Non-ablative lasers offer a middle option between ablative or resurfacing lasers (which remove the top layer of skin) and laser/light therapy that uses intense pulses of light to treat deep layers of skin.
Procedures can often be performed in less than an hour and require little or no downtime.
As with any treatment, there are risks associated with it, though they are minimized in the hands of a qualified ASDS dermatologist. These include:
Before the procedure, an ASDS doctor will review the patient’s medical history. This is the time for the doctor and patient to discuss expectations, potential risks and outcomes of the procedure.
Following treatment, patients should expect: