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NON-ABLATIVE LASER RESURFACING

HELPS ADDRESS:

  • Sun damaged skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Scarring
  • Rosacea
  • Spider veins
  • Facial telangiectasias
  • Acne
  • Unwanted or abnormal pigment
  • Tattoo removal
  • Hair removal
PRICE RANGE: $800-$2,000 with an average cost estimated at $1,440.1
AVERAGE DOWNTIME: Minimal with some redness, swelling and flaking possible for up to 3 days post-procedure.

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NON-ABLATIVE LASER TREATMENT AT A GLANCE

WHAT IT DOES: The non-ablative laser improves the appearance of multiple unwanted skin conditions by delivering a controlled thermal injury into the deeper layers of the skin without physically harming the epidermis. In addition to destroying targeted tissues, the non-ablative laser also stimulates new collagen production resulting in a thickened dermis with improved texture and appearance of the skin.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: : Non-ablative laser treatments are not for everyone. Patients who are pregnant, lactating or have a history of keloid scarring should avoid non-ablative laser. Any active infection in the treatment area is a contraindication as is use of oral isotretinoin in the past 6 months. The ideal patient for non-ablative laser skin rejuvenation is generally 35 to 50 years of age and experiencing the early sign of photodamage and aging. Older patients or patients with advanced laxity and deep wrinkles are more suited to ablative laser resurfacing. The range of available non-ablative lasers treatments for acne scars, skin resurfacing and skin rejuvenation presents options for patients with darker skin tones, but it’s important to select an experienced clinician who can provide examples of successful application of the non-ablative laser in similar skin tones as there is a risk for unwanted pigment changes.

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NON-ABLATIVE LASER RESURFACING FAQS


*Always consult your physician before undergoing this procedure.

POST-TREATMENT SKINCARE ROUTINE




**It is recommended to incorporate an at-home skincare regimen after this procedure; always consult with your physician before using a regimen for individual at-home advice.
***Follow all product use instructions and warnings.
****If irritation occurs, discontinue use; if irritation persists, consult your physician.

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1https://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/laser-skin-resurfacing/cost#:~:text=How%20much%20does%20laser%20skin,not%20include%20other%20related%20expenses.
2https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3580982/#:~:text=These%20lasers%20leave%20the%20epidermis,the%20skin%2C%20and%20treat%20dyspigmentation.
3https://www.asds.net/skin-experts/skin-treatments/non-ablative-laser-rejuvenation
4https://lumenis.com/aesthetics/technology/fractional-non-ablative-lasers/#:~:text=How%20Does%20A%20Non%20Ablative,is%20produced%20by%20the%20body.
5https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3580982/
6https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3580982/#:~:text=These%20lasers%20leave%20the%20epidermis,the%20skin%2C%20and%20treat%20dyspigmentation.
7https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5418955/
8https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30152538/
9https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14764172.2022.2120620
10chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://www.laserandhealthacademy.com/media/uploads/laha/docs/2018/articles/36_38_jong_gu_laha.pdf
11http://www.surgicalcosmetic.org.br/details/9/en-US
12https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2825126/
13http://www.surgicalcosmetic.org.br/details/9/en-US
14https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/laser-resurfacing/about/pac-20385114#:~:text=But%20once%20the%20treatment%20area,and%20pigment%20than%20in%20wrinkles.