Cosmetic treatments are now increasingly performed by using laser technology. Cosmetic laser surgery is used for treating acne scars, treatment of vascular lesions, skin resurfacing for wrinkle reduction, precancerous lesions, tattoos, pigmented blemishes such as moles and age spots and also for hair removal.
Types of Cosmetic Lasers
Here are different types of lasers having a particular wavelength, penetration and utility range.
Pulse Dye Laser : Vascular Lesions are treated with the help of this laser. Such as nevus flemmus, hypertrophic scars, portwine stains, keloids and hemangiomas. Pigmented nevi can also be treated with the help this laser. Telangiectasia, blushing and vein can be treated by using long pulsed dye laser.
Ruby Laser : Ruby lasers are very effective in eliminating tattoos, freckles, peri orbital pigmentation, nevi and café-au-lait spots, brown pigmented disorders like actininc lengtigenes and dilated blue veins.
Co2 Laser Surgery : This type of laser treats fine lines, actinic chelitis, acne scars, sun damage, chicken pox scars, wrinkles and rhinophyma.
Diode Laser : This type of laser is ideal for treating dark skin and for leg veins. In both these treatments long pulsed diode laser is used.
Erbium YAG Laser or ND-YAG Laser : This laser is used to treat acne scars (resurfacing), blue tattoo removal, wrinkles, dermal pigmented lesions, professional tattoos and precancerous lesions.
Argon Laser : The laser is used for treating skin diseases like acne rosacea, fine veins, spider nevi, Hemangiomas and A-V malformations.
Alexandrite Laser : With the help of rapid pulsed (alexandrite laser) benign pigmented lesions and tattoos can be removed. Hair can be removed by using long pulsed (alexandrite laser).
Cosmetic Laser Treatments
Facial Laser Hair Removal : This cosmetic laser procedure focuses on hair roots and melanin by properly adjusting the power and spectrum of the laser. The laser heats the tissue which has resulted in hair growth. With intense heat, the laser breaks down the cells of the tissues. The aim is to focus on follicles only. The whole procedure takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. This treatment is effective for many years.
Laser Surgery for Acne : The target of the blue spectrum light is to hit the acne prone area. This light goes through the outer dermal tissue into the tissues affected by bacteria. The procedure takes very less time of about thirty minutes for treating the full face. This procedure has no side-effects.
Laser Skin Resurfacing : This procedure involves many sessions in order to plan out the surgery better. The purpose of this surgery is to stimulate the growth of natural collagen and also eliminates dermal tissue outer layers to get a softer and vibrant skin. This treatment is effective for about 5-6 months. The facial problems that can be treated are-
- Improves Complexion
- Treats acne and chicken pox scars
- Treats tanned and aged skin
- Treats wrinkles surrounding the eyes, mouth and forehead
- Treats birth marks
- Treats large oil glands on the nose
- Treats warts
Age Spot Removal : The aim of this surgery is to reduce the brown spots on the skin due to over sun exposure and ageing. When the laser penetrates in the skin, the pigmentation tissue breaks and results in removal of brown spots. For best results it requires two to three sessions.
Rosacea – The tiny red blood vessels grows and break causing spots in the nose and the cheeks area. Theses are commonly known as adult acne. The spots can be treated and can be rectified by the laser ray.
Spider Veins – The spider veins can be found during pregnancy or in the bodies of the over weight person. Theses veins can be removed by the laser therapy and that results to the permanent cure of the problem.
Gum Recontouring – This is a cosmetic dentistry to recountour your gum so that you will have a attractive smile which will enrich your personality
Red-nose syndrome – The regular enlarging, misshaping and reddening of the nose can be treated for by the cosmetic laser rays.
Laser Surgery Wrinkles – By the laser rays the wrinkles can be removed. You can achieve a plain and tight skin which will make you to look young and fresh.
Eyelid surgery – The irregular lid drooping, overhanging upper lids can be treated by the rays. You can have proper eyes and the eyelids which will not only give you an obstacle less view but confidence.
Laser Scar Removal : This surgery requires a careful and thorough study of the patient’s keloid, hypertrophic (acne scars), skin type and scar type. All these factors affect the intensity and wavelength required to be used in the skin. In a technical sense, the intensity of the light on the deep tissue penetrates the growth of natural collagen production which was earlier disrupted. As a result of which the skin gets thick and the scar area looks like the tissues.
Stretch Mark Laser Removal : This one of the most common problem which affects both men and women. The stretch marks can be due to the growth spurts, irregular weight, or may have developed after pregnancy. With the emergence of new techniques and therapies, a drastic change can be achieved in treating both old and new stretch marks. It is also possible to diminish the stretch marks completely.
Vascular Birthmarks : With the help of this laser treatment, the Telangiectasias (blood vessel) can be destroyed without disturbing the nearby tissues. The causes for vascular birthmarks can occur due to hormones process, sun exposure, rosacea, aging process and medications.
Laser Tattoo Removal : The laser treatment can completely and effectively remove tattoos and also permanent makeup. The various wavelengths of the laser target every colored ink of the tattoo. These tattoos absorbs the energy of the lasers and separates into little fragments which can be easily cleansed. Red and orange inks are very difficult to remove in comparison to black ink which can be easily removed.
Laser Eye Surgery : Excimer Laser Surgery (laser eye surgery) can treat problems related to vision like astigmatism, long and short sightedness. Laser eye surgery is very effective surgery which can permanently correct the vision and the patient is not required to wear contact lenses or glasses.
