Frequently Asked Questions
Laser skin resurfacing utilizes focused laser beams to remove damaged skin and stimulate the growth of new, healthier skin. The procedure can address issues like wrinkles, scars, and pigmentation problems, resulting in improved skin texture and appearance.
Results from laser skin resurfacing can vary depending on the depth of the treatment and individual factors, but you can typically start noticing improvements in your skin’s texture and appearance within a few weeks to a few months after the procedure. Full and optimal results may continue to develop over several months as your skin continues to rejuvenate.
Laser skin resurfacing is generally considered safe when performed by trained and experienced medical professionals. However, there are potential risks and side effects, such as temporary redness, swelling, and changes in pigmentation, which can be minimized by following post-treatment care guidelines. It’s important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to assess your suitability for the procedure and to discuss the potential risks and benefits based on your individual skin type and concerns.
Laser hair removal offers long-lasting results, with hair reduction typically lasting for several months to years, depending on individual factors. Maintenance sessions may be needed over time to maintain smooth, hair-free skin.
Treatment cost varies depending on your goal! Our specialists will work with you to maximize results.
Laser skin resurfacing may not be suitable for individuals with certain conditions or circumstances, including:
Pregnancy: It’s typically recommended to avoid laser skin resurfacing during pregnancy due to potential risks.
Active Infections: If you have active skin infections or open wounds in the treatment area, it’s advisable to postpone the procedure until the area has healed.
Tanned or Sunburned Skin: Laser treatments are less safe and effective on tanned or sunburned skin, so it’s crucial to avoid sun exposure before and after the procedure.
Dark Skin Tones: Individuals with darker skin tones may be at a higher risk of pigmentation changes or scarring and should consult a skilled practitioner with experience in treating diverse skin types.
Certain Medical Conditions: People with specific medical conditions, such as a history of keloid scarring or skin disorders, may not be ideal candidates and should seek guidance from a healthcare professional.
Certain Medications and Topical Products: Some medications and topical products can make the skin more sensitive to laser treatments, so it’s important to discuss any prescriptions or products you’re using with your provider.
Smoking: Smoking can hinder the body’s natural healing process, so it’s advisable to quit or reduce smoking before and after the procedure.
It’s crucial to have a comprehensive consultation with our qualified and experienced dermatologist or medical professional to determine if laser skin resurfacing is a safe and suitable option for your specific needs, skin type, and medical history. We can provide personalized recommendations and address any concerns or questions you may have.