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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Topical Medications And Laser Treatments (Overview)

There are stretch mark creams that may reduce the appearance of lines once they have occurred. Laser treatment can also diminish their appearance.


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Topical Medications And Laser Treatments (Overview)

There are stretch mark creams that may reduce the appearance of lines once they have occurred. Laser treatment can also diminish their appearance.


Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
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How effective can laser therapy be for drug addiction?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
How effective can laser therapy be for drug addiction?

Laser therapy: I'm assuming you mean laser therapy as a form of acupuncture? It has been used with several kinds of addictions, but the research available doesn't document the results well. This doesn't mean it's ineffective, just that more studies are needed. Here are a couple that i could find: [nicotine] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/21249644 ; [alcohol] http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15674998. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
Board Certified, Dermatology
34 years in practice
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What types of tumors do laser treatments work on?

Dr. Joshua Fox
Board Certified, Dermatology
34 years in practice
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What types of tumors do laser treatments work on?

Laser for growths: Laser is not just a marketing tool. Depending on the type of lesion laser can be better than the knife! it can - in the appropriate case remove a growth with no scar. For example a vascular tumor like a hemangioma is better treated with laser than with a knife. For moles that are potentially suspicious it is better to use a knife so that we get histology - so we know if it is cancerous or not. ...Read more

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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
25 years in practice
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Hair remove laser treatment is it good or it has any side effect specially on face please tell me is it safe for long life?

Dr. Azita Madjidi
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
25 years in practice
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Hair remove laser treatment is it good or it has any side effect specially on face please tell me is it safe for long life?

Hair is reduced: By laser you obtain hair reduction which means you will still have some hair in the area. Laser hair reduction will work best on dark hair and light skin because it attacks the pigment contained in the hair (melanin). Gray hair will not be affected. Yes, you may have burn if the setting is too high for you. It is safe in good hands. ...Read more

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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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.

Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Board Certified, Rheumatology
20 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Board Certified, Aesthetic Medicine
30 years in practice
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How long does laser treatment on face last?

Dr. Glenn Messina
Board Certified, Aesthetic Medicine
30 years in practice
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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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Dr. Anifat Balogun
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
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Apart from laser treatments, can we cure milia with medication?

Dr. Anifat Balogun
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
24 years in practice
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Apart from laser treatments, can we cure milia with medication?

Laser not first : Milia typically resolve spontaneously with gentle skin care. In adults, milia can typically be treated with extractions or with a device called a hyfrecator. Please see a specialist who can discuss your options with you. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Stein
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36 years in practice
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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Will you receive pain medication after laser wart removal treatment?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
Board Certified, Podiatry
36 years in practice
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Will you receive pain medication after laser wart removal treatment?

Not usually: If anything you use an over the counter med such as aleve. ...Read more

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