3 Reasons Why People Opt for Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser resurfacing, also known as lasabrasion, laser peel, or laser vaporization, is a popular treatment that can be used to reduce scars, including acne scars and skin irregularities such as blemishes, age spots, uneven skin tone, and crow’s feet, fine lines and even get rid of deep facial wrinkles. Laser resurfacing can also be used to treat sagging skin and get rid of warts or enlarged oil glands. The technique directs short, concentrated pulsating beams of light at irregular skin to remove skin layer by layer with great precision. If you have minor skin flaws that are affecting the quality of your life and skin, such as the three reasons mentioned in this article, you may very well benefit from CO2 laser skin resurfacing treatments. 

1. Goodbye Wrinkles Hello Tighter Skin

As we age, our skin naturally loses elasticity and so, over time, our skin no longer bounces back the way it used to in our youth. Laser skin resurfacing enhances skin tone and encourages the production of new collagen in areas that have been treated. Laser skin resurfacing promotes more collagen absorption in the surrounding, untreated areas as well. The result is a firmer, more youthful skin appearance. The improvement is immediately noticeable and continues to improve over time. Laser skin resurfacing works well in getting rid of lines around the mouth and eyes. By making your skin look healthier and smoother you will look younger as well.

2. Improve Acne Scars, Traumatic Scars, and Surgical Scars

Laser skin resurfacing is an option for people battling with acne well into adulthood who know well that acne scars are difficult and time-consuming to cover and that acne can also leave their skin marked and uneven. The professionals at Silhouetteplasticsurgery.com note that people with scars due to accidents or surgeries may have their self-confidence impacted by the aftereffect on their appearance. Laser skin resurfacing is a great option for minimizing scars and reducing their visibility. In some cases, scars may be removed altogether. 

3. Treat Brown Spots, Redness, or Discoloration

Laser skin resurfacing can be used to treat spots and discoloration due to sun exposure, aging, or problems with skin pigmentation. It can also remove unwanted freckles. Laser skin resurfacing can help balance your skin tone by eliminating brown spots and correcting skin pigmentation. 


If you choose not to live with scars, spots, and wrinkles it is highly recommended that you discuss whether laser resurfacing is right for you by first consulting with your doctor before having the procedure done. If you have fine lines or wrinkles on your forehead or around your eyes and mouth, you may be a good candidate for laser skin resurfacing. So too, if you have shallow scars from acne or non-responsive skin after a facelift then laser skin resurfacing could very well work for you. However, and in closing, it is important to note that if you have very dark skin, you may not be a candidate for laser resurfacing and that this technique is not recommended for getting rid of stretch marks.