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Intense Pulsed Light hair removal for face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have a lot of facial hairs?
Doctor :   ok
User :   can u tell me any treatment for these
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age 24
User :   female
User :   unmarried
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are the hairs more present?
Doctor :   which part of the face?
User :   on my chin area & upper lips
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are several treatments
User :   i have acne marks & open pores on my face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the temporary ones are face wax, threading
Doctor :   bleaching
Doctor :   permanent methods are thermo electrolysis
User :   actually hairs are very dark
Doctor :   laser therapy
Doctor :   ok
User :   n hard tooo
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the temporary methods are cheap
Doctor :   but you need to go on getting them done
User :   actually i m looking for permanent mehods
Doctor :   also bleaching may not be suited to all skin types
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the permanent ones
Doctor :   are slightly expensive
Doctor :   they require multiple sittings
User :   k
User :   on an approx how may sittings
Doctor :   are you overweight?
Doctor :   that depends on the density of hair on the face
Doctor :   anywhere between 4-10 sittings
Doctor :   depends on the procedure
Doctor :   too
User :   no i m not overweight
Doctor :   ok
User :   so which method u suggest?
Doctor :   its usually upto you to decide
User :   what about Intense Pulsed Light hair removal?
Doctor :   its usually judges by the cost
Doctor :   laser is said to be more effective
User :   i want to know difference between laser tretment & Intense Pulsed Light hair removal?
Doctor :   its considered the latest tecnique in
Doctor :   USA
User :   k
User :   so which one u recomend
Doctor :   IPL
Doctor :   uses better
Doctor :   light rays that facilitate
User :   so any negative effect of thi stherepy
Doctor :   absorpton by hairs
Doctor :   its harmful in pregnant women
User :   any negative effect?
Doctor :   and in those with fits
Doctor :   also any tanning when under this therapy is harmful
Doctor :   as of now its FDA approved
User :   do i have any chances of getting prone to cancer
Doctor :   not really
Doctor :   the most common side effects
Doctor :   are temporary change of ski color
Doctor :   skin
User :   not really means?
Doctor :   can last for several weeks or months.
Doctor :   also you should avoid tanning before going for this procedure
User :   k
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   can u tell me the cost of treatment?
User :   confirmed
Doctor :   that depends on various centres
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want approx. pricing
Doctor :   i can hazard a guess of 20,000 and above
User :   can u suggest any centres where i can go for this treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   so i can go for thi streatment without any fear of side effects specially cancer
Doctor :   these radiations are not usually cancer causing
User :   ok
User :   thanks for your help
User :   nice talking
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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