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How Does Laser Hair Removal Work?

Posted by Amy Raval on Jul 8, 2021 10:33:05 AM

Many people have unwanted hair somewhere. It might be facial hair or body hair. It might be just a bit of hair restricted to a small area – say, your nose or the tops of your toes. Or it might be a lot of hair – on your back and shoulders, for example. We spend a tremendous amount of time, effort, and money to get rid of unwanted hair.

We shave, we tweeze, we wax (ow!), we smear on depilatory creams. These things can get the job done, but only as a temporary solution. You have to repeat them to maintain the hairless, smooth skin you want. And some parts of your body are not exactly convenient for DIY hair removal. So, if you’re looking for long-term results, these methods don’t work. But there’s good news: laser hair removal does.  

Here’s how.

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Best Treatments for Acne Scars

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Acne. Just that one little word can bring up a host of memories. Many of us endured its wrath through our teenage years and have the scars to prove it. And some of us still battle acne into adulthood. Whatever your story may be, if your face tells the tale of how acne has affected you, you will want to read this article. Here, we cover six different treatment options for improving acne scars and help guide you toward choosing the one that may be best suited to your unique situation.

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Laser Skin Treatments for Rosacea

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 10, 2021 11:27:00 AM

Your face is red. Are you blushing? Did you spend a bit too much time in the sun? Some people have a naturally ruddy complexion. Or, you might have rosacea.

Rosacea is a skin condition that causes facial redness or flushed appearance. It can also cause small red bumps that look something like acne. There is no cure, but here at Rocky Mountain Laser Aesthetics we offer laser skin treatments that can significantly reduce your symptoms to restore more even skin tone and texture.

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Laser Skin Resurfacing

Posted by Amy Raval on Oct 1, 2020 1:58:30 PM

Treating skin annoyances like sagging, fine wrinkles, age spots, and mild acne scars has never been easier. Many of the options available to correct these issues are so quickly done, you can stop by our office on your lunch hour. They are safe and effective and can do wonders to restore a vibrant, youthful appearance that can last for years. Curious about how it works and if you may be a good candidate? Keep reading for all you need to know!

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Laser Skin Treatment for Enlarged Pores

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 16, 2020 5:54:00 PM

What Are Pores? Why Are Mine So BIG?

Let’s talk pores. First of all, what are pores? The skin is the largest human organ and it’s covered with millions of pores that allow the skin to “breathe.” In each pore is a tiny hair (except on the palms of the hands and the bottoms of the feet). Each pore on the face, back, chest, and groin contains a hair follicle with a gland inside it, called the sebaceous gland, which produces oil or sebum. When this gland releases, the sebum rises to the top and collects in the pore. Hormones play a large role in how and when the sebaceous gland releases.

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Laser Treatments for Wrinkles

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 14, 2020 5:10:00 PM

It’s the kind of thing that will stop you in your tracks as you casually pass by a mirror. Is that a wrinkle?! We’ve all been there and we’ve all lamented the unavoidable passage of time and pull of gravity. Our skin gets a little looser, a bit more droopy. Why, oh why does this happen? Over time, our skin loses its elasticity and produces less collagen. This means we start to see hollows in our cheeks and under our eyes. We start to miss our plump, tight skin and soon enough, we can map out every single wrinkle that has snaked its way across our face. Luckily for us, we live in a time that has perfected Laser Skin Resurfacing to help us face these annoyances head on. 

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Laser Resurfacing Under the Eyes

Posted by Amy Raval on Apr 1, 2020 5:04:25 PM

As we get older and start to notice changes in our skin, we are most likely to notice the wrinkles around our eyes first. This skin is the most delicate of all the body and will quickly show signs of ageing and fatigue. There are fewer collagen and elastin fibers around the eye making it more prone to sagging and wrinkling. On top of its delicate nature, the skin around our eyes can show unique conditions such as puffiness, dark circles, milia, wrinkles, and loss of firmness. This is why there is such a massive market for under eye creams and treatments. If you have been throwing your money at these products without real results, you may be considering Laser Skin Resurfacing. Let’s take a look at the procedure and common outcomes as well as risks and recovery times.

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5 Treatments the Raval Team Uses Themselves

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 27, 2020 9:38:23 AM

If you’ve been thinking about getting some kind of skin rejuvenation treatment, but you’re still on the fence, here’s a fact that should help you decide. Our Raval team members are so impressed with what various treatments can do, we take advantage of them ourselves! If we can do it – and love the results – so can you! Here are 5 of our favorites:

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Laser Acne Scar Treatments

Posted by Amy Raval on Mar 15, 2020 1:36:00 PM

Acne affects both teens and adults, women and men. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology notes that acne incidence in adults is on the rise, affecting as many as 15% of women into their 30s and 40s. As if acne itself isn’t frustrating enough, it can leave behind permanent scars. Fortunately, laser acne scar treatment can significantly improve both the texture and tone of your skin.

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Can People with Sensitive Skin Still Have Laser Skin Treatments?

Posted by Amy Raval on Feb 24, 2020 2:22:09 PM

Laser treatment stands out as an effective option for a wide array of skin issues, from hyperpigmentation and wrinkles to scarring, birthmarks, and certain veins. While it is appropriate for most skin types, those of you with sensitive skin may be wondering if laser treatment is right for you.

If you’re starting out with sensitive skin or eczema, both of which compromise your skin’s barrier function, you may experience more sensitivity than that which is typical of a patient with non-sensitive skin.

The good news is that with the right laser, pre- and post-care, and provider, many people with sensitive skin can benefit from well-executed laser skin treatment.

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