How Do Laser Treatments Make Skin Healthier?

Beautiful and healthy skin is something that requires daily care. Taking good care of your skin will help keep your skin looking soft and young. Unfortunately, there are many skin issues that regular skincare regimens cannot resolve.

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For many skin issues, specialized treatment from a dermatologist is necessary. Advanced technologies have led to the development of improved treatments that can help solve most skin problems. There are several ways that laser treatments can help make skin healthier.

Reducing Appearance of Wrinkles

Laser treatments help improve the skin by reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Wrinkles and fine lines are common signs of aging. The lines that usually appear around the eyes and the mouth can be reduced using laser resurfacing treatment. Apart from making you look younger, the treatment can help your skin look smoother and healthier.

Treating Discoloration and Spots

Laser treatments can help balance the skin tone. The treatment can be used to get rid of skin discoloration, brown spots, and redness. The discoloration and spots can be due to different issues, including aging, sun exposure, and skin pigmentation problems. Laser treatment can be used to remove or reduce unwanted freckles. The treatment leaves the skin looking more even or balanced.

Reducing Appearance of Blood Vessels

Some people develop prominent blood vessels, also known as spider veins or broken capillaries. The appearance of the vessels can harm the skin’s texture. These unsightly skin blemishes can result from skin irritations, sun exposure, and factors such as alcoholism and hormones. The spider veins are usually removed in one or two laser treatment sessions.

Tightening the Skin Texture

Aging causes the skin to lose its elasticity as collagen production wanes. This results in sagging or loose-looking skin. As people age, the skin does not bounce back as easily as it did in their youth. Laser treatment can help improve skin tone by encouraging the production of collagen. The treatment also promotes the absorption of collagen in the surrounding areas, leaving the skin looking more youthful. The results are immediate, and they continue to improve.

Improving the Appearance of Scars

Trying to cover scars using makeup can be difficult and time-consuming, and the results are less than desirable in most cases. Scars are usually permanent, and they can affect an individual’s appearance.

Laser treatments can help improve the appearance of scars. While the results may differ from one person to the next, laser treatments can help remove or reduce scars. The treatments can be used to deal with scars caused by acne, surgery, or accidents.

Reducing Pore Size

Enlarged pores can be due to the aging process, or they can be genetic. Enlarged pores make the skin look bumpy and uneven. Most people with large pores feel self-conscious any time they are close to others. Laser treatments usually make the pores appear smaller, leaving the skin smooth and more even. The effects of the treatment are quite long-lasting.

Laser treatments have improved greatly over the years. There are different types of skin laser treatments. If aging or lifestyle habits have taken their toll on your skin, find out if you can benefit from laser treatment.

For more on how laser treatments make skin healthier, visit Aesthetic Surgical Associates at our office in Metairie, Louisiana. You can call 504-226-8200 or 504-309-7061 today to schedule an appointment.