People who wish to reduce the effects of aging and sun exposure which is visible on their face and neck are ideal candidates for non-invasive laser rejuvenation treatment.
Laser rejuvenation reduces redness on the face, the appearance of open pores, skin roughness and fine wrinkles, and also firms the skin and lightens freckles.
Results are achieved by the powerful diode laser, which uses light that helps with control and precision of thermal damage of the skin, which leads to the gradual collagen remodeling while preserving the epidermis. Laser rejuvenation improves and stimulates the skin to be healthier and more resistant.
If you have visible lines or shallow facial wrinkles, shallow acne scars or skin without sensation after face lifting, then you are a good candidate for non-invasive laser skin rejuvenation.
The treated area is cleaned with cold water to remove surface dirt and makeup. Water-based gel is applied to the skin and eye protection is placed.
Lasers are used in a systematic sequences in order to treat different skin layers. Laser creates a highly intensive beam of light that penetrates deep into the skin tissue, which delivers a controlled amount of targeted therapeutic heat.
The strong light pulse is applied to the treated area, while the contact surface of the skin is cooled with hand piece. Damaged melanin is reabsorbed by lymphatic system and fibroblasts are stimulated in the skin to create new collagen and elastin.
New collagen and elastin tightens skin, improves pores and overall skin appearance and gives more youthful look.
At the end of the treatment the gel is removed, the skin is re-clean with cold water and gently dried with soft towel. Cream or gel moisturizer is applied to the treated area.
Immediately after the treatment, treated area of the skin exposed to the laser light will be red and sore. Redness will calm within a few minutes after the end of treatment. Skin is usually completely calmed overnight and the next day you can use standard products for skin care and make-up.
Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 7-10 days after treatment, do not apply soap directly to the treated area if your skin is not calm, and do not rub the face first few days after treatment.
Avoid toners, various serums, scrubs and heavy make-up until your skin is completely calm. You can apply ice to the problematic area soothe the skin and to speed up recovery.
Common side effects are redness and swelling that lasts 24-48 hours. Less frequent side effects are changes in pigmentation, swelling and scarring.
The above is a very rare and usually lasts a few days. After treatment it is necessary to avoid sun at least 7-10 days, and use sunscreens with SPF 50+.