Laser Resurfacing

Once shallow, permanent wrinkles form, Botox alone will not completely correct the problem. Shallow permanent wrinkles will respond best to laser resurfacing and laser skin tightening.

Case 1: Lateral Canthus (Crow’s Feet) Wrinkles. In this case the patient has permanent, shallow, Crow’s feet wrinkles. Permanent shallow wrinkles respond well to laser resurfacing and radio frequency tightening. Wrinkle fillers can “bead” in thinner skin. In this case, the skin is thick enough, were “Beading” is less likely. Botox was also given to prevent further wrinkle formation.

Case 2: Laser Resurfacing of Eyelids. Permanent wrinkles of the eyelids are best treated by laser resurfacing, as was the case here. Eyelid skin is too thin for wrinkle fillers-not to mention uncomfortable!

If the patient had excess skin of the eyelids, she would have needed a blepharoplasty (case 3 below).


Case 3: Blepharoplasty. If there is excessive skin around the upper eyelid, blepharoplasty (surgical removal of excess skin around the eyelid) is the best option.

Case 4: Laser resurfacing of acne on chin. This man here had acne scars on the chin which were treated with fractional laser.He also had a laser photofacial to improve the discolored, sun damaged skin.

Laser is the best way to treat acne scars.

Lasers are an excellent way of treating superficial wrinkles, sun damaged skin, leathry skin, discolored skin or resurfacing the entire face.