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Tattoo Removal Long Island #laser #tattoo #removal #ny


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Tattoo Removal

Today, an estimated 40 million Americans have tattoos and nearly half of them regret their initial choice. The history of tattoos and body markings is extensive. The earliest known tattoos on the human body date back to 2000 B.C. In 1991, the discovery of the “Iceman” from the Italian-Austrian area has what seems to be tattoo patterns, suggesting that tattoos have been around for over 5,200 years! Tattoos and skin art have been used to exemplify declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, social status, and even used as forms of punishment. We understand that unwanted and embarrassing tattoos may be causing you unnecessary stress and anxiety and we have the tools and latest treatments to help you.

What can I expect from tattoo removal?
During the initial consultation with one of our dermatologists, you will have a discussion about which mode of removal best suits your particular tattoo and comfort level. You will be asked to give a complete medical history, including the use of any medications, drugs, alcohol, or medical conditions that may affect how the skin heals. Your tattoo may be examined for size, color, and location. This information will allow our doctors to estimate how many treatments it will take to remove the tattoo and what type of results to expect. Most tattoos are removed in two to six treatments. In addition, you will have the opportunity to ask our doctors any questions and express any concerns that you may have.

Can all tattoos be removed?
As mentioned above, the ink in a tattoo absorbs light from a laser and fragments. Dark colors, such as black and dark blue are most easily removed as they absorb the most light, similar to wearing black clothing on a hot summer day. Light colored tattoo ink such as yellow and violet may be more difficult to remove. In addition, the removal of tattoos by a professional artist that uses higher quality ink, may call for eight to twelve treatments or more, while a tattoo created by an amateur artist may be removed in less treatments.Alternative methods of tattoo removal include excision (cutting out the tattoo)or chemical abrasion or dermabrasion.

In simple terms, how does a laser remove my tattoo? Lasers have been used to remove tattoos since the late 1980’s. However, the procedure has only recently been perfected. Lasers emit a concentrated beam of light. Our dermatologists adjust the laser for each individuals skin tone and the color of the tattoo ink. The beam of light from the laser will disrupt the ink and break the ink down into small fragments. Some of the ink may flake off the surface of the body, while most will fall into the blood stream. The body s immune system will remove the fragments of ink, leaving a tattoo-free surface and minimal scarring.

Lasers still sound intimidating to me; what will the procedure feel like? How long will it last?
Laser removal is considered the best method for tattoo removal as lasers are extremely efficient and precise, minimizing the risk to surrounding skin. Our doctors can vary the laser s wavelengths and pulse durations catering to different colored tattoos and various skin tones. During the treatment, our doctors may use a a combination of lasers to suit your particular needs in order to achieve the best possible results. The procedure can last from 5 to 45 minutes depending on the size and color of the tattoo(s). The feeling of the laser on the skin has been described by patients as a rubber band snapping on the skin or “no worse than getting the tattoo itself!” Our doctors take great care to ensure your comfort, so before treatment they may numb the area with a topical anesthetic cream.

Is there any downtime after laser treatment?
Depending on the tattoo size, color, and which laser is utilized, the treated area may turn white and swell immediately following treatment. Pinpoint bleeding may also occur, but usually heals usually within seven to ten days. It is unusual to remove a tattoo without it resulting in some skin changes.As mentioned earlier, different skin tones and ink colors absorb different light wavelengths. In an effort to maximize results, our offices utilize a variety of lasers including Q-switched lasers, Ruby, Nd: YAG, Alexandrite as well as others.

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LASIK Laser Eye Surgery – PRK and LASIK Today – LASIK Postoperative Tips #lasik,

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  • As soon as the anaesthetic wears off your eyes will be sore, watery, and light sensitive. This phase of the healing lasts for 6 to 8 hours until the surface layer at the edge of the flap heals.

During this time it is recommended that you take your eye drops and if possible, sleep wearing your shields.

  • The next day your eyes will still be blurry and light sensitive. It is typical to be able to return to most of your normal activities from 3 – 7 days.
    • You may experience a fluctuation in your vision from morning to evening, and you can also expect to see halos around lights at night. This is caused by normal postoperative swelling (edema). This is a normal part of the healing process and may take several weeks to resolve.
  • Some patients note that even though they see 20/20, it may not be as sharp or well defined as before. This is caused by a small loss of contrast and is regarded as a minor tradeoff for acceptable vision without glasses.
  • LASIK Postoperative Tips

    Things you should do

    Things you should avoid

    • Wear the eye shields at night for the first 4 nights. This is to prevent you from rubbing your eyes while you sleep.
  • Rest and relax for 24 – 48 hours immediately following the procedure.

