Laser Skin Resurfacing in Richmond, VA

If you have fine lines and other imperfections that make you feel less confident about your appearance, laser skin resurfacing can help. Richmond Plastic Surgeons offers laser skin resurfacing for men and women in Richmond, Midlothian and surrounding areas of Virginia.

What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?

The board-certified plastic surgeons and medical aestheticians of Richmond Plastic Surgeons can help you feel more confident about your appearance at any stage in life. For men and women who have minor skin imperfections and signs of aging, laser skin resurfacing is an excellent option.

Benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is an advanced technology that can be adapted to treat a range of cosmetic concerns without surgery or downtime, such as:

  • Skin tone
  • Superficial scars, including acne scars
  • Enlarged pores
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Liver spots
  • Some birthmarks
  • Warts
  • Sun damage

Laser skin resurfacing is also performed after a facelift to soften the minor imperfections that cannot be treated with the surgery.

Who is the Ideal Candidate for Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Most men and women are good candidates for laser skin resurfacing, but some factors may indicate that an alternative approach will work better for you, such as having:

  • Severe loose, sagging skin
  • Active acne
  • Dark skin tone
  • Severe, deep wrinkles

What Do I Need to Do Before Having Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing can treat a wide range of cosmetic concerns, but the treatment is not the best solution in every case. Starting with a personal consultation at Richmond Plastic Surgeons is the best way to find out what cosmetic treatments offer the optimum results for your skin, age, and lifestyle.

What Should I Expect During My Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment?

You may need some initial skin treatments before having laser skin resurfacing. These treatments may begin six weeks before your laser treatment. A laser skin resurfacing treatment takes between 30 minutes and two hours depending on the nature of the condition and type of treatment. After each treatment, your skin may be red and sensitive. We will provide detailed aftercare instructions before you undergo laser skin resurfacing.

Will I Have Scars After Getting Laser Skin Resurfacing?

You will not have scars because of your laser skin resurfacing treatments.

When Will I See the Results?

You will see results after each treatment.

What Are Possible Complications of Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing may cause:

  • Acne breakouts
  • Swelling
  • Infection
  • White bumps
  • Unwanted changes in skin color
  • Long-term redness

You can reduce your risk for developing these complications by having laser skin resurfacing at Richmond Plastic Surgeons.

How Long Will the Results of Laser Skin Resurfacing Last?

With proper skin care, the results of your laser skin resurfacing will last for many years.

How Much Does Laser Skin Resurfacing Cost in Richmond?

Laser skin resurfacing is elective and not covered by insurance. After your consultation, we provide a detailed cost so that you can review your budget and be prepared to pay for the procedure. We accept several payment options, and financing is available through CareCredit®.

You may not be a candidate for plastic surgery, but you can still look younger with laser skin resurfacing at Richmond Plastic Surgeons. If you live in Richmond, Midlothian and surrounding areas of Virginia, contact Richmond Plastic Surgeons to schedule your personal consultation.