In the past, laser skin surgery was perceived as a risky but necessary procedure. First generation equipment and doctors still getting familiar with the treatment can lead to unintended results, scarring and other side effects. Today, however, lasers have become unbelievably precise and new technology has provided doctors a level of control that ensures 50 to 100 percent improvement for the skin. If you’re on the lookout for a fast, safe and high-impact solution to your old skin problems, talk to your doctor to see if laser is for you.
Skin laser, Dubai doctors say, can effectively erase or render almost invisible a wide range of skin irregularities such as birthmarks, keloids and scars from acne and other causes. It can permanently remove unsightly growths such as warts, benign tumors and pigmented lesions. It is used for tattoo removal and to address cosmetic problems such as dark spots and unwanted facial and bodily hair. Since laser treatment aims to resurface fresh, new skin, and it is a popular solution for treating aging skin problems, including age spots, lines, wrinkles folds, creases, crow’s feet, sagging eyelids, sun damage and more.
Laser skin treatment is increasingly the preferred solution for various skin problems, because of the following reasons:
- It produces younger-looking skin more effectively than chemical peels. Laser light is applied to remove the topmost layer of the skin, revealing newer, smoother tighter skin.
- It’s non-invasive. You experience minimal or no bleeding, scarring and bruising. The risk of infection is lower compared to traditional surgical procedures.
- The highly precise laser beam effectively targets specific areas, limiting injury to areas of the skin that don’t need treatment.
- Most surgeries can be done as an outpatient or same-day procedure. For patients with an upcoming social event, laser is the preferred treatment for fast results with minimal downtime.
While laser surgery is beneficial for an impressively wide range of conditions,it cannot be used as a one-size-fits-all solution. A reputable doctor will ask you to undergo a medical assessment to see if it’s the right treatment for you.
Thus, it is important to be highly discriminating when choosing the medical facility and physician for your laser skin surgery. A supervising physician should be the one administering the procedure, or at least be present on site during the session. Invest in consultations, patch tests and other pre-treatment examinations to ensure that it’s really the right solution according to your medical history and specific skin type and problem. Your doctor should make it a point to discuss with you the risks, expectations and guidelines to follow before, during and after the procedure that will ensure best results.