Laser Toning is a procedure which is done to give strength and firmness to the area of treatment. Toning helps to shrink the appearance of pores on the face. This technique can be used to treat hyper-pigmentation, red spots, dark spots, wrinkles, melasma and many other similar skin ailments. Laser Toning is done using non-ablative lasers which are designed to heat the target tissue without actually destroying it. It compels the immune system of the body to process the excess pigmentation and remove the left-over particles that eventually result in clearer and healthier skin. This whole process is termed as Controlled Thermal Injury.
Laser Toning is often termed as the Gym for the skin. It helps to even out the tone and texture of the skin by reducing unwanted pigmentation. The underlining concept is to heat the target tissue to boost the natural process of healing. It triggers a natural response in the body to produce more collagen and elastin. Collagens are the protein which is present in the skin and acts as the main component of connective tissue. Similarly, elastin is also a protein present in the connective tissue that helps the skin to bounce back to its original position. Thus, the whole idea of laser toning is to enhance the body’s immune system.
What skin ailment laser toning can treat and what are its benefits?
Laser toning technique can be used to treat the skin problems both at the surface and deep in the dermal layer which results in the improved appearance of the skin not only in short term but also in long run. This can show instant rejuvenation of face, neck and hands. The main purpose of laser toning is smoothening and clarification of the skin. It basically promotes the sub-dermal collagen production so that skin texture, colour and complexion improve. It is also known to be effective in reducing wrinkles, brown spots and the like.
Like other traditional laser therapy, Laser Toning Procedure starts with thorough cleansing of the skin by using a cleanser by the dermatolgist. At Doctor’s Point, Laser Toning is done with utmost care and comfort. The area is cleaned to ensure that it is free from any make-up so that laser can easily find its target that is the root of the hair. Then, a gel is applied and toning is done using different lasers ( NDYAG lasers and Alma q switch laser). The whole process comes to an end by applying sunscreen to the area of concern. The patients are advised to take 4-5 session spaced 3 to 4 weeks apart to get better results.