Laser Disadvantages

One of the main disadvantages of laser is that it is expensive both for the doctors to procure the equipment and devices and for the patients to afford the therapy. It requires regular maintenance and involves multiple sessions to treat or improve a condition.

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Why do I have stretch marks on my penis after PPP removal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. Seven months ago, I had PPP removal from my penis head with CO2 laser treatment. For the last three months, I observed some redness in my penis head. I think it is because of irritation due to masturbation. Since I removed PPP, my penis is a lot drier. My dermat...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You had CO2 laser removal of PPP (pearly penile papule). The most common side effect of laser is erythema or redness, which goes of itself with time.In photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have erythema and dryness only. Otherwise, i...  Read Full »

Can light from a laser hair removal damage your eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I bought the laser hair removal at home. I thought they would send me the protective glasses and wore my sunglasses instead. I set it up on the lowest mode and put it on my hand for a patch. When I saw how bright, I immediately turned everything off. I do not think the sunglasses are eno...  Read Full »


Dr. Hussein Ayoub

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, first of all, I must say that you have done the right thing. You should not use it without protective goggles. Such laser are usually harmful to your eyes but on long term use. So to answer your questions, I highly doubt any harm was done to you. Since you ...  Read Full »

Is LASER treatment safe for piles?

Query: Hello doctor,Is LASER treatment for piles safe or not? Any side effects? Please let me know which one is better - laser surgery or normal surgery? Waiting for your reply.  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For piles (hemorrhoids) the treatment depends on its grade which is assessed well by the surgeon on clinical examination. For grade one - those which bleed without coming out (prolapse) you need only medicines. For grade two or above you need surgery. The standard...  Read Full »

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