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Doctor insights on: What Are The Side Affects Of Laser Pterygium Removal

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pterygium (Definition)

Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural ...Read more


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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

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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Any permanent side effects of laser hair removal?

Pigment change, scar: Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring. Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications. ...Read more

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Is laser hair removal permanent? Are there any side effects?

Hair removal safe: Laser hair removal is safe, if performed by an experienced professional. It is permanent but can take multiple sessions since it only works for hairs in the growing phase. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser hair removal that can look badly?

What are the side effects of laser hair removal that can look badly?

Typically, none.: Usually there are no long-term changes to the skin, other than less hair. Because there is some uncertainty in selecting the optimal dose of laser energy for each individual, there is a small chance (1% or less) of burns or pigment changes in the skin. These usually heal and improve with time, but they can rarely result in scarring or permanent pigment changes. ...Read more

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Will side effects of laser hair removal go away or is the skin permanently changed?

Will side effects of laser hair removal go away or is the skin permanently changed?

Pigment change, scar: Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring. Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications. ...Read more

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Who is best to perform laser hair removal and what laser is best? For sides of face and I have extremely sensitive skin!!!

Who is best to perform laser hair removal and what laser is best? For sides of face and I have extremely sensitive skin!!!

Doctor's Office: Laser hair removal should be done by a laser trained physician, or a PA, NP, RN or medical aesthetician under a doctors supervision. Good results can be obtained by YAG laser , alexandrite laser, diode laser or IPL tuned to patient's skin type, sun exposure and hair type. Ineffective on lighter red, blond, gray or white hair. Best also on lighter skin types. YAG may be best for skin of darker ...Read more

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My gf want to have a hair removal using laser , is it safe ? Any side effects if ahe wanna do it as well in her Pu*** ? she is a virgin btw ?

Grooming: Yes. It is safe. But other than that medicine is not to comment on one's choice of grooming. There is no medical reason for hair removal. it is a personal choice and one does not go to the doctor for grooming advice. ...Read more

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Laser (Definition)

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