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Laser Skin Resurfacing

Why is laser skin resurfacing done and what is an erbium YAG Laser?

Laser skin resurfacing is a safer and less invasive procedure to remove wrinkles and skin blemishes by evaporating the upper layers of skin to reveal younger and fresher skin beneath. Erbium YAG laser is a type of laser that can be used for skin resurfacing.

How is laser skin resurfacing done?

  • The surgeon passes the laser over the area to be treated, which literally evaporates the targeted areas of skin and reveals undamaged, pink skin as a result.
  • After the skin resurfacing is complete, the surgeon will cover the face with a thin film of antibiotic burn cream and a sterile dressing is applied to the treatment sites.
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