Sun damage, acne, and aging can leave scars, wrinkles, and abnormal pigmentation that makes you look older than you feel.
Laser skin resurfacing can treat imperfections by eliminating the top layers of skin and encouraging collagen production.
What can laser skin resurfacing do for me?
But how can a laser make my skin gorgeous?
What can laser skin resurfacing treat?
Is laser resurfacing right for me?
Can I afford laser resurfacing?
How effective is it?
Tell me about the technology involved...
Tell me about what happens during treatment...
Your doctor will ask you to stop using meds or supplements that can cause clotting (such as Vitamin E and aspirin). You may be prescribed antibiotics as well. If you smoke, you should abstain for two weeks before and after treatment.
Treating the entire face takes about two hours. Isolated areas may only require 30 to 45 minutes.
What is the recovery like?
Show me some results...
I still feel a bit nervous about the idea of resurfacing...
Newer laser technologies give your plastic surgeon a new level of control in laser surfacing, permitting extreme precision, especially in delicate areas. American Society of Plastic Surgeons
How can I learn more?