Laser Skin Resurfacing Improve Your Look with Laser Technology

Laser skin resurfacing is a non-invasive or minimally-invasive rejuvenation technique that safely and effectively harnesses the power of light to treat common skin conditions one layer of skin at a time. Laser treatments involve the use of controlled pulses of high-energy light, directed into the different layers of your skin. As the light enters the skin, it is absorbed as heat energy, stimulating the body’s natural healing response and sparking collagen production for your skin, so you can enjoy a rejuvenated look with minimal downtime. Our offices serve the Richmond, Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, and Washington DC areas—to learn more about how laser skin resurfacing can help you, reach out and set up your consultation today.

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The Ideal Laser Resurfacing Candidate

Laser skin resurfacing is an ideal treatment for anyone seeking to enhance their youthful appearance and rejuvenate their skin. When you visit the Virginia Institute for Plastic Surgery, we’ll help you explore your options and decide on the treatment that is best suited to your particular cosmetic goals. Common skin conditions treated by laser resurfacing include:

  • Sun damage
  • Age spots
  • Sun spots
  • Acne scarring 
  • Chicken pox scarring
  • Wrinkles 
  • Fine lines
  • Rough skin texture
  • Enlarged pores
  • Birthmarks
  • Scars
  • Stretch marks
  • Melasma 
  • Hyperpigmentation

The Benefits of Laser Resurfacing

  • You’ll enjoy a customized treatment plan that is tailored to your unique concerns
  • The technology is safe for use on all skin types
  • The risk of complications is quite low
  • Recovery times are impressively fast
  • The procedure is convenient and quick
  • You can return home the same day
  • Zero incisions will be made during the procedure

Our Laser Workstations

At the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer only the most advanced, state-of-the-art light-based rejuvenation systems, which vary in terms of the depth at which the rejuvenating energy is delivered, the strength of the required healing energy, and extent of potential discomfort and required downtime. Our practice offers the very latest laser technology workstations, including:

  • Fractional CO2
  • DOT Therapy™ CO2
  • Fraxel
  • Clear + Brilliant®
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CO2 Laser Resurfacing

The strongest laser systems—CO2-based, ablative lasers—deliver powerful healing energy deep into the tissues of your skin and are perfect for those who feel they may have significant damage and are interested in a more extensive level of rejuvenation. 

While individual results may vary, most of our patients are able to achieve impressive results with just one treatment. The treatment requires the use of a sedative and can require up to one week of downtime.

Before your CO2 laser resurfacing procedure, you’ll meet with a member of our team who will help you understand exactly what you can expect from the treatment experience, and what your recovery experience will be like, as well.

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Clear & Brilliant Laser Resurfacing

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Treating Mild to Moderate Skin Issues with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Gentler, non-ablative systems such as Clear + Brilliant® are ideal for minor to moderate skin damage. These treatments are more comfortable and can be completed without the use of anesthetics, and they do not require any downtime. Optimal results usually require a series of treatments usually spaced about a month apart.

At your initial consultation, we will evaluate your unique skin tone, condition, and texture and discuss with you your unique aesthetic goals, in order to plan and modify a precisely-tailored laser treatment or series of treatments based on your individual needs.

Committed to State-of-the-Art Technology

At the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery, we offer a variety of advanced laser workstations, relying only on state-of-the-art technologies that have long-standing track records of both safety and results. Brothers and board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Burton Sundin and Dr. Reps Sundin are proud to be leading a team that is so deeply committed to patient care.

You’ll find our offices warm and welcoming, and you’ll be greeted by a staff that is excited to get to know you and learn more about how we can unite you with your cosmetic ideal. When you’re ready to get started, reach out and speak with a member of our team.

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Contact Us Today

If you are interested in learning about our energy-based laser services, or you would like more information on any of our surgical or non-surgical rejuvenation procedures, we encourage you to contact the Virginia Institute of Plastic Surgery to schedule an appointment today. 

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