If you are seeking an effective non-surgical treatment that goes beyond topical skin care to truly revitalize your appearance, laser skin resurfacing could be the solution. The skin care team at Prince Plastic Surgery in Little Rock, Arkansas, specializes in personalized laser skin treatments to address a variety of skin concerns and restore a youthful complexion. We offer customizable laser resurfacing with Fraxel® or gentle laser treatment with Clear + Brilliant®, which can be combined with other non-surgical procedures as part of a full rejuvenation plan.
Fraxel® Fractionated Laser Resurfacing
Fraxel is a non ablative customizable laser skin procedure that provides effective resurfacing with dual wavelength options to treat scarring, brown spots, wrinkles and fine lines. Fraxel utilizes pinpoint laser beams to penetrate beneath the dermal surface and stimulate your skin’s natural healing process. The result is more even-toned and youthful looking skin.
What to Expect From Fraxel Treatment and Recovery
Fraxel is commonly used to treat the face, including the eyes, and the chest and it can treat all skin types and tones. You will arrive one hour prior to treatment so a topical numbing cream can be applied to minimize discomfort. You may also be prescribed a light sedative, but you will need a friend or family member to drive you. Since Fraxel is customizable, the amount of downtime needed will depend on your treatment plan. Some patients opt for stronger laser wavelengths which will allow for results with fewer sessions, but will also increase the downtime after each session. Typically, patients experience some redness, swelling, and flaking and opt for 5 to 7 days of social downtime. Package pricing is available for Fraxel treatment plans.
Clear + Brilliant® Laser Skin Rejuvenation
Clear + Brilliant is a gentle, non-invasive laser treatment that is designed to refine and refresh the complexion. Clear + Brilliant is ideal for patients who are seeking a gentle, yet effective treatment for uneven skin tone, large pores, mild hyperpigmentation, or fine lines. This non-ablative laser encourages natural cell regeneration by stimulating collagen production.
What to Expect From Clear + Brilliant Treatment and Recovery
One of the advantages of Clear + Brilliant Laser Skin Rejuvenation is that it requires little to no downtime. You may experience mild redness or swelling, but it typically resolves quickly and many patients resume regular activities right away. Treatment typically takes about 30 minutes. While improvement will be visible after your first session, a treatment plan of multiple sessions is usually recommended to give the best results. If you are looking for brighter, more even-toned skin and you have never had laser treatment before, Clear + Brilliant is a great initial step toward a younger-looking complexion.
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Which laser is right for me?
This will depend on your goals. Both Fraxel and Clear + Brilliant can improve skin texture and minimize discoloration. However, Fraxel may be a better choice if you are seeking significant improvement of sun damage, acne scars, or fine lines. Clear + Brilliant is a good choice for patients who would like a gentler skin rejuvenation treatment for improved skin texture with less downtime. We can schedule a consultation appointment to evaluate your skin and discuss your goals in order to recommend a treatment plan for you.
How many laser treatments will I need?
Laser treatments can deliver results after just one session, but patients often choose to plan a package of 4 to 6 sessions in order to see the full benefits of laser skin resurfacing. A customized plan with multiple treatments can restore a youthful look and improve the appearance of pores, fine lines, or discoloration.
Do laser skin treatments hurt?
We will apply a numbing product to your face prior to your laser treatment in order to minimize any discomfort. You may feel some heat or light pressure, but we will take steps to ensure your comfort.
Do I need to do anything in preparation for laser skin resurfacing?
It is important to avoid tanning and unprotected sun exposure in the weeks leading up to your laser treatment. You should also discuss your skin care routine with our specialists, so we can advise you if there are any products you should avoid prior to your treatment.
Contact Prince Plastic Surgery in Little Rock
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Melanie Prince and the team at Prince Plastic Surgery are dedicated to meeting your needs and providing beautiful, natural-looking results. Contact us today with any questions or to schedule your consultation appointment.
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