Laser Resurfacing

Laser Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing is now being used for many different skin problems. Excess hair, tattoos, and red spots can be effectively treated. through this laser resurfacing treatment. Other problems may often be treated less expensively with traditional technology. The amount of hype and advertising about laser surgery is overwhelming. What''s the real truth and the real role of lasers in cosmetic surgery? What is a laser? Come to Dr Yoho to know about this laser resurfacing treatment. Log in to to know about other forms of skin treatment like plastic surgery or how to tackle obesity through liposuction.

The term "laser" is actually an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. In simple terms, a laser tool emits a beam of light which, when focused on the skin, will "vaporize" - or disintegrate - its target. In many ways, the concept of laser resurfacing seems straight out of a science fiction movie. The beam of light is actually sensitive to different colors of the spectrum, which is why lasers can remove colored areas on the skin, such as brown spots and tattoos. There are many different types of lasers "tuned" to different color frequencies, and other types designed specifically for laser resurfacing skin by vaporization of everything down to a certain depth.

The most important advance in the field of laser surgery is laser resurfacing of skin or facial laser peeling. It used to take hours to treat the whole face this way, and uneven results were not uncommon. Scanners made laser resurfacing much faster and more accurate. The newest player in the facial resurfacing arena is the Erbium laser.

What Lasers Can Do? Most people think of lasers in terms of facial skin laser resurfacing, but there are many other surprising medical and cosmetic uses. Here''s an overview: Tattoo Removal Lasers which are sensitive to the different colors are used to remove tattoos. Laser tattoo removal works by delivering extremely high energy and shattering the tattoo ink particle without destroying the surrounding skin.

The other laser resurfacing techniques include removal of red marks on face and body, pigment irregularities, sretch marks and scars, leg veins, hair removal.

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