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Remove Plaque

Dr. Shubhra Dwivedy 92% (2116 ratings)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Remove Plaque
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

How To Remove Plaque?

Dr. Mithunesh Sayasikamal 91% (1471 ratings)
Dentist, Betul
How To Remove Plaque?

99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

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Why Should You Remove Makeup?

Dr. Deepti Dhillon 85% (171 ratings)
MBBS, DDV, Aesthetic medicine
Dermatologist, Delhi
Why Should You Remove Makeup?

If you wear makeup, get into the habit of removing it before you go to bed. It's a hassle for sure, but makeup that stays on your face can clog pores, leading to acne.

Mole Removal!

Dr. Nagakeerthana S 90% (38 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Kumbakonam
  • Avoid removing the mole if it is given as an identification mark for government documents such as driving license, ration card, voters card, etc.
  • If you have tendency to develop keloids or hypertrophic scars then invasive procedures must be avoided.
  • Mole with irregular margin and colour should be surgically excised and sent for histopathological examination to rule out melanoma.
  • Mole removal can leave behind a scar or pigmentation especially when it is big or deep.
  • You must follow up after suture removal, your dermatologist may suggest you topical medication to make your scar less prominent. 
  • Remember, your mole can regrow from the little remnants which may have been left behind.
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Dandruff Removal

General Physician, Hyderabad
Dandruff Removal

Here is the most efficient dandruff removal technique
Which work for most people.
Apply lemon juice diluted in water and wash your hair with a shampoo. Do this twice weekly. You can see amazing results.

Meanwhile, apply hair oil regularly and don't use very hard shampoos.

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Tooth Removal

Dr. Swasti Jain 91% (242 ratings)
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Tooth Removal

1. Bite firmly on the gauze pads covering each extraction site for atleast 30 min to help stop the bleeding.
2. Do not rinse vigorously, suck on straws, smoke, drink alcohol or brush teeth next to the extraction site for 48 hours.
3. Do not forget to take the medicines as prescribed by the doctor.

4. If possible chew on the opposite side of your extraction site. Drink lots of liquids and eat soft, nutritious foods. Strictly avoid hard, hot food & drinks for first 24 hours.
5. Avoid excessive mouth opening, yawning, spitting etc
6. If bleeding continues, call your dentist.

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Hair Removal

M Derm, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hair Removal

#didyouknow how much time the average women spends shaving? Save time and money by starting your laser hair removal sessions at #puretouchskin.

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Tattoo Removal: How To Get It Done?

Dr. Atul Jain 88% (101 ratings)
MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Jaipur
Tattoo Removal: How To Get It Done?

Do you have a permanent tattoo which you want to remove because of certain circumstances? According to studies, almost 50% of people with tattoos in the US want to have their tattoos removed via the laser tattoo removal technique.

This tattoo removal technique eliminates your tattoo without having much side effects. In the procedure, lasers are used to remove your tattoo by breaking up the pigment colours of the tattoo, using a high-intensity beam of light. Black tattoo pigment absorbs all the laser wavelengths and is easiest to remove, while other colours can be removed by using certain selected lasers.

Laser Tattoo Removal Procedure-

The number of treatments or sessions you require depends on the colour and size of your tattoo. It may take about two to four sessions in the case of normal tattoos, while for those having large tattoos; it may take more than 10 sessions to get the tattoo removed. A consultation session with a trained professional is required to help you in evaluating your situation and whether you should go ahead with the procedure.

The laser treatment varies from person to person and depends on factors such as age, size and type of the tattoo. The patient’s skin colour and depth to which the tattoo pigment extends also affects the removal process.

Here are the steps involved in a laser tattoo removal process:

  1. Protected eye shields are placed on you.

  2. Your skin’s reaction to the laser is tested for determining the amount of energy to be used.

  3. A handpiece is placed again on your skin surface, which activates the laser light. This process is extremely painful to undergo.

  4. Small tattoos require less pulses while large tattoos require much more. After every session, your tattoo tends to get lighter, progressively.

  5. Right after a treatment session, an ice pack is applied to your skin to soothe the areas treated. You will have to apply a topical antibiotic ointment and a bandage is used to protect the treated skin region. You must cover the area using a sunblock whenever you go out in between the treatment sessions.

  6. In some cases, local anesthesia is used during the treatment procedure.

Because of modern-day technology, laser tattoo removal is now a common thing undertaken by many who want to get rid of their unwanted tattoos. The procedure is safer than the traditional tattoo removal methods like excision, salabrasion and dermabrasion. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist.

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Mole Removal

Dr. Punit Dubey 87% (125 ratings)
MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, FIBCSOMS (USA)
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Ghaziabad
Mole Removal

Moles are skin growths made up of cells that produce color (pigment). A mole can appear anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. Most people get a few moles during their first 20 years of life. They are usually brown in color but can be blue, black, or flesh-colored. Most moles are harmless and don't cause pain or other symptoms unless you rub them or they bump against something.

They can be removed by various surgical methods:

  • Excision (cutting), with or without stitches. Shave removal using a scalpel blade without stitches
  • Although laser has been tried for moles, it is not the method of choice for most deep moles because the laser light doesn't penetrate deeply enough, and there is no tissue remaining to examine pathologically.
  • Mole on face could be a reason of worry for some.
  • Always get evaluated by person on expertise in facial surgery.
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Know How Can You Get That Tattoo Removed!

Dr. Nitika Arya 85% (10 ratings)
Dermatologist, Panchkula
Know How Can You Get That Tattoo Removed!

There is nothing more exciting than getting inked. It is also one of the most dangerous things you can do to yourself. Not many people know that there is a real risk involved with tattoos – getting them as well as getting them removed.

We all know a tattoo can come with a real risk of blood-borne diseases and allergies, and a bad job by the tattoo artist. If the tattoo needle is not new and has been used on an infected person, you run a real risk of getting infected with herpes, tetanus, fungal infections, hepatitis and even HIV. The health risks of tattooing are not so well known in India but they are real.

But tattoo removal can be even more dangerous, time consuming and expensive than getting a tattoo. If you have outgrown your tattoo and want it removed, read this carefully to understand the process while keeping yourself safe.

Tattoo removal involves a process opposite to inking. It’s done using lasers. Pulses of light from the laser are directed onto the tattoo to break up the pigment which has been deposited in the dermis or deep layer of the skin during tattooing. This process breaks down the tattoo ink. Over weeks, the broken down ink gets absorbed by the body.

Different lasers are used to remove different types of tattoo ink and it’s usually the doctor doing the procedure who decides which laser to use.

  1. Laser treatment differs from patient to patient based on the age, size, and type of tattoo. The colour of the patient's skin, as well as the depth of the tattoo pigment also influences the technique used for removal.

  2. Lasers are not benign so your doctor must test the laser to check out the most effective energy for tattoo removal.

  3. Laser consists of pulses of light. Smaller tattoo removal requires less pulses of light and bigger ones more pulses.

Sounds easy and painless. But it is not. The breaking down of the tattoo pigments takes weeks and repeated visits to the clinic. If the doctor removing your tattoo is not good, even the removal of a small tattoo can cause permanent scarring or discoloration of your skin. Parts of the body with thin skin (ankles, wrists, and spine) are more likely to scar than thicker- skinned areas. Other side effects are infections and hypo-pigmentation.

Even though doctors and laser practitioners claim more than 95 % removal of tattoos is possible, the reality is that complete removal may never be possible.

So, if you find it impossible to live with your tattoo and a divorce is imminent, you should look for a real good dermatologist for laser removal of tattoos and not submit yourself to quacks.

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