Skin Rejuvenation and Resurfacing

Skin rejuvenation is a treatment to resurface the skin’s texture, clarity and overall appearance. It can be achieved a number of ways ranging from laser, light and other energy-based treatments to chemical peels and non-ablative methods. The result is smoother, clearer and more youthful looking skin. 

The Procedure
There are a number of procedures that can  achieve skin rejuvenation and resurfacing. Laser resurfacing can improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Or, specifically formulated chemical peels can resurface the skin to treat sun and age spots. Laser and fractional resurfacing, or mechanical resurfacing such as dermabrasion or dermaplaning, can improve the appearance of acne scars as well as other skin conditions. 

The Recovery
After the procedure is completed, following specific instructions from your Albany Medical Center plastic surgeon on how to care for the treated skin is vitally important. The results of skin resurfacing and rejuvenation are variable depending on the technology or treatment prescribed.