Laser skin resurfacing is a cosmetic surgical procedure performed to improve the overall appearance of the skin. It is commonly used to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles around areas such as the eyes, mouth and cheeks. Laser skin resurfacing helps to improve the overall texture of skin and to remove blemishes, including acne scars and the appearance of sun damaged skin. The procedure may be performed on its own or it may be used in conjunction with other cosmetic procedures, such as facelifts or eyelid surgeries.
By removing the top layer of the skin the laser skin resurfacing procedure helps remove blemishes and fine wrinkles. The more youthful and attractive skin beneath is exposed by removing the top layer. The procedure is typically used to remove wrinkles and blemishes found on the face.
The most common approach to this procedure is for removing Acne, Deep laugh lines, Frown creases, Lines and wrinkles around the mouth and other Injury or surgical scars.