A vast range of treatment modalities are present for wrinkles appearing on the skin due to number of factors causing them. They range from use of anti wrinkles cream to laser surgery for the removal of wrinkles. However, it is believed that laser surgery actually plays role in decreasing the appearance of most of the wrinkles. It is not much effective in completely removing the wrinkles from the face.
Risk benefit ratio of the laser surgery usually determines whether it should be opted or not. Till now this ratio is balanced and thus laser surgery is not much commonly used across the world.
Cosmetic or plastic surgeons encase the domain of laser surgery for wrinkle treatment. Laser surgery has many benefits over traditional chemical peels or dermabrasion used for treatment of wrinkles on the face and above the lips. However it comes with few limitations which are:
Now the question arises of the safety of laser surgery, which can be answered by considering different types of laser surgeries available. These types depend on the agent used in laser surgery. These are:
All have their merits and demerits but CO2 is the most commonly laser surfacing agent used these days. This laser surgery technique with carbondioxide is done in doctor’s office. It has few side effects which are given below:
Laser surgery should be avoided in following conditions: