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What are the risks of getting laser hair removal treatments?

What are the risks of getting laser hair removal treatments?

Risks of Laser Hair: 1. Burns 2. Not effective 3. Costs But Laser Hair Removal is one of the best treatments for hair removal out.. Over 70% of treated patients have a very positive experience... ...Read more

Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Definition)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more


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What is the cost of fractioned co2 laser treatment?

What is the cost of fractioned co2 laser treatment?

Can be variable: Hi. Fractional co2 laser costs can be quite variable. The costs depends on where you are located, the degree or depth of the treatment and if you purchase a package of treatments or a single treatment. In our area, the costs can range between $750-1500. ...Read more

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What is the financial cost of getting laser resurfacing?

Several thousand: Cost depends on the type of laser used, skill and experience level of the doctor, and geographic location. Experience is the most important criteria in your search. If you call around your area and find that most doctors are charging within a certain range but one doctor is much lower, i would be very leery. Laser resurfacing requires a lot of skill and experience to perform well--do not go cheap! ...Read more

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How is the the experience of hair restoration surgery?

How is the the experience of hair restoration surgery?

Successful: Hair restoration surgery is very successful. Technology have allowed the success to improve greatley over the past several years. ...Read more

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What is the cost of light heat therapy (lhe) for facial hair removal?

What is the cost of light heat therapy (lhe) for facial hair removal?

Too much: In my opinion, lhe is a bad choice for laser hair removal. Most equipment chills the skin to protect it before firing the light to kill the hair follicle and stem cells. With lhe, the skin is actually heated, supposedly to reduce the energy needed to get the job done. This make no sense to me. It probably works on ideal patients, ie very pale skin, very dark hair. Find another option. ...Read more

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What is the cost of angioma removal?

What is the cost of angioma removal?

Depends: it depends on the size and where it is located as well as who does it, as well as how it's done. Costs for procedures varies significantly in different parts of the country too. You are in a town where everything is expensive including medical care. Consider a vacation to a place with a lower cost of living or a place within driving distance, but you need to be able to follow up after, too. ...Read more

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What is the effect of laser acne removal?

What is the effect of laser acne removal?

Not great: Much better for acne scar removal. Light treatment with ala is not laser bout works for active acne as do chemical peels. Of course daily skin care is assumed. ...Read more

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Does surgery cost depend on the number of teeth removed?

Does surgery cost depend on the number of teeth removed?

Yes.: The fee for oral surgery is based on how many teeth are removed and what level of difficulty is involved in removal of the teeth. ...Read more

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Which treatment is effective with least side effects for hair removal on face & other parts of body. Electrolysis or laser?Which type of laser is best

Which treatment is effective with least side effects for hair removal on face & other parts of body. Electrolysis or laser?Which type of laser is best

Hair removal: It depends on hair color & skin type. Lasers are very effective for hair reduction (hair isn't actually removed, just miniaturized to where it doesn't show about skin surface) in the hands of a properly trained and experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Gray, blond or red hair does not respond to laser treatment. Proper laser must be used for correct skin type which is determined before tx. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

Skin reactions: The main side effect of laser hair removal is the effect on the skin from the laser. There is heat generated from the laser to kill the hair follicle and the surrounding skin may have some heat rash, blisters, scarring, or pigmentation. If the laser is set correctly you will have permanent hair removal with only a small and short lived local reaction. ...Read more

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What is the talk of the hair loss treatment ?

What is the talk of the hair loss treatment ?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants,...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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What are the risks of laser hair removal surgery? (whole body!)

What are the risks of laser hair removal surgery? (whole body!)

Separate sessions: You should try to divide the treatments in separate appointments. Doing the whole body at one time may be too traumatic. It may be done as one session when the hair density is less later in the treatment series. Hope this helped. If you have a follow up question please let me know. D. Farzaneh. ...Read more

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Is hydrafacial a type of laser hair removal?

No: Hydrafacial is a new device that helps remove dead skin cells, but does not remove hair and is not a laser. ...Read more

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What is the estimated treatment cost of green light laser therapy for the prostate?

Variable: The cost of any surgical procedure is variable. There are usually no set prices that is uniform from hospital to hospital. The total price will include variables fees from the surgeon, anethesiologist, pathology, and the use of the laser equipment. It is best to get a price quote from the hospital before the surgery since the price is negotiable. ...Read more

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Which form of hair removal has the highest risk of causing ingrown hairs?

Which form of hair removal has the highest risk of causing ingrown hairs?

Ingrown hairs: I believe tweezing, waxing and shaving can be associated with ingrown hairs. ...Read more

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What's the average cost of a skin bleaching procedure?

What's the average cost of a skin bleaching procedure?

Depends: It really depends on what procedure you are talking about. There are prescription topical creams usually not covered by your insurance that can lighten your skin. The price varies depending on what pharmacy you use so i recommend price checking. There are also things that aestheticians and physicians can do but they tend to be more expensive. ...Read more

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What is ipl hair removal treatment and is it effective?

