Laser treatment is one of the fastest-growing types of dermatological treatments today. At Parkland Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery in Coral Springs, Florida, Alexis Stephens, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, uses top-of-the-line laser devices to treat many common skin conditions and age-related imperfections. To further explore the possibilities of laser treatment, call Parkland Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery or book an appointment online today.
Lasers are extremely versatile instruments that can be set to precisely target certain layers or cell types in your skin.
At Parkland Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Stephens uses high-powered lasers to improve the appearance and texture of your skin or target more specific concerns.
Depending on the purpose of your laser treatment, the lasers work in different ways. For hair removal, the laser targets and disables your follicles to delay or prevent future hair growth. Additionally, it vaporizes each individual hair to clear your skin initially.
Lasers can also improve your skin’s quality by stimulating collagen growth. Collagen is a fibrous protein in your skin that holds its structure and keeps it tight when you’re young.
At Parkland Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Stephens uses specialized laser devices to perform several treatment types. She may recommend lasers in your treatment to reduce or alleviate:
With a procedure called laser resurfacing, she improves the appearance of blemishes confined to the uppermost layer of your skin.
A similar procedure that Dr. Stephens now offers, called laser rejuvenation, goes deeper to tighten your skin and alleviate imperfections like scars and years of sun damage.
Laser treatments are safe for all skin types, colors, and textures. Typically, they cause only a few very mild side effects or none at all.
Dr. Stephens may recommend laser treatments if you:
After a laser treatment, you can get back to work or other activities immediately. The results aren’t permanent, but you can book maintenance appointments to keep enjoying your new look.
No matter your skin type and color, lasers can improve the appearance of your skin to offer you a more youthful look. To learn more about laser treatments and how they work, call Parkland Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery or book your consultation online today.