During laser skin resurfacing, laser technology is
used to smooth out the surface of the skin.
- Chemical peel
- Laser surgery
Treated with Laser Skin Resurfacing:
Laser skin resurfacing may be performed in cases of
scars, unusual pigmentation, wrinkles, blemishes, warts, birthmarks, unwanted
tattoos and enlarged oil glands on the nose.
Anti-aging skincare products are a non-surgical
alternative to laser skin resurfacing. Surgical alternatives to the procedure
include fat grafting, face lift, chemical skin peel, injectable therapy, hyaluronic
acid therapy, thread lift, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion and collagen
with Laser Skin Resurfacing:
Laser skin resurfacing is performed under local
anesthesia, either with or without sedation.
Complications from Laser Skin Resurfacing:
Possible risks following laser skin resurfacing
include scarring, swelling, skin darkening, redness, itching, stinging,
infection, slow healing and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also
possible for a herpes virus cold sore to be reactivated.
from Laser Skin Resurfacing:
Total recovery from laser skin resurfacing takes one
to three weeks.