Dermatology laser treatment WITHOUT sedation

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This guide will give you general information about laser treatments for skin problems caused by changes to blood vessels and answer some common questions about the treatment.

Key points

  • Laser treatment uses energy from light to make some skin problems less noticeable. Different types of lasers are used for different skin problems. The information here is about laser used for treating skin problems caused by changes to blood vessels.
  • If laser treatment might help your child, their health-care provider will refer your child to a laser treatment clinic for a consultation.
  • The first treatment will be a test only and will be done on a small area.
  • It may take only a few laser treatment sessions to improve your child’s skin condition, or it may take many sessions. Different skin problems need different numbers of treatments.
Last updated: March 17th 2024