LASERS for Facial Aesthetics

What are the various Lasers available for Facial Aesthetics?

The laser is an acronym for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.” Laser procedures for facial aesthetics have taken a massive leap in the last 2 decades due to its efficacy, faster results, and lesser downtime than surgical modality. 

The clinical applications in management of skin conditions related to facial aesthetics and cosmetology can be categorized as:

  1. Skin rejuvenation and resurfacing
  2. Unwanted hair reduction
  3. Vascular lesions
  4. Pigmented lesions and tattoos

Each laser has different targets and has different indications. Like the Co2 and Erbium, YAG lasers target the water in the tissues and are utilized for resurfacing the facial skin like in scar treatment. The Q-switched Ndyag lasers target the pigments and tattoo colors in the skin and are used in pigmentation disorders, tattoo removal, etc. Diode lasers target the hair melanin and are utilized in the reduction of unwanted hair.

What to expect and how to go ahead with the laser treatment with Dr. Arun once you have decided?

Dr. Arun Panda is a fellowship-trained Facial Cosmetic Surgeon. He is well experienced in various Facial plastic surgeries, Non-surgical Facial aesthetic procedures, and Hair Transplant surgery. His practice is totally dedicated to what he mentions as “creating beautiful faces”! Nonsurgical facial aesthetic procedures require an aesthetic approach and a multitude of equipment to deliver satisfactory results. His practice is equipped with every possible device and lasers to deliver the best possible aesthetics. His international training helps him to have a global and realistic approach to all facial aesthetic concerns.  

There is a multitude of lasers that are today available. Each laser has a particular indication and should be utilized for that indication only. Dr. Arun is fully equipped with all kinds of lasers like the CO2, Q-switch Ndyag, triple wavelength Diode, and IPL. Each of these lasers which Dr. Arun utilizes has been FDA approved for that particular indication. Since Dr. Arun believes in patient safety first, he makes all possible efforts to keep the laser equipment updated in accordance with the FDA. Patients’ clinical evaluation is what Dr. Arun emphasizes on before deciding on the laser treatment. Strict pre and post laser protocols would be explained and he makes sure that they are complied on to reduce the chances of complications. The patient could expect unmatchable results to any of the laser therapies for the indication asked for if they follow proper protocols that have been suggested. Patients can expect above par results with Dr. Arun’s laser treatments for acne, pigmentations, tattoo removal, acne scars, facial rejuvenation, facial hair removal, etc. The laser procedure that is deemed necessary, its protocols, the sessions required, the outcomes, and complications if any are explained in detail to the patient before the treatment is finalized and started after pre laser preparations.

Statistics (scale of 1 to 10):

Invasiveness: 2
Pain factor: 2-3
Patient satisfaction: 10