Laser skin resurfacing utilizes short, concentrated beams of infrared light to remove unwanted or damaged skin. The procedure allows for highly precise correction of unwanted blemishes, including:
• Fine lines or wrinkles
• Aged or sun-damaged skin
Laser skin resurfacing simultaneously removes the outer layer of skin and gently heats the underlying tissue to promote the growth of new collagen and elastin, the structural fibers of the skin. The result is a smoother, firmer, more even appearance to your skin.
Who is an ideal candidate?
Laser skin resurfacing is for anyone who wishes to correct blemishes, unevenness, or wrinkles in their skin resulting from natural aging, sun damage, or injury. However, laser skin resurfacing may be more difficult in some individuals, including those with:
• Active acne
• Deep wrinkles or excessive, sagging skin
• Very dark skin, which may increase the risk for hyperpigmentation
Dr. Lorenc understands the latest research on which patients can most benefit from laser treatment and the best alternatives for those who may not be ideal candidates. Other considerations that should be weighed when determining if laser skin resurfacing is right for you include:
• Your health: No underlying health conditions that may make healing more difficult
• Your expectations: Individuals should approach skin resurfacing with positive and realistic expectations