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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...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?

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

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What happens during laser treatment?

What happens during laser treatment?

It Depends: The doctor will use a laser as a tool to essentially burn a very small amount of tissue, but it is used for eye disorders, vaginal disorders, and during some types of surgery. When used for diabetics, they burn blood vessels in the eye that have grown abnormally large. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment for frakles safe or not?

Is laser treatment for frakles safe or not?

Frekles ie ephilides: Lasers are an effective therapy for a number of lesions on the face or body. Certain people are good candidates depending on what type of lesion is being targeted and their skin type. In terms of safety, lasers are safe therapeutic devices, but only if operated by physicians or under physician supervision by trained personnel, and patients are wearing appropriate eye protection. ...Read more

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What is zerona laser treatment?

Targeted fat laser: Zerona is a device which uses laser technology at a specific wavelength meant to target fat cells. That being said, I am skeptical about the amount of fat it is able to "remove." as with any minimally invasive technology, the main problem is that the effects are usually minimal or short-lived. Ask to see your surgeon's personal results. ...Read more

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What is zerona laser treatment?

Used to reduce fat: Zerona is a laser machiine that is supposedly reduce fat in areas like the flanks and abdomen. It is an external machine that works through massaging the areas in question. How much useful. It is supposedly a new method to help getting rid of excess fat without incisions. ...Read more

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What is this zerona laser treatment?

What is this zerona laser treatment?

Topical fat reductio: Zerona laser involves low level laser applied in a topical fashion for reduction of thickness of fat. ...Read more

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Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Is there any laser treatment for weak eyesight?

Depends: If you mean a "lazy eye" when you say "weak" eyesight, then no. There is no laser that can treat lazy eye. If you just mean requiring glasses to see, then lasers such as lasik can decrease a patient's need for glasses. ...Read more

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How can scar laser treatment work?

How can  scar laser treatment work?

Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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Could teens do the zerona laser treatment?

Could teens do the zerona laser treatment?

Yes but why: This is not a weight loss low level laser treatment. It simply helps people temporarily lose an inch. If your teen is already worried about her shape, take the time to get her on a low fat diet and high level exercise program. Please teach this in your home so she will have life long healthy habits. It is probably not the best solution for your teenager. Avoid the more money than brains option. ...Read more

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Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will laser treatment get rid of my rosacea?

Will improve: Rosacea is a continuing process. It may be kept under control with certain lasers. www.associatedplasticsurgoens.com. ...Read more

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How effectice is laser treatment for snoring?

How effectice is  laser treatment for snoring?

Debatable...: Highly debatable topic, but in general, snoring can be difficult to treat. For many adults, snoring is not caused by one problem area but is a combination of tongue, tonsil, throat, palate, and nose issues. Laser treatment may be ineffective, depending on areas addressed and severity of snoring. It is also important to rule out underlying sleep apnea with a sleep study- see an ENT or pulm. Doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

Can you tell me how scar laser treatment work?

There are so many: types of laser treatments, it depends on the wavelength laser you choose, but usually it works by heating up the collagen and elastin in the dermis to tighten skin, but can be ablative and cause burn to stimulate tightening ...Read more

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Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

Fraxel laser treatment and inno peel procedure?

This: This is usually used to treat pigment disorders and wrinkles-photo ageing. ...Read more

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Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Can laser treatment work for keratosis pilaris?

Maybe: Keratosis pilaris is an unrelenting condition that never goes away. Lasers don't actually work get rid of it. However, microdermabrasion, ipl, and fractionated lasers can help to flatten it out and make it appear better. In theory, if you remove hair follicles the keratosis pilaris can't occur but I have not seen great results. ...Read more

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Is laser treatment common for hyperpigmentation?

Is laser treatment common for hyperpigmentation?

Yes: Yes. It is often utilized to treat hyperpigmentation from aging, sun damage and melasma. With melasma it is important to do a test area prior to complete treatment to ensure there is not worsening of the condition. There are several topical preparations that can also aid in the treatment of hyperpigmentation ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Calcineurin Inhibitor (Definition)

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Laser (Definition)

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