  • A cold cloth gently placed across the eyelids for the first 24 – 48 hours will help greatly with comfort.

  • Prepare to take 3 – 7 days off
    from work.

  • Tylenol and Aspirin may be used for discomfort.

  • Eye drops and antibiotic drops as prescribed by your surgeon.
    • Do not rub your eyes.

  • Avoid getting soap or shampoo near eyes.

  • Avoid dusty and/or smoky environments for 1 week.

  • Avoid pools, hot tubs, saunas and water sport activities for 1 week.

  • Refrain from activities that could result in a direct blow to the eye for several months.

  • Refrain from driving for the first 3 – 7 days until you have achieved 20/40* vision correction.

  • Eye make-up must NOT be worn for 1 week postoperatively.

  • Watching TV, reading and computer use will strain your eyes. These activities should be done in moderation for the first few days following the surgery.
  • * This is the legal requirement in most jurisdictions to operate a vehicle without corrective lenses.

    LASIK Postoperative Medication

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    The Laser Clinic – Laser Hair Removal Toronto – Total Beauty Solutions #laser #hair

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    Your Clinic Your Results

    Laser hair removal has changed my life. My self esteem was low before knowing I had facial hair. I am now hair free thanks to Jessica and The Laser Clinic . It is a great feeling.

    Before coming to the laser clinic I was unsuccessful with almost 2 years of treatments (at another clinic). After 6 treatments I have seen a dramatic improvement. Not only have my treatments been successful, but the staff is very friendly and truly care about their clients .

    Hi Jessica,
    I just wanted to drop you a short note to let you know how much I enjoyed my last facial. My face looks fresh and clean. I can’t wait for my next facial! Also thanks for being so thorough and attentive and for taking the time to have the doctor take a look at my skin. I can always rely on your exceptional service and professionalism.
    Thanks again,

    I had an operation to remove a pre-cancerous growth from my left cheek. The operation left me with a large scar and numerous visible blood vessels, which were brought to the surface by the operation, further accentuating the scar. I knew absolutely nothing about laser treatments but an employee highly recommended a visit to Jessica. After only one visit Jessica had eliminated most of the blood vessels and made the scar considerably less noticeable. After 3 visits all of the offending blood vessels have been removed and the results have been amazing. All my friends now think I m a fast healer but the real secret was Jessica and her vast skill and knowledge of laser and it s effects on skin. THANK YOU JESSICA.

    THE LASER CLINIC services Toronto, Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) including Mississauga, Brampton, Woodbridge, Vaughan, Etobicoke, Kleinberg, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, and Markham.

    We offer the Ultimate Med Spa Experience specializing in Laser Hair Removal and other permanent hair removal methods such as Electrolysis with a Carl Zeiss microscope. Looking and Feeling your Best in your own skin is achievable with our non invasive anti-aging Skin Rejuvenating treatments. Our goal with every client is courteous, professional care and effective results.

    THE LASER CLINIC is the solution between Spa and Plastic Surgery. This is a professional laser clinic within the comfort of a medical environment which makes it suitable for both our male and female clients. We are passionate about our work and specialize in Full Laser and Medical Aesthetic services.

    Laser Hair Removal Toronto . This is a service that we offer for all areas of the body and on all skin tones. We have multiple lasers to chose from and will treat hair for both men and women on the face, neck, chest, back, legs, and bikini, including the popular Brazilian style which will remove hair in the pubic area. Our clinic has been sought after, even by other laser clinics, because of our ability and technology to safely treat dark skin and sun-tanned clients. See our affordable Laser Hair Removal prices and costs.

    Laser Vein Removal : With ease we are able to treat facial redness, broken capillaries, cherry angiomas, blood blisters, rosacea, thread veins, veins on the nose and cheeks, spider veins and the reticular leg veins that feed them.

    Laser Facial Genesis : With no down time this procedure will stimulate larger fibroblast of collagen, tighten pores, reduce and diffuse redness, improve rosacea, complexion blending, and also improve fine lines and wrinkles. We have had success improving some cases of melasma and scar tissue. Stretch marks are also greatly reduced or minimized with this wonderful treatment.

