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What is the essential difference between laser for hair/scar/tattoo removal?

I don't have enough physics knowledge to understand the possible difference between laser for hair removal, laser for scar removal and laser for tattoo removal. My problem I don't understand what is ...
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Can diseases associated with hyperpigmentation help to find a cure for hypopigmentation such as vitiligo?

Wikipedia 1 has quite an extensive list of diseases that are associated with hyperpigmentation such as Addison's disease and Cushing's disease. Are there any known studies of the diseases that ...
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How does tacrolimus affect vitiligo-affected skin and hair (re)pigmentation?

While tacrolimus (Protopic) creme was not created with the purpose to treat vitiligo, it is prescribed by dermatologists for that purpose. The non-pigmented hairs in vitiligo affected skin treated ...
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Is this a working treatment for gray hair?

I saw this product(link) for restoring color to gray hair and the news articles about it(link) that claim it stimulates melanin synthesis and hair pigmentation, But I am a bit skeptical about it so I ...
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Can I remove the dark skin under my eyes

I think I have hey fever, which makes my eyes water uncontrollably and constantly. This has happened since I was a child. I've been known to randomly cry, my friends know I'm not actually. Instead ...
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Do hazel-colored eyes change colors (depending on surroundings) or is that an optical-illusion? Why is the hazel pigment so sensitive to light?

Do hazel-colored eyes change colors (depending on surroundings) or is that an optical-illusion? Why is the hazel (and blue) pigment so sensitive to light?
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Why is the skin around my genitals darker than the rest of my body?

I've noticed that the skin around my genitals are a lot darker; think a darker shade of peach against the rest of my body. Of course, I'm well aware the skin around your nipples seems to be just the ...