Laser technology has developed into one of the most useful tools for skin care. Its customizability and efficacy make it an ideal treatment for an array of skin conditions and cosmetic concerns. Laser skin resurfacing is an excellent example of this, providing a versatile and effective skincare solution. Laser treatments are still a newer trend in skincare, so many patients would like to know how they stack up against other well-known treatments.
What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Laser skin resurfacing is an advanced skincare technique that uses light energy to carefully exfoliate damaged skin, removing it layer by layer. Laser technology is incredibly precise, which makes it easy to eliminate specific skin concerns without damaging the surrounding skin. Once laser skin resurfacing is performed, the bright, healthy skin underneath will be revealed, producing a more youthful and radiant appearance. Plus, the laser energy stimulates collagen production within the skin. As collagen increases, the body uses it to enhance the elasticity and strength of the skin. This produces long-lasting benefits that decrease the appearance of wrinkles and enhance skin volume for a naturally youthful appearance. The laser skin resurfacing technique can be used to address wrinkles, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores and more.
How is Recovery from Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Laser skin resurfacing is non-invasive, so recovery is fairly quick. Patients typically experience redness or sensitivity in the treatment area that resembles a sunburn. Since the skin is freshly exfoliated, it will be highly sensitive to sunlight and other irritants. Patients will be able to return to work and other activities within a day of treatment but should avoid excessive exposure to sunlight to prevent damage to the skin.
How Much Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Cost?
The cost of laser skin resurfacing will vary depending on the size and number of the areas being treated. Some patients will require more treatment sessions than others, which will also contribute to the overall cost of treatment. To determine the cost of your laser skin resurfacing treatment, contact Anh Vu, M.D. today to schedule your initial consultation. We welcome patients from Daytona Beach, Palm Coast and St. Augustine, FL.