    Photofacial IPL: This treatment will improve with Complexion Blending, Brown Spots, Pigmented Lesions, Liver Spots, Photo Damage, Sun Damage, and Age Spots. It will also stimulate new Collagen to improve Fine Lines and Wrinkles.

    Blue Light Acne Therapy: This is a system we use for the treatment of acne. It is a wonderful treatment which helps combat the P. acnis bacteria that causes acne. This treatment is often used in conjunction with Chemical Peels, Genesis and Photofacials.

    Skin Tightening : Turn back the clock with our Skin Tightening Treatment. Improve lines, wrinkles and texture with our award winning technology. It truly works to stimulate your own natural elastin and collagen fibres leaving your skin looking naturally vibrant. This is achieved by heating the subcutaneous tissue this causes contraction of the water molecules and stimulates collagen synthesis in the targeted tissue. The gentle tightening of this procedure compliments the laser light therapy delivered from Genesis or Photofacials.

    Electrolysis – Permanent Hair Removal : With the use of a Carl Zeiss Microscope we are able to treat the finest of hairs with great accuracy. A new disposable needle is used with each treatment. We do offer gold needles for clients with allergies to stainless steel.

    CHEMICAL PEEL : We implement a series of AHA and BHA acids peels to improve dry, dull or acneic skin. Skin texture becomes visibly smoother. The chemical peel’s gentle complexion blending allows for better product penetration and new collagen synthesis for a fresher and more vibrant appearance.

    Permanent Make Up : We call Pierre Ly, our Permanent Makeup Specialist, The Picasso of Toronto . His experience in creating natural looking brows, eyes and lips gives clients the look that they desire, and prove that this is what our specialist does best.

    We are a full service aesthetic clinic also offering Luxury Signature Facials . We perform a variety of facials to meet all of our clients’ needs. We provide everything from whitehead extractions to beautiful Casmara Masks. It is recommended that a facial or peel be done at least once a month. Body Waxing and Professional Brow Shaping are other services that we are pleased to offer.

    Hours of Operation. Monday – Saturday
    Kindly schedule in advance so we may meet your request

    Mon. – Thurs. 9 am – 7 pm
    Friday. 9 am – 3 pm
    Saturday. 7am – 12 pm

    24 hour cancellation notice is required to avoid charges
    All no shows will be charged 50% of the scheduled treatment

    Skin Rejuvenation and Skin Tightening performed together at the same time is a perfect marriage. We all wish to look naturally younger and more vibrant. There are several choices that can bring about that result but today I am going to talk to you about one that is truly exciting. It has won awards for it s innovation. What makes it something to consider is the minimal downtime, its ability to treat the dreaded crows feet and the photodamaged skin that leads to wrinkles on the face and neck. It is also very successful in treating scar tissue and achieving an over all brighter healthier complexion.

    The new advanced AFFIRM Multiplex technology is so advanced that great results can be achieved with less pain and in a fraction of the time. The award winning treatment of the AFFIRM has the ability to deliver not just one but two different wavelengths to target the layers of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue at the same time. The 1440-nm targets the superficial photodamaged layers of the skin while the 1320-nm wavelength targets the deep layers of collagen tissue for skin laxity and skin tightening.

    Client s discomfort is decreased while the healing process is accelerated without compromising the effectiveness of the treatment. This superior technology optimizes collagen production by distributing multiple wavelengths simultaneously through a specialized 14 mm optical lens that redistributes 2000 calumniated beams of laser energy to varied levels of heat intensities into the skin.

    This particular treatment can be used on nearly all skin types all year long, it is not as sun sensitive as some of the other laser skin rejuvenating treatments. Absolutely regular sun protection is encouraged before and after the treatment. The wave lengths of the AFFIRM are not color sensitive therefore we can laser over the eye brows safely. Fine lines are smoothed and rejuvenated through a periocular treatment.

    For more information and a consultation please call the clinic 905 850 7546

    AFFIRM services are available everyday to improve elasticity, wrinkles, stretch marks and scar tissue.

    Laser Hair Removal Toronto, Spider Vein Removal Toronto, Skin Rejuvenation Toronto, Botox Toronto, Permanent Hair Removal,
    Electrolysis, Laser Clinic Toronto

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    Newman Plastic Surgery – Laser Center #laser #clinic #Nyc


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    BEST PLASTIC SURGEON
    IN NYC METRO

    Dr. Scott Newman has been voted a ‘Best Doctor in New York’ for 17 consecutive years. With facilities in NYC, Westchester, Long Island, & Greenwich – Dr. Newman has performed thousands of breast, body, face, and skin aesthetic procedures.

