A popular treatment that can improve the appearance of your skin is laser skin resurfacing. To reduce wrinkles, acne scars, and age spots; laser energy can help. It is important to know about what goes into treatment and what to expect during recovery if you are considering this cosmetic procedure. Today, we at Open Door Med Spa would like to discuss laser skin resurfacing and what to expect.

How Do Laser Skin Treatments Work?

Sending highly concentrated beams of light into the skin is how the lasers work. It speeds up your natural healing processes and the light emitted stimulates collagen production. Common concerns such as sun-damaged skin, enlarged pores, acne scars, and irregular pigmentation, laser skin resurfacing can be the solution. To treat fine lines and wrinkles that make you appear older than you are, laser treatments can also help.

How Do I Prepare for Laser Skin Treatments?

For a few weeks before their procedure, patients who want a more comprehensive laser skin resurfacing treatment may be given a topical retinoid. In order to help you relax during the appointment, we can also offer a mild form of sedation. The use of the cutting-edge laser platform to treat patients with many different skin types and tones. In order to remove dead or damaged skin cells, this technology uses fractioned wavelengths.

How Does Skin Heal after Laser Treatment?

The professionals can provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your skin after laser treatment in Mansfield. Avoiding sun exposure and keep the treated area clean and dry is what you will need. For a while, do not schedule any other cosmetic procedures. Within a week or two, most people experience minor swelling and redness that should subside. It is very important to avoid any products that could irritate your skin, like exfoliants and harsh chemicals during this time. Make certain to check the labels of all your skin care products before using them again, your skin may also be more sensitive for a few weeks. Best for you at this time, we can make recommendations about which products.

How Long After Laser Can I Wash My Face?

Before you start washing your face, you may want to wait 72 hours after skin treatment. To clean the area and pat it dry, use a gentle, fragrance-free soap. If you experience any swelling or discomfort, you can use a cool compress. If your skin feels dry or tight, you can also use a light moisturizer. Within a few days, most patients who get laser skin resurfacing can return to normal activities. If your treatment is extensive or involves sensitive areas, we may recommend that you get some extra rest.

Laser Skin Resurfacing & More in Mansfield, Texas (Just Minutes away from Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, De Soto, Red Oak, Midlothian, Waxahachie, Cleburne & Benbrook, Texas)

Our team will be with you every step of the way if you get your procedure at Open Door Med Spa. To help you get ready for healthy, rejuvenated skin, we can provide more information on cosmetic procedures. Call Open Door Med Spa today to discuss laser skin resurfacing.