Medical laser treatments constitute a great leap as they provide effective treatments to a host of skin and other issues. Its inner workings have their roots in a phenomenon originally theorized by Einstein called stimulated emission. The term laser is an acronym for ‘Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation’. While the technology and treatments have been around for quite a while, there are still many people who don’t yet appreciate the revolution that the technology represents in the field of cosmetic treatments. To help you get a better understanding, we take a closer look at some of the information, some people don’t know about cosmetic lasers.
They can erase tattoos
In the era before the advent of lasers, people with tattoos had to think twice before opting to get them removed as the available methods were pretty painful and left scarring in their wake. Laser treatments can remove tattoos in an effective and painless manner. The treatment attacks the tattoo ink forcing it to break down after which it is flushed out by the body.
They can tone down lines and wrinkles
Medical laser treatments help reduce and delay the appearance of fine line and wrinkles. Different types of cosmetic lasers work in different ways, including making microscopic channels in your skin. The primary objective of all medical laser treatments for fine lines and wrinkles aim to stimulate the production of collagen which works to repair and revitalise skin.
They treat visible veins and broken capillaries
The vast majority of cosmetic laser treatments seek to improve your appearance and confidence by getting rid of facial imperfections. Some of these issues include benign conditions such as broken capillaries and visible veins. The laser is absorbed by blood vessels causing them to clot. The vessels are then absorbed by the body during the healing stage, effectively restoring your looks.
They can eliminate or minimize scars
Scars, whether from tattoos, acne, or some other cause, also represent a dent on your appearance. Laser treatments for scars take different approaches depending on the size, location and intensity of the scar. Whether ablative or non-ablative, the end result after a few sessions are amazing.
Physicians and spas across the country provide medical laser treatments using the latest aesthetic lasers. Talk to your dermatologist to discover the best treatment option for your problem. All the treatment are mostly painless and where mild pain or discomfort may be experienced, a topical anaesthetic is often used.