In the case of maturing, skin inflammation, or an excessive amount of time in the sun has left your face with blotches, scars, wrinkles, or lines, skin resurfacing may assist you with a more clean and youthful appearance.
Skin Resurfacing evacuates skin layer by layer with precision. The new skin cells form during healing give the skin a tighter, and more youthful-looking surface.
Getting ready for Skin Resurfacing
Let your specialist know if you get mouth blisters or fever blisters around your mouth. Skin resurfacing can trigger breakouts in individuals who are at risk. On the off chance that you choose to proceed with skin resurfacing, your specialist will ask you to not take certain prescriptions or supplements -, for example, headache medicine, ibuprofen, or vitamin E – that can influence clotting for 10 days before surgery. If you smoke, you should stop for two weeks before the first treatment. Smoking can delay the healing process. Your Skincare specialist may prescribe an antibiotic medication in advance to avoid bacterial contaminations.
What’s in store During and After the Procedure
Skin resurfacing is finished by a plastic specialist or dermatologist. The specialist may treat wrinkles around your eyes, mouth, or temples independently or treat your whole face. For smaller areas, the specialist will numb the regions to be treated with a local anesthetic and may additionally sedate you. You may require general anesthesia if your entire face is being treated.
Treating just parts of the face takes around 30 to 45 minutes. A full facial treatment may take up to two hours. Following after the laser treatment, the specialist will bandage the treated areas. Following 24 hours, you should clean the treated regions four to five times each day and after, apply ointment such as petroleum jelly to prevent scabs from forming. Swelling after laser skin resurfacing is common. Your specialist may prescribe steroids to manage swelling around your eyes.