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What is laser skin resurfacing? How does it work?

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Dr. James Newman
Facial Plastic Surgery
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In brief: 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 new collagen formation as well as remodeling of your old collagen. Net result is smoother skin with less wrinkles and less sun damage. Laser skin resurfacing is one of the most effective treatments but must be performed by an experienced surgeon.

In brief: 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 new collagen formation as well as remodeling of your old collagen. Net result is smoother skin with less wrinkles and less sun damage. Laser skin resurfacing is one of the most effective treatments but must be performed by an experienced surgeon.
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