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Though most people experience acne or other skin conditions in their lives, there are some for whom acne and other blemishes can be extremely severe, and take away from their happiness, health, and self esteem. Even for those who no longer suffer from acne, it can leave lasting scars. Laser skin treatments can work wonders when it comes to skin resurfacing. Laser treatments remove the outer layer of damaged skin in a way similar to a chemical peel, resulting in clearer, fresher, and younger looking skin. Good candidates for laser resurfacing include those who want to minimize the look of: Acne, or acne scars Fine lines, and mild to moderate wrinkles Uneven pigmentation Facial scars Other blemishes. The two most commonly used lasers in skin resurfacing are CO2 and Erbium. A CO2 laser is a carbon dioxide laser used in…


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There are several factors that affect how soon you can see the results of acne treatment, like severity of condition, type of skin, skill of the laser operator, and duration and depth of treatment, among others. But generally, the results should be noticeable in as little as one session. Expected Improvements Laser treatment is very effective for treating acne scars, though deeper ones may require a number of other approaches like subcision and dermal fillers. The laser energy typically feels warm to the skin, with some patients feeling tingly during the treatment, but it should be over in about 10 to 30 minutes. Generally, the more treatments you have for the acne, the more visible the results will be. Though changes may be subtle after the first session, with more dramatic results occurring after the second or third treatment, it…


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The first few days following a laser skin resurfacing procedure are usually challenging with regard to care. The treated area will be tender, red, and swollen for the next few days or week, with some pain lasting between one and four days. Considering that the site of treatment is very delicate, it is important that you exercise proper wound care to achieve the best possible result. Here are a few useful tips: Keep the skin as moist as possible The basic rule of wound care is that you keep the treated site consistently moist to facilitate proper healing. Cold compresses for crusts that form Don’t pick off the crusting if it forms. Instead, thoroughly soak the crust and then gently rub it off with moist gauze as follows: Step 1: Soak using cool water Step 2: Continue soaking with cool…


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Many patients are still very new to the concept of cosmetic CO2 lasers, and are understandably uncertain about the merits and risks of the procedure. Some have heard about the possibility of permanent skin scarring caused by lasers, and are easily swayed by advertisements about the appeal of various beauty creams and treatments as alternatives to laser treatments. However, such claims are not necessarily true. Here are some of the common misconceptions regarding CO2 laser treatments: Myth #1: Laser resurfacing is a new technology that is still in its developmental and experimental stage Compared to basic laser applications used today, like barcode readers, laser pointers, fiber optics, and lighting displays, medical lasers have been around for longer, which means that they shouldn’t be looked upon as some new technology. Furthermore, medical lasers are developed through candid scientific principles to produce…


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Men and women all over the world are scared by the aging process. The thought of appearing old and aging isn’t usually appealing. Luckily with today’s advancements in cosmetic procedures, there are plenty of ways to defy the aging process. Laser treatments are one of the most common and painless ways to treat a person’s skin, as well as other issues that occur from aging. Laser cosmetic treatments are actually the most popular form of cosmetic procedures these days. This isn’t only because they are painless and noninvasive, but because they are quite effective. Among their many uses, lasers can: Reduce fine lines and wrinkles Rejuvenate the skin Rid of dead skin cells The laser treatments given by cosmetic surgeons are all designed to greatly minimize the process of aging. By removing layers of dead skin cells, the skin’s overall…


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Laser light therapy is something that surgeons and physicians all over the world have taken to for numerous different treatments. Often used on tattoo removals and acne scarring, these laser removals lighten or even rid of scars caused by acne or unsightly tattoos. As of recently, there has been a discovery of a connection between the two. Tattoo removal procedures using light therapy will actually help get rid of acne scarring. Even though laser light therapy was already being practiced on acne scarring, it was never as effective as it could be. Now, by using the same method of light therapy as used on tattoo removal, acne scars are disappearing more effectively than ever. About Acne Scarring and Laser Removal Acne scarring is something that many men and women suffer from. It can often hinder a person’s quality of life,…


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Acne has forever been an ongoing battle for so many men, women and teenagers. There is not too much that can be done to avoid acne, especially when hormone imbalances are present. However, physicians, cosmetic experts and surgeons have found ways to reduce or even rid of the appearance of acne through laser treatments. Advancing Laser Treatments Laser treatments are an advancing technology that can be used for a number of different reasons. Not only are they used on the skin, but they are used for fat reduction and other more complicated conditions or procedural uses. It’s been recently discovered that tattoo removal techniques using lasers can also reduce and rid of acne scarring. Every day, the use of laser treatments becomes more pertinent in our treatments for pesky conditions. How Acne Laser Treatments Work By heating the hemoglobin in…


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Laser skin resurfacing can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It’s also an effective treatment for issues related to pigmentation of the skin. If you’re unsure if this is a good option for you, the following will teach you what to consider when deciding on laser skin resurfacing to treat some common skin issues. The Type of Laser Treatment There isn’t just one laser skin resurfacing treatment. Knowing the different methods available will ensure that you choose the one that will work for your skin. Fractionated lasers are ideal for treating unwanted wrinkles. They work by treating the areas that have been damaged, without affecting nearby tissues. This makes for a more precise treatment with a shorter healing period. Ablative lasers treatments are used for issues related to scarring. This treatment works by vaporizing the skin’s surface and…


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Finding the best solution for eliminating wrinkles can be tough. There are a number of options available, and each one claims to provide the best results. CO2 laser treatments is just one of a handful of effective options to rejuvenating your skin and enhancing your natural appearance. Additionally to that, countless patients have used Botox to get consistently great cosmetic results. Understanding the two procedures will help you determine which one is right for you. CO2 Laser Treatments Using CO2 lasers, dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons are able to resurface the skin and remove unwanted wrinkles and fine lines. The process removes the underlying layers of skin while helping to generate the growth of healthy new skin. Laser treatments can be applied to many areas of the face, including around the eyes and mouth. Any potential discomfort is eliminated using a…


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