Laser surgery removes plantar warts by burning the tissue with an intense light beam, according to eMedicineHealth. The procedure generally takes place in a doctor's office, and patients frequently receive local or gener... More »

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A plantar wart is a solid, firm growth with a grainy texture caused by the human papillomavirus that commonly develops on the bottom of the foot, according to Mayo Clinic. The warts develop when the virus enters the skin... More »

Plantar warts appear when certain types of the human papillomavirus enter the sole through cracks, cuts, scrapes or fragile areas of the skin, according to Mayo Clinic. Additional warts may appear if the virus spreads fr... More »

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Laser removal of toenail fungus does not appear to have side effects, but it is common for the fungus to return within five years, according to The Washington Post. However, some medical professionals do not believe that... More »

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Laser removal of scar tissue is typically performed by plastic surgeons, as the American Society of Plastic Surgeons explains. Laser treatment shows a 70 percent success rate when used to remove either keloids or hypertr... More »

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Laser treatment for spider vein removal is not very effective, and, therefore, it is recommended that patients receive sclerotherapy for spider vein removal, according to WebMD and the American Society of Plastic Surgeon... More »

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Laser surgery for hemorrhoids is a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that involves using a specially designed laser beam to burn away artery branches feeding haemorrhoidal tissue, according to WebMD. This is one of... More »

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