  • SculpSure is the world’s first FDA-cleared laser treatment for non-invasive fat reduction of the flanks and abdomen. Experience liposuction without the surgery.

    LIGHT-BASED BODY CONTOURING SYSTEM

  • MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURES

    Dr. Scott Newman uses the latest and greatest technology in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. Ask us about Body-Tite and Face-Tite for Body Contouring and Facial Rejuvenation.

  • BREAST SURGERY PROCEDURES

    Dr. Newman is one of the most experienced board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in breast surgery.

  • Treating your Breasts & Belly Together to help get back your Pre-Baby Body.

    RESTORE YOUR PRE-BABY FIGURE

  • A very popular plastic surgery procedure, liposuction removes stubborn fatty deposits under the skin that have not responded to diet and exercise.

    SCOTT E. NEWMAN, MD PC

    Top Plastic Surgeon in NYC, Weschester, Long Island, Greenwich

    If you’ve decided to take the step of having a plastic surgery procedure, you’ll want to work with one of the most experienced plastic surgeons in your area. In the New York City, Westchester and Long Island areas, plastic surgeon Dr. Scott Newman offers the highest quality care and surgical skill and, for some procedures, simply has more experience than most surgeons in the country.

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    Breast Enhancement Procedures

    I love my result and, yes, I do wish I went a bit larger. Dr. Newman did my mother’s breast augmentation so this was the best recommendation I could ever get.

    If you suffer from back pain, general physical discomfort or other complications due to the size of your breasts, you might be a good candidate for breast reduction.

    Losing a breast to a mastectomy can be devastating. Breast reconstruction offers women the option of having their breasts remade using existing tissue and breast implants.

    Breast augmentation is a popular procedure that enhances the size of the breasts. For many patients, this is an exciting opportunity to achieve aesthetic goals.

    One of the more common concerns regarding a woman’s appearance is related to her breasts. As women age, the effects of gravity on their breasts results in sagging.

    Body Contouring Procedures

    Now I like the way I look in jeans and dresses even though the surgery didn’t do anything to my stomach.

    A popular plastic surgery procedure, liposuction removes stubborn fatty deposits under the skin that have not responded to diet and exercise.

    When you gain weight, the muscles and skin of your abdomen are stretched. A Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) procedure can restore the tight skin and muscles.

    Mommy makeovers are a form of body contouring surgery where both the abdominal areas and breasts are addressed in a single, operative procedure.

    SculpSure is a brand new method used by plastic surgeons as a non-surgical alternative to liposuction. It requires no anesthesia and needs virtually no recovery.

    Face Procedures

    He showed me many photographs of other patients including some with exactly my issue. I was even able to speak to one of these patients. This gave me much more confidence and made me more comfortable.

    Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, can help reduce the size of an overly large nose, even out an asymmetrical nose, or repair damage due to injury.

    Injectable fillers such as Juvederm®, Evolence®, and Restylane® can produce dramatic results without surgery and with no downtime.

    Eyelid surgery, also called blepharoplasty, is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure used to improve baggy skin under the eyes, sinking upper eyelids, or drooping eyelids.

    Skin Procedures

    If I weren’t happy with my result I wouldn’t be writing this for Dr. Newman. Not only am I happy, but I have also been back for another procedure and I have already recommended two friends to him. Also, his staff is incredible.

    Since its introduction, BOTOX® Cosmetic has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures among both men and women in the US because it is simple and non-invasive.

    If you are concerned about fine lines and wrinkles or other signs of aging, but are not ready to commit to a surgical procedure,dermal fillers might be for you.

    Lasers give off light energy at specific wavelengths, tissues absorb energy at particular wavelengths. Dr. Newman is one of the most experienced plastic surgeons in the NY area using lasers.

    Younger skin is more elastic — it has more ‘snap’. Skin tightening procedures make the skin more elastic — more similar to younger skin.

    Laser & Medspa Procedures

    Dr. Newman and his team are so amazing! My whole experience from consult to surgery to follow up visits has been terrific! Dr. Newman and his staff are so friendly, easy to talk and are with you every step of the process.

    Peels effectively remove damaged layers of the skin, as well as blemishes, dead skin, stretch marks, uneven pigmentation, and even wrinkles, revealing youthful, beautiful skin.

