FAQs About Laser Skin Tightening

Non-Surgical Treatments Rochester NYIf you are looking for a fast, easy, and non-invasive way to tighten your skin from the inside out, then you may want to consider laser skin tightening form The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester. By using high-intensity beams of light, laser skin tightening works to heat up the treatment area which then causes your skin to heal itself and create more collagen over time. Think of it this way: when your skin is sunburned, it works to heal itself and creates new skin in the process. Laser skin tightening is based on a similar concept except it’s under a controlled manner and it’s actually good for your skin. If you have been considering laser skin tightening, but you aren’t sure about whether or not it’s the right thing for you, this article will answer some frequently asked questions. Let’s take a closer look to learn more.

FAQ: Does It Hurt?

If you have ever had laser hair removal or any other type of laser procedure done before, then you may be familiar with what it feels like. If you haven’t, however, then many patients relate the sensation to a small rubber band flicking your skin over and over again. So, although it’s not exactly enjoyable, it’s more irritating than anything.

FAQ: What Is Recovery Like?

Depending on the type of treatment that you get from The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester, recovery may be longer for some than it is for others. On average, there really isn’t a recovery involved with patients who get laser skin tightening. We do, however, encourage patients to avoid spending too much time out in the sun and to wear a lot of sunscreen whenever you do go outside.

FAQ: How Many Treatments Will I Need?

Depending on how severe your fine lines and wrinkles are, will help us determine just how many treatments you will need on average. During your initial consultation, one of our doctors will be able to give you a better idea of how many they think you will need.

If you have been worried about a loss of collagen and elasticity in your skin, then it may be time for you to consider laser skin tightening from The Plastic Surgery Group of Rochester. To learn more, contact our Rochester office and contact us today at (585) 922-5840.


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