Benefits of Laser Cosmetic Surgery
- Reduces the after surgery discomfort
- Reduces wrinkles
- Also decreases the changes of specific cancers
- Does not involve immense blood loss
- Removes blemishes and birthmarks
- Results in better healing of the wound
Cosmetic Laser Surgery Recovery
The patient can recover in a few days time. The patient is also advised to follow certain precautions. To avoid pigmentation, exposure to sun should be completely avoided. Usage of cosmetic products should also be avoided. After some days, the patient can get back to its daily routine life.
Cost Of Cosmetic Laser Surgery in India
India’s medical tourism is famous for its affordable cosmetic laser treatments. The cost of cosmetic laser surgery is around $2000 in India which is very affordable. All the cosmetic clinics in India use the latest technologies and provides the best services to its patients. Many international patients visit India for getting their cosmetic laser surgeries.
Faqs for Cosmetic Laser Procedurs in India
Ques: What is Laser?
Ans: The basic laser contains pair of Mirrors, sealed tube, and laser medium which creates energy to produce light and infrared radiation. It stands for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. There are different types of lasers which are used for different treatments.
Ques: What do you mean by Cosmetic Laser Treatments?
Ans: These treatments are performed in very less time to improve complete appearance of your skin. These procedures are customized according to your skin and your preferred outcome.
Ques: What areas can be treated by laser?
Ans: Laser treatment is used for skin problems like sun burns, wrinkle, pigmentation, unwanted hair removals, acne and acne scars etc. You can discuss the same with your doctor.
Ques: What are different types of Cosmetic lasers available in India?
Ans: There are different types of cosmetic lasers available in India with different functional range, wavelength and penetration like- Pulse Dye Laser, Co2 Laser, Qswitch laser, YAG Long Pulse Laser, Ruby Laser, Diode Laser, Argon Laser etc.
Ques: What is Co2 Laser and why this is used for?
Ans: CO2 laser is an effective, specific and safe for the dermatology treatments. This laser increases the levels of healing. This type of laser used to treat acne scars, removing warts, moles skin tags etc.
Ques: What is Q Switch Laser and why this is used for?
Ans: Q Switch Laser is a pillar for cosmetic lasers. In this, a standardized beam sends energy to the skin surface which reduces epidermal injury and improves its results. This laser uses to removes full-color tattoos, for acne treatments, pigmentation, sunburns, etc.
Ques: What is YAG Long Pulse Laser and why this is used?
Ans:This laser is used for unwanted hair removal. If you are repeating this laser at frequent intervals, result will be very effective. In this procedure laser light heats up and abolishes which is dark, so it effectively works on black colour and dark brown colour hairs.
Ques: What are the different types of laser treatments available in India?
Ans: There are several laser treatments available in India such as – Hair removals, Acnes, scar removals, Tattoo removals, Pigmentation, spot removals, spider veins, Dentistry, Eyelids, Stretch marks, eye surgeries, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Skin resurfacing etc.
Ques: What is Laser Skin resurfacing treatment?
Ans: This treatment can treat various problems like include sun damage, scars, acnes, and fine wrinkles nearby your eyes, lips as well as your full face.
Ques:Which anesthesia will be used during this procedure?
Ans: Mostly Local anesthesia is used but sometimes IV sedation is also used. It is totally depends on the specific treatment you are undergoing.
Ques: What will be recovery time for this procedure?
Ans: After the procedure doctor always recommends patients to take rest for at least 10 days before going back to your work. There would be dressing on the particular treated area which is removed after 2 days of procedure. Your doctor will also recommend few gels and medicines for fast recovery.
Ques: For skin tightening, which laser treatment is efficient?
Ans: Ultherapy is one of the safest and most effective for reduction of fine lines from face, neck and eye brows. It can work with all skin tones and skin types for lifting and tightening. You can see the results for the same after 3 to 6 months from the day of your procedure.
Ques: What is laser hair removal treatment?
Ans: This treatment supplies a strong beam of light which enters in to the skin and absorbed in hair follicle, then it produces energy in form of heat and destroy the follicle without any damage to nearby tissues.
Ques: How many sittings required for laser hair removal treatment?
Ans: It depends on various factors like hair growth, hair density and the area which should be treated at one time. You should discuss this question with your doctor he will describe the same in detail.
Ques: What will be the recovery period for Cosmetic Laser Treatments?
Ans: Recovery period varies for each patient and depends on which laser treatment you have undergone. Patients experience some swelling and redness after the procedure. You should be careful for the instruction given by doctor. It can take you to recover in one week to 3 weeks’ time.
Ques: Is it safe to undergo Cosmetic Laser Treatments?
Ans: Yes, Cosmetic laser treatments are safe but you should always take treatment with experienced dermatologists.
Ques: What is Female Brazilian Hair removal treatment?
Ans: Female Brazilian treatment removes hair from anus, inner buttocks area and whole pubic area.
Ques: What are the benefits for vaginal laser treatment?
Ans: With this treatment your vagina will be tighten and moisturizes. It also restores balance of your vagina and reduce pain during Intercourse etc.
Ques: Are Cosmetic laser treatments painful?
Ans: Generally, these treatments are not painful but a patient can feel some discomfort after treatment.
Ques: What the approximate cost for Cosmetic Laser Treatments and how can I get an appointment?
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