All you need to know about Laser Cosmetic Surgery
Laser cosmetic surgery is sometimes referred to as laser resurfacing and is used extensively for treating fine wrinkles that form around the eyes, cheeks and mouth.
With the help of laser cosmetic surgery, you will be able to get rid of not only the wrinkles but also improve your overall skin texture.
It is used for removal of blemishes, acne scars, sun-damaged skin as well as multiple lines. Through laser cosmetic surgery, surgeons remove the top most layer of any wrinkled or damaged skin so that you can get a more youthful feel and appear younger.
There are different and specific areas that can be treated. Using this procedure frown lines as well as deep laugh lines can easily be softened. Surgeons can also treat acne scars, soften the fine lines and dark circles around your eyes and minimise surgical scars.
There are several surgeons who recommend as well as use laser cosmetic surgery in conjunction with other surgical and non-surgical procedures for face lifts as well as blepharoplasty to smooth out any lines that may remain even after the cosmetic surgery procedure.
The laser cosmetic surgery process
Laser cosmetic surgery is a non-surgical process and hence it doesn’t require the use of anaesthesia.
A laser beam is focused on the area of the skin that needs to be treated and it might feel like a needle prick or an elastic band hitting your skin.
What the laser really does is that it vaporises most of the upper layers of the skin. As a result, it allows the skin on your face to regenerate all over again and this time around it will be much softer and will have a smooth surface minus the wrinkles.
The laser cosmetic surgery procedure is sometimes carried out using local anaesthesia and the duration will not last for more than a few hours. In some cases, it is over in a matter of few seconds. The duration will actually depend on the size and type of skin area being treated.
The recovery time is quite short and you will be on the move within a couple of hours or a day at the maximum. The good thing about this procedure is that it is effective and it doesn’t disrupt your daily schedule.
In the initial weeks, you might notice redness of the skin, which will gradually fade and give way to a light pink skin and then finally you will get new smooth skin!