to treat dark spots. They must be prescribed by your plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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I'm 23. I have dark circles. I heard of laser undereye treatment called Intense Pulse Laser Treatment. How effective is this to lighten?

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

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Excessive hair (thick and dark black hair)growth all over the body especially under arms,hands and face. What should I do?laser treatment didn't work.

Excessive hair (thick and dark black hair)growth all over the body especially under arms,hands and face.
What should I do?laser treatment didn't work.

Not great tx: Temporary methods can be depilatory such as shaving, cutting or chemical depilators or epilatory such as plucking, waxing or tweezing. Patient continued to use these temporary methods. Permanent methods of hair removal include electrolysis, thermolysis or laser treatment. The longer wavelength Nd: YAG laser is considered safest i http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24177632 but none are great.sry. ...Read more

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Age27, got pimples, dark spots.Applying deriva-cms cream.But not so much effective.What should I do for dark spots? Is suitable laser treatment?

Age27, got pimples, dark spots.Applying deriva-cms cream.But not so much effective.What should I do for dark spots? Is suitable laser treatment?

Yes there are lasers: You are using retinod cream and not getting good result from it.You should see a cosmetic dermatologist and there are lasers available to help with dark spots and it may help.You need to find a dermatologist who has lasers in their office. ...Read more

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Is it possible to fix hypopigmentation caused by co2 laser resurfacing? I'm thinking about getting co2 laser treatment for my wrinkles, but I have dark skin. Pigmentation loss would be really obvious. If it happens, would there be a way to fix it? .

Is it possible to fix hypopigmentation caused by co2 laser resurfacing? I'm thinking about getting co2 laser treatment for my wrinkles, but I have dark skin. Pigmentation loss would be really obvious. If it happens, would there be a way to fix it?

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CO2 laser: Co2 laser resurfacing can be ablative removing the surface of the skin to a set depth in a continuous manner in the area treated. There is also fractional co2 resurfacing. Hypopigmentation is more associated with the continuous co2 rather than fractional. The hypopigmentation can last for a very long time and may be permanent. Fractional co2 is somewhat safer but may still have side effects. ...Read more

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I had a v-beam laser treatment on a spider angiome on my face. Is there anything I can do to speed recovery of the bruising/healing of dark veins?

I had a v-beam laser treatment on a spider angiome on my face.  Is there anything I can do to speed recovery of the bruising/healing of dark veins?

Arnica: You can try topical arnica. It can be found at many health food stores and some laser centers. It is very important that you avoid sun exposure as it can prolong the healing time and increase the possibility of complications. ...Read more

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Had laser treatment for a dark/age spot on my nose yesterday. Its very red/bruised w a small blister bump in the middle. Normal? Treatment?

Yes: The laser is directed and highly concentrated light that causes a thermal burn in some cases but if the area does not appear to be healing given the post-laser care advised , then call the healthcare provider that performed the procedure. ...Read more

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Is it true that once you go for laser treatment for removal of body hairs, the hairs won't grow back again?

No: There is no such thing as permanent hair removal with lasers. However, you will probably have a significant reduction in the amount of hairs and thickness. Hair has growth cycles and it has to be removed in a certain cycle for the laser to work effectively. That is why doctors recommend multiple treatments with the laser. ...Read more