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Skin Resurfacing*

Chemical peels and skin LASERS are frequently used for patients who would like to have a smoother and a more youthful skin. The different types and degrees of resurfacing procedures provide various benefits and results that may even last up to 10 years. Common areas of such treatment are face, neck, and hands.

Important points to know:

Laser skin resurfacing is gaining popularity recently. Laser skin resurfacing damage the skin from superficial to deep layers. This is commonly known as LASER peel. This used pulsed beams of light and can be combine with other type of skin resurfacing procedures. Face is delicate area so Laser resurfacing is particularly advantageous in that area

Commonly Asked Questions

What kinds of candidates are good for skin resurfacing?

Patients with scars, solar damaged skin, age spots, and asymmetrical or uneven surface of the skin with scaly rough patches can get the benefit from LASER skin resurfacing.

What are the usual results of skin resurfacing treatment?

Depending on ones experience it may differ on what type of skin resurfacing treatment they go through. Parenteral sedation or local anesthesia is required in deep resurfacing of the skin. However light resurfacing is usually bearable even without much pain management? Your skin will be cleaned and the outer layers of your skin will be removed with the use of a chemical or energy-based method.

What is the recovery period after my skin resurfacing treatment?

Usually recovery varies with each patient. Apply sunscreen and avoid makeup during the recovery phase of the treatment. There will be some element of redness and irritation after the procedure that may last for several days. In deep treatment crust or redness may remain for several weeks or months.

*Disclaimer: Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Results Can Vary Significantly Between Patients. In terms of results and expectations, there are numerous variables with every patient, each surgery and every recovery and healing period. For more information click to read our full Disclaimer