Laser skin treatments are ideal for those whose skin shows the effects of aging, acne or having spent too much time in the sun. These non-surgical treatments can remove these effects and help your skin to look healthier and younger.
With laser skin treatments, Dr. Georgopoulos uses precision laser techniques to remove damaged layers of skin. The new skin cells that develop after the treatment can make the skin look tighter and younger.
The laser methods used at the Geoplasty Center can be used for those who want to:
- remove unwanted hair
- rejuvenate their skin (with fractional laser)
- eliminate unsightly spots
- remove spider veins
- erase tattoos
- treat melasma
The fractional laser treatment gets its name from the fact that it targets only a small fraction of the skin at a time, allowing only the damaged areas to be pinpointed. With each treatment, old epidermis cells are removed and the penetration of the micro lasers promotes the formation and rejuvenation of new skin cells.
The advantage of laser therapies, apart from the fact that is a non-invasive treatment that patients recover from quickly, is that the technology gives the doctor extreme precision. This allows the affected area to be treated successfully, leaving neighbouring unaffected areas untouched.
Staff at the Geoplasty Center will advise you on the exact laser treatments that will best suit your specific situation.
The laser treatment can be carried out in 30 minutes to two hours, depending on your requirements. Dr. Georgopoulos will treat specific wrinkled or damaged areas around the eyes, mouth or forehead, or a whole-face treatment is also possible.
With this treatment, the heat from the laser will cause the bodyʼs healing process to activate, correcting skin markings or looseness.
For small, specific areas of treatment, a local anesthetic will be applied. A general anesthetic may be applied if the whole face will receive laser treatment. The length of the procedure will of course depend on the patientʼs particular situation.
After the Laser Treatment
The laser treatments at the Geoplasty Center use state-of-the-art technology and the result is that there is minimal recovery time required after the procedure. You should be able to return to normal activity on the day of the procedure.
More than one treatment may be required to get the best results from the laser treatment. Dr. Georgopoulos will in his consultations let you know how many treatments will be necessary to get the best results.
With laser treatments, there may be an itching sensation for up to two days after the procedure. The skin will also become dry and peel, although this is perfectly normal. You may also notice that the treated areas are lighter in the days after the treatment. You should not spend time in the sun in the weeks after treatment.
Dr. Georgopoulos will lay out a full program of after-treatment care for you to follow.
Laser Treatments at the Geoplasty Center
The Geoplasty Center uses the most modern technology for its laser treatments, and Dr. Georgopoulos is highly qualified in its use.
Make an appointment with with us today to talk about your options.