Sun exposure is a leading contributor to the premature aging of our skin, leading to skin imperfections, wrinkles, and damage caused by UV light. Laser skin resurfacing is a formidable treatment to combat these signs of aging, and The Face & Body Place is the premier clinic for patients seeking to rejuvenate their skin through laser skin resurfacing therapy.
How Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Work?
The PicoSure® laser sends a beam of light, or photons, at the target area to penetrate and break down damaged cells. Aging skin layers are peeled away to reveal younger, smoother, and healthier skin. This process also stimulates collagen and elastin production to trigger a non-traumatic tissue healing response, which tightens and firms skin loosened by age and gravity.
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) therapy is similar to laser treatment, though not exactly the same. While most lasers use one wavelength to treat a single condition, IPL delivers a broad spectrum of light to treat more than one skin condition at a time. We use the Palomar Starlux™ 500, one of the most powerful IPL machines available. This means fewer sessions may be required to see results.
When’s the Best Time for Laser Skin Rejuvenation?
Because laser skin resurfacing cannot be performed on tanned or sunburned skin, summer is not the ideal time to schedule treatments. In the winter the earth is tilted further away from the sun than any other time of year, and most people are outside less. That makes the colder months an ideal time to have your skin rejuvenated through laser therapy. Keeping skin covered after treatment, as recommended, is also easier with winter-weight clothing.
Board-certified cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Kimberly Finder has more than 20 years of experience treating all manner of skin conditions. She founded The Face & Body Place in 2000 to provide patients with minimally and non-invasive options for cosmetic treatments, including a variety of laser skin rejuvenation procedures, from tattoo removal to treatment of acne scars and more. If you’re interested in reversing sun damage and revitalizing the skin of your face, neck, chest, legs, arms, and hands, laser skin rejuvenation could be for you.
Take the Next Step – Request A Consultation
To schedule your in-person Laser Skin Rejuvenation consultation, call Dr. Kimberly Finder at The Face & Body Place at (210) 879-4809. We look forward to hearing from you!