Is it painful? | Laser scars

Is it painful? Laser treatment of scars is not associated with any pain. For this reason it is one of the most popular methods of scar removal. All articles in this series: Laser scars How well does this work for acne scars? How does a laser therapy work? Is it painful?

Laser scars

Definition – What is meant by laser scars? After operations, injuries or burns, scars often remain on the skin as a result of a natural wound healing process. However, scar tissue differs from the surrounding healthy tissue in that it contains significantly more connective tissue, but no hair follicles or sweat glands. Scars represent a … Read more

How well does this work for acne scars? | Laser scars

How well does this work for acne scars? The biggest advantage of laser treatment for acne scars is the absence of slightly infected, bloody wounds that would occur during dermabrasion treatments. Treatment with the CO2/Fraxel laser, on the other hand, is non-invasive, so no incisions are necessary. The scar bulges become flatter, more lightly pigmented … Read more

How does a laser therapy work? | Laser scars

How does a laser therapy work? Hypertrophic scars and keloids are removed by means of vascular laser therapy. During this process, small blood vessels that serve to supply the scar are welded together. The welding ensures a reduced supply of nutrients and oxygen to the scar tissue in question, so that it shrinks and fades. … Read more

Costs of the facelift

Synonyms: facelift; lat. rhytidectomy How much does a facelift cost? Since a facelift is a purely plastic-aesthetic operation, it is not covered by either statutory or private health insurance. The patient has to pay for all costs independently and also has to bear all follow-up costs. This means that if complications (e.g. stomach bleeding) occur … Read more

Stretch marks on the bottom

Definition Stretch marks are known in medicine as “Stria cutis atrophica” or “Stria cutis desitensae”. Stretch marks that develop during pregnancy are called “Stria gravida”. Stretch marks on the skin are cracks in the subcutaneous tissue (subcutis). For numerous reasons, such as hormonal fluctuations, genetic predisposition or rapid weight gain, tears occur in the subcutis. … Read more

Liposuction

Synonyms liposuction, liposuction english: liposuction Definition/Introduction Liposuction is one of the most frequently performed surgical operations concerning the aesthetics of the body. In the meantime, it can be used to shape specific body regions. The background of such an operation can be the elimination of the consequences of an illness (e.g. lipedema, which is often … Read more

Therapy | Liposuction

Therapy Tumescence technique Ultrasound-assisted liposuction or ultrasound-assisted aspiration lipectomy Liposuction with vibration technique or power-assisted liposuction The excess fluid that emerges from the incisions in the first few days after the operation consists mainly of the remaining saline solution. The liquid can be removed by cannulas. If a larger area has been treated, a drainage … Read more