What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Using the cutting-edge FemiLift Pixel CO2, laser skin resurfacing at Tidal Wellness is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that uses a mixture of heat and ablation. This unique process deeply exfoliates damaged skin cells one layer at a time. It can help treat facial lines, wrinkles, acne scars, or pigmentation problems. Sometimes called a laser peel, fractional skin resurfacing is an effective facial treatment for people who want softer, clearer, and youthful-looking skin. Depending on your complexion's condition, we can adjust the treatment for your exact needs and best results. Generally, you will require some downtime for many laser skin resurfacing sessions. You can discuss any concerns or ask any questions during your appointment with Dr. Melissa Griffin at her Wilmington, NC office.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does laser skin resurfacing cost?
The cost of laser skin resurfacing with FemiLift Pixel CO2 depends on the treatment type you get. During your consultation, Dr. Griffin will listen to your skin problems and goals before discussing laser resurfacing types. After this, she will help you select your treatment and discuss the costs. Tidal Wellness regularly offers skin treatment specials and packages so please ask for more information during your consultation.
What's the best type of resurfacing for me?
Dr. Griffin will help you choose which skin resurfacing treatment is best for your needs and goals during a consultation. The treatment that works best for you depends on several factors, such as your skin's health, any skin concerns, and how deep you want your treatment to go. When selecting your treatment type, the length of recovery time may be an essential factor. If you feel unsure, it's better to choose a milder treatment, then assess your results and adjust as needed for your next treatment.
How can I help my skin recover after a resurfacing treatment?
Following your laser resurfacing treatment, Dr. Griffin will provide detailed aftercare instructions to help your skin heal. By using the FemiLift Pixel CO2, patients can experience a reduced recovery time. One of the most critical aftercare rules is to not pick or peel flaking skin. Doing this could cause lasting damage, including scars. You should also avoid using any hair removal methods near the treatment site. Waxing, shaving, or depilatory creams could impact your results and damage your sensitive skin. We will also provide information about soothing ointments to use during recovery.
How often should I get laser resurfacing treatments?
Based on the resurfacing method you and Dr. Griffin choose for your treatment, you may need to wait weeks or even months between appointments. Deeper laser treatments will provide results that last a long time but will require a lengthy recovery period. You should tell Dr. Griffin about how frequently you want to return for appointments so she can consider this when creating a treatment plan during your consultation.