Surgical laser resurfacing can address more advanced aging as well as many skin conditions. Thus, it is a common addition to other procedures and performed on its own. Undergoing surgery requires preparation, so, how do I prepare for laser resurfacing? First, Dr. Santos may ask you to receive medical clearances. This is not always necessary, […]
What To Expect After CO2 Laser Resurfacing
CO2 laser resurfacing is a procedure performed by facial plastic surgeons that rejuvenates the skin using a sophisticated and high tech laser. Often, Dr. Santos uses the CO2 laser after other facial surgeries like a facelift to provide extra tightening. It also improves the overall look and quality of the skin. Stronger than CO2 lasers […]
Ablative vs. Non-Ablative Laser Rejuvenation: Which Is Superior?
Laser rejuvenation is one of the simplest and most non-invasive treatments to treat skin imperfections. When it comes to picking your laser treatments, it is easy to get stuck between a harsher ablative laser and the gentler, but less effective non-ablative lasers. Non-ablative lasers–like Fraxel, certain types of CO2 lasers, and pulsed dye lasers–do not […]