Time, heredity, hormones, sun, stress, and all of life’s little vices take their toll on the body’s single largest organ – the skin, but there’s no reason why you can’t have beautiful skin at any age. Your skin can be smooth and healthy if you maintain a program of sun protection, and take advantage of safe anti-wrinkle treatments.
Many patients who undergo a doctor-performed skin-enhancement procedure select a procedure that falls into the broad category of “skin resurfacing.” In skin resurfacing procedures, layers of the skin are removed by one means or another to expose smoother, more youthful-looking skin underneath.
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Dr. Fiona Wright’s Tip
One of the most popular resurfacing procedures we perform at Skin MD and Beyond is our RESURFX POLISH. Laser Resurfacing Polishes, are “micro” treatments specifically designed to peel the skin layer by layer, allowing us to control the depth of skin removed. Each level (20-50 microns) provides a different end result, adjustable to fit the lifestyle needs and end desires of the patient.
In comparison, microdermabrasion and glycolic peels, are ideal superficial surface procedures which can reach a depth of 10-15 microns. Because our RESURFX POLISH is a “weekend” skin peel which goes deeper into the epidermis, it is the perfect “next step-up” from Microdermabrasions and Chemical Peels.
The healing process varies from patient to patient but will generally take two to three days. Immediately following the procedure you will look red and feel tight, as if you were in the sun too long. You will have minor “micro” sloughing the following day. By day two, the redness will begin to fade and by day three any redness can be easily covered by makeup.
The RESURFX POLISH can be used for the treatment of fine wrinkles, the improvement of scars, and in the general rejuvenation of skin. At the time of your consultation a medical questionnaire and assessment will be completed and we will establish a treatment plan including the depth of the peel and the number of peels required to achieve your desired results. Call today to schedule your complimentary consultation and the newer looking you is one FIX away!