4. Permanent Risks, Side Effects Of Laser Hair Removal

Scarring

Generally in the rare case of a scarring after laser hair removal treatment. However, there have been numerous articles in the press of patients being left with scars following laser treatment. The most common cause is improper use of the laser machine. The Alexandrite Laser for light to medium skin, the Diode for light to tanned tones, and the Nd:YAG for darker skin. The secondly is the experience and training of laser operator. To prevent scarring, the practitioner should know the right wavelength to apply and the specific spot to use the laser light.

Patient also shouldn't do any lasers procedures or chemical peels while on Accutane or Isotretinoin until after finishing your course for 6-12 months. There is good evidence that any injury to the skin can potentially have adverse effects if the patient is on Accutane or Isotretinoin, be it a simple nick or a cut. It meaning that you will have an increased risk of keloid formation, and delayed wound healing after any laser treatment.

4. Permanent Risks, Side Effects, Complications of Laser Hair Reduction

Hypopigmentation

Hypopigmentation refers to the lightening of skin due to the laser beam is partially absorbed into the skin instead of being absorbed into the hair follicle. The light rays can ruin or defect the melanin of the skin and by that harm the ability of the body to manufacture skin tone. The main reason of the Hypopigmentation is connected to the lasers that are set too high and the skin is burned. The study report that up to 10% of people who have laser hair reduction treatment had encountered the Hypopigmentation and more severe in those with darker skin. The lightning of skin tone generally lasts up to two months and may be permanent in some cases.

Eye Injury

Eye Injury is a long term and harmful side impact, however it can also be extremely rare. Any direct or stray pulse of light were to enter the eye it could damage the retina and potentially lead to blindness. We DO NOT recommended to laser treat anywhere around your eye socket, marked by the orbital bone. Because the light can touch your eyes and the risk of Uveitis will be increased. This problem can happen when using a longer wavelength laser and it might cause redness of the eye, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, dark, floating spots along the visual field and eye pain. We DO NOT recommended to laser treat anywhere around your eye socket, marked by the orbital bone.

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