Using heat energy in the form of light beams is a precise treatment method designed to remove the epidermis and heat up the lower dermal layers. This intentional “damage” results in rapid healing and accelerated production of new skin tissue. Collagen production increases. The trick is to deliver just the right amount of energy at exactly the proper wavelength. Laser models have evolved quickly over the past two decades, and the newest lasers used for laser skin resurfacing can effectively revitalize dull, brittle, wrinkled skin with just one or two treatments. Here in Nashville, we proudly offer our services to men and women who desire more youthful, wrinkle-free skin that shows fewer discolorations.
Common Skin Problems
Laser skin resurfacing can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face, particularly those that develop beneath the eyes and near the corners of the mouth. Superficial scarring from acne or an injury can also be treated using laser energy. Liver spots, freckles, and other issues can be made less noticeable as well.
Laser skin resurfacing in Nashville can also improve the overall texture of the skin by reducing the size of the pores and sweat glands. Enlarged oil glands on the nose make for a very undesirable visual effect, but this can be dramatically improved via laser skin resurfacing at our office.
How the Laser Works to Improve Skin Health
Most of the skin treatment methods that are now so popular involve a rejuvenation of the skin itself via some sort of stimulation. In other words, the very causes of skin problems, most importantly a decrease in collagen production, inability for the skin to hold moisture, and lack of firm subdermal support, can be remedied merely by providing a means for the body to do its own healing.
Lasers direct energy to the epidermal layer and affect it. When this layer is removed, the laser then delivers energy to the lower dermal layers. This shrinks the collagen and causes slight damage to the skin cells. The body responds by sending nutrients to the affected areas. This eventually results in an increase in collagen production, and the new dermal layers, particularly the epidermis, will become more taut and supple. Discolorations will hardly be noticeable, and the pores will be much smaller.
Laser skin resurfacing can result in much healthier skin tissue that won’t need further treatment for many months. A major benefit is the simplicity with which this treatment is performed. It’s performed in the comfort of our office in Nashville.
Enjoy the long-term benefits of laser skin resurfacing. If you live in or around Nashville, you aren’t far from us at Restored Images. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with us in Nashville!