Laser Skin Resurfacing

What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure that uses a laser to change the appearance of skin. Beams of light are directed toward targeted skin, and the skin is removed layer by layer.

What conditions does laser skin resurfacing treat?

Laser resurfacing treats many skin conditions, including:

What are the expected results of laser skin resurfacing?

Is laser skin resurfacing treatment right for you?

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Ideal candidates for laser resurfacing treatment include patients with fine lines or wrinkles around the eyes, forehead, or mouth; shallow scars from acne; or aging or sun-damaged skin.

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What are some side effects of laser skin resurfacing?

Some common side effects include the following:

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How long does the procedure take?

Depending upon how many areas are being treated, it can take just a half hour or up to two hours.

Does laser skin resurfacing hurt?

For most people, the pain of this procedure is mild due to a topical numbing cream placed on the skin.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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