The Top 15 Laser Uses
Lasers have become part of mainstream technology today. There are numerous medical applications that lasers may be useful for, including, but not limited to:
Acne Reduction: Laser attack bacteria causing acne to improve the appearance of acne on the face. The results may last up to 12 months for minimal or moderate improvement.
Benign Tumors: Lasers can provide benign tumor removal for areas such as the gums, palate, inside cheek sides, and lips.
Cavity Detection: Laser may be used to detect cavities.
Cellulite Reduction: Lasers may be used to break up fat deposits that look like cellulite on the thighs and buttocks.
Eye Glass and Contact Lens Replacement: LASIK surgery involves the use of a laser to replace the need of eye glasses and contact lenses.
Fat Removal: Laser may be used to destroy fat cells, offering a means to improve body contour irregularities and reduce the appearance of very small areas of fat.
Wrinkle Improvement: Lasers can reduce the appearance of fine to moderate wrinkles on the face. Though one than more treatment may be required, people enjoy the added benefits of ongoing collagen stimulation that occurs because of the use of the laser.
Hair Removal: Laser hair removal is extremely popular alternative to waxing and electrolysis. The benefits offer longevity of 12 weeks and softer re-growth. Women and men use laser hair removal for above and below the lips, chin, underarms, legs, back, and bikini line.
Nerve Regeneration: Lasers may regenerate damaged nerves, blood vessels and scars in the mouth.
Scar Improvement: Lasers may heat up scars and recreate the healing process with enhanced collagen production provided by the laser to improve the scar’s outcome.
Skin Tightening: Laser may be used to stimulate elastin and collagen production, essentials for firm skin.
Smile Makeover: Lasers may provide a smile makeover for people with gummy smiles.
Spider Vein Removal: Lasers seal off spider veins to prevent their appearance above the skin.
Tooth Desensitizer: Lasers target tubules at tooth roots that cause tooth sensitivity.
Teeth Whitening: Lasers may be used in teeth whitening to assist the process.
Lasers offer many advantages. When used in eye surgery, dentistry and some cosmetic procedures, lasers are painless when compared to traditional methods. Recovery time is a factor in some cosmetic laser skin resurfacing procedures, but the results can be remarkable. In the final analysis, lasers will most likely continue to improve and offer an advanced means of treatment for many types of medical applications.
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