✦What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Laser skin resurfacing removes skin layer by layer with precision. the new skin cells that form during healing give skin a tighter, younger looking surface. The procedure can be done alone or with other cosmetic surgeries on the face.
✦What To Expect
After receiving a laser skin resurfacing treatment you should expect to feel like the treated area has a mild sunburn. You will hve some redness and swelling and may also experience itching or stinging a few days after the procedure. Your skin will become dry and peel about 5-7 days after the treatment.
- Avoid tanning and heavy sun exposure prior to your appointment and use a daily moisturizing sunscreen of at least 35-SPF
- Avoid deep facial peel prcedures, like strong chemical peels, for at least four weeks before your appointment
- Don't use medications that cause photosensitivity for at least 72 hours before your treatment
- Don't use any harsh exfoliation techniques for at least 72 hours before your appointment
Skin type indications: Advanced pigmentation, aging, dry/dehydrated, uneven skin tone, age spots, redness-prone