Lasers are another most common non-surgical methods used for skin rejuvenation. It is also known in different names such as laser peel, laser resurfacing, laser vaporization and lasabrasion etc. In general, it is a treatment to reduce the skin irregularities such as scars, blemishes and wrinkles.
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Laser skin resurfacing, also known as a laser peel, laser vaporization and lasabrasion, can reduce facial wrinkles,Acne scars and blemishes. Newer laser technologies give your plastic surgeon a new level of control in laser surfacing, permitting extreme precision, especially in delicate areas. A short, concentrated pulsating beam of light will be directly send to the skin. This high energy, amplified light waves will help to vaporize the top layer of the skin instantly. There will not be any bleeding and trauma will be minimal.
There are different types of lasers used for laser facial rejuvenation. They are:
- Nd yag
Even though, the risks are minimal for laser facial rejuvenation. In certain rare cases there can be risks such as:
- Itching, swelling and redness
- Skin discoloration
- Ectropion (turning of the eyelid)
- Scarring, etc.
Individuals who have lines or wrinkles around the eyes or mouth or on the forehead can be an apt candidate for laser facial rejuvenation. People who are worried about the scars and non-responsive skin can also undergo for the procedure. People who have acne or having very dark skin may not be considered for the procedure.
Regular cleaning and follow up care will be required to maintain the results. You may experience pain and other issues after the procedure. The doctor will prescribe medications and other follow up care suggestions for you during the recovery period. You will be able to resume normal activities immediately after the procedure.