One of the most popular innovations in anti aging remedies include laser skin resurfacing, which minimizes the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles and scars which are usually prevalent around the eyes and mouth. It can also be used to treat larger parts of the face and body.
This procedure has recently gained popularity because of its advantages over alternative procedures which may cause discomfort, bruising and bleeding, all of which constituting to a longer recovery time. Also, the result of laser skin resurfacing provides a more youthful looking skin.
Complications in laser skin resurfacing are rare, but when they may occur, skin discoloration, burning or scarring may happen. In some cases, viruses may be triggered or infections may happen. Laser skin resurfacing may be effective but it does not halt the process of aging. In time, wrinkles and other skin imperfections may still resurface.
Photo rejuvenation is a process which involves the use of an energy delivery device to improve the texture of the skin, fine wrinkles and scars. It falls in to three different categories: mechanical which includes laser treatment, thermal and chemical.
The process of photo rejuvenation is not meant to be a substitute for surgery or other invasive treatments such as chemical peels. However, it is useful as an additional tool for problems that cannot be otherwise treated or helps to improve the results of other treatments. One of the main appeals of photo rejuvenation is the fact that these treatments cause little or no downtime and minimal side effects for patients.