Who should go for laser resurfacing treatment?

Indications to treat. You are a candidate for laser resurfacing if you have fine lines, deep wrinkles, uneven skin texture, significant sun damage with actinic keratoses and uneven skin discoloration, acne scarring. It is also beneficial for the improvement of burn and surgical scars. Your skin color, medical history, lifestyle are also taken into consideration in recommending the procedure.

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Is it safe to have both laser resurfacing treatment and sculptra injections in the same area? I know both lasers and sculptra stimulate your body to make collagen. Does that mean I could end up with too much collagen if I do both? Should I have resurfacin

Sculptra . Sculptra should be injected into the deep planes of the face. Resurfacing will treat the superficial skin surface only. They can be combined... See a plastic surgeon for a consult. Best of luck to you... www.natureredefined.com. Read more...
Safe. Staging these two treatments would be perfectly safe in most circumstance. Sculptra produces deeper fullness to help with areas of volume loss and laser treatments tends to improve more superficial lines and imperfections in the skin. The only exception: don't get a sculptra injection and then do laser soon after. That could possibly affect the sculptra product itself and limit results. Read more...
Laser & Sculptra. Both laer resurfacing and sculptra can be done on the same area but has to be at different times. You will not get too much collagen. The collagen build up is a slow process . You should get laser resurfacing first as there is some concern about losing effects of sculptra if laser is done on the same area. Read more...

What to do if I have just had co2 laser resurfacing treatment. Is it safe to use a sad lamp?

SAD Lamps. Seasonal affective disorder (sad) light therapy mimics outdoor light. The devices are designed to filter out uv light but the amount of uv light emitted is variable. I would not recommend using the sad lamp after a co2 laser resurfacing until the doctor that did your treatment says it is ok ! Read more...