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Dr. Peter Lio Dr. Lio
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What is the definition or description of: electrolysis?

Dr. Peter Lio Dr. Lio
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What is the definition or description of: electrolysis?

Electrolysis: The use of a pulse of electrical current to damage and destroy hair follicles in areas of unwanted hair. Unlike shaving, the root of the hairs are damaged in this slightly uncomfortable procedure. ...Read more

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Electrolysis (Definition)

The use of a pulse of electrical current to damage and destroy hair follicles in areas of unwanted hair. Unlike shaving, the root of the hairs are damaged in ...Read more


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Do electrolysis burns cause scarrin?

Do electrolysis burns cause scarrin?

Sometimes: One of the potential complications of hair removal procedures such as electrolysis, lasers and intense pulse light is scarring. Less severe problems such as pigment changes ( light or dark) , blistering or scabbing can also be seen. ...Read more

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What isthe best anesthetic to use with electrolysis?

NO: It is not the agent but the training of the person that protects your life. In the long run there are options but none better than an american board of anesthesiology certified physician. ...Read more

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After electrolysis can it seem like hair is growing worse?

Maybe: After laser hair removal occasionally while undergoing process quiet resting hairs can be activated to grow. With continued treatment the area will be less. Hair removal can be more difficult in women with polycywtic ovary or other hormonal problems. ...Read more

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Just wondering exactly what is electrolysis and is it safe to do?

Safe: Usually we use it to burn off small blood vessel growth called "spide nevus". It's a low-voltage electric equipment. We also use it to permanently remove hair at axillae(armpits). It is safe in derm's hands. ...Read more

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Does electrolysis send the current down the hair (so you must first grow a long enough hair?)?

Electrolysis needles: Electrolysis uses a tiny, fine needle that is inserted into the hair follicle. While a hair wouldn't necessarily have to be present, the needle has to enter at the same angle as the follicle is oriented. Having a hair present makes this a lot easier for the electrologist to gauge. There are other techniques for hair removal, like radiofrequency, that may travel down the hair, not using a needle. ...Read more

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What is electrolysis?

Two meanings: Electrolysis is a method of permanet hair removal by using a small amount of electricity to destroy the hair growth tissue. In chemistry it is a process of using electricity to separate water into oxygen and hydrogen. ...Read more

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When will i look normal after electrolysis?

Very soon: Electrolysis usually does not cause much more than minor redness that should be relieved in less than 1 day if not in a few days. If there is persistent redness or pimples, you should consult the person who did the treatment to make sure there is no infection or adverse reaction. ...Read more