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is eCO2 laser skin resurfacing recommended for upper lip lines

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser Resurfacing: Laser Resurfacing refers to using a laser to ablate or remove the out layers of skin. The depth of the peel determines the recovery time. The deeper ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: First make sure your doctor believes you are looking at a sunspot and not a skin cancer. The yag laser and photofacials both can improve the apperanc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly: Thanks for your question, however there are many different types of laser resurfacing treatments and thus we cannot answer such a question. I would r ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nancy Swartz
40 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends on problem: The obagi blue peel is a nice treatment for skin color and texture, but it is not the best treatment for deep wrinkles. Traditional co2 laser resurfa ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually not: Insurance typically will help with the management and control of acne infections, but do not often pay for the care of the scarring that results.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: It removes superficial abnormalites by vaporizing them. It will not get rid of hanging skin.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
A little : We use a topical cream called Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) first that helps numb the area we then cleanse the area and it seems to work.
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
42 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
30-60 minutes: This depends largely on the areas being treated. In my experience, it takes about 40 minutes to do a full face resurfacing consisting of a one full fa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Newman
29 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Builds collagen: Light energy is directed at the skin to produce vaporization of skin layers resulting in heat dissemination through the dermis. This injury stimulates ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Mostly it: works by blowing up the skin cells by taking them to a really high temperature and destroying them creating a burn

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