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Laser Skin Resurfacing in Philadelphia

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What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Aging, sun damage, acne, environmental stressors, and a wide variety of factors can leave your skin looking dull, tired, and wrinkled. Thankfully, laser skin resurfacing is at the forefront of anti-aging skincare.


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Sciton Laser Skin Resurfacing

At StarkMD Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center, we offer our patients the most advanced laser system for laser skin resurfacing: The Sciton Laser platform. If your skin has lost its firm, youthful quality, and is marred by age spots, sun spots, red areas, spider veins, or other flaws, your skin quality can be dramatically improved with the help of this state-of-the-art laser system. The platform makes it possible for Dr. Stark to customize your treatment to address an array of aesthetic skin issues. If you'd like to learn more about laser skin resurfacing, Philadelphia aesthetic experts at StarkMD are ready to answer any questions you have and to address any concerns during a consultation. Call today!

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Sciton HALO™ hybrid fractional laser

HALO is a groundbreaking advance in aesthetics. This procedure is customized for the individual. It delivers two types of skin restoration techniques, with both ablative and non-ablative wavelengths. HALO laser treatments can restore a more youthful, evenly-toned, healthy skin to several areas of your body, including:

  • Face
  • Neck
  • Hands
  • Décolleté

Our Philadelphia laser skin resurfacing treatment takes about one hour to complete. The combination of the two laser wavelengths has revolutionized skin renewal. The outer layer of dull, wrinkled, or sun-damaged skin can be removed, triggering natural skin renewal with all of your skin flaws addressed in a single treatment.

Sciton MicroLaserPeel

A MicroLaserPeel is a custom skin resurfacing technique appropriate for people who want to smooth away fine lines and remove less extremely discolored areas of the skin, including pigmented lesions (brown or black spots, age spots, or sun spots). A MicroLaserPeel may be combined with other treatments to trigger higher levels of collagen production for a more comprehensive level of skin renewal.

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Sciton TRL full-face resurfacing

Contour TRL treatments allow us to precisely remove the upper layer of skin at the right depth to produce a remarkable level of facial rejuvenation. This laser resurfacing technique works to trigger natural collagen growth for long-term skin renewal. Your skin will appear refreshed, supple, and more resilient.

Sciton ProFractional skin resurfacing

Sciton’s platform offers a ProFractional skin resurfacing treatment to treat a wide array of skin conditions, with the advantage of leaving the surrounding skin undamaged. This approach leads to rapid healing.

Sciton NanoLaserPeel

This skin rejuvenating treatment removes only the very upper layer of skin cells for a refreshed, youthful look and minimal downtime. As a skin renewal procedure, the NanoLaserPeel produces results similar to a medium-strength chemical peel.

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Sciton Forever Young BBL Photofacial

BBL (BroadBand Light) therapy is not a laser treatment, but the most powerful IPL (intense pulsed light) therapy. It involves bursts of high-intensity light to treat a range of skin conditions, including:

  • Sun damage
  • Acne scars
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Sun spots
  • Vascular lesions
  • Active acne
  • Wrinkles, fine lines
  • Reddened skin
  • Hyperpigmentation

Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure

The Laser Skin Resurfacing procedure begins with the application of a numbing agent, typically a topical anesthetic, to minimize discomfort during the treatment. This numbing cream is applied to the targeted areas and left to take effect for a designated period, ensuring patient comfort.

Once the skin is sufficiently numbed, the laser treatment commences. The specific type of laser used (ablative or non-ablative) will depend on the individual's skin condition and the desired results. The laser device is carefully passed over the skin, emitting concentrated light beams that precisely remove damaged skin layer by layer. The procedure's duration varies based on the treatment area's size and the specific concerns being addressed, but it generally takes between 30 minutes to 2 hours.

Throughout the process, the practitioner will meticulously target the areas of concern while ensuring the patient's comfort and safety. Post-procedure, patients might experience some swelling and redness similar to a mild sunburn. However, these reactions and side effects usually subside after a few days. The precision and controlled intensity of the laser allows for effective treatment with minimal risk of complications.

Results, Recovery, and Aftercare

Results from Laser Skin Resurfacing become evident as soon as the healing process begins, typically showing noticeable improvements within a week, with full benefits developing over several months as the skin continues to heal and regenerate collagen. Post-treatment, expect some downtime, usually ranging from a few days to a week, depending on the treatment's intensity. During this period, it's crucial to protect the skin from sun exposure and avoid harsh skincare products. Keeping the skin moisturized and following a gentle cleansing routine is key to aiding recovery.

To maintain results, adhere to a consistent skincare regimen, including sun protection, hydration, and the use of recommended skincare products. Regular follow-up treatments may be advised to sustain the rejuvenated appearance. Patients should also avoid smoking and maintain a healthy lifestyle to enhance the longevity of the results. Incision care or scar prevention is generally not a concern with non-invasive laser treatments. However, any specific aftercare instructions provided by the clinic should be followed closely to ensure optimal healing and results.

Learn More About Laser Skin Resurfacing in Philadelphia, PA, at StarkMD Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center Today

Discover the transformative benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing in Philadelphia, PA, at StarkMD Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center. Our team of experts is ready to guide you through a personalized skin rejuvenation journey tailored to your unique needs. Take the first step towards revitalized and youthful skin by scheduling a consultation with us. Don't wait to enhance your skin's health and appearance – contact StarkMD Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center today and let us help you achieve the radiant skin you deserve.

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Laser Skin Resurfacing FAQs

Laser Skin Resurfacing can cause some discomfort, but it's generally manageable with topical anesthetics or other pain relief methods used during the procedure.

Risks include redness, swelling, scarring, changes in skin pigmentation, and, in rare cases, infection or burns.

Laser Skin Resurfacing can be effective for many skin types, but it's best to consult a specialist to determine its suitability for your specific skin type and concerns.

Laser Skin Resurfacing removes damaged skin layers, stimulates collagen production, and promotes the growth of new, healthy skin for an improved overall appearance.

The cost varies depending on the treatment's extent and location, typically ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 per session.

Philadelphia plastic surgeon Dr. Ran Stark brings decades of experience and training to each consultation. When you meet with Dr. Stark, he takes the time to give you information and options, so you can have confidence in your decision to move forward with the best procedure for you. Confidence. Personalized care. Impeccable results. That’s the Stark Difference. Discover that difference yourself by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Stark today.

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