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ASPS Reports 9% Jump in Laser Skin Resurfacing

Feb 28 2013

Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases a report on current trends in the world of cosmetic medicine.  While several minimally-invasive procedures saw significant growth, laser rejuvenation came in near the top of the list.  In one year, laser skin resurfacing saw a dramatic uptick of 9%, with over half a million procedures performed in 2012.  So, what do we believe to be driving this trend?  In the end, it seems to come down to the treatments, safety, simplicity and efficacy.

Laser skin resurfacing — sometimes referred to as “lasabration” or a “laser peel” — uses special light energy to remove the damaged outer layers of the skin and promote a more youthful appearance.  As one of today’s most versatile cosmetic treatments, laser skin rejuvenation can combat the appearance of several common cosmetic concerns.  These include facial lines and wrinkles, skin discoloration, scars and much more.   A procedure expected to grow more popular in the coming months, read on to learn about a few of the laser treatments our practice offers.

Laser Treatments in Danville:

  • Fraxel re:pair®: As one of today’s most popular CO2 lasers, Fraxel re:pair works to combat the appearance of wrinkles, brown spots, uneven skin texture and much more.
  • CoolTouch®: Promoting the production of collagen, CoolTouch is commonly used combat premature signs of aging and to improve skin tone and texture.  The treatment delivers a cooling spray before, during and after the laser procedure to keep patients comfortable.
  • Vbeam® Laser: Ideal for vascular conditions, the Vbeam is a versatile laser that works well on brown and black discolorations as well as acne, wrinkles, scarring, and more.
  • Photofacial (IPL): This treatment uses Intense Pulsed Light to reduce the appearance of sun damage, facial discoloration and more.

Laser Skin Resurfacing in Danville

To find out if laser skin resurfacing is right for you, we encourage you to contact us today and schedule a consultation.  Our offices are located in Danville, and you can reach us directly at (925)272-2695.  We look forward to meeting you.

Category: Cosmetic Dermatology News, Laser Treatments

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