Micro Laser Peels produce a fresher, smoother surface by painlessly vaporizing off the outer 20 - 50 microns of dull, dead skin, compared to a treatment like microdermabrasion, which removes only about 10 microns of outer skin. Because more of the skin can be removed with the Micro Laser Peel than with noninvasive treatments, more improvement is achieved with texture, patchy pigment, sun damage, pore size appearance and fine lines.
Our Sciton Contour Laser has the capacity to also produce some skin tightening even at Micro Laser settings, similar to the results seen with the Pearl Laser or the Arctic Peel.
Before & 1 week after a Micro Laser Peel, photo by C. Elliott, MD
Micro Laser Peels can be done on any part of the body and are an excellent choice for rejuvenation of the face, neck and chest with minimal down time. Treatments are painless when a cream anesthetic is used and they can be repeated monthly as desired.
Most patients will experience 2-3 days of redness similar to a sunburn after each session with some peeling expected on days 2-3. Results will continue to improve afterwards for several months.
Come into our Tampa office soon for a free Micro Laser Peel consultation to learn more about how Micro Laser Peel can help you achieve the look you want.