Laser therapy has become the premier and preferred treatment in many doctors offices across the country. The growth in popularity of laser treatments has provided skin care patients with new, fast and effective solutions. Take a moment to go over the ABCs of laser treatments and what you can expect at your upcoming appointment with Dr. Khanh Truong andDr. Henry DeGroot at NorCal Dermatology.
What Is Laser Technology? Laser technology was developed to eliminate bad or unwanted tissue in the body. In short, the light zaps away the bad and preserves the good. It is a focused light that has been programmed to react to certain wavelengths. This technology has now been integrated in dermatology to help give patients a fast and effective way to achieve healthier, younger-looking skin. It is a non-invasive alternative to surgical procedures.
Types of Laser Treatments There are a few different laser treatments now offered in dermatologist offices across the country. All are aimed at improving the aesthetic appearance of your body and skin. They include:
- laser removal of toe fungus that can eat away at the skin and nails - laser removal of scar tissue, wrinkles other unwanted skin imperfections - laser treatments to remove fat and inches from the body
Is Laser Therapy Right for Everyone? Laser therapy is often a viable solution for someone who is in good health and has minor problems that don't necessitate invasive surgery. Patients who have existing medical problems, like cardiovascular disease. You must consult with your doctor to decide if laser therapy is right for your particular and unique problem.
Consult Dr. Masters at Blue Ridge Dermatology After further research and a consult at NorCal Dermatology. You may find that laser treatment is the right solution for your skin-related problem. Call our office at (707) 527-9517 to request an appointment today.