✦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


  • Swelling after your appointment is normal and sleeping on an extra pillow can reduce swelling
  • You may feel itching or stinging for 12 to 72 hours after the procedure. Five to seven days after laser resurfacing, your skin will become dry and peel
  • Depending on the problem that was treated, healing takes 10-21 days Once the skin heals, you can wear oil-free makeup to minimize redness, which usually fades in two to three months
  • Keep skin well-moisturized
  • If you use products containing Retinol or glycolic acid, you should be able to start using them 6 weeks after your treatment or whenever your specialist advises you to do so

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    Skin type indications: Advanced pigmentation, aging, dry/dehydrated, uneven skin tone, age spots, redness-prone