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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dermatologist gave me: minoxidil 5%, vitamin E 200 and ketoconazole medicated shampoo for my hair falling treatment. Need a second opinion.
Hair Loss: Vitamin e and ketocanazole shampoo treat seborrheic dermatitis not hair loss. The treatment of hair loss depends on the cause. Male or female pattern hair loss can be treated with Minoxidil 5% twice a day. For men there is also propecia. For alopecia areata we use kenalog (triamcinolone) injections every four weeks. For telogen effluvium we use B12 shots once a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Research: I am not sure about kaya skin clinic but my recommendation is to research it as well as places within driving distance of where you live. Get referrals from other physicians you respect and trust or patients. Then, go for a consult and see if this is a good clinic for you. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lasers are better: There is no simple answer because there are so many different laser treatments available and everyone's skin is different. In general though lasers are more effective than microdermabrasion, because laser treatments are a medical procedure while microderm is s spa procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Any acid treatment to the hair will strip off the color. Look for a very specific dandruff treatment shampoo that is made for colored hair. It will be expensive, but if you have gone to the time and expense to color your hair, you must pay for the products that will maintain your color. This is along the same lines of not swimming in a chlorinated pool with colored hair... ...Read more
Hairloss and eyebrows and lashes itchy. went to dermatology precribe me ketrozol and trbinafine daktarin for eyebrows and Dermovate selsun shampoor?
First you probably: need blood work to rule out thyroid problems. topical antifunals can help with itchy brows and lashes, but you many need a steroid as well. Selsun shampoo probably won't do much. Try your meds for three weeks, if not better see derm in follow-uo ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7-year-old with alopecia areata. Topical steroids worsening bald patches. Pediatric or regular dermatologist for steroid injections?
Usually yes: Laser skin resurfacing is often very effective and safe anti-aging and skin rejuvenation treatment. It normally improves the overall skin texture and also will lead to replenishment of the normal collagen and elastic fibers in the skin. A skin care professional or facial plastic surgeon should be able to advise you as to what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer