What You Need to Know About Aesthetic Laser Treatments

Aesthetic laser treatments can remove or minimize many of the common skin blemishes (such as blemishes, rosacea, wrinkles and acne scars). Most of these procedures are performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia; Only in cases where the treatment is on the whole face is general anesthesia necessary.

Is it necessary to consult a doctor for aesthetic laser treatments?

It is strongly recommended to consult a cosmetic surgeon or a qualified dermatologist, figures who know the structure and function of the layers of the skin, and have specific training on aesthetic laser procedures.

What problems can be treated with aesthetic laser procedures?

  • Imperfections

Aesthetic laser procedures can reduce wrinkles, age spots, erythrosis and couperose, acne scars, warts, and skin polyps. The laser is also used to treat precancerous growths.

  • Cutaneous telangiectasias

Aesthetic laser treatments can reduce the appearance of ruptured blood vessels on the face and legs.

What are the recovery times after aesthetic laser procedures?

The recovery time depends on the type of treatment you undergo. Non-ablative laser procedures usually do not require rest time. You can return to normal activities, such as work and exercise, immediately after treatment.

UPMC Salvator Mundi performs laser therapy for beauty treatments and for the treatment of dermatological and vascular diseases. To learn more click here.