Aesthetic medicine uses different kinds of lasers which can cause miracles in the hands of experts. Each of them has a different use and operates on a slightly different principle. Nevertheless, they have one thing in common - laser treatments are painless and effective.

1. Erbium Laser

What can it treat: Erbium laser is used to remove skin protuberances of all kinds. Fibroma, keratoses, warts, milia and particular moles are among them.

Principle: its focused and well targeted beam gradually evaporates one layer of the protuberance after another until the protuberance is completely smoothed and the scab is formed in its place, which takes just about a week to disappear and does not leave a classic visible scar.

2. Alexandrite Laser

What can it treat: Alexandrite laser is the ideal laser for tattoo removal or pigment spots removal.

Principle: The pulse of the laser radiation breaks down the pigment into small particles that are washed out of the body by white blood cells or deposited on the surface of the skin, forming a scab which soon disappears. A huge advantage of this laser is its precisely targeted beam which prevents damage to the surrounding tissue.

There are only three Alexandrite laser devices in the Czech Republic, one of which is owned by Esthé.

3. Candela GentleLase Laser

What can it treat: GentleLase is used mainly in laser hair removal.

Principle: Thanks to its optimum wavelength, it is very well targeted and the energy can therefore be absorbed directly at the targeted site. It does not harm the skin, because the length of the pulse is shorter than the relaxation time and therefore the heat produced is not transferred to the surrounding tissues.

This laser uses a dynamic cooling system that administers doses of cryogen which numbs the pain.

4. Candela Vbeam Laser

What can it treat: Vbeam is the expert device when it comes to treating skin unevennesses such as brown pigmentation, rosacea, scars, veins on the nose or wrinkles

Principle: The laser pulse passes through the skin into the blood, where it is absorbed by haemoglobin. The pulse energy is subsequently converted into heat, which causes blood clotting in the blood vessels which do not recur any more.

It also uses the dynamic cooling system.

5. Candela Smoothbeam Laser

What can it treat: Smoothbeam is used primarily for the treatment and prevention of acne . As the only laser, it acts on the cause of acné, i.e. the sebaceous glands.

Principle: First, the laser deeply warms the skin and then quickly freezes it, thus restricting the activity of the sebaceous glands. In addition, it also heals scars and skin unevennesses after acne as it supports new creation of fibrous tissue.

6. Fractional CO2 Laser

What can it treat: The fractional laser is capable of tightening the skin and rejuvenating it; it is therefore ideal for the removal of scars, stretch marks, but also wrinkles.

Principle: It smoothes the skin mainly because it penetrates deep into the skin where it activates the production of new collagen, which is the core matter of connective tissue. At the same time, the injured tissue immediately shrinks.

7. Biostimulation Laser

What can it treat: This type of laser is perfect for the suppression of inflammatory skin manifestations such as acne or cold sores. It is suitable also for the healing of postoperative wounds and even stimulates hair growth. It moisturizes the skin, regenerates it and provides it with flexibility.

Principle: The biostimulation laser emits a special light which directly affects the function of cells due to the fact that light energy increases the permeability of cell membranes, thus improving the nourishment and regeneration of cells.

What else is good to know about lasers?

  • Laser skin treatment is painless and quick.
  • For better comfort, anaesthetic cream or a local desensitizing injection can be applied to the skin before most of the treatments.
  • The duration of the procedure naturally depends on the type of treatment, but usually does not last more than two hours.
  • The results are noticeable right after the first procedure, but for long-term effect, it is usually worth it to repeat the procedure at least twice.
  • After the procedure, the skin may be slightly reddened, but this reddening generally disappears within a couple of hours or days (depending on the type of treatment).
  • After the procedure, it is usually necessary to avoid sunlight for a certain period of time.

If you have a specific question about any laser treatment, feel free to ask directly our doctors through our online consultation centre.