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Laser Therapy: From Stretch Marks to Tattoo Removal

Whether you’re dealing with an unwanted tattoo, stretch marks, or hyperpigmentation freckles, laser therapy can help you out. If you’re interested in learning more about laser therapy, here are a few things that it can help you with.

Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal is incredibly popular. In fact, it’s one of the most common cosmetic reasons to use laser therapy. During this treatment, a laser is used to break up the pigment underneath the skin that makes up your tattoo. You may experience some discomfort during this procedure, but the results are worth it. Keep in mind that it might take a few sessions to fade your tattoo to the point where you’re able to have the area covered up by new art. In addition, you should consult with your dermatologist about how long you need to wait before having the area covered with a new tattoo.

Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one of the most effective and sanitary methods of getting rid of unwanted body hair out there. While it might not seem like an inconvenience to shave or wax every so often, laser hair removal will absolutely change your mind. Not only is the procedure performed in a sanitary environment, but the results of laser hair removal are much more effective and long-lasting than waxing or shaving. Since laser therapy destroys hair at the root, you likely won’t need treatments for weeks. In addition, you may start seeing more permanent results after multiple sessions. Time to kiss your razor goodbye!

Acne Scar Treatment

Laser therapies are excellent options if you want to reduce hyperpigmentation on your skin or rid yourself of freckles. That being said, these treatments are also great for reducing the appearance of acne scarring. While laser therapies aren’t typically used to treat active acne, they can help minimize the appearance of your acne scarring if it’s becoming a problem for you. Much in the same way that laser therapies can treat hyperpigmentation, laser treatment for acne scars can help create a more even skin tone and draw less attention to any dark scars on your skin. And because these lasers are so precise, it’s safe to use them on smaller areas of your face.

Stretch Mark Removal

Laser therapies are commonly used to treat stretch marks and wrinkles. If you’re suffering from the appearance of stretch marks on your skin, laser therapy is a great option to consider. This therapy works by removing the outermost layer of the skin to help restructure underlying skin and create a more even skin tone. In a word, it’s much the same as the process for treating acne scars with laser therapy.

Laser skin therapy can be an excellent treatment option for a wide variety of skin issues. Whether you need a tattoo removed or you have unwanted body hair, it’s worth exploring! To learn how laser therapy could work for your skin issues, set up a consultation with a member of our team at SE Dermatology Specialists today.

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