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What are the side effects of uvb rays for psoriasis and laser treatment? And if this treatment is once done is there any chnace will it get back.

What are the side effects of uvb rays for psoriasis and laser treatment? And if this treatment is once done is there any chnace will it get back.

RAY OF LIGHT: Uvb therapy for psoriasis is fairly safe. As long as person is not overexposed, the risk of solar damage and skin cancer is minimal. Often patients need a series of treatments to get benefit. When treatment stops, the psoriasis can and often comes back. I'm not aware of laser therapy for psoriasis. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more


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Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis ?

Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis ?

Thermage not laser: Thermage is radio frequency and is intended for the deeper structures of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Therefore, I am not familiar with its use for psoriasis and would not recommend it. Did someone else suggest it would work? ...Read more

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Would my insurance company typically pay for laser treatment since i was diagnosed with psorias?

Would my insurance company typically pay for laser treatment since i was diagnosed with psorias?

Discuss with derm: Us will depend on your coverage provisions and the type of laser or ipl used. Your dermatologist is your best reference as they will likely have experience with third party payor's policies. ...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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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more