Surface repair with laser has replaced the dermabrasion and chemical peeling. Precision used has made possible the removal of specific tissue without bleeding occurring, as well as the required depth. These treatments are also used for stretching of the collagen fibers. The ups and downs of the surface repair with laser CO2 and Erbium lasers are used in surface repair of skin procedures. Both differ in depth of penetration that perform. The CO2 laser has more force and in the hands of professionals provides excellent results.
The Erbium laser has features similar to CO2, but with restricted penetration depth, thereby limiting the effectiveness. The Erbium laser, however, is recognized by being more secure, and offer a faster recovery as well as less scarring and redness than with the C02 laser. These factors are understandable given that performs more shallow penetration into the skin allowing one faster recovery and less likelihood of complications and the appearance of scars, giving greater emphasis of skin care. On the other hand, the surface repair with laser stretches the skin, eliminates imperfections and scars and reduces wrinkles. However, this includes certain risks. If postoperative care are not followed completely, can appear infections along with changes in pigmentation and scars.
Definitely there are disadvantages associated with surface repair with laser treatment. Depending on the depth of the repair and postoperative care, recovery time may extend, a month or more. It is possible that appear conditions such as infection, redness and little attractive results due to the lack of experience of the professional related to the procedure. Knowledge about the treatment of surface repair with laser interested in treating moderate smooth wrinkles, uneven skin tones, scars due to acne or chickenpox, the age or liver and the skin with solar damage stains are candidates to perform surface repair with laser treatment. Repair of the skin can be made in different ways: with abrasion by radiofrequency or dermabrasion or chemical peeling. Repair with laser is a very well-known choice among methods repair of skin wound or subject to ablation. It removes the skin damaged by the Sun or by aging and allow new skin to grow instead of the previous skin. Ointments and dressings are placed on the skin immediately after a repair procedure. A bandage covering his face and head for a few days is placed. Treatments over a small section of the face, the headband should cover only the treated area. The bandage is removed a day or two after the procedure on the skin. What happens after the surface repair with laser is recommendable keep the skin hydrated with ointments and protective creams during recovery, stay at home and limit the activities. When new skin has completely covered the area treated (usually after seven or fourteen days), the patient may begin to use cosmetics to hide any redness. The skin may remain pink or reddened for approximately nine months after the treatment. Also you may become sensitive to direct sunlight for about a year after the repair procedure. Minimize exposure to the Sun and apply much sunscreen is recommended. You can see an immediate difference in the appearance and quality of the skin. It is also likely that continue to improve in the next six months or a year. Although the effects of the surface repair with laser last year, expression lines and wrinkles can return eventually to skin aging. In this situation, repeating the procedure of repair of the skin may be requested.