Before and After: Cosmetic Laser Procedures

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Laser Genesis Skin Rejuvenation

The lunch time skin treatment Laser Genesis Skin Rejuvenation performed by Eric Berger, MD of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

Looking for a quick, non-invasive way to rid yourself of wrinkles? Laser Genesis Skin Rejuvenation claims to improve skin's texture, reduce acne scars, diminish pore size, and, of course, reduce wrinkles, all in the amount of time as a typical lunch break.

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Titan Laser Lift Skin Tightening

What is a Titan Face lift? Titan Laser Lift performed by Eric, Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

If you don't want to endure the surgical procedure of a traditional facelift, you may want to consider a Titan Laser face lift. Titan is FDA-approved as a tissue-heating device, which uses infrared energy to heat the dermis beneath the skin's surface. As a result, according to the manufacturer, Cutera, collagen contraction and generation that results in smoother, younger looking skin.

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Titan Skin Tightening Laser Lift

Using a laser to tighten tummy skin Titan procedure performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

As mentioned on the previous slide, Titan is FDA-approved as a tissue-heating device, which uses infrared energy to heat the dermis beneath the skin's surface. It is approved to​ help facilitate collagen contraction and generation that results in smoother, younger looking skin on the face, chin, neck, and stomach areas.

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IPL - Intense Pulsed Light

IPL procedure performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY
What is IPL? Intense pulsed light, or IPL, is not a laser but is a powerful light source. It increases collagen and elastin fiber production by gently injuring the deep layers of the skin while sparing damage to its outer layers, inducing a natural wound healing mechanism. © Eric Berger, MD

Intense pulsed light, or IPL, is not a laser but is a powerful light source. It increases collagen and elastin fiber production by gently injuring the deep layers of the skin while sparing damage to its outer layers, inducing a natural wound healing mechanism. 

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Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

A tattoo can be removed with laser therapy in as little as 2-4 sessions, or as many as 10 or even more. Many patients describe this procedure as feeling like a rubber band is snapping against your skin. 

When making your final decision about what tattoo removal option is best for you, you will also need to figure in the costs, recovery, and complications of the procedure. Everything you need to know about laser tattoo removal, or the basics, is here. For more specific questions, possibly one of these laser tattoo removal frequently asked questions can help.

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Laser Vein Removal

How lasers remove veins Laser vein removal performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

To remove spider veins or varicose veins in the the legs or on other parts of the body, lasers may be used alone or in conjunction with another therapy. Lasers emit high-energy light that is harmlessly passed through the skin and is absorbed by the red blood cells in the vein, sealing it causing the vein to disappear in a few weeks.

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Laser Vein Removal

Laser vein removal on the face Laser vein removal performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

Laser therapy performed through the skin is used primarily in the treatment of the smallest of spider veins or broken capillaries on the face. Lasers emit high-energy light that is harmlessly passed through the skin and is absorbed by the red blood cells in the vein, sealing it causing the vein to disappear in a few weeks.

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Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal performed by Eric Berger, MD, of NY, NY. © Eric Berger, MD

More than 1.1 million people got laser hair removal in 2015, according to statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. And that is because the procedure is simple: highly concentrated light is beamed into the hair follicles, where the hair's pigment absorbs the light, and destroys the hair.

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