Surgical lasers have changed our outlook on medical cosmetic technology. Laser resurfacing returns your youthful appearance without surgery. This non-invasive procedure removes unwanted tissue such as scarred, wrinkled, or sun-damaged skin. If you want your skin looking as youthful as ever, laser resurfacing could be for you.
How it works
Laser resurfacing works by vaporizing skin cells through bursts of energy that are absorbed by the water in your skin cells. The laser light penetrates at such a precise depth that it imposes very little risk of scarring or pigmentation problems.
Different types of lasers perform different functions, and some are more invasive than others. A C02 laser resurfacing procedure is performed on an outpatient basis under light sedation and is often done in conjunction with facelift procedures.
Fractional lasers and intense pulsed light lasers are specifically created for in-office use without any downtime or sedation. These lasers are beneficial for aging, sun damage, and pigmentary and vascular irregularities.
Revlite laser facial is a popular laser is a convenient facial treatment that imparts a luminous healthy glow to the skin. With little to no downtime, it is also ideal for active acne, acne scarring and is safe for the chest and hands.
What to expect
It’s important to have a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon to determine if laser resurfacing is right for you and which areas you want to improve. After your skin assessment, you’re ready for treatment! The simple procedure positions the laser directly at the area that needs to be improved. Recovery time depends on the type of laser resurfacing procedure.