Laser Skin Rejuvenation
As you advance in years, you are more than likely to show signs of premature aging due to sun damage. With laser skin rejuvenation treatment, you can now treat sun spots, age spots, liver spots, pigmented lesions and overall skin texture giving you a more revitalised appearance than you’ve had in years.
How does laser skin rejuvenation work?
Laser skin rejuvenation treatment works by directing a beam of Laser light to an irregularity in the skin, such as an enlarged blood vessels, irregular chromophore, pigmentation or rosacea. This removes the abnormality without scarring or damage, while stimulating collagen production to tighten the surrounding tissue, resulting in improved skin texture and reduced signs of aging.
How does this treatment differ from chemical peels and dermabrasion?
Unlike other treatments that remove an outer layer of skin and require significant healing time, laser skin rejuvenation treatment works by gently penetrating the skin to destroy the underlying vessels and pigment that are the cause of the problem. The outer skin itself is not damaged.
Is the treatment painful?
The treatment causes only minimal discomfort
How many treatments are required?
Typically, several sessions approximately 4-6 sessions are required for full-face treatment, and to achieve maximum results. The average treatment takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the treatment area and the cause. Results may be seen after the first few treatments. Anaesthesia is usually not necessary. However, if anaesthesia is needed, all options will be discussed with during your consultation.
How long does recovery take?
You’ll be able to return to normal activities immediately, though you may have some signs of erythema, immediately post operatively, however this will resolve in a few hours. A sunscreen a minimum of SPF 30 but preferably SPF 50 should be applied as a post-treatment precaution. not adhering to patient care instructions given to me may increase my chance of complications.