i am a 32 years of male..i was wondering Is it safe to laser(alexandrita) inside the nose and in-between eyes for hair removal after open rhinoplasty..I am 2 months into the surgery.. Would the laser increase the edema and/or damage the sutures inside the nose? Thanks
Laser Hair Removal After Open Rhinoplasty
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LASER hair removal nose
Nasal hairs serve a function to filter debris from entering the nose and our respiratory system. In some cases, overly long nasal hairs can actually obstruct the airway (seen in a Mayo study). Electric trimmers are the best way to consistently trim nasal hairs. Plucking nasal hairs is the worst method (can lead to abscess formation). LASER hair is a good permanent way of treating the anterior portion of the nose in some patients.