Laser Treatments: Pros and Cons

If you’ve looked in the mirror and don’t like the image reflecting back at you, you are not alone. Everyone....

If you’ve looked in the mirror and don’t like the image reflecting back at you, you are not alone. Everyone experiences challenges with their skin. From brown pigmentations to discoloration, sagging skin, and more, we all need a little help to rejuvenate our appearance. Dull, rough skin, and fine lines may be a natural part of life, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit back and accept those unwanted wrinkles. There is a simple and quick way to bring back the beauty and luster to your complexion. Consider laser therapy as an effective, non-invasive treatment option for luminescent skin. Here are some of the most important pros and cons of laser treatments to consider.

What Is Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser treatments are a highly advanced method of skin rejuvenation and treat unwanted skin conditions. These treatments are not only safe, but also effective. They can even be customized to suit the specific needs and challenges of each individual patient. Unlike other exfoliating treatments that use harsh chemicals or rough materials to remove the top layer of the skin, laser resurfacing uses targeted light energy to stimulate collagen and elastin production. This helps to create a smoother, brighter surface that looks and feels more youthful. 

The Pros of Laser Treatments

The multiple benefits of laser skin resurfacing make it clear why almost one million procedures were done in just one year. These advantages include:

  • Laser resurfacing is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that requires no incisions or stitches.
  • Each laser therapy session is fast and easy, taking just a few minutes from your busy schedule.
  • Dramatic improvement in a single session with some laser devices.
  • Laser resurfacing helps tighten skin, stimulate collagen production, smooth wrinkles, and shrink pores.
  • Laser therapy can be very comfortable with numbing and laughing gas when needed.
  • Results are long-lasting.

The Cons of Laser Treatments

Despite exceptional benefits, there are some drawbacks to laser treatments. Side effects may include:

  • Temporary swelling, irritation, redness, or hyperpigmentation.
  • Possible restricted sun exposure for a week before and after the appointment. 
  • There is some downtime to recover (redness, sandpaper skin texture, etc depending on the type of laser done).
  • Potential rough skin texture while you heal.
  • Some devices require a series of multiple treatment sessions to achieve optimal results.

The Curated Approach

Laser skin resurfacing is a delicate procedure requiring precision and expertise for the most natural results. The best way to ensure you get the best results from laser treatments while minimizing any risks is to work with an experienced team. Curated Medical offers the highest quality aesthetic treatments for both women and men in Scottsdale, AZ, and surrounding areas. We are committed to regenerative medicine based on the latest science. Our experienced and expertly trained team specializes in non-invasive and minimally invasive treatments. Our goal is to help patients look and feel amazing all without extensive surgical procedures. 

The Curated Medical Difference

When you need a supercharged solution, there’s nothing more effective than lasers. At Curated Medical, we offer the latest in laser skin resurfacing treatments. Scientific research supports non-invasive laser procedures to treat countless skin concerns, such as:

  • sun damage
  • acne and other scarring
  • Melasma (skin that is discolored)
  • rough skin
  • fine lines and wrinkles

Simply put, state-of-the-art laser treatments at Curated Medical produce glowing, youthful skin that will boost your confidence. However, it doesn’t stop there! We also offer:

  • Vivace is the leading radiofrequency microneedling treatment that will improve skin tone, fine lines, pore size, and tighten your skin with minimal downtime.
  • Customized facials are performed by our certified medical aestheticians and include chemical peels and the popular Diamond Glow Facial to maximize glowing, healthy skin.
  • Dermal fillers and neuromodulators, including Botox and Dysport, enhance your best features and create a smoother, lifted, and more youthful appearance.
  • PDO Thread Lifts are a non-invasive procedure that is used to contour the face by lifting and tightening skin.
  • Kybella is an effective, non-surgical injection that is used to lessen moderate to severe fat below the chin. 
  • Sofwave for skin tightening and cellulite treatment also addresses fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin.
  • Microneedling is a painless treatment to help improve skin tone, elasticity, texture, fine lines, and wrinkles with no discomfort.

Trust Curated Medical Experts

Call or visit Curated Medical, a professional, science-based, and luxurious medical spa, for a consultation to refresh your image in the mirror. Our incredible team will work with you to determine if you would be a good candidate for laser resurfacing or other supportive aesthetic treatments to help you look and feel your best. Schedule a consultation to uncover your most youthful and radiant skin!

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