A laser generates an intense beam of light which can vaporize tissue. It is very precise and focuses on specific tissue problems. It turns the water in the cells to steam; this is called vaporization. There is no burning.
The laser beam is used to remove warts, porokeratoses, neurovascular corns, skin tags and other skin lesion oblations. It is done in the office with a local anesthetic.
The laser treatment involves minimal bleeding because the beam seals the blood vessels while cutting. The entire procedure is completed in a short period of time with minimal postoperative discomfort.