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Erbium Skin Resurfacing

Erbium laser skin resurfacing in Sarasota, Fl

There are two types of laser skin resurfacing: the CO2 and Erbium lasers. CO2 laser resurfacing is the most popular type in this procedure. It is an ablative method which wounds the epidermis to give way for new skin growth and improve collagen development. The intensity of the laser beams with CO2 is high. Erbium, on the other hand, is a more gentle procedure that only removes superficial skin layers so the recovery period is quicker. Depending on the patient’s skin condition and aesthetic goals, our skilled cosmetic surgeons will recommend the laser that is more suitable for the patient to render better results.

Erbium laser skin resurfacing in Sarasota

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BENEFITS OF ERBIUM LASER

Erbium laser skin resurfacing is the newest technology for patients looking to enhance their look and reduce wrinkles and damaged skin. It’s safe, effective and approved by the FDA for effective treatment of fine lines and wrinkles. This treatment stimulates the production of collagen creating a smooth and tight result.

ABLATION VS. NON-ABLATION

It depends mainly on the patient’s skin condition and cosmetic goals. Another factor to consider is how quick the recovery period should be or if there should be no downtime for the patient. The doctor will discuss each treatment in detail and recommend the best approach that matches the patient’s circumstances.

How long will the results last?

Aside from the natural effects of aging, personal habits and environmental factors, results can be long lasting. Maintenance treatments may be considered as signs of aging get more and more significant over time.