Laser Skin Resurfacing Sun Damage

Improve Your Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Ella Fedonenko

California’s temperate climate and world-renowned beaches make the state a vacationer’s paradise. However, excessive sun exposure can be detrimental to the health of our skin. It may cause sun spots and wrinkles, and it may also raise one’s risk of developing skin cancer.

Sunscreen is one of the best weapons against harmful UVB rays, and we recommend using at least SPF 30 in your daily regimen. SPF 30 is designed to block around 97 percent of UVB radiation, but to be effective it has to be reapplied every two hours. If you already have symptoms of sun damage we can certainly treat them with a variety of medical grade treatments. Laser skin resurfacing is one of the most effective ways of treating certain signs of sun damage such as wrinkles and fine lines. Below, we have outlined several key elements of this cutting-edge treatment.

 

What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing uses energy-based technology to improve the appearance of various skin imperfections. During the treatment, a clinician will direct hundreds of microbeams deep into the skin to stimulate collagen and promote your body’s natural healing response.

 

What conditions can laser skin resurfacing treat?

Laser skin resurfacing can improve the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and sun spots. The treatment also works to boost your body’s own collagen.

 

How do I prepare for treatment?


We recommend discontinuing use of Retin A and chemical peels, for at least a week prior to the treatment. Also, patients must minimize their sun exposure for at least two weeks prior to receiving any kind of laser treatment.

 

How often the treatments are done?


In order to achieve optimal results it is best to schedule treatments every 4 to 6 weeks.

 

Your Laser Skin Care in Los Angeles specializes in Botox and Fillers injections, Latisse, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing and IPL among many other services. Please call us at (323) 457-8740 or visit us online at https://www.yourlaserskincare.com to schedule a free consultation.