Skin Resurfacing Erbium Laser in Biloxi, MS
Age, sun and other factors can take a toll on your skin making it look dull and anything but radiant. Located in Biloxi, MS, Michael Diaz, M.D., F.A.C.S. offers skin resurfacing with the erbium laser to patients living in or around Mobile, Ocean Springs, Gulfport and the surrounding communities who want to improve the appearance of their skin by removing the damaged layers that contain age spots, fine lines and other superficial flaws.
What is Skin Resurfacing Erbium Laser?
Skin resurfacing erbium laser is an ablative laser that removes damaged tissue from the treated area to reveal fresh new skin. Skin resurfacing helps to rejuvenate skin by stimulating collagen growth and tightening and smoothing the skin.
Best Candidates for Skin Resurfacing Erbium Laser?
The best candidates for skin resurfacing with the erbium laser is anyone who is unhappy with the overall appearance of their skin. Patients who want to rejuvenate their skin by diminishing wrinkles and improve acne scars are ideal candidates for skin resurfacing.
The Skin Resurfacing Erbium Laser Procedure
A topical numbing cream will be applied prior to treatment. The laser handpiece is guided across the treated area emitting laser energy in small bursts. The erbium laser penetrates the skin and destroys the damaged layers of skin. Because the erbium laser acts on the water in the skin, there is less heating and burning of surrounding tissues. Also, the erbium laser has a computer-controlled function to predetermine the exact depth required for skin rejuvenation. This allows for precise control and smooth results.
After Your Skin Resurfacing Treatment
Your skin may be red and sensitive following your skin resurfacing treatment. You will need to refrain from outdoor activity for the first two days and apply sunscreen to protect your skin. Aquaphor should be applied for the first few days following treatment to help speed the recovery process. Erbium skin resurfacing laser will cause the skin to peel, and additional treatments may be necessary depending on the area being treated and desired results.
How Much Does Skin Resurfacing Erbium Laser Cost?
The cost of skin resurfacing with the erbium laser varies with each person as it is based on how many areas are being treated and whether you combine skin resurfacing with other cosmetic procedures or treatments. We can discuss the cost of skin resurfacing during your consultation along with our payment and financing options.
Your New Look
Results are long lasting giving you a younger and smoother complexion. Signs of aging and discoloration will be diminished, and you will have a refreshed and glowing appearance.
If you live in or around Southern Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama, and want to improve the health and appearance of your skin, contact Michael Diaz, M.D., F.A.C.S. in Biloxi, MS, today to set up an appointment and learn more about skin resurfacing with the erbium laser.