Today everybody is keen to have nice skin and fair complexions. People are prepared to put time, money and effort to get the best looking face and skin. Laser skin care is one skin treatments that is popular nowadays. People increasingly visiting the dermatologists for laser skin care treatments. Everyone has unique skin and laser skin treatment may be suitable for some but not for others.
Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons based on which you may consider a particular type of laser skin care treatment.
Laser skin care can be divided into two major categories. One is called microdermabrasion. This laser treatment removes the outermost layer of the skin. By removing the outermost skin it allows the skin to revitalize without the imperfections. Due to removal of the dead skin and imperfections the face looks totally different. This procedure doesn’t require any preparation with no pain and requires less recovery time. Post treatment care of the skin is very straight forward as well. You need to keep the skin safe from the sun and well moisturized. If you have little scars or spots received from any accident or recreation then this is the best treatment for you.
The other laser skin care treatment is called ablative Laser skin care treatment. It is mostly used to remove wrinkles and to look youthful. This treatment is especially used around the eyes and the mouth, and it results in wrinkle free skin which lasts upto five years. It is a complete resurfacing of the skin.
With microdermabrasion there are few drawbacks. If post treatment care is properly undertaken then the side effects are relatively minor. It can result in scars if the post treatment care is not taken appropriately. Prolonged infection, dryness or redness is usually not associated with this laser skin care procedure. Sometimes the cost is considered as the disadvantage of this laser skin care treatment but in the arena of expensive products and treatments it is cost effective and usually costs around $200 to $300.
On the other hand ablative Laser skin care treatment is considered having a greater chance of negative effects following the treatment. Scars and infection is very common which defeats the purpose of skin care. It can result in diverse skin pigmentation as an unwanted side effect in individuals with naturally dark skin. It can also result in prolonged redness and dryness of the skin. Always choose a trusted dermatologist for this kind of laser skin care treatment. Possibly you can consider one who has performed the treatment on your friends or family.
So if you are considering laser skin care treatment then do your ground work properly and find out that what kind of laser skin care treatment is suitable for you. Also search for a recommended dermatologist for your treatment.