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Laser treatments are great procedures because they can help correct a variety of different problems safely and without being too invasive. The trickiest part about laser treatments is deciding which one is best for your specific needs and concerns — that is why Dr. Cosgrove put together this helpful infographic to give a little more insight on laser skin resurfacing. To learn more about laser skin resurfacing or the variety of laser treatments we offer, contact us here!
Laser skin resurfacing makes your skin hypersensitive to the sun, so patients must wear sunscreen daily.
Treatment is recommended to be performed in the fall or winter when the days are shorter.
The procedure may hurt. It depends on the laser, the treatment area, and the patient’s pain tolerance.
There are a variety of laser options and each one addresses a different, specific skin concern.
Non-ablative lasers require no downtime, but ablative lasers can require a 2-3 week healing process.