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YOURS QUESTIONS ABOUT LASER TREATMENTS
What is a laser ?
L.A.S.E.R. is the acronym for Light Amplified by Stimulated by Emissions of Radiation. The laser emits a light whose feature (wavelength) is selected according to the area the dermatologist wishes to treat. Consequently, there are several types of lasers available according to what the dermatologist wishes to do.
How does a laser work
To damage the hair, the dermatologist chooses a laser which “attacks” the pigment located within the root (bulb) of the hair. To treat redness, the dermatologist chooses a laser with a wavelength close to that of the red globules in order to “burst” the small vessels causing the red spots. To attenuate brown spots, the dermatologist chooses a laser that will help destroy the pigment of the skin (melanin).