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The Top 3 Benefits of Laser Resurfacing Treatments

Laser resurfacing treatment may sound harsh or too intense for your skin but in reality it couldn’t be further from the truth. With laser resurfacing treatments, you can achieve your skin goals which quicker and more dramatic results than skincare products alone.

Minimize acne scars or other types of scarring

Acne scars are one of the hardest skin conditions to treat with only skincare products. We know it is difficult to make peace with acne scars or other scars on your face, and laser resurfacing treatment is one of the best ways to minimize it! 

Because scarring is divots in the skin, a laser resurfacing treatment will help smooth them over by removing the outermost layer of the scar skin and stimulating new collagen production.

Related: Acne scar resurfacing treatment in the Kansas City metro area

Reverse sun damage and defy the aging process

Many of us are guilty of spending too much time in the sun (or tanning beds) without concern for sun damage. If you haven’t been vigilant about protecting your skin by wearing daily spf, hats, or staying out of the sun completely, chances are you have some sun damage to your skin. 

Sun damage causes discoloration, but it can also fast forward the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. The good news is laser resurfacing treatments target both of these concerns!

It’s quick, painless, and yields dramatic results

Depending on the treatment, laser resurfacing procedures can be anywhere from 15 to 60 minutes long. Your technician may apply a numbing cream to the area. Most patients describe the feeling as a small rubber band snapping, but some laser treatments are virtually painless, such as the gentle Moxi laser. The downtime depends on the treatment as well, anywhere from no recovery time to 5 to 6 days. 

It can be exhausting to use expensive skincare products without being sure that they are really giving you the results you want. For certain skin concerns, your best bet is laser resurfacing treatment to achieve the results you want, fast. 

Researching which laser treatment is the best option for you? Check out our discussion on Moxi vs Halo Laser to see if one of them is for you! If not, you can always come to AesthetiCare for a free one-hour consultation to discuss your skin concerns. 

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