    Our offices offer the following injectable fillers and aesthetic treatments: Sculptra, Perlane/Restylane, and Dysport/BOTOX.

    Dr. Newman’s products contain healthy antioxidants and natural botanicals, making the Skin Deep line an effective way to keep your skin smooth, healthy, and radiant.


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  • Price List of Manhattan Laser Centers, USA, Laser Hair Removal Manhattan, New York, Ph:

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    Manhattan Laser Centers, USA

    Chelsea Laser Hair Removal Center 21’st Street (coming soon)

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    Current Price List

    How do you price your treatments?

    Our prices are based on the size of the area – the larger the area, the higher the price. The price list on this page will give you a good idea about the most commonly treated areas. However, do remember that we have multiple area discounts – meaning when you want to have more than one area treated, you will be given a discount over the regular price. How much that discount will be depends on your payment preferences as well as how big the combined area is, therefore a free consultation and patch test is highly recommended for exact pricing .

    What is a package?

    A package is a certain amount of treatments paid ahead or after the first session. Typically in return for this investment, packages offer discounts . Our most popular package is the ‘Buy 7, get the 8th treatment free’. This package not only means you get the minimum amount of recommended treatments, but you also get them at a discounted fee!

    Why should I get a package?

    A package is always to the benefit of the customer. First and foremost, you get a substantial discount . Second, a package never expires – you can use it whenever you want. Third, a package is like credit points that you can use for future clean-up sessions or different areas .

    Manhattan Laser Centers, USA is the best value for your money in laser hair removal services. Here is what you should expect from us:

    • Free, thorough and honest consultation
    • No waiting time with appointments
    • No rush
    • Professional and courteous attitude and concern for your well-being
    • Clean and efficient facilities
    • Thorough treatments
    • Fair and competitive pricing and several payment options

    Ladies Summer 2017 & Gentlemen Summer 2017

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    Mole Removal, Laser Mole Removal Auckland, Christchurch, Nelson #excision #of #mole, #laser #mole #removal

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    laser mole removal

    -One or many moles removed at the one time

    -Ultimate precision of erbium laser means virtually scarless removal

    LASER MOLE REMOVAL

    ** THIS PROCEDURE IS ONLY AVAILABLE AT OUR AUCKLAND CLINIC**
    Using the latest Laser Mole Removal technology, Dr Beulink can remove moles of any size with amazing accuracy. So if you re looking for Mole Removal Auckland, or Mole Removal NZ, read on and learn more about Dr Beulink s mole removal service. Available in Auckland by appointment.

    Developed in the mid to late 1990 s, the Erbium laser technology was the ultimate development of the ablative resurfacing laser systems, and has remained a gold standard for the removal of wrinkles, moles, skin cysts, lumps and bumps, and for facial skin rejuvenation ever since. Dr Beulink has been using these systems since 1998, to remove benign (non cancerous, cosmetic) moles. The results are amazing, with over 95% leaving no scar, with the remaining 5% being close to or virtually scarless. The procedure is very quick and is done under a small amount of local anaesthetic. Multiple moles can be treated at the same appointment. This has been a quantum leap forwards from the traditional method of surgical excision with it s stitches, the uncomfortable removal of these several days later, and the subsequent scar formation from cutting. With Erbium laser mole removal, aftercare is kept extremely simple: sticky plaster and ointment!

    The Erbium:YAG laser is an infra-red resurfacing laser used for precise skin resurfacing. The key difference to other lasers, is the lack of heat it produces, which sets it apart from the first generation resurfacing lasers known as ultra-pulsed CO2 lasers which can cause moderate uncontrolled burning. Similarly, the Erbium laser has advantages over the radio-frequency or electrosurgical devices (eg Surgitron). Although these types of devices are better than simple cauterisation (burning), they too create moderate amounts of heat, which is a disadvantage when attempting scarless skin or mole removal. (Note: the Surgitron is often marketed by other clinics as a Surgitron Laser , but is absolutely not a laser and has disadvantages as explained )
    Laser skin ablation (removal) works by the laser light being absorbed by the water in your skin cells. This absorbed energy in turn causes the instantaneous vaporisation of the targeted cells. As the laser light passes over the skin, a mere 30 millionth of an inch of tissue is removed at a time. This incredible control allows the doctor to precisely sculpture the mole away.
    The Erbium laser is also ideal for scarless removal of milia, cholesterol deposits around eyes, and sun spots etc.

