What is Laser?
What are Laser Treatments?
The first lasers used to treat skin diseases and skin-related problems appeared 62 years ago. Ophthalmologists and dermatologists were the first to explore the biological effects of laser beams and their therapeutic possibilities. Carbon dioxide (CO2) and Argon lasers were widely used to treat benign vascular birthmarks such as hemangiomas and port wine stains. Although there were serious improvements in the spots with the laser treatment method, it also caused scar formation, which is unacceptable as a side effect. Advances in laser technology over the past 20 years have revolutionized the treatment of many skin conditions and congenital defects, scars, and reduction or elimination of wrinkles. Laser applications and light technologies have made great progress for skin rejuvenation and renewal.
Laser treatments are a non-surgical and non-invasive methods in which wavelengths of light are used to heat the tissue below the surface. With this method, thin lines can be reduced, skin can be tightened, scars can be corrected, unwanted hair can be removed, hyperpigmentation and tattoos can also be removed.
How many types of lasers are there?
There are many different types of lasers used for different treatments according to their wavelength and power. The most known are; Alexandrate, Ruby, Nd-yag, Diode lasers.
How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?
What are the areas of use in dermatology?
- Epilation (unwanted hair in men and women)
- Acne treatment
- Capillary treatment
- Vascular mole treatment
- Nail fungus treatment
- Laser wart treatment
- Rosacea Treatment
- Skin stretching
- Hair loss
- Skin rejuvenation
Laser therapy applications mentioned above are carefully used in the treatment processes of patients in Assoc. Dr. Ekrem Civaş clinic.
What are the Complications (Side Effects) of Laser Hair Removal?