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  • adj. That does not cause ablation


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non- +‎ ablative


  • This nonablative laser breaks the pigment into small fragments which are then absorbed by the body's natural mechanisms.

    Spectra Iii | Surveillance

  • For most cosmetic dermatologists, this has been replaced by fractionated laser resurfacing, a hybrid between ablative and nonablative.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Aug. 12 -- Pelleve?, the revolutionary skin tightening system for nonablative skin rejuvenation, is now available through dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medspas and cosmetic surgery clinics across the country.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Tse W, Bunting KD (2009) Conditional deletion of STAT5 in adult mouse hematopoietic stem cells causes loss of quiescence and permits efficient nonablative stem cell replacement.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Radio-frequency devices are nonablative, in that they do not affect the surface of the skin, so there’s no real downtime or redness.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Dermatologists employ nonablative lasers the kind that don’t damage the epidermis to dramatically reduce hair permanently.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • And as for those “no downtime” lasers, those plastic surgeons haven’t quite figured out which of those lighter “nonablative” lasers really do the trick.

    You Being Beautiful


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