What is a birthmark?
Birthmarks can be a great way to distinct a person but sometimes the mark(s) may decrease the aesthetics of one’s body. With the help of latest technologies it is very easy to deal with such marks in a safe and effective manner.
The occurrence of birthmarks can be of lot many reasons. For example it can be simply due to discoloration of the skin or due to unusual grouping of blood vessels or a localized excess of the pigmentation that gives skin its color.
Laser treatment can be suitable for all of these types of birthmark, though some may require longer courses of treatment than others. Laser treatment is a perfectly safe method to reduce of finish the birthmarks. The laser breaks down the coloration so that the mark fades and blends in with the surrounding skin, without leaving any scars.
While perfectly safe, laser treatment can be a little uncomfortable, though not intolerably so. Wherever necessary, anaesthetic cream can be applied before treatment to minimize any discomfort that may arise.
Usually there are no effects but minor bruising is expected. There isn’t any side effect which cannot be treated.
Does laser treatment hurt?
Patients report a mild tingling sensation during the process. To ease the discomfort a mild anaesthitic cream can be applied.
Can the laser treatment be done with sensitive skin?
Laser treatment is perfectly safe and the use of anaesthetic cream can greatly reduce the discomfort.