WHAT IS SKIN RESURFACING?
Skin resurfacing is a treatment offered to those who have uneven skin texture. Some examples would be acne scars, wrinkles, enlarged pores, or stretch marks. The process is quite simple, A fractional laser delivers precise microbeams of laser light into the lower layers of the skin, this process creates narrow and deep columns of tissue coagulation (Coagulation is the action of a liquid changing to a solid or semi solid state) The coagulated tissue stimulates healing in the area which will than result in healthy new tissue growth addressing the uneven skin textures on the face.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR TREATMENT
Before the treatment make sure your skin is clean, Do not apply any topicals such as creams, lotions, makeup etc., also make sure you avoid any tanning whether it be indoor or outdoor, Also if you have excessive hair on the area that is being treated it must be shaved. Be prepared to answer a few questions about your medical history as well when meeting with our aesthetician
WHAT IS THE PROCESS LIKE?
Our skin resurfacing treatment on average takes about 15-30 minutes depending on the size of the area being treated. The actual process feels a bit like tiny pins on your skin accompanied by a little zap, the treatment may feel slightly uncomfortable but it is not painful. You will however feel intense heat resembling a sun burn sensation and your face will be red after the treatment. It is crucial to avoid exposure to sun and or any topicals for at least 24 hours after your treatment as your skin will be very sensitive.