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Doctor insights on: What I Can Expect After Laser Treatment On My Face

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Laser (Definition)

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


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How long does laser treatment on face last?

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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She had laser treatment for her face and she have harmons problem so for that she take medicines,,,can she take medicines regularly?

She had laser treatment for her face and she have harmons problem so for that she take medicines,,,can she take medicines regularly?

Acne: People can use medicines topically or take low dose oral antibiotics for several months to alter the skin bacterial flora ...Read more

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Can I do laser treatment for removing unwanted hair on face or chin?

Can I do laser treatment for removing unwanted hair on face or chin?

Yes: The hair must be dark not g, silver or blonde . Unless you have a medical contraindication such as a pacemaker, keiloids, infection in the area and are on specific antibiotic you should be able to have LHR to the face and chin ...Read more

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How do you get rid of marks left on your face after first laser treatment?

How do you get rid of marks left on your face after first laser treatment?

See a laser expert: You need to see an experienced laser expert who knows how to treat complications caused by other lasers. Lasers performed properly result in improvement in appearance and do not leave behind marks or discolorations or scars. Skill level and experience are paramount to achieve best outcomes. ...Read more

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Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis ?

Would thermage laser treatment for face be good for psoriasis ?

Thermage not laser: Thermage is radio frequency and is intended for the deeper structures of the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Therefore, I am not familiar with its use for psoriasis and would not recommend it. Did someone else suggest it would work? ...Read more

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I have pigmentation on my face I use medicine but no good results I use sun blook and can I do laser treatment this is good or no?

I have pigmentation on my face  I use medicine  but no good results I use sun blook and  can I do laser treatment  this is good or no?

Recommend: an in-person dermatologic consultation to determine what the most appropriate options are for you. Individualized assessment is best. ...Read more

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Will fractional laser treatment improve my wrinkles without completely changing my face?

A safer laser: Fractional lasers improve the face by tightening skin and softening wrinkles to give you a "refreshed" look. The co2 laser is the most aggressive and best at tightening and softening deep lines. It is particularly good around the eyes and mouth. A fractional laser works by delivering the beam that covers 20-30% of the skin area. This decreases risks and recovery, but requires 2-3 treatments. ...Read more

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How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

How many sessions of laser treatment would it take to stop the growth of fine hair on the face?

Laser hair treatment: The laser will only treat pigmented hair. The darker the hair and the lighter the persons skin is, the better the laser will work. If the fine hair is not pigmented the laser will not work. With the appropriate candidate you can get a 85% permanent fair reduction after 3 treatments spaced 2 to 3 months apart. ...Read more

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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 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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What is the role of laser treatment in pimples freckles and pigment disorders on face ?

What is the role of laser treatment in pimples freckles and pigment disorders on face ?

Equalizes skin color: The energy from the laser ruptures cells containing melanin (the dark pigment in skin), allowing it to be absorbed and removed by the large "police cells" in your skin (Macrophages and Langerhans cells). May sometimes help to reduce the appearance of scarring from acne (pimples). ...Read more

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I have grade 4 acne and and my face had loads of acne scars..Can u suggest creams to clear them? I don't want laser treatment or surgery

I have grade 4 acne and and my face had loads of acne scars..Can u suggest creams to clear them? I don't want laser treatment or surgery

Acne: Treat for acne includes: 1) antibiotics (helps to kill bacteria and reduce inflammation, 2) birth control pills and other medication that help with hormones (can be helpful for women), 3) Isotretinoin (the only treatment that works on all causes of acne. For you i would recommend isotretinoin. ...Read more

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Excessive hair (thick and dark black hair)growth all over the body especially under arms,hands and face. What should I do?laser treatment didn't work.

Not great tx: Temporary methods can be depilatory such as shaving, cutting or chemical depilators or epilatory such as plucking, waxing or tweezing. Patient continued to use these temporary methods. Permanent methods of hair removal include electrolysis, thermolysis or laser treatment. The longer wavelength Nd: YAG laser is considered safest i http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24177632 but none are great.sry. ...Read more

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There are pit holes in face due to acne, will laser treatment help ?

There are pit holes in face due to acne, will laser treatment help ?

Yes: Fractionated co2 or erbium will improve acne scars in one session. With repeated sessions if desired additional improvement can be achieved.See experienced dermatologist for evaluation as your acne must be controlled at the same time before and after laser procedure. ...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