laser skin resurfacing procedure at scherl dermatology in englewood cliffs

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Laser Skin Resurfacing
in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Laser skin resurfacing is a non-surgical, comprehensive skin rejuvenation treatment that we customize to your precise needs to address signs of aging and other skin concerns.

  • Downtime: Minimal
  • Pain Level: Mild
  • Results Duration: Long-Lasting

Treats:

Fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, age spots, some types of scars, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, uneven skin texture and tone, skin laxity

Side Effects:

Temporary redness, swelling, warmth, and dryness

Location:

Most commonly used on the face

Follow Up:

Some patients may need a series of treatment sessions to achieve optimal results

How Performed:

Handpiece delivers beams of laser energy into the skin via microchannels

Preparation:

Topical or local anesthetic applied prior to treatment

Procedure Type:

Laser

Expected Outcome:

Reduction of signs of aging and sun damage, and enhanced skin texture and tone

Onset:

Initial results are visible within a few days, and full results are achieved once the skin has fully healed

laser skin resurfacing patient during a consultation with a dermatologist

How can laser skin resurfacing help me?

Laser resurfacing targets and addresses the following skin concerns:

 

  • Fine lines or wrinkles around or under your eyes, forehead, or mouth
  • Some types of scars
  • Aged or sun-damaged skin
  • Skin discoloration
  • Liver spots
  • Warts
  • Enlarged oil glands on the nose

Laser resurfacing treatments offered

Scherl Dermatology offers the following laser resurfacing treatments:

 

  • LaseMD Ultra. This device features a 1927nm wavelength to rejuvenate the skin at a cellular level. It creates microchannels in the skin, stimulates the body’s natural healing process, and produces new collagen to smooth and improve the skin over time.

 

  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL): IPL uses multiple wavelengths of light to improve the skin’s texture. A Fotofacial treatment (full-face IPL treatment) improves the appearance of fine lines, brown spots, large pores, and sun-damaged and aged skin, as well as reduces facial redness and flushing.

 

  • CO2 Laser. This is one of the most aggressive forms of laser resurfacing. This treatment uses a fractional device, which is different from the standard ablative laser resurfacing that vaporizes the entire upper layer of skin. Fractional lasers punch micro-holes in the skin, but much of the skin is not injured. The skin tightens as collagen between the treated holes in the skin contracts, enhancing the skin’s overall appearance.

The laser resurfacing procedure at Scherl Dermatology

1 Consultation

Facial laser resurfacing procedures are performed on an outpatient basis using topical numbing cream or injectable anesthetics. Depending on your laser procedure, we will discuss your anesthesia options before treatment.

 

2 Procedure

You will be given eye shields to protect your eyes during the procedure. Then, your dermatologist will slowly pass a handheld device over the treatment area to deliver energy directly to your skin. You may feel a gentle pressure or a warm or tingling sensation.

Some patients describe the experience as like the snapping of a rubber band against the skin. Many laser devices also include integrated cooling mechanisms to enhance patient comfort.

A session typically takes less than 30 minutes to perform. The total procedure time depends on the device used and the treatment area’s size.

 

3 Aftercare Instructions

Aftercare instructions include sun avoidance and emollients to keep the skin moist and protected. Written instructions will be provided following your treatment.

 

 

4 Follow Up

Patients may require multiple treatment sessions to achieve optimal results. Your dermatologist will assess your skin to customize the best treatment plan for your goals.

Why choose Scherl Dermatology for your laser resurfacing?

 

  1. You gain access to the latest, most innovative treatments in medical and cosmetic dermatology.
  2. You can receive treatment for a wide range of medical and cosmetic concerns.
  3. You receive personalized patient care that addresses your unique needs.
  4. Your treatment is delivered by highly trained and caring physicians who specialize in helping patients achieve healthy and beautiful skin.
  5. You can schedule same-day appointments.
dermatologist treating a patient with a laser skin resurfacing device

Schedule laser skin resurfacing in Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Laser resurfacing is a safe and effective way to rejuvenate the skin on your face without surgery. If you would like to learn more about this or any of our other cosmetic treatments, contact Scherl Dermatology today to schedule your consultation.

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140 Sylvan Ave. Suite 302,

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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140 Sylvan Ave. Suite 302,

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632

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