    Before erbium laser removal 3 months after laser removal

    Even a mole this close to the eye (on the very edge of the lid and within the lashes) can be safely and effectively removed by precision lasering. Click on this You-Tube link to see.http://youtu.be/bQ7SXjDRHCA

    Dr Beulink s Personal Comments Erbium Laser Mole Removal

    I have been performing nonsurgical mole removal since 1992.
    From 1992-1998 I used the Surgitron radiofrequency device, which isn t too bad if used cautiously and dilligently. It certainly had big advantages over surgery, cauterisation (heat/burn removal) and liquid nitrogen (freezing removal), but still had it s limitations. This is because the Surgitron vapourises skin cells but still does it with the addition of moderate heat. It is this heat that causes unwanted collateral damage and the destruction of the skin s natural pigment cells (melanocytes).This means scarring may be minimised but is still present, and often leaves at best, white marks or worse, raised scarring.
    In 1998 I began Erbium laser resurfacing and quickly realised the huge advantages and benefits this laser system had for removing moles. It s precision, absolute control, and lack of heat damage made it a quantum leap forwards in skin and mole ablation and I have been exclusively removing moles with the Erbium laser ever since.

    This procedure is unbelievably simple. People are constantly telling me how impressed they are with the treatment; the ease with which the mole is removed, the negligible pain or discomfort, and the rapid removal of the mole. I would not be able to count the number of times someone has looked into the mirror immediately after the laser removal and exclaimed Oh my God, it s gone!

    Immediately before the mole is removed, a very small amount of local anaesthetic is injected around or under the mole. This is done with a very fine needle (smaller than a babies vaccination needle) and although local anaesthetic stings before it goes numb, any discomfort from this is fleeting and relatively minor. Applying ice to the area first can virtually make this painless. The local anaesthetic will instantly numb the mole and the lasering then proceeds with absolutely no pain or discomfort what so ever.

    This treatment is particularly suited to the removal of benign (cosmetic) type moles. It can be used for certain cancerous and pre-cancerous moles and skin lesions. It can not be used for the removal of malignant melanomas.

    The ideal benign mole for laser mole removal is a raised, skin coloured mole with no hairs growing from it. Darkly pigmented, flat moles that have hair are the least ideal. This is because they tend to have deeper roots. These types of moles can still be lasered, often with a high degree of success and patient satisfaction. However, there is a higher chance of partial or full recurrence that may need a second lasering at a later date. This is especially apparent in younger patients. For hairy moles, it is best to allow the hairs to grow a bit before laser removal (do not pluck them). This helps at the time of lasering to track down the roots.

    This is a fantastic way to remove facial moles due to the excellent cosmetic result. I believe laser should be the only way to remove moles that are in surgically difficult areas. such as close to the eyes or lips etc. In areas such as these, surgical cutting and subsequent scar formation can have poor cosmetic outcomes due to the pulling and distortional effects the tissue removal and scar will have on these important structures. With the laser, over the years I have removed many moles and skin tags from the upper and lower eye lids (including the lash line), from noses and from edges of the lip. No distortion will occur with the laser as only the mole is removed, with no surrounding or underlying tissue damage, and scar formation is absolutely minimised or nonexistent. The high precision of the laser mole removal allows me to remove moles with pinpoint accuracy, often in places where no one else will dare to go.

    Facial mole removals heal twice as fast as body moles (facial wounds always heal faster than body wounds). The end result for laser body moles is thus never quite as good as that for the face.

    Due to the ease and speed of removal, it can be an effective way to remove many moles at the one time.

    After care is relatively straight forwards. We give the patient some ointment to apply on a daily basis to the lasered mole and usually a sticky plaster is applied for the first day and then just at night for several days. For facial moles, it will take approximately 5-7 days to heal up. For body moles it takes a little longer at 10-16 days. Healing is very similar to that of a graze: at first it is a bit raw and remains a bit damp, then after about a week it is healed over but looks a bit pink, and then over the following months the pinkness fades away. Makeup can be usually be applied over the lasered mole area after about a week. It is important not to get the lasered mole area sunburnt for the first 3 months after removing.

    Please note: This treatment is only available at our Auckland clinic.

