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4 out of 5 stars Tattoo Removal
I've had 11 sessions so far.. yes, they hurt like hell but the nurses @ Dr T in Beverly Hills are very good at making you feel comfortable. I'm asian so I scar easily.. I had 2 shaded in stars on my waist but only about 80% of it is gone. It also has white holes penetrating the stars... because of the laser treatments. However, I buy bleach creams ($50 per tube..damn!) to lighten the...
5 out of 5 stars Lip Augmentation
Incredible skill and knowledge Genuine and attentive bedside manor Great office & staff Very resonable prices
$150. Consultation fee is put toward any cosmetic procedure so the consultation fee is subtracted from final procedure price.
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Emory University College of Arts & Sciences
Medical: DO, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Residency: Dermatology, Western University, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
Treatments offered at Kirby Dermatology
Most popular answers from William Kirby, DO, FAOCD
Black ink responds best to an Nd:YAG (1064nm) and the red/orange will require a 532nm. Green responds well to an Alexandrite (including the PicoSure).... READ MORE
Black ink on white skin often looks gray so tattoo artists often mix in blue ink to give the tattoo a darker look. I believe that is what happened in... READ MORE
The skin cell cycle is approximately 35 to 57 days. Thus, patients should wait six to eight weeks after getting a tattoo to consider laser tattoo... READ MORE
I am researching PicoSure for tattoo removal on my solid black shoulder/arm tattoo. Will it be effective? (photo)
The 755nm PicoSure may work but it is common knowledge black ink responds best to an Nd:YAG (1064nm). READ MORE
The amount of time required for the removal of a tattoo and the success of the removal varies with each individual. Factors influencing this include:... READ MORE
The adult human skin cycle dictates when a laser procedure can start. If you start too soo after tattoo placement you run the risk of increased... READ MORE
Is topical anaesthetic (numbing cream) known to inhibit the effectiveness of laser (Revlite) treatment?
Topical anesthetic, once removed prior to a laser tattoo treatment will neither inhibit or increase the effectiveness of a tattoo laser. In contract,... READ MORE
IPL should never been used for tattoo removal. Using this modality can lead to scarring, ink retention and dyspigmentation. The gold standard and... READ MORE
It is well establised in the laser literature that red ink responds best to 532nm. The Picosure is 755nm. Green responds well to this wavelength. Hope... READ MORE
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