Aging, the worst fear for people who always want to remain evergreen. Though it’s a naturalphenomenon and no one can restrict the same from affecting a person, no matter who they are and what they do. But, thanks to the advancements in technology, aging can be impeded. Laser skin resurfacing, I am sure you must have come across this term once in your life, maybe from someone who went through the same treatment.
Laser skin resurfacing has been a constant buzzword amongst those who like to take care of their skin. Signs of aging like wrinkles, age spots, acne scars, and other flaws on your skin have more chances to get treated using laser resurfacing treatment. But specifically since laser resurfacing treatments can do more than what we can expect and differ extensively in how they react with your skin, hence it’s hard to know what will be the results of the treatment.
Research is an inevitable part of life and before any major work in life, make sure you spend enough time doing so. It will not only save you from falling into the wrong hands of fly by night people, will also save you a huge amount of money. The aim is to inform and aware you so you don’t get overwhelmed with the same. With the same motive, today we’ll share few things that you should know while you start looking for laser resurfacing treatment.
- When should you undergo laser resurfacing treatment? The answer is with the fall of winter. I don’t know if you’re aware of it or not but autumn is considered as the laser treatment month. The reason is that laser treated skins are hypersensitive to sun exposure. Hence, even the doctors advise their patients to undergo such treatments with the onset of Autumn and winter when days are shorter and chances to face the sun is less. Also, to be on the safer side, wear a protective broad spectrum of SPF 30 or some higher sunscreen daily to avoid upcoming problems like skin cancer and premature aging.
- Take precautions against pain if you ain’t tolerant enough: How much pain you’ll feel at the time of treatment depends upon the depth and area of treatment. Hence, before you undergo the laser resurfacing treatment, you should know what’s your own pain tolerance level because it’s sure that you will feel some sensation while the treatment takes place. Ask for local anaesthetic injections or some sort of legitimate sedation before you let the laser touch your skin. Irrespective of what kind of laser treatment you undergo, non-ablative or ablative laser treatment, to minimalist the prospect pain taking necessary precautions is highly recommended.
- Choose a laser resurfacing treatment based on your skin type: At times people have a misconception that laser resurfacing treatment is safe only for light skin treatment, which is true but partially. Certain laser treatment causes cell damage or discoloration which can be bad for dark skin types but not to worry, there are safe and effective resurfacing options available that people with a darker skin type to avoid unwanted problems like skin damage and discoloration.