Laser Skin Resurfacing (Halo Laser for Facial Rejuvenation Treatments) – Sioux Falls, SD

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About Laser Skin Resurfacing

Let us wow your skin with our Halo Laser at Artisan 57 Skin & Laser Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Laser skin resurfacing is a nonsurgical technique that applies pulsating beams of light to exfoliate damaged skin one layer at a time. This laser therapy is renowned for improving facial lines, wrinkles, skin blemishes, acne scars, pigmentation, and more.

Also called a laser peel, laser skin resurfacing is a fabulous facial treatment for men or women desiring softer, clearer, younger-looking skin. Depending on the concerns of the complexion, the laser will be adjusted accordingly. There is some downtime needed with most laser skin resurfacing procedures, which can be discussed during your complimentary skincare consultation.

Our Laser Treatments

Indulge your skin in the synergistic effects of laser skin resurfacing to improve the tone and texture by removing damaged cells and stimulating collagen growth. At your Halo laser session, we will use a hybrid of two fractional lasers to render extensive dermal rejuvenation to your skin. Halo creates beautiful results without the downtime of more aggressive resurfacing procedures. We will do our best to keep you comfortable and cool, as most patients feel a sensation of heat during the session. After the appointment, you may continue to feel warm for an additional 30 – 60 minutes.

This laser procedure quickly and comfortably repairs skin damaged by sun exposure, scarring, or aging. One tiny laser beam pinpoints thousand of areas on the skin, but it is the surrounding tissue that creates new collagen to add firmness and resilience to the skin. Experience an overall improvement in your skin's appearance while reducing the signs of aging or other imperfections. You can also enhance the experience with our ProFractional XC treatment (as it is an add-on to the Halo Laser). The ProFractional XC can be applied alone for the whole face; however, our patients mostly request it for the area around the eyes. Together with the Halo Laser, Dr. Tendler may include the ProFractional XC and a MicroLaser Peel for a dramatic combination of laser skin resurfacing and rejuvenation that produces astounding results.

Ideal Candidates

There are several factors to take into consideration when deciding what treatment is right for your skin. Laser skin resurfacing is designed for anyone who is unhappy with their general complexion. If you have sun damage, acne scars, age spots, lines and wrinkles, redness, or pigmentation concerns, then laser skin resurfacing can be an effective tool to address these cosmetic flaws. In addition, laser skin resurfacing works well for patients who have scaly patches, rough texture, or other irregularities.

Skin resurfacing is not usually recommended if you have very dark skin or active acne. Also, it is important to be aware that there is downtime associated with these laser peels. Some patients, depending on the condition of their skin, may need up to 2 weeks for recovery.

Treatment Technique

Medication will be prescribed prior to your appointment to help minimize swelling after your session. A topical anesthetic will be used to numb certain areas where the laser will target. During the procedure, you will relax in the chair while the laser glides over your skin, precisely targeting the specific sections for resurfacing. You will feel warmth followed by cold air from the built-in cooling system. The laser works to eliminate dead and damaged skin cells while also stimulating natural collagen production.

What to Expect

For lighter peels, a healing ointment will be applied to the skin and you can return home to recover. The skin will seem red and there will be some irritation and swelling. This should subside within a couple of days and the peeling process will last over a 3 – 5-day timeframe. If you are receiving a more intense laser session, your recovery period last longer.

All patients should reduce their sun exposure and apply sun protection frequently. For all peel intensities, the skin will naturally flake, crust, and peel away. It is vital to avoid interfering with the healing process to both prevent scarring and to protect the treated area at all times from UV exposure. Once the peeling process has been completed, your skin will feel softer while looking younger, clearer, and rejuvenated.

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A Softer, Clearer Complexion

Laser skin resurfacing provides excellent results for patients who want a younger-looking complexion. If you are thinking about trying laser skin resurfacing and would like to learn more, we invite you to call our office today to schedule your free consultation.

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