What is nonablative laser treatment?


In nonablative laser treatment, the energy from laser beam heats middle layers of skin, leaving the top layer intact, which stimulates collagen growth.

What it's best for: Improving mild to moderate wrinkling, rough texture, and superficial pigment irregularities.

Average cost: $850+ per treatment.

Number of treatments: Three to four treatments over two to three months.

Risks and recovery time: Redness and swelling last a few days. Lesions, such as sun spots, may form dark crusts before disappearing.

Inside scoop: Topical anesthetic or local anesthesia is used to relieve stinging sensation.

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