Erbium Laser Resurfacing in Minneapolis, MN
Erbium laser resurfacing is a technique that uses concentrated, short bursts of light to remove the surface of damaged skin. Laser resurfacing is an effective tool for reducing lines and wrinkles or removing acne scars.
The erbium laser resurfacing technique is treats skin imperfections on delicate areas of the face, especially around the eyes, nose and mouth. It can be used to treat skin surface problems or moderate to deep skin lines and wrinkles.
Erbium lasers cause minimal damage or burning to surrounding tissue. This means reduced discomfort and faster healing time.
Reduce wrinkles with erbium laser resurfacing: Call (952) 681-2157 or contact Ashley Keeter online to learn more.
What is Erbium Laser Resurfacing?
Erbium laser resurfacing is a type of laser skin treatment. This procedure utilizes a special wavelength of laser to reduce the signs of facial aging. Skin conditions that can be treated with erbium laser resurfacing include:
Erbium laser resurfacing is generally considered a very safe treatment, but it can only be applied to certain parts of the body. These include the:
Erbium Laser Skin Treatment
For the procedure, your provider will numb the area to be treated. Anesthesia may be used if the treatment covers the entire face. The resurfacing procedure itself can take between 30 minutes and two hours depending on the size of the treated area.
- The skin will be analyzed to ensure the erbium laser will have the desired effect.
- Prior to using the laser, a topical pain-reduction cream will likely be applied.
- Utilizing a special handpiece, the laser technician, aesthetician, doctor or other provider will administer the laser to the skin.
Erbium Laser Resurfacing Recovery
After your erbium laser resurfacing treatment, your skin will be bandaged and you'll need to follow your provider's instructions for cleaning your skin. It is important that no scabs form on the skin, so you'll need to keep the skin moist with petroleum jelly or other ointments as prescribed by your provider.
Swelling and redness, dryness and peeling are common after the procedure, you can expect your skin to heal in 10 to 21 days. Redness may persist for two to three months. After treatment, it is important to protect the newly-resurfacing skin. Individual results may vary.
Find out more about erbium laser skin resurfacing today: call (952) 681-2157 or contact Ashley Keeter online.
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