Laser treatments for the face
Laser treatments on the face are indicated for removing dark spots, wrinkles, scars and hair removal, in addition to improving the appearance of the skin and reducing sagging. The laser can reach several layers of the skin depending on the purpose of the treatment and the type of laser, providing different results.
This type of treatment should be indicated by the dermatologist or physiotherapist specialized in dermatofunctional after skin evaluation, because if it is done without indication or with the wrong type of laser, for example, it can result in burns and blisters. In addition, laser procedures are contraindicated during pregnancy, skin tanning and very dry skin, and the person should seek other types of treatment if these conditions are present.
How laser treatment is done
Laser treatment on the face is done according to the purpose of the treatment, such as removing spots, scars or dark circles, for example. Thus, the number of sessions varies according to the type of treatment and the type of laser used. To remove soft spots, for example, only 3 sessions may be necessary, but to permanently remove hair from the face, for example, 4-6 sessions may be necessary.
1. spots on the face
The laser treatment for blemishes on the face is very effective, as it acts directly on the melanocytes, evens out skin tone. In addition, it stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, improving the appearance of the skin, especially when it is done in a pulsed form. Learn more about pulsed light treatment.
Another option for removing blemishes on the face is treatment with CO2 laser, which besides being indicated to remove blemishes from the face, is capable of eliminating wrinkles and acne scars, for example. Understand how the treatment with the CO2 laser is done.
2. Dark circles
To remove dark circles, you can do the treatment with intense pulsed light or with the laser, which helps to eliminate the molecules responsible for the darkening of the region, improving the appearance of the region under the eyes.
There are also other alternatives to disguise or completely eliminate dark circles, such as makeup or plastic surgery, for example. Discover 7 ways to end bags under your eyes.
3. Hair removal
The treatment on the face can be done with the aim of permanently eliminating facial hair, however it is not recommended to perform this procedure on the lower part of the eyebrows, and in case of white hair. Laser hair removal on the face should be done in 6-10 sessions, with maintenance 1 to 2 times a year. Find out how laser hair removal works.
The laser treatment helps to rejuvenate because it promotes the formation of collagen, contracting the existing fibers, being great to remove wrinkles, expression lines and sagging skin. The treatment can be done every 30-45 days and the results are progressive, however the total number of sessions varies according to the appearance of each person's skin.
5. Remove spider veins
Laser treatment is also a good option to treat rosacea and eliminate small red spider veins that are close to the nose and also on the cheeks. It works by reducing inflammation, congestion and improving the appearance of the skin. The number of sessions varies from 3-6, depending on the severity of each situation.
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Care during and after treatment
You need to take some care during the after laser treatment on the face. It is important that goggles are worn during the procedure, in addition to taking care to fully moisturize the skin after treatment. It is also recommended to drink plenty of water and avoid exposing yourself to the sun frequently, using sunscreen daily.