Intense Pulsed Light: Ipl uses a a very bright light applied to the skin which heats up the hair follicle. This causes damage to the follicle so it will no longer produce hair. The process is fairly painless and works well in fair skinned patients. It cannot be used in darker patients (such as mediterranean or darker skin types). ...Read more

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What can I do to heal dicoloration from ipl hair removal treatment?

Time: And possible use of peel and bleach solutions containing mixtures of hydroquinone, retin a (tretinoin). Kojic acid and steroids. In the meantime use a sunblock and mimize sum exposure. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if you want permanant facial hair removal?

What is the best treatment if you want permanant facial hair removal?

Laser: Use of laser to destroy growing hair follicles is usually best. Works best on darker hairs due to light seeking color, but requires a series of treatments in order to hit hair in growth phase (some are always in resting phase, some in active phase). Interval treatments are needed. ...Read more

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Where can I find a legit laser hair removal treatment place?

Credentials: There are a lot of doctors and practicioners who can offer laser services such as hair removal. I've heard an increased number of advertisements on the radio here in ohio lately, many as free standing offices which may not even have the doctor onsite. I would suggest going to a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who offers these procedures who would be the actual experts in laser hair. ...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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How long does it take to complete the laser hair removal treatment?

Depends on..: Laser. Response, hair color, skin color, hair density, size of laser, energy applied, and many other factors. ...Read more

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Does hair removal lazer treatment cause sebecceous gland damage in long term?

No: Laser hair removal will only target the hair follicle. It will not affect in any way the sebaceous glands. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I used IPL hair removal for 3months and willing to do laser to get better results, will the IPL treatment I had will make Laser results appear faster?

Probably: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. A lot of this depends on specifically what type of laser treatment you are seeking. IPL is good for some types of hair removal, and for treating hyperpigmentation. Depending on the laser treatment, the IPL may improve your ultimate result. We often combine IPL with a resurfacing laser, such as a fractional CO2 laser. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Can my underarms skin darkening be improved by laser hair removal treatment safely?

Probably not.: Skin color does not necessarily relate to hair removal. Perhaps some bleaching cream would help the skin color such as 4% hydroquinone. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal treatment safe on all body parts? Does it have any side effects?

Is laser hair removal treatment safe on all body parts? Does it have any side effects?

Yes, but... : The energy may need to be adjusted depending on several factors, and it may be worthwhile doing a test spot if there is any question. The eyes should always be protected. ...Read more

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Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Is the Ayurvedic treatment of thanaka and Kasuma oil a safe procedure for permanent hair removal?

Used in Burma: It is claimed to remove unwanted hair permanently and is used by women and some men in Burma I can not find any study done for it's safety or effectiveness .But they claim there are no side effect Sorry we do not have too much scientific information about this. But it sounds too good to be true that it removes unwanted hai permanently and no side effects ...Read more

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How safe is it to undergo laser treatment for hair removal on face? What are the possible after effects?

How safe is it to undergo laser treatment for hair removal on face? What are the possible after effects?

It is safe: Laser removal of hair is safe with the proper laser and proper technique. I would visit a center that has a physician on site either a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. After your treatment you must avoid the sun on the treated area to avoid dark staining of the skin. ...Read more

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How much hair removal laser treatment ia successful for full body, does age effect it? And how much it cost in india, please cost must be mention?

Laser hair removal : Laser hair removal does work on any body area. The device that covers the most surface area the fastest is the light sheer duet by lumenis but any system that has an 800-900nm yag or longer wave length alexandrite laser will work. There are no standard costs for laser hair removal so in undia you would have to call around for quotes which are generally given freely over the phone. ...Read more

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Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and i stop the treatment will they dissapear?

Does laser or ipl hair removal cause sunken skin marks, if the treatment was done many times? If it does and i stop the treatment will they dissapear?

No: Ipl is a non ablative method of hair removal. It does not alter the skin surface at all even with repetitive treatments. Laser hair removal targets chromophores or the pigments in the hair, so it should jot damage the skin either. ...Read more

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Which treatment is effective with least side effects for hair removal on face & other parts of body. Electrolysis or laser?Which type of laser is best

Hair removal: It depends on hair color & skin type. Lasers are very effective for hair reduction (hair isn't actually removed, just miniaturized to where it doesn't show about skin surface) in the hands of a properly trained and experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Gray, blond or red hair does not respond to laser treatment. Proper laser must be used for correct skin type which is determined before tx. ...Read more

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Could hair removal laser treatment cause cancer?

Could hair removal laser treatment cause cancer?

No: I'm sorry someone troubled you by suggesting this. Despite the daily foolishness that you read in the "pop" media, the things that really and truly cause cancer are either things that mutate genes (light beams won't do this) or that cause ongoing massive cell turnover (again, lasers won't do this.) decisions about body hair are extremely personal; if you know what you want, go for it. ...Read more