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Old 11-11-2008, 06:39 PM
erih erih is offline
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Illinois
Posts: 56

Elena, with my current doc, I'm on "maintenance" treatments. We use the same lasers, but vary the intensity as needed. I go in every 6 months to a year (I also to self-checks at home). So far I've only needed 1 treatment, but that was about 1.5 years after my last treatment. That treatment progressed the same way my 'normal' treatments did.

I was more or less 'forced' to start maintenance treatments as my doc's lasers had done all they could do without risk of scarring. I'm currently working on trying to get a second opinion.

Hope this helps...
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Last edited by erih : 11-13-2008 at 05:14 PM.
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