    For more information on the Erbium laser, see Erbium Laser Resurfacing for wrinkles


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    Cosmetic Dermatology Washington DC #laser #surgery #for #facial #hair


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    Welcome to the Center for Laser Surgery,

    Washington DC’s leader in cosmetic dermatology, laser surgery, and skin care since 1995. Founded by the late Dr. Robert M. Adrian, the Center for Laser Surgery has achieved international recognition for its work in the development of modern laser medicine, and continues to provide the most advanced evidence-based and clinically-proven cosmetic, laser, and skin care treatments. With unparalleled experience, a vast array of technologies, and a reputation for extraordinary results, we remain the trusted leader for cosmetic dermatology services in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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    The new Ultherapy procedure offers a skin tightening effect. Learn more

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    The Center for Laser Surgery in Washington DC provides cosmetic laser surgery. dermatology, medical spa and related skin care treatments, services and procedures to clients in Bethesda and Chevy Chase, Maryland; Northern Virginia; and Washington, D.C.

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    The information presented here reflects the opinions of the Center for Laser Surgery, LLC. Photographs are the property of the Center for Laser Surgery. Duplication or reproduction without written permission of Center for Laser Surgery, LLC is prohibited under copyright protection. Se Habla Espanol. Our facility is conveniently located in Northwest Washington, D.C. just minutes from Maryland and Northern Virginia (DC/MD/VA).


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    Laser Resurfacing for Acne Scars – What Laser Works for Acne Scarring #laser #treatment

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    Laser Resurfacing for Acne Scars

    We are treating acne scars with different modalities,

    For regular, boxcar acne scars, we use either the traditional CO2 Laser (7-9 days downtime) or the fractionated CO2 laser (2-3 days downtime). Usually 2-3 treatments with the fractionated laser are equivalent to one traditional laser treatment.

    For large, deep boxcar scars, we use punch elevation followed by CO2 laser resurfacing (traditional or fractionated).

    For ice pick scars, we use Chemical Reduction Of Scars (CROS) with Trichloracetic acid.

    For rolling scars we use subcision followed by injection of Sculptra.

    In some cases we use a permanent filler such as Artefill

    Often we use a combination of these modalities in the same patient.

    It is important that you be treated by a Board Certified Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon.

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    *Treatment results may vary

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    Depends on scars

    If you have box car scars, and type one or two skin- fair skin, then laser resurfacing is THE treatment of choice. Shallow scars can be removed almost completely in one session, with safety and efficacy. If you have a mixture of scars you may need other treatments. Eg. Ice pick scars respond better to procedures such as simple TCA CROSS or even punch excision.

    The type of scar treatment that BEST SUITS YOU will depend on 3 factors only-

    1. Acne scar type
    2 .Downtime
    3. You skin type or colour.

    Hope this helps.

    Dr Davin Lim
    Laser Dermatologist
    Brisbane, Gold Coast
    Australia

    February 6th, 2017

    Resurfacing for Acne Scars

    Acne scars can be difficult to treat and results can vary depending on the severity. In our practice we like to use a fractionated erbium, micro-needling with PRP and TCA peels. The more aggressive treatments like the fractionated erbium will give you faster results but require more downtime. It is difficult to get great results with just one treatment, multiple treatments and a combination of modalities typically have the best end result. Hopefully this helps and you find a treatment plan that works best for you. Dr. Meghan Nadeau, Seattle,WA

    Laser resurfacing is commonly used to improve the appearance of scars. However if used inappropriately laser resurfacing can result in scars. Safety is paramount with every patient we treat and to avoid this we have a safety protocol for laser resurfacing of the entire face.

    • Avoid in certain high risk skin types, identify before treatment

    • Safety protocol for every patient

    • Clear post laser resurfacing instructions

    • Use of bio-technology to enhance recovery after laser

    • Use of test-patch of laser to avoid risk

    • Poor patient compliance with post op wound care instructions

    • An experienced doctor who has used laser resurfacing for many years with good results

    • State-of-the-art modern laser designed for safety and fast recovery

    Lasers can be used very effectively for acne scarring, in particular ablative lasers. Patients have told me that I have transformed their lives with acne scar treatments using some of these lasers. Not everyone will always get life changing results but with time and the right procedures almost all scars can be improved and frequently significantly. Some techniques such as fillers / chemical peels/ lasers/ surgery can be used synergistically to create an optimal result.


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    Laser Eye Surgery: Am I A Candidate?

