Which Laser Therapy is Right for Me?

Facial rejuvenation once required patients to undergo dermabrasion and similar treatments. While many people benefit from these procedures, they aren’t right for everyone. Fortunately, with the advent of new laser therapies, skin treatments can be accomplished with nothing more than focused bursts of light. From wrinkles and spider veins to blemishes and scars, lasers have literally changed the face of cosmetic therapy.

However, with all the treatments that are available, some patients may be confused. What’s the difference between one laser and another? Here’s a short description of a few laser procedures and the conditions that they can address.

Laser Genesis

This gentle skin rejuvenator works by heating the dermis beneath the surface of your skin, stimulating collagen regrowth. Unlike some other therapies, it is virtually painless, creating little more than a gentle warming sensation. Laser Genesis can treat the following skin conditions:

  • excessive redness
  • large pores
  • uneven skin texture
  • fine wrinkles
  • diffuse redness

Titan Skin Tightening

Do you want to tighten your skin without having a facelift, arm lift, or Botox injection? The Titan system can tighten skin on your face, neck, arms, abdomen, and legs with no downtime. It works by using infrared light to heat the dermis below the surface of your skin. This causes the collagen to contract and tighten the outer appearance of your skin. The treatment is especially suited to loose skin along the following areas:

  • abdomen
  • back of the upper arm
  • jaw line
  • under the chin

Hair Removal

The CoolGlide laser system uses intense pulsed light that is effective on all skin types. Patients with darker skin will be pleased to know that this technology is ideal for permanently reducing unwanted hair, unlike other laser treatments, which can cause burns. It’s effective anywhere on the body, including sensitive areas like the chest and bikini line.

Vein Treatment

Coolglide lasers can also address the appearance of superficial, red facial veins without the need for an injection.

Blue Light Acne Treatment

Acne is caused by bacteria that collect in clogged skin glands and can affect people at various ages. These blemishes can be treated with a blue light therapy that kills the bacteria. Mild to moderate cases of acne can be quickly and effectively cleared up with this easy, pain-free therapy.

Precision laser therapies are some of the most effective skin treatments available. To minimize the risk of complications and attain the best results, be sure to consult with a qualified practitioner with extensive experience in laser skin treatments.

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