All You Need To Know About Laser Treatment

All You Need To Know About Laser Treatment


For some laser treatment is just like a magic wand that quickly disappears any scar. Whether you are getting a Carbon Facial Toronto or any laser scar treatment, it is important to know some basic facts before undergoing the treatment to get impressive results and prevent serious side effects:

You cannot get rid of the scar with laser completely

Thanks to recent advances in medicine, lasers become the most popular treatment for treating scars. This therapy may prevent developing scar after the treatment. It also makes a scar less noticeable, but cannot reduce the scar completely. One scar might be replaced with another less visible scar while you receive laser scar treatment. Reduces scar pain and itching also.

Results depend on your chosen person’s skills

Dermatologists are in the leading field of laser analysis and treatment of scars. If your scars are treated by a board-certified dermatologist, laser therapy can treat several forms of scars safely. If your chosen person has a lack of medical expertise and skin specialty knowledge for performing laser treatment, laser treatment may not yield the results you want. Even, it can be harmful.

A medical Assistance is important

Your dermatologist must have awareness about your medical history, smoking habit and about the medicines and supplements you are taking before the treatment. So, that he/she can give you good guidance on your treatment. 

Sun protection is vital before and after the treatment

If you have tan on sunburn on your skin and you show hurry for treatment, your dermatologist cannot treat you. The laser may cause your skin to burn seriously or discoloration. You need to shield your skin from the sun following the laser treatment until your skin heals completely.  If the harmful UV rays of the sun touch your treated skin, there are chances of developing other scars. 

Needs some lifestyles changes before the treatment

Dermatologists recommend patients a few guidelines for getting the best results from laser treatment:

  • Discontinue taking medicines like aspirin, vitamin E, and supplements that can delay healing.
  • Quit smoking for at least 2 weeks before laser therapy.
  • Discontinue using any skincare products that contain glycolic acid or retinoid for 2 to 4 weeks.
  • If you’re prone to developing cold sores, take medication to prevent getting cold sores.
  • Avoid going under the sun, tanning bed, or sunlamp. If you already have a sunburn or tan, you might not be treated.