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Frequently Asked Questions

Cosmetic Laser Solutions offers easy to understand answers to many frequently asked questions about our procedures. It is very important to understand that we are a professional healthcare provider overseen by Dr. Emran Imami, a leading Board Certified General and Breast Surgeon in Brevard County Florida. Your health is extremely important to us. We will neither recommend nor perform any procedure we feel will be detrimental to your long-term health.

Please feel free to contact us with any additional questions.

Laser Vein Removal Questions and Answers
Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery Questions and Answers
LimeLight Facial Questions and Answers
Laser Hair Removal Questions and Answers

Vein Removal FAQs

Question:
“Will removing a vein cause any health problems?”

Answer:

In most cases, spider and varicose veins do not have a necessary function. It’s very likely that removing these veins may help to improve circulation. In extremely rare cases, when the deep veins of legs are blocked, varicose veins of legs may carry useful circulation and should not be removed. Contact Cosmetic Laser Solutions with more questions related to removing veins and to schedule your free consultation.

Question:
“How many treatments will I need to remove a spider vein or varicose vein?”

Answer:

The extent of each treatment varies widely depending the severity of each case. We will sit down with you and discuss treatment options and timeframes based on your individual needs. Contact Cosmetic Laser Solutions with more questions related to removing veins and to schedule your free consultation.

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Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery FAQs

Question:
“Do I need treatment? ”

Answer:
Treatment for varicose veins is seldom essential since serious complications rarely occur. The choice is yours and many patients have varicose veins for the whole of their adult life and never suffer any problems with them.

Question:
“How can I help myself?”

Answer:
Avoid being overweight and wear support stockings if you have to stand up a lot of the time. Regular exercise such as walking also helps to pump the blood out of the leg. Dry itchy skin can often be helped by moisturising (emollient) creams or bath additives available at the chemist.

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LimeLight Facial FAQs

Question:
“What is the LimeLight Facial?”

Answer:
The LimeLight Facial is a new, non-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation using Cutera’s LimeLight. The procedure offers the advantage of improving skin tone and surface imperfections associated with aging and photodamage.

Question:
“What areas can be treated?”

Answer:
The LimeLight Facial is ideal for any part of your face, neck and décolleté with skin redness, telangiectasia (tiny veins) or brown spots. Light (low contrast) brown spots, which were previously difficult to resolve, respond very well to treatment.

Question:
“What does the treatment do?”

Answer:
By selecting Program A, B or C, your practitioner can customize your LimeLight Facial to your skin type and selectively treat the brown and/or red pigmented areas on your skin. It’s the heating of the pigmented brown or red cells that causes the therapeutic effect.

Question:
“What do treatments feel like?”

Answer:
When the pulse of light is delivered, patients will experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. Gel is recommended to cool the skin before vascular treatments. Anesthesia or pain medicine is typically not required.

Question:
“How long will the treatments take?”

Answer:
Treatment time depends on the area of the body being treated. However, most treatments should take less than one hour.

Question:
“How many treatments will I need?”

Answer:
One to three treatments are usually sufficient to see results. Additional treatments may be recommended, especially for excessively sundamaged skin.

Question:
“What happens after the treatment?”

Answer:
Immediately following treatment, brown spots will start to darken and your skin may appear slightly red. The treated area may be mildly swollen. This typically lasts a few hours and possibly a day or longer. Make-up can be applied to cover the redness.

Question:
“When will I see results?”

Answer:
Within one to three weeks, the darkened spots will flake off and fade. Diffuse redness or telangiectasia will decrease and your mottled complexion will improve.

Question:
“Will the spots and redness reappear over time?”

Answer:
New brown spots, telangiectasia and diffuse redness may appear with new sun damage; however they too can be treated. Remember to always apply broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors to minimize sun damage and the appearance of new spots and diffuse redness. Rosacea is chronic and cannot be “cured” with any laser or light source, however its appearance can be improved.

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Laser Hair Removal FAQs

Question:
“The Cutera CoolGlide Difference”

Answer:
The Cutera CoolGlide was designed to be the most outstanding laser hair removal system on the market for all skin types, from light to dark, including tanned patients. Its unique design, longer wavelength, and innovative cooling allow extremely effective, safe and permanent results.

Question:
“What do CoolGlide treatments feel like?”

Answer:
As the name implies, the CoolGlide handpiece cools and soothes as it glides along your skin. When the pulse of light is delivered, some patients experience a mild pinching or stinging sensation. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required; however some patients may prefer to use a topical anesthetic when sensitive areas are treated.

Question:

“How many treatments will I need?”

Answer:
Most areas require 3-6 treatments. However, the number of CoolGlide treatments required for optimal long-term benefits depends on multiple factors – hair thickness, the area treated and your hair’s growth cycle. Interestingly, not all hairs are actively growing at the same time and actually go through three distinct phases: growth, regression, and resting. CoolGlide treatments work by disabling the hair that is principally in the active growth phase at the time of treatment. Since other hairs will enter this active growth phase at different times, additional treatments may be necessary to disable all of the hair follicles in a given area.

Question:
“What happens after the treatment?”

Answer:
Immediately following your CoolGlide treatment, the area may appear a bit red and swollen. Three to seven days after treatment you may experience what seems to be regrowth of hair. Actually, most of these hairs are being shed as a result of your treatment and are not regrowing. Between treatments you should not wax or pluck your hair, but it is permissible to shave.

Question:
“What are the possible side effects?”

Answer:
Although patients experience few side effects, the most commonly noticed are slight reddening and local swelling of the skin, similar to a sunburn. These effects typically last for several hours or less. In rare instances, blistering may occur. Consult with your medical professional for complete information on the benefits and risks of treatment.

Question:
“How does the CoolGlide compare with electrolysis?”

Answer:
Electrolysis is a tedious, invasive, and painful process that involves inserting a needle into each individual hair follicle and delivering an electrical charge to them one at a time. Electrolysis often requires years of treatments at regular intervals. By delivering light energy to hundreds of hair follicles at a time, the CoolGlide effectively treats an area in just seconds that would take over an hour with electrolysis.


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