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If you’ve found fine lines or other imperfections that adversely impact your confidence in your appearance, laser skin resurfacing can help you feel more confident than ever before. Richmond Plastic Surgeons offers laser skin resurfacing for men and women in Richmond, Midlothian and surrounding areas of Virginia.

Dr. Chen – The Aging Face

Dr. Stephen Chen - The Aging Face

What Exactly is CO2RE Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing is a fantastic solution for just about anyone with minor skin imperfections and signs of aging, helping to grant you a fresher, more youthful appearance, tailored to your personal goals.

The board-certified plastic surgeons and medical estheticians here at Richmond Plastic Surgeons will help you feel more confident about your appearance, no matter where you are in life.

Am I the Ideal Candidate for CO2RE Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Most individuals are great candidates for laser skin resurfacing! In some cases, an alternative approach might be better, especially if you experience:

  • Severely loose or sagging skin
  • Active acne
  • Darker skin tones
  • Severe, deep wrinkles

Dr. Chen - Perioral CO2RE Laser Treatment

Dr. Chen - Perioral CO2RE Laser Treatment

What Are the Benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Some of the most advanced laser skin resurfacing Richmond has to offer can be adapted to treat a range of cosmetic concerns...without any need for surgery or downtime:

  • Skin tone correction
  • Superficial scars (including acne scars)
  • Enlarged pores
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Liver spots
  • Some birthmarks
  • Sun damage

Laser skin resurfacing can also be performed after a facelift, to soften the minor imperfections that might not be treatable with the surgery.

What Should I Do Before My Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing treats an impressively wide range of cosmetic concerns, but the treatment isn’t the best solution for every single individual. 

We’ll start you off with an in-person consultation at the Richmond Plastic Surgeons offices, walking you through every step of the procedure, so you can be sure it’ll offer the optimal results for your skin, age, and lifestyle.

What Can I Expect During My Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment?

You might need some initial skin treatments, as a prelude to your laser skin resurfacing, which often begin about six weeks before your laser treatment. The laser skin resurfacing treatment itself will take between 30 minutes and two hours, depending on the nature and type of the treatment. After each treatment, your skin may be a bit red and sensitive, we’ll be sure to give you detailed aftercare instructions before we get started.

Before & After


Will I Have Scars After My CO2RE Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Thankfully, you won’t have any scars after your laser skin resurfacing treatments.

When Will I See My Results?

You’ll be able see your results after each treatment!

Are There Any Possible Complications from Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Our team of expert surgeons and estheticians at Richmond Plastic Surgeons utilizes not only the latest and safest technologies, but also a wealth of experience and knowledge to easily avoid complications like:

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

How Long Will the Results of My 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 won’t be covered by insurance. After your consultation, we’ll give you a detailed cost breakdown, so you can review your budget and be prepared for the procedure. We accept several payment options, and financing is available through CareCredit®.

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