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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   HI
User :   GM
Doctor :   Good Morning.
User :   I wanteed to know about laser hair removal treatment
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 26
User :   gender female
User :   occupation: xxxxxx
User :   location: bangalore
User :   single
User :   weigth 56
User :   height: 5.5
User :   dependents: yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Laser hair removal requires sittings
User :   ok
Doctor :   It depends on the area involved how many sittings you require.
User :   i wanted to know how safe it is for skin
User :   has it got any side effects
Doctor :   It has minimal side effects if done by an expert.
Doctor :   Some dark spots may appear which subside by themselves with time
User :   ok
User :   is the hair removal permanent?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   but i have heard from my cousin that electrolysis is better than laser?
User :   is that true?
Doctor :   Laser is more effective than electrtoloysis
Doctor :   as there are less number of sittings involved
Doctor :   and the end results are better with laser
User :   my cousin initially has under laser treatment for upper lips
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but inspite of 10 sittings there was no progress
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   now she is taking the electrolysis treatment and says it better than laser
Doctor :   That depends on the procedure involved and the density of the hair present
User :   how can we decide then?
Doctor :   That has to be better decided
Doctor :   by a dermatologist
Doctor :   or trichologist
Doctor :   who would examine you
Doctor :   and then
Doctor :   decide
User :   is it the dermatologist who will be involved with us for laser treatment?
Doctor :   Check a trichologist
Doctor :   referring a trichologist is beneficial
Doctor :   Laser the advantages are shorter duration
Doctor :   less invasive technique,
Doctor :   simultaneously hundreds of follicles can be removed
User :   ok
Doctor :   It only fails in people with lighter hair
User :   so do u suggest me for the laser hair removal treatment
Doctor :   That has to be decided by you as Laser is an expensive treatment.
Doctor :   The method to be used usually depends
Doctor :   on individual convenience
User :   its not the matter of money
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   i just want to know will it cause any problems by any chance
Doctor :   Are you there?
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