Types of Laser Skin Treatment options

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Scientists have improved the ways in which they can treat your skin to make it more beautiful and radiant than it was before the treatment. The most advanced method of doing is so is through laser treatment. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the different options that exist under this type of treatment. Here is some clarity on this issue so that you can make the best decision when it comes to keeping your skin supple, smooth and radiant.

Ablative Laser Treatments

This refers to laser resurfacing procedures that target the lower and upper surfaces of the skin. Ablative treatment can make a significant difference in your skin if you have deep or surface wrinkles. The most common kinds of ablative lasers are CO2 and Erbium Lasers. Both of them are suitable for acne scar removal, skin tightening, and treating sun damage. However, the CO2 laser is particularly useful for dealing with birthmarks, skin cancer, and moles. Erbium lasers would be good for you if you have problems with your skin pigmentation.

It is important to note that there are some risks associated with ablative laser resurfacing. They include swelling, flaking, oozing, and scabbing among others. Therefore, postoperative skin care is critical. In other words, follow the instructions your physician gives you so that you can minimize these risks. You should also work with a professional only so that he does a good job on your skin.

Non-Ablative Laser Treatments

These are laser resurfacing procedures that target the lower layer of the skin while leaving its surface untouched. Non-ablative treatments are suitable for removing skin discolorations, stimulating collagen production for skin rejuvenation, and eliminating redness on the skin resulting from broken capillaries.

Non-ablative lasers are more as compared to ablative lasers. They include Intense Pulsed Light, Radiofrequency, Ultrasound Imaging, and Infrared. Radiofrequency treatments are especially good for facial skin rejuvenation because they contract underlying fats in the skin. Ultrasound Imaging is suitable for those who are looking for skin tightening as is Infrared treatments. Intense Pulsed Light is good when someone wants to deal with broken blood vessels under the skin.

As you can now tell, laser treatments offer you a variety of options when it comes to taking care of your skin. All you have to do is to find the right type of medical professional for the job. Tell him your problem and go over these possible options with him. Make sure that he understands your needs so that he can advise you appropriately based on what you desire. 

  1. Renewing Serum said on July 17, 2016 3:19 am:

    This two types of skin laser treatment are very helpful to everyone. Those experiencing skin problem will find this very useful. Thanks for sharing this very informative post.