Charcoal laser treatment or in other words called as carbon laser treatment is a type of cosmetic laser treatment that helps you deal with many skin problems. It is called as charcoal laser treatment because a mask of liquid charcoal is applied on the face before the laser treatment is given.
Charcoal laser treatment is indicated for the following conditions.
The charcoal laser treatment is a many step approximately 30 minutes to complete. Following are the steps of the procedure.
Before proceeding, consult your dermatologist if you have any concerns or questions. Your dermatologist can assist you in determining the cause of your skin problem and can help also is assessing if charcoal laser treatment is right for you or not. Your dermatologist can then develop a treatment plan that is right for you. That one visit could make a significant difference in your quality of life for years to come. If you and your dermatologist agree that procedure is the best choice for you your dermatologist will devise a tailor made treatment plan exclusively for you. Your dermatologist will consider a variety of factors when developing this plan, including the purpose of your treatment. If you have taken any kind of previous skin related treatment, be sure to tell your dermatologist about that before the treatment begins
Q.HOW LONG DOES CARBON LASER TREATMENT LAST?
On an average carbon laser treatment lasts for minimum of 3 to 5 years post treatment.
Q.HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET CARBON LASER TREATMENT?
On an average you should get at least 4 to 6 treatments paced several weeks apart.
Q.WHAT SHOULD YOU AVOID AFTER GETTING CARBON LASER TREATMENT?
You should avoid the following treatments and substances which are facial scrubs, oral acne medicines, Retinoid A,Hydroquinone,Tritenoin,Corticosteroids,Gylcolic acid and azelaic acid.
Q. DOES CARBON LASER TREATMENT HURT?
Carbon laser treatment is mostly pain free and only causes slight discomfort like warmth and tingling.