Laser skin treatment in India is one of the most high-tech surgeries in the healthcare industry so far.
If you’re looking forward to this surgery you must have lots of questions to ask, or possibly some concerns.
Buckle up because we’re going to clear all your doubts.
We have assembled the most frequently asked questions people ask before laser skin treatment.
Let’s hit it.
Q: Can laser skin treatment cause cancer?
A: There is no risk of skin cancer from laser skin treatment. It is 100% safe. The laser used for hair removal utilizes non-ionizing radiation that contains less radiation than the sunlight that has more potential to trigger cancer than most medical procedures.
Q: Can laser treatment damage skin?
A: The side effects of laser skin treatment could be damaging to skin tissues and cells to some extent. But the good thing is that the intensity and occurrence of these side effects vary from patient to patient. Also, most side effects are temporary in nature and subside without any treatment.
Some common side effects of laser treatment:
- Redness, swelling and/or itching
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- Change in skin pigmentation
- Demarcation line
- Blistering, scabbing and/or crusting
- Fat loss
Q: Does laser skin treatment hurt?
A: Laser skin treatment in India is the most popular cosmetic treatment because it doesn’t hurt. It causes very little to no pain at all depending on the endurance of a patient. For patients with low endurance to pain, a topical analgesic is applied before the treatment. For more invasive and painful cosmetic procedures, doctors prescribe painkillers.
Q: How much is laser skin treatment for acne scars?
A: The only downside of acne laser treatment is it requires a couple of sittings but how a patient responds to this treatment depends on his/her skin type. Dark skin has more melanin that absorbs more light energy. Continuous laser treatment could cause the skin above the capillaries to char and the regrown skin cells could be lighter than the surrounding cells. The darker the skin color, the bigger the problem due to loss of pigmentation post-treatment.
Q: Is laser skin treatment permanent?
A: How much laser treatment in India works for a patient depends on his/her skin color but it can be said that results from laser treatment would be more permanent in nature. The biggest concern with skin laser treatment is that there are no one-size-fits for all. There are 5 different types of laser treatment procedures and each treatment has its benefits.
Q: What is fractional laser skin treatment?
A: It is treating skin in a fractioned manner. The skin to be improved is divided into different fragments and a fragment is targeted at a time. Fractional laser treatment is non-invasive in nature and there are many different types of fractional lasers.
Q: What is laser genesis skin treatment?
A: The laser genesis skin treatment uses safe non-invasive technology to remove fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin texture and diffuse redness and scars. On an average, a patient requires from 3-6 laser sittings to get expected results. The results improve with treatments. The treatment is provided for the entire face and neck area.
Q: What is laser skin rejuvenation treatment?
A: The laser skin rejuvenation treatment is the removal of skin layer by layer with precision. The process is to remove the damaged cells to allow healthy cells to take place of the removed skin layers. The new layers make skin tight and give a fresh look.
Q: What is laser skin tightening treatment?
A: Laser skin tightening is a non-surgical but minimal invasive treatment procedure that involves the use of a laser to heat the collagen under the skin. The heating results in contraction of skin cells and tightening of the skin layer. Facial skin tightening results are noticeable immediately after the treatment. It is suitable for giving a firm and youthful appearance to skin all over the body.