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Laser Skin Resurfacing

Elevate Medical Spa

Medical Spa & Board Certified Nurse Practitioner located in Jackson, WY

If you’re dissatisfied with your facial appearance due to pigment, texture issues, acne scars, surgical scars, wrinkles, or other skin imperfections, laser skin resurfacing treatments may be right for you. At Elevate Medical Spa in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the team offers innovative laser skin resurfacing treatments to refresh your skin and improve its tone and texture without surgery. You can learn more about the benefits of laser skin resurfacing by scheduling an appointment online or by phone.

Laser Skin Resurfacing Q & A

What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing reduces wrinkles, sun damage, and age spots. It can also effectively eliminate scars due to injuries, surgery, or acne.

Elevate uses laser technology that contains concentrated beams of light. The laser precisely removes damaged skin one layer at a time. It also heats the underlying skin, triggering your body’s natural healing response to produce new collagen. You may need 1-2 treatments or sometimes 5-6 treatments, depending on the condition of your skin and the type of laser treatment you receive.

As your skin heals, new skin cells form to create a smoother, firmer facial appearance.

Elevate Medical Spa offers several resurfacing technologies including:

  • Solta Dual Fraxel®
  • Solta Clear and Brilliant
  • Alma Harmony XL Pro- with Clear Lift, Clear Tite, Erbium Yag, LP Yag, Dye VL
  • Alma Accent Prime with Ultrasound, Radio Frequency, and Microplasma Pixel RF

What happens during a laser skin resurfacing procedure?

Marti and her team offer laser skin resurfacing treatments in a comfortable office environment. To ensure your comfort, they will apply topical anesthetics to numb the treatment area for @ 20 minutes. The Laser procedure will then take 20-30 minutes. Depending on the type of Laser procedure you received, will determine your post procedure restrictions. Marti or her staff will review your post procedure restrictions and plan.

What can I expect after a laser resurfacing treatment?

Immediately following your treatment, you may feel a sensation similar to a sunburn. Your face may also appear red and slightly swollen. These symptoms disappear with a few hours to a few days. If you experience pain, you can take over-the-counter pain relievers and apply cold compresses for the first one to two days after treatment.

As your skin heals, you may experience minor itchy, dry, flaky skin. Marti recommends high-quality moisturizers to treat dry skin and promote proper healing.

It’s also essential that you wear a quality sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher daily and avoid direct sun exposure for at least three months after your resurfacing procedure.

What are the benefits of laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing treatments offer dramatic results without the risks of surgery. You can enjoy several benefits, including:

  • Smoother, younger-looking skin
  • Improved skin texture and tone
  • Reduction in fine lines and wrinkles
  • Elimination of acne, surgical and injury scars
  • Reduction in pigmented lesions

Skin resurfacing treatments require no downtime or recovery period. After a day of rest, you can expect to return to your normal activities.

Schedule a consultation online or by phone to learn more about skin resurfacing’s benefits.