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Permanent Hair Removal In Unani
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
Yes,but: There is a subset of women that are heavy or have hormonal problems who will have significant reduction. They will however have partial regrowth that needs intermittent touchup sessions on face and neck areas. It is also difficult to totally remove hair on arms and legs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What method of permanent hair removal can remove unpigmented hairs on lip and chin? Did laser hair removal treatment cause vitiligo to spread
Safe to say goodbye: Laser hair removal equipment may vary. The technology used with devices such as Cutera XEO medical laser incorporates longer wavelengths of light as well as a built-in cooling mechanism to improve comfort and safety across all skin types and tones. The team at http://dermdocs.com/ plans carefully and maximizes the potential for laser hair removal with specific pre- and post-treatment tips. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pigment change, scar: Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring. Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications. ...Read more
Avoid if possible: At least one study says no. Note: hair always gets a little damaged when applying color, even if you're going back to your natural hue. Both permanent and semi-permanent dyes contain hydrogen peroxide, which chemically changes the color of the hair pigment. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11982643. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
Yes for grafted hair: The question is a bit tricky in that hair transplantation does not prevent hair follicles that were "programmed" for loss anyway to somehow be "protected" by the grafting process. The transplanted hair follicles are harvested from sites that are resistant to hair loss and when they are grafted to recipient sites they retain their "resistant-to-hair-loss" status despite natural hair loss around it. ...Read more
How effective / successful are hair restoration procedures for men (planting hair in the scalp, etc.)? Won't the hair just fall back out later?
Very successful: Hair transplants work well. Consult someone who specializes in follicle or micro hair transplants as these work best and give the most natural hair line. The transplanted hair will fall out but if done properly a new hair will regrow from this area. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Safe, long lasting method for removing unwanted facial hair from cheek area in male with olive complexion, without distorting natural beardline?
Laser or electr: The use of a yag laser would be a safe choice for your skin type provided you have dark hair . The results seem to be long lasting a diode is also safe for you but always go to someone well trained preferably MD. If you fear lasers electrolysis is a old time treatment that is the only one that is 100% hair loss but they take time ...Read more
Accuracy helps: Electrolysis requires very accurate targeting to insure hair follicle growth is stopped. Provider must carefully target the follicles from different sides, and often require additional touch ups to finish the process. Most used for isolated hairs (for example in chin area), laser more common for larger hair areas. It may leave small surface irregularities if repetition is needed to remove the prob. ...Read more
Usually Permanent: Hair follicles located in the back of the scalp are typically immune to hereditary hair loss. When carefully harvested using NeoGraft FUE & transplanted into the thinning area, they will live & grow "forever." Only exceptions include severe disease or meds like chemo. Be aware that the NON-transplanted hair is still at risk, needing medical tx's in order to protect those follicles & the results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are hair removal creams for beards harmful over time? Also, can some creams prevent future hair growth from root damage?
No: That's a wives tale like pulling out a grey hair makes 3 more grow. ...Read more
Usually: It depends upon the laser. For example, hair removal lasers will not do anything for a scar, although if it removes the hair permanently, it may prevent the problem of ingrown hairs. Some lasers are designed to treat scars. You need to know what laser is being used and why. Ask the doctor who is prescribing laser rx if it will help. ...Read more
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