Aging - a natural biological process that affects all the tissues of the human body. He particularly those exposed parts of the body that make up the external shape of the person. For example, facial tissues are constantly experiencing the effect of environmental factors, as well as facial, chewing and speech functions.
The issue of preserving youth face is very important and relevant, as it is a kind of "calling card" of the person. Today there are many methods to solve this problem, but the laser facial rejuvenation, in the opinion deserves special attention.
The mechanism of action of the laser on the skin
The method - fractional laser beam exposure to the skin. Laser flow by splitting into many very thin rays affects the microscopic areas of skin and vaporizes them. Lots of action of the laser located on a strictly predetermined depth. Intact cells, which are located between the areas of action of the laser beam begins active production of two main "building materials" - elastin and collagen, as with the age of these substances in the human body is almost cease to be produced independently.
After the procedure, laser facial rejuvenation improves skin color, removed bags under the eyes disappear or adjusted medium and small wrinkles, tightens facial contours. Furthermore, this method is used to improve the results of surgery (e.g., in plastic surgery) and laser resurfacing.
Types of fractional laser facial rejuvenation
Depending on the depth and nature of the laser beam penetration into the skin are two types of procedure:
- Ablative fractional laser rejuvenation when microportions skin removed, and then, in the process of a gradual healing of damaged microzones shrink. The lifting effect is noted after the first procedure;
- Fractional non-ablative facial rejuvenation as well as updates the collagen and elastin in the area of damage, but the processes occur in the deeper layers of the skin to which the laser beam penetrates without damaging the outer layers. This procedure rejuvenating process is longer.
The best option technique can tell the expert, but from the reviews, with laser facial rejuvenation is most effective to combine different types of procedures, to update the cells took place not only on the skin surface, but also in the deeper layers.
Advantages of fractional laser facial rejuvenation
Fractional laser rejuvenation, as compared to the classical method has several advantages.
Firstly, the impact point on the skin, and thus its damage is minimal. Because of this already at 3-4 days after surgery all traces disappear from the procedure.
Secondly, one session can handle large areas of skin, wherein the renewable resources it is not only maintained but also activated, which ensures rapid recovery and long positive effect.
Thirdly, for the procedure does not require anesthesia and it can easily be formed on the skin in the upper chest, neck and eye.
And, fourth, the side effects are rare. Possible complications in the form of spots of red in the area of the minor itching, peeling, burning, or crusts on the skin rapidly. It is extremely rare scarring, hypo- and hyperpigmentation.
Despite these advantages, before the procedure is necessary to get acquainted with the indications and contraindications for laser facial rejuvenation.
Indications for laser rejuvenation
During the existence of the method has proven effective, but its effect will be especially noticeable in the case of the following skin problems:
- Spider veins;
- Enlarged pores;
- Flabby, saggy, fading skin;
- "Crow's feet" around the eyes.
If some kind of problem from a list of relevant, fractional laser rejuvenation of the face will help to cope with it.
Contraindications to laser facial rejuvenation
In addition, there are also clear indications absolute contraindications for the procedure:
- The inflammatory process in the affected area;
- Dermatitis and psoriasis;
- The tendency to the formation of tumor-like scars;
- Outbreaks of herpes in the area;
- Cases of vitiligo close relatives;
- Chemical peels are conducted in less than 2 weeks prior to the proposed procedure;
- Systemic blood diseases;
- Varicose veins in the area of the laser;
- Pregnancy and lactation;
- Severe coronary heart disease and hypertension.
Relative contraindications to laser facial rejuvenation - is the availability of fresh tan and median superficial peels in less than 3 weeks before the procedure.
The course of action of the laser rejuvenation and after
Depending on the area of skin to be treated and the nature of the problem of the duration of the session fractional laser exposure is from 20 to 40 minutes. Performing repeated procedures is possible only after 3 or 4 weeks, but only usually requires 3-4 sessions. Within three months after the end of the course there is the maximum positive effect. To support it, it is recommended once a year to carry out repeated sessions.
After the procedure may feel a slight burning sensation, but it takes place after about 1-2 hours. The emerging redness and possible slight swelling persist 1-3 days. At this time, it is recommended to use external means, which comprise depantenol (e.g., ointments Panthenol, Bepanten or D-panthenol). As soon as these symptoms disappear, it is necessary to use a cream with hyaluronic acid content.
Wash and take a shower can be on the same day when the wire laser facial rejuvenation, but the swimming pool and sauna is better to postpone. One day after the procedure, you can again use the tonal makeup.
Use sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher is required, because the skin at this time are especially sensitive to ultraviolet rays.
After laser rejuvenation should follow the recommendations of the expert who performed the procedure. The physician, depending on the type and characteristics of the skin, offer optimal cosmetic preparations, as well as determine the frequency and duration of their application.