Photofacial for Warts and Skin Tags?
- Asked by sharpy in Ireland
- 4 years ago
Can Photofacial treatments remove warts and/or skin tags on the face, neck or decolletage? Thank you.
Wart removal with laser - Los Angeles
Our office uses the pulsed dye laser for effective wart removal on the body. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles
Photofacials do not treat warts
Photofacials with intense pulsed light treat brown spots and spider veins but do not treat warts or tags. Liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation would be more appropriate treatment options. Please see a dermatologist for treatment.
Photofacial does not work for Warts and Skin Tags?
Usually IPL is used for photofacials. This is a non-ablative procedure, which means that warts or skin tags are not removed. A CO2 laser oder Radiofrequency device can accomplish this.
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