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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...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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Is it common for rosacea flare up after laser genesis treatment?

Is it common for  rosacea flare up after laser genesis treatment?

Yes: Yes it can happen, especially if your skin was not well-prepared prior to treatment. Rosacea patients are sensitive to things that will "trigger" a flare up. Wine, spices, anxiety and heat are types of triggers. Inflammation is a major trigger and a part of many skin treatments. Make sure you have an experienced plastic surgeon or dermatologist caring for you, don't skimp on expertise. ...Read more

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With having amyopathic dermatomyositis and acne rosacea at the same time, can I have laser therapy for the acne scars or what treatment would work?

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With having amyopathic  dermatomyositis and acne rosacea at the same time, can I have laser therapy for the acne scars or what treatment  would work?

Lasers for scars: Your question is a little unclear as in rosacea there is not usually acne scars. Perhaps you meant acne vulgaris rather than acne rosacea. Anyway, you would be able in most circumstances to be able to receive laser for the redness of rosacea or laser for acne scars. ...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?

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 fraxel laser treatment effective?

Yes, very effective: The Fraxel Dual offers two lasers: one to target the surface for tone and texture and one to target deeper layers to treat fine lines and acne scarring. Results can be seen immediately but will improve for the following 3-6 months ...Read more

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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

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How much does fraxel laser treatment cost?

Cost for fraxel: The cost of the fraxel will depend on which fraxel repair or restore is being used. It will also depend on the size of the area to be treated and the number of treatments required. ...Read more

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How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

How does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

UVB light: Laser therapy is an effective treatment for vitiligo, although impractical for the treatment of widespread or large lesions, since it is focused on small, targeted areas. Combination with topical therapies can be helpful. The laser emits ultraviolet light which somehow interferes with the autoimmune process that may be destroying the melanocytes (which give us our skin pigmentation). ...Read more

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How long does laser treatment on face last?

For what: Laser hair seems to be at least 10 years Wrinkles tightening about 2 years Age spots sun spots several years or longer Resurfacing is long term Photo facials depending on why can last several months to years Any process tha works by stimulating collagen will last 1.5-2 years because without touch up treatments the level returns to normal ...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 long does laser treatment for glaucoma take?

How long does laser treatment for glaucoma take?

A few minutes: Most glaucoma laser treatments take only a few moments. They are seldom uncomfortable and can greatly decrease the eye's pressure. There is seldom any downtime after the procedure; most patients can get back to their normal activities in a matter of hours. ...Read more

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How long does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

How long does laser treatment for vitiligo work?

Depends: Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease - your immune cells attack pigment cells in your skin. Laser treatments can suppress the autoimmune response, allowing the pigment cells and skin color to come back. Unfortunately it can take many treatments to see results. Maintenance laser treatments are often needed or the vitiligo is likely to come back. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Can there be any side effects in laser treatment?

Yes: There are side effects in every medical and surgical treatment. They can be from extremely low in yag laser iridotomy to severe in macular laser for diabetes. In ophthalmology there are a number of lasers. Excimer laser for refractive errors has minimal side effects if done correctly, most common being dry eyes for the first six months. You should mention type of laser and disease. ...Read more

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Please help! what is this zerona laser treatment?

Not effective: The first generation of this device has not been effective and as a result many dissatisfied patients. If my memory serves me correctly, the company is launching newer products that might be more effective, but i would hold off until they can show better clinical outcome. ...Read more

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Laser (Definition)

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