Laser Treatment for Common Skin Problems and Anti-AgingMost superficial skin problems can be corrected by removing layers of damaged skin with laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening. The treatments also stimulate collagen production. Collagen is a protein that occurs in the skin, keeping it smooth and young. The production of collagen is part of the healing process, so new, fresh skin is created that is free of cosmetic flaws and imperfections.
Atlanta Laser Skin Resurfacing and Laser Skin Tightening Cost and Financing OptionsThe cost of laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening at Atlanta Aesthetics is based on the size of the treatment area and the extent of the procedure. After your evaluation appointment, we can give you a total cost. We accept cash, personal checks, credit cards and CareCredit® financing.
Benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing (Laser Skin Tightening)Laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening is a non-surgical procedure that gives you superb results without surgery. Voted the 2015 Best Cosmetic Surgeon for the Best of Forsyth Reader’s Choice Awards, Dr. Christopher Killingsworth recommends laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening to treat:
- Lines and wrinkles
- Blotches caused by sun damage
- Acne scars
Evaluation for Laser Skin Resurfacing (Laser Skin Tightening)One of the most important aspects of laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening treatments is having realistic expectations of the procedure. Not all signs of aging can be treated. An evaluation by Dr. Killingsworth helps you make an informed decision about undergoing the treatment. If they determine that laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening cannot achieve your cosmetic goals, they will recommend facial surgery or dermal fillers and injectables.
Laser Skin Resurfacing (Laser Skin Tightening) ProcedureLaser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening is performed in our office, so you go home the same day. You should have someone drive you to and from the appointment. A local anesthesia is injected into the treatment area. Dr. Killingsworth then uses a special device to apply laser energy to the treatment area in small bursts. If the entire face is being treated, the appointment should take approximately two hours. Treating smaller areas of the face takes 45 minutes to an hour.
After the treatment, your skin is red and slightly swollen. Dr. Killingsworth gives you a special ointment to keep the skin clean. You should avoid exposure to the sun until your skin is fully healed. For the first three days, your skin with itch and tingle. This indicates that new skin is being produced. Full healing takes up to three weeks.
If you want to improve the tone and texture of your skin without surgery, consider laser skin resurfacing and laser skin tightening at Atlanta Aesthetics. Dr. Christopher Killingsworth has an exceptional reputation amongst the residents of Forsyth County, and Dr. Killingsworth was voted the 2015 Best Cosmetic Surgeon for the Best of Forsyth Reader’s Choice Awards. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.