Cosmetic laser skin treatments encompass a variety of techniques and types of lasers used to improve your skin. Some are better at improving the surface look of your skin, while others go deeper to promote collagen production and fight against things like spider veins. The overall benefits of these treatments are immense, but it can be hard to decide which laser treatment would be best for you and your goals. Below we’ll discuss what various lasers can accomplish and give you an idea of what treatment would work best for you. Either way, a consultation with Sean Weiss Facial Plastic Surgery will help us direct you toward the best treatment, but for now, we’re here to give you an idea of what we offer and what’s out there today.
Skin Resurfacing Lasers
Laser skin resurfacing is one of the more common laser treatments in the cosmetic improvement space. These treatments involve rejuvenating the skin through collagen stimulation by way of heat being projected into the underlayers of the skin. This heat warms up the collagen and encourages further production which in turn increases skin elasticity and gives a more youthful appearance overall. This also can assist with helping the skin heal from sun damage and reducing pore size. It can also improve the general texture of your skin, typically making it smoother.
Pigmentation issues are caused typically by melanin grouping up in areas of the skin that have been damaged/overly exposed to the sun. These areas are where the pigment takes on a different shade or color due to the overabundance of melanin. A pigmentation laser treatment breaks this collection of melanin up so that the pigment can revert to as close to its original state as possible.
These lasers target the abnormal blood cells that contribute to producing things like spider veins, rosacea, redness, and many other conditions. This highly focused laser heats these abnormal blood vessels which then causes them to shrink, reducing their overall appearance on the skin’s surface. And unlike other methods that were previously used to treat these conditions, it is a pain-free process and non-invasive.
If you’d like to know more about these types of lasers or which machines we use at Sean Weiss Facial Plastic Surgery in Metairie, LA, simply give us a call at (504) 814-3223. From there we can schedule a consultation and see which of these laser treatments would be best for your goals.