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Laser skin resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing: Laser skin resurfacing is plastic surgery that uses laser technology to smooth the skin surface and remove or alter unusual pigmentation and scars. Laser skin resurfacing may be considered non-surgical plastic surgery.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Laser skin resurfacing

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Laser skin resurfacing:

  • Wrinkles
  • Scars (e.g. from acne)
  • Skin blemishes
  • Warts
  • Birthmarks (e.g. port wine stain)
  • Enlarged oil glands on nose
  • Tattoos

Non-Surgical Options: Laser skin resurfacing

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Laser skin resurfacing:

  • Anti-aging skincare

Other Surgical Options: Laser skin resurfacing

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Laser skin resurfacing may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Laser skin resurfacing

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Laser skin resurfacing may include:

  • Local anesthesia with or without sedation

Procedure Complications: Laser skin resurfacing

Possible surgical complications of Laser skin resurfacing may include:

Laser skin resurfacing: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Laser skin resurfacing: One to three weeks.

Laser skin resurfacing: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Laser skin resurfacing) include:

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