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Laser treatment

Hi, There are many different lasers around, each meant for different purpose. Most cosmetic lasers used to treat common cosmetic concerns are safe and do not cause skin thinning and weakness if operated by qualified trained doctors and used for its intended purpose at the ri...
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Hi there, Picosure laser is the first commercially available picosecond laser machine in the world. It is invented by Cynosure, the same manufacturer that invented Medlite and Revlite (Q switched Nd:Yag lasers that rocked the world of pigmentation ). Picosure laser has many unique groundbreaking ...
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Keratosis Pilaris on arms and laser treatment
Hi, Indeed what you have appears to be rather severe keratosis pilaris. They are really not scars but pronounced thickening of the skin around the openings of the hair follicles. The condition is chronic and no known cure is currently available. Some improvement may be seen af...
26 May 2019
Hi, Generally, after facial laser treatment, the skin may be a little sensitive and prone to developing pigmentation. Hence, after facial laser treatment, avoid harsh soaps and facial creams that may worsen the sensitivity. Such creams include alpha hydroxy acids and tretinoin...
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solar lentigines on face
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