When you think of “light” and “skin,” you probably jump to the negative effects of the sun on your skin. While sunlight does have dangerous UV rays that damage skin, other types of light can actually help your skin – even reversing some of the effects of sun exposure.

Laser treatments and phototherapy are offered by our dermatology specialists for medical, surgical, and cosmetic use, and can provide valuable benefits to your skin. Using the right wavelengths, our skin doctors can stimulate collagen production, exfoliate the skin’s surface, and target bacteria and photosensitive diseases to support your health.

Phototherapy and laser treatments can help:


Improve Skin Appearance

Laser treatments can help with a number of skin appearance issues, including:


Treat Skin Conditions

More intense Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and Narrowband UVB is used to treat photosensitive skin diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo, and eczema. Additionally, these treatments can be used to address pre-skin cancers and superficial skin cancers.


Diminishes Signs of Aging

Laser treatments can visibly turn back the clock, helping with fine lines and sagging skin. By resurfacing, prompting collagen production, and minimizing broken capillaries, laser treatments offer several options for achieving younger-looking skin.

With the additional advantage of typically low downtime, these non-invasive procedures are a great option for a wide range of skin concerns. Connect with a board-certified dermatologist in MN to discuss what treatments are right for your skin. Find your local dermatology clinic or try a virtual visit.

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