When it comes to reducing facial imperfections such as wrinkles, blemishes, and scars, one of the best cosmetic treatments you should consider is laser skin resurfacing. This simple procedure can let you look and feel younger in a manner of a single treatment. Here is what you need to know about laser skin resurfacing:

The Procedure

Laser skin resurfacing works by using intense beams of light in concentrated pulses across the target area. As the lasers move across the face, your damaged skin is slowly removed one layer at a time. The laser heats the underlying skin while removing the outer skin tissue, also called the epidermis. This heating action will stimulate collagen production in the skin, allowing it to heal and resulting in smoother and firmer skin.

Target for Laser Skin Resurfacing

You can improve a variety of facial imperfections with a single session of laser skin resurfacing. You can improve and reduce the appearance of:

  • Age Spots
  • Acne Scars
  • Chickenpox Scarring
  • Fine Lines and Deep Wrinkles
  • Birthmarks
  • Warts
  • Uneven Skin Tones

Results of Laser Skin Resurfacing

A single session of laser skin resurfacing can easily reduce the appearance of the listed skin imperfections above. As with other cosmetic procedures, there may be uncommon side effects that patients can experience. These rare occurrences may include redness, swelling, and itching. Other possible side effects may include infection, acne, changes in skin tone, and scarring. However, having an experienced handguide your laser skin resurfacing treatment can significantly reduce the possibility of these side effects. Your skin tone and complexion can also influence the possibility of these results.

Candidates for Laser Skin Resurfacing

This simple procedure is great for those who have a fair skin tone and complexion who are looking to remove any skin imperfections. Individuals with acne, deep wrinkles, sagging skin, and dark skin tone may not be an ideal candidate for this procedure. Those with darker skin complexions may be at a higher risk for hyperpigmentation after their procedure.

Laser Skin Resurfacing at the Skin & Vein Center

For the best possible results in Michigan, make sure to choose the Skin & Vein Center for your laser skin resurfacing. Our results are second to none in the entire state with compete customer satisfaction. Call today for your no-obligation consultation and see if laser skin resurfacing is right for you.