Laser Therapy

Lasers, or Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation, are the most precise and selective surgical tools in existence. For over 40 years they have been used to treat several skin conditions, with technology improving all the time. Your Advanced Dermatology office has only professional, highly-trained providers who operate these devices for you.

We use lasers to treat both medical and cosmetic conditions including acne, birthmarks, excessive sweating, psoriasis, background redness and blood vessels, brown spots, hair removal (including skin of color), scarring, skin resurfacing and rejuvenation, tattoo removal, and vein removal. Book your appointment today to take advantage of these amazing instruments.

Q: Does insurance cover any laser treatments?

A: Most of the time insurance does not cover laser treatments, except for birthmarks and psoriasis. This is why it’s important to have your treatments with someone you trust and with exceptional training.

Q: What can I expect from my treatment?

A: After a consultation, the decision to treat can most of the time occur that day. Many times you will need several treatments before therapy is complete. Safety is of the utmost importance, so protective equipment will be stressed. Finally, most treatments have no down time and you can go back to the rest of your day.

Q: What are the side effects?

A: Depending on what you are having the laser treat, it usually has minimal-to-no pain. Temporary redness, bruising, blistering and/or crusting can occur. People with a history of herpes can have a flare, while proper post-procedure care usually prevents infection. Skin discoloration can occur, and sometimes may be permanent. There is always a risk of scarring with any procedure to the skin, but luckily it is rare with lasers.