Skin laser technology has developed so it can be used to treat many different imperfections, including age spots, pitted acne scars, and other types of scarring. Lasers can also be used on the skin to treat spider veins and varicose veins. Some even use lasers to remove freckles.
One amazing benefit of using lasers is their ability to tighten the skin,
Women and men who are looking for different ways to rejuvenate their skin have several options. Botox, cosmetic fillers, and surgery are all effective methods to make the skin on the face look refreshed. But for those of us who are afraid of needles and are not interested in surgery, laser skin tightening might be the best bet. There are side effects to this treatment, but for some, laser rejuvenation may be the best way to get smoother, fresher-looking skin. I
If you’ve spent years in the sun or are at an age when crow’s-feet are starting to appear, you might be interested in laser skin tightening. “Laser resurfacing can decrease the appearance of fine lines around your eyes, mouth, and cheeks. It resurfacing can also treat loss of skin tone and improve your complexion if you have scars or sun damage,” says the Mayo Clinic.
Like any treatment, it’s important to know the risks involved. Even though laser skin resurfacing is a noninvasive procedure, there can still be side effects. Risks for some patients might include itching, swelling, redness, infection, or changes in skin color. However, as laser technology becomes more advanced, a skin care specialist like Reno Vein Clinic’s Joelle Green can work with you to find the best kind of laser therapy with the fewest side effects.