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What laser treatment options are there to reduce wrinkles?

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Ablative laser skin resurfacing and fractional laser technology are the two most common methods of reducing facial wrinkles, according to Cleveland Clinic. The first method applies short, concentrated pulsating beams of light at the skin. The second method is delivered within a grid that promotes faster healing.

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Both treatments are used to reduce wrinkles caused by sun damage and skin irregularities caused by acne, explains Cleveland Clinic. The ablative method removes skin from the affected area layer by layer to promote the growth of new collagen fibers. The fractional technology method results in quicker healing, as some untreated skin remains in the target area.

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