    Using minimally invasive technology, laser eye surgery offers an effective solution for patients suffering from less-than-perfect vision. Despite being a low-risk procedure with high success rates, not all patients are eligible. Advanced Laser and Cataract Center is committed to safety and optimal outcomes, and uses strict criteria to determine whether laser eye surgery is right for you. To learn more about candidacy, contact our Oklahoma City, OK-area practice and schedule an evaluation .

    What Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat?

    Advances in modern medicine have made it possible for surgeons to reshape the cornea and correct refractive errors with laser eye procedures such as LASIK (laser assisted in situ keratomileusis) and PRK (photorefractive keratectomy). Laser eye surgery can correct conditions such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

    Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, is one of the most common refractive errors. This condition occurs when the eye is either too long, the cornea and lens are too curved, or a combination of the two. In both cases, light rays entering the eye focus in the front of the retina, rather than on the surface. As a result, patients with myopia can see close objects clearly, but objects at a distance appear blurry.

    Hyperopia

    When you can see clearly at a distance, but are unable to focus on close objects, this is known as hyperopia, or farsightedness. With this condition, the light that enters your eye does not focus correctly, either because the eye is too short or the cornea has too little curvature.

    Astigmatism

    Astigmatism, caused by an irregularly shaped cornea or curvature of the lens, is a common refractive error that can occur in combination with either nearsightedness or farsightedness. The irregular shape of the eye prevents light from focusing properly on the retina, resulting in blurred vision.

    Is Laser Eye Surgery Right for You?

    In addition to having a desire to improve your vision and live a life with less dependence on glasses or contacts, you must meet additional criteria to be a candidate for laser eye surgery. Patients should be at least 18 years old, in good overall health, and aware of the risks and potential side effects of the procedure. Other considerations include:

    Ocular Health

    Patients will need to be free of any eye disease, infection, inflammation, or corneal abnormality, such as scarring. If you wear contact lenses, you will need to stop wearing them prior to your procedure.

    During your evaluation, a laser eye surgery specialist will review other eye-related issues with you, such as pupil size, prescription strength, retinal health, and eye pressure, that could affect your candidacy for the procedure.

    Contact Us

    Although many patients are laser eye surgery candidates, a proper evaluation is an essential step in every case. To find out whether you are a good candidate, contact us today and schedule an evaluation.

    Do you squint when driving to see approaching road signs? Do action scenes in movies become blurry and difficult to distinguish? Do you pull reading material close to your face for a clearer view?

    How Can we Help?

    Farsighted

    Do you get headaches when reading a book or newspaper? Have you given up hobbies such as sewing or building models because you can’t focus on small objects up close? Does your vision seem worse when driving at night?.

    How Can we Help?

    Astigmatism

    Do you struggle with objects appearing blurry and undefined whether up close or at a distance? Does your view often seem distorted or even “off”? Do you avoid the computer or reading because it gives you headaches?

    How Can we Help?

    Cataracts

    Do you see halos around lamps? Do you feel as if you’re looking at the world through a fog? Is driving at night difficult due to headlight glare?


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    LASER EYE SURGERY – Dr Michael Delaney welcomes you to the Eyesight Laser Centre Sydney

    Our eyes are central to our lifestyles, whether your problems stem from cataracts or general imperfections such as glaucoma. macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy. have your vision correction performed by one of Sydney’s best cataract and laser eye surgery facilities; let Dr Delaney help return you to full vision. Have a look at some of the comments left by previous patients.

    Qualified hElp for yOu

    Improved Lifestyle

    Sadly it’s a fact of life that our eyes deteriorate through imperfections, accident, Sydney’s environment or just age. Many of these are readily corrected!
    Learn more about the causes of poor vision

    Best Treatment, Latest Laser Technology

    Best Treatment

    As one of Sydney’s premier ophthalmologists, Dr Delaney has extensive experience in all the traditional treatments (especially cataract surgery ) the latest laser eye treatments.
    Learn more about cataract surgery, ASA Lasik surgery.

    Latest Proven Technology

    The latest equipment has evolved from the proven methods. Wavefront guided LASIK laser surgery, Advanced CustomVue with Iris Registration, waveprint mapping, active trak 3D on the VISX Star S4 excimer laser.

    Personal Attention

    You need to feel both comfortable and confident with your surgeon (no matter what surgery is involved). Initially the process for cataract surgery or laser vision correction may be a mystery, but it will become clearer less intimidating as you are led step by step through either the cataract surgery or the laser eye treatment process.

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    MB BS (Hons), BSc (Med) (Hons),MMed (Clin Epi), FRANZCO


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