Scar and Wrinkle Removal
Can Laser therapy reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles?
Yes. The advanced, non-ablative laser therapy treatments at Burbank Aesthetics Medical Spa offers rejuvenating results, including: diminished scars (including acne scars), pigmentation issues wrinkles and fine lines. Fast and natural skin repair occurs from the inside out, as therapy stimulates the production of new collagen. With the spa’s state-of-the-art technology, these benefits are achieved without the lengthy downtime, pain or risks involved with more invasive procedures.
How many treatments will it typically take to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and scars?
This will depend on the severity of the wrinkles and scars being targeted. Many patients start to notice significant improvement after their very first treatment. For most, however, maximum benefit requires between 3-5 treatment sessions, performed about 3 to 4 weeks apart. At your initial consultation Dr. Thaik will evaluate your skin and recommend the appropriate number of treatments that will enable you to best reach your aesthetic goals. After you’ve finished the final treatment in your series, improvement will continue for several months, as collagen continues to remodel.
Who is an ideal candidate for laser scar or wrinkle reduction?
Men and women looking to minimize wrinkles and/or scarring (including acne scars) with minimal downtime can benefit from our advanced laser therapy treatments. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not undergo treatment. Also, individuals who smoke are advised to stop for two weeks prior and after the procedure, as smoking can hinder rapid healing.
What are the side effect of the laser treatment?
Laser treatments for the reduction of facial wrinkles have been approved by the FDA and used for a number of years with positive results. Patients may experience some initial swelling, redness, minor itching and skin flaking .But this typically resolve itself within a few days.