Skincare | Laser & Non-Laser Treatments


If you suffer from skin problems, the good news is that you don’t have to live with them forever. 

The skincare industry offers several solutions, including laser and non-laser treatments. Here are some ways you can treat any skincare problems you might have.

 Take Care of Your Skin, Whether You Have Laser Treatment or Not 

Whether you choose to have laser treatment or any other skincare procedure, you must still take the time to truly take care of your skin. Many people make one of two mistakes that lead to skin problems. First, they don’t setup and stick to proper skincare routines. But beyond that they often turn to skincare clinics to fix the problem and then slip right back into old habits that caused the issues in the first place. 

If you do have treatment with professional aesthetic-lasers, you still have to take care of your skin. Skincare products such as cleansers and moisturisers can be found in most stores these days. If you need something stronger, you can even get prescription medicated skincare creams to use on a daily basis. In fact, some forms of laser treatment are actually used to create better conduits for such serums to travel in, helping them heal skin faster. 

 Understand the Nuances of Laser Procedures 

If you think that you might want to have laser treatment, you should understand the nuances of those procedures. Two clinics can have completely different devices and offer completely different types of corrective laser processes. It’s important to select the right one for you. 

Treating a few small surface wrinkles or skin blemishes can often be done with an ablative laser. This is similar to microdermabrasion or a chemical peel. The laser is used to strip away dead skin cells and surface imperfections. While microdermabrasion and chemical peels do the same thing, they don’t do it in the same way. Therefore, it is important to be aware that the risks and potential side effects associated with all of these options are different. Talking to your clinician about the one that would benefit you most with the least risks is essential before undergoing any sort of treatment. 

You may also find that you need help treating skin problems that run a bit deeper. If so, a non-ablative laser treatment regimen might be better for you. Non-ablative lasers can trigger your body’s own natural healing methods, allowing it to heal itself. There are skincare methods such as ultrasound and radio frequency treatments that can do the same thing. It is just a matter of determining which method is right for you. 

What Determines Whether Lasers Are Right for You? 

Choosing a skincare method must be carefully considered. You can’t just arbitrarily pick one and expect to get the best results. If you want to know if lasers or other treatment methods are best for you, it is essential to talk to an expert. During that appointment you can address any concerns you may have, ask questions, and get the clinician’s view on how to best treat your skin. Factors that could come into play include how dry your skin is, the thickness of it, and the part of your body you want to treat.

Once you have consulted with a professional, you should have a better idea of which method to use to treat your skin problems. However it is important to remember that caring for your skin is an ongoing process. Regardless of which procedure you choose, you should always care for your skin with appropriate products on a regular basis. 

Check out my previous skincare posts.


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