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Does home laser hair removal work?

Does home laser hair removal work?

Somewhat: Home laser hair removal devices that have come out recently such as the tria system are effective at removing hair. But in order to make them safe for home use, manufacturers can't duplicate the power of in-office devices. So usually a lot of treatments are necessary to see some improvement. Also they are not idea for light color hairs or patients with dark or tan skin. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Can laser hair removal actually work?

Can laser hair removal actually work?

Yes: No such thing as hair removal - rather hair reduction. Every treatment with an effect laser (i.e. Diode, or alexandrite) reduces the growing hair by 80%. Since hair growth is cyclical, you must go for treatments every 4-6 weeks. Other lasers are less effective. Do your research before actually going to a laser clinic! ...Read more

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Can spas have ultrasonic liposuction machine?

Can spas have ultrasonic liposuction machine?

Be Careful!: Unfortunately for the “consumer”, there is minimal regulation involved when it comes to who can perform these procedures and the terminology employed etc. Patients need to do their own due diligence. My best advice would be to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons; ask to see lots of examples of their work and talk to previous patients as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is ipl home hair removal as effective as clinic laser hair removal , ?

Is ipl home hair removal as effective as clinic laser hair removal , ?

Not even close: Medical grade vs over the counter grade are always different with the former being more potent and effective even if you are comparing the same product. Your question is comparing light therapy with laser and these are two totally different modalities. See your local plastic surgeon for the most efficacious treatment for you. ...Read more

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Could cellulite lazer treatments work?

Could cellulite lazer treatments work?

Helps with cellulite: Cellulaze is a brand name of a type of surgical procedure using a laser cannula to eliminate cellulite. Cellulite appears due to fibrous connections (called septae) between the skin and deeper tissues and muscles. Dividing these connections can smooth out areas with visible cellulite. Dividing these with laser energy is known as cellulaze. ...Read more

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Is home laser hair removal devices is safe?

Follow instructions: Usually yes but they tend not to be very effective ...Read more

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Do u recommend the tria beauty laser hair removal ?

Do u recommend the tria beauty laser hair removal ?

FDA cleared: Yes this is fda approved laser available for home use.But you need to check your hair and skin tone to see if you are a match for the tria laser.Follow the directions, and it is easy to use. ...Read more

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What is best laser hair removal devise at home ?

What is best laser hair removal devise at home ?

See answer: Recommend these 3 links for a good overall review: Top At Home Hair Removal Laser Products Reviewed 2014 : http://www.beyondtalk.net/home-hair-removal/ Top 5 Home Hair Removal Machines | Safe Laser IPL : http://safelaseripl.com/top-5-home-hair-removal-machines/ The 6 Best Laser Hair Removal Machines – Laser Hair Removal : http://www.laserhairremoval.me/the-6-best-laser-hair-removal-machines/ ...Read more

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Can I use intense pulsed light (ipl) therapy to remove outdated tattoos?

Can I use intense pulsed light (ipl) therapy to remove outdated tattoos?

Nope: Using an ipl to remove a tattoo would be like using a screwdriver to hammer a nail. You need the right tool for the right disease. At las vegas dermatology we have a gold standard laser therapy using our revlite si q switched nd:yag laser to remove unwanted ink. This laser fires in the nanosecond range and leaves the other skin normal- http://www.Lasvegasdermatology.Com/services/tattoo-removal. ...Read more

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How doest fractional laser skin treatment work?

How doest fractional laser skin treatment work?

Improves scars: Instead of burning off the whole surface to a certain depth it selectively treats a fraction of the surface , 5, 11, 22 per cent in a regular pasternak. The skin regrows on a few days raising depressed scars, smoothing wrinkles , and decreasing raised scars. It is used for acne scars, wrinkles on the lip and cheek with noticeable improvement within a week. ...Read more

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How much does a laser tattoo removal specialist charge?

How much does a laser tattoo removal specialist charge?

Depends on size: I perform a lot of ltr the price starts at $200 a session and thst would be for a tattoo arounf 1 inch so 2 letters, a ring on a finger. I charge $100 an inch up to 6 sq inched then $50 per most tattoos about the size of a credit card come to $350 per and if its say a half sleeve that could break $1000 again the average person needs 8 sessions. ...Read more

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How does laser tattoo removal work?

How does laser tattoo removal work?

Tatoo removal: Tattoo removal is most commonly performed using lasers that react with the ink in the tattoo, thus breaking the ink down. The broken-down ink is then absorbed by the body, mimicking the natural fading that time or sun exposure would create. Widely considered the gold standard treatment modality to remove a tattoo, laser tattoo removal requires repeat visits. ...Read more

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How different is profesional and home microdermabrasion?

How different is profesional and home microdermabrasion?

Deeper Treatment: Devices designed for home use are usually very "watered down". Manufacturers do not want to get sued because people misuse their products. Microdermabrasion machines used by professionals will give you a much deeper exfoliation with stronger suction to clean out your pores. The advantage of home use products is that you may be able to do it more regularly because it's cheaper. ...Read more

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How soon can you shave after laser hair removal treatment session ?

Hair removal: Once you have had your laser treatment it is safe to resume shaving as long as there is no lingering redness or irritation. You will want to stop shaving again though as your next treatment draws closer. ...Read more

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Keratosis pilaris causing many countless ingrown hairs, laser hair removal an option to kill problem at root?

Yes it is: But it may take several treatments over years because many follicles will be in the telogen phase (sleep phase) and is is often combined with microdermabrasion or other exfoliative treatments. ...Read more

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Can i used HPL "home pulsed light" laser hair removal on my arms with keratosis pilaris?

Can i used HPL "home pulsed light" laser hair removal on my arms with keratosis pilaris?

HPL: I would not recommend I would only seek a trained professional for that treatment especially with a skin condition. ...Read more

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Do dermabrasion and laser treatments work?

Do dermabrasion and laser treatments work?

Yes 4 proper indicat: Yes they do work excellently when used for the stated indications. For example lasers have provided a revolutionary treatment for vascular malformations and tattoo removal. Dermabrasion works well for superficial epidermal lesions. ...Read more

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Does your office do laser tattoo removal? Julie

Does your office do laser tattoo removal?  Julie

Yes: I have been performing LTR for about 7 years. I am on long island I would recommend you only go to a physician well trained in LTR using FDA approved Q switched lasers. A serious office will have 2 to 5 lasers specifically for LTR Good Luck ...Read more

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How often can you perform laser teeth whitening ?

How often can you perform laser teeth whitening ?

That depends: Tooth bleaching is not without risks. Overdoing tooth whitening (laser or otherwise) can lead to long term sensitivity and can permanently damage your tooth's enamel. Ever persons pain threshold and situation is different. Fluoride has been shown to help reduce sensitively from bleaching. I would not do laser teeth whitening more often then every 6-12 months and then only if needed. ...Read more

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