Facts & Questions
- What do
Laser treatments feel like?
though the skin is cooled for patient
comfort, some people might experience a
slight stinging sensation.
- What are
the possible side effects?
many people report few if any side effects,
those most commonly noticed are slight
reddening and local swelling of the skin.
These effects typically last for 24 hours or
less. Some people may experience bruising &
mild blistering. In rare circumstances,
scarring can occur. There is also a
possibility of the skin becoming slightly
darker or lighter in the areas being
- How many
treatments do I need?
treatment is often sufficient. However, for
optimal results, multiple treatments may be
necessary. Since individual needs vary, ask
your medical professional about your
- Down time
before or after Laser?
- It is recommended that you avoid vigorous
activities such as strenuous exercise for
the first 24 hours after treatment. Avoid
sun exposure for 2 weeks before and 3 weeks
- Any questionable lesion will NOT be
treated, but may be biopsied &/or referred
for further care.
Cosmetic Laser Services has a specially
adjustable laser that allows your medical
professional to customize your treatment to meet
your skin care needs.
As a new patient, you will be required to fill out a
medical history sheet as well as
read & sign a patient consent form.
All questions will be answered before treatment is