Laser skin resurfacing: conditions it treats, benefits and complications

Beautiful and healthy skin of the face is a “business card” of any woman. However, only some of them can boast of an ideal skin by nature. The laser invention helped cosmetology to make a huge step forward in the fight against imperfections of the skin. One of the popular procedures against ugly scars and other defects today is laser skin resurfacing.

What is the effectiveness of laser skin resurfacing method?

This technique is based on the use of a laser beam which penetrates into shallow skin layers eliminating old cells. Due to it, regeneration takes place, i.e., skin becomes renewal. Thus, the beam destroys all kinds of imperfections, and a smooth and healthy skin without defects comes in their place, scars after acne magically disappear. Depending on the problem existed on the face, 1 - 3 laser skin resurfacing procedures may be required to obtain a real effect. Often this procedure is used by women with fading skin in combination with plastic surgery. The effect of the laser causes the skin to produce more collagen which immediately reflects on the face: the skin is tightened, and the contour becomes clearer. The first results of the procedure can be noticed after 7-10 days after the restoration of the skin.

Who is recommended for this procedure?

The laser skin resurfacing procedure is recommended for people with such problems as:

Since this technique excludes surgical intervention, it is quite safe and effective in dealing with external shortcomings. In addition, laser skin resurfacing does not require rehabilitation after its passage.

Laser skin resurfacing: complications and contraindications

Despite its safety, the procedure has some contraindications. So laser skin resurfacing is categorically contraindicated the people suffering from:

Complications of laser skin resurfacing are possible only if a carbon dioxide laser is used. Among the negative consequences of its use can be distinguished redness of the skin, pigmentation (the appearance of dark or light spots on the face), and small scars. However, these complications can be caused by an "overdose", which the experienced master is unlikely to allow.

Nowadays, laser skin resurfacing is one of the most popular and effective procedures in solving cosmetic problems. Modern equipment in the Bella Sana Medical Spa, professionalism of its medical staff, proper preparation for the session and careful skin care after it is the key to success.

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