What is Laser Skin Resurfacing?
We can do our best to even out your irregular, unbalanced skin with our laser skin resurfacing treatments at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics located in Peoria, AZ, serving Phoenix and the West Valley. You may have some imperfections in your skin, like hyperpigmentation patches, acne scars, less than ideal skin texture, wrinkles, and more to improve. Our board-certified general surgeon and medical director, Dr. Matthew Lynch, can offer you noninvasive laser sessions with his Harmony XL PRO laser and Opus® plasma systems to exfoliate the layers of dead and damaged skin cells on your facial skin. Both of these innovative Alma lasers help to treat a number of skin concerns through laser skin resurfacing. This is a wonderful aesthetic treatment to consider if you want clearer, softer, and younger-looking skin. Based on the needs of your skin, we can customize the settings on the laser for your needs accordingly. Dr. Lynch may recommend our "lunchtime facelift" with our non-ablative ClearLift™ treatments as well. If you are considering adding to your skin health routine, we invite you to speak with Dr. Lynch and our experienced team at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics during a private consultation.
"Dr. Lynch and his staff are amazing! He listened to my concerns and tailored a treatment plan to help meet my goals. He is very thorough, knowledgeable and skilled. I appreciate his honesty and expertise and always feel respected. He’s also a super nice guy that treats you like family."- S.B. / Google / Jan 02, 2023
"Dr. Lynch is great with acne issues. I have struggled with cystic acne for all of my adult life. It has been painful and leaves awful scaring on my face. I did not feel comfortable going out without make up on. I have tried various treatments both orally and topical. Dr. Lynch came up with a treatment plan for me. He was up front and informative as to what I could expect and what I would experience. After my first treatment with Dr. Lynch, I noticed a difference in my acne. It was less painful and less red the next day and even more less going forward. By the third visit I felt comfortable and confident in going out without make up on. I still feel that way and with three kids and a baby, no make up means more free time. Thank you Dr. Lynch!"- A.K. / Google / Sep 23, 2022
"I’ve had a wonderful experience working with Dr. Lynch. He is kind, caring, and compassionate. Every question or concern I’ve had has been addressed with patience and understanding. The results are incredible and I always feel more confident with each visit. Dr. Lynch has built a beautiful new office. I can’t thank you enough for creating such a welcoming environment. The staff is friendly and kind. They treat you like family and make you feel at home. Thank you for such a wonderful experience! I can’t wait to come back!"- K.D. / Google / Jul 15, 2022
"I'm so happy I found out about Dr. Lynch and the vein treatments he offers! He's very kind and friendly, and the office is very clean and beautiful. It was difficult to find someone who would treat facial veins and Dr. Lynch was very reassuring and did a great job."- A.C. / Google / Jul 15, 2022
"I wish I could give 100 stars. Dr. Matt is the best. He is so knowledgeable and caring in his practice. Very trustworthy, if you are nervous about any procedure, head in for a consult--you will be put at ease."- K.S. / Google / Jun 16, 2022
What are the benefits of laser skin resurfacing?
Over-the-counter topical treatments and home care regimens can do wonders for the skin, but sometimes we need a little extra boost to achieve our desired results. Laser skin resurfacing targets specific areas of concern to remove damaged or irregular skin cells. Patients at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics feel great about their improved skin appearance and texture after undergoing this versatile treatment. Best of all, Dr. Lynch personalizes sessions — so patients achieve their unique aesthetic goals.
Do I qualify for Laser Skin Resurfacing?
Removing your dermal imperfections layer by layer is what LSR does best. This is an aesthetic treatment that is geared toward patients who have fair skin. If you see sun-damaged skin, age spots, acne scars, lines and wrinkles, redness, or pigmentation spots, Dr. Lynch can help improve these complexion issues. LSR works well if you have scaly patches, rough texture, or other irregularities on the surface of your skin.
This treatment is not recommended if you have very dark skin tones and/or an active acne outbreak, as this laser may damage your skin. Not to worry, Dr. Lynch can recommend other treatments for you during your consultation. He can also work with you to determine which laser technology you would benefit from and curate a customized treatment plan specifically for you and your skin goals. Additionally, it is important to know that there is a recovery period associated with these laser treatments, which may require up to 2 – 3 weeks for recovery.
Our Skin Resurfacing Technique
In your private consultation, Dr. Lynch will take the time to assess your skin to determine if LSR is right for you. He will give you information about how to prepare for the treatment at your next visit. Dr. Lynch will make a treatment plan designed to meet your skin care goals. He may also ask you about your level of comfort to determine if a topical anesthetic or a mild sedative may be needed to keep you relaxed during the treatment. We want you to have all the information you need to decide if you want to proceed.
Before your LSR session, we will prep one of our private treatment rooms with a Harmony XL PRO laser or Opus laser platform for you. Once your skin is prepared for the treatment, Dr. Lynch will guide the laser's handpiece over your facial skin. Depending on how deep your laser peel needs to go, you may feel your skin getting warm and other sensations. The laser energy is designed to eliminate damaged and dead skin cells while promoting new collagen growth.
After Your LSR sessions
A soothing gel will be smoothed over the treated skin, and you can go home for your recovery. The treated skin will appear pink, and there will be some irritation and swelling. These symptoms subside within a couple of days, and the skin peeling process will occur in a 3 – 5-day timeframe. For those who are receiving a deeper resurfacing treatment, your recovery time will last longer. The treated areas may be covered by dressings, and the irritation, burning, and swelling symptoms may be more intense. Pain medication can be prescribed to lessen these side effects. All patients should limit their UV exposure after their laser treatment and use sun protection frequently. For all intensities, the treated skin will naturally crust, flake, and peel off. It's important to avoid picking at the skin during the recovery process to prevent scarring and to protect your skin from environmental exposure. After the peeling is completed, the treated skin should feel smoother while also looking younger, clearer, and rejuvenated.
Laser skin resurfacing FAQs
Should I choose over-the-counter treatments or laser skin resurfacing?
Drugstore creams and serums can only do so much to improve signs of aging or texture issues. Patients who want more dramatic results should seek laser skin resurfacing at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics. Our team of professionals has helped countless people achieve their desired appearance, and we hope to do the same for you.
How do I prepare for laser skin resurfacing?
Dr. Lynch can provide a detailed set of instructions to help you prepare for skin resurfacing. In general, you should avoid direct sunlight and wear SPF 30 or higher every day in the weeks leading up to your appointment. You should also avoid any medications or supplements that make your skin sensitive to light. We take every precaution to help you avoid complications and ensure optimal results.
Why choose us for laser skin resurfacing?
The professionals at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics are highly experienced in skin resurfacing and use the latest technology to deliver superior results. We understand that every patient is unique and tailor each treatment to meet your specific needs. You can trust us to provide you with the care and attention you deserve in Peoria, AZ.
Is laser skin resurfacing safe?
Laser skin resurfacing is a safe and noninvasive way to improve your skin’s appearance. Of course, it must be performed by a trained specialist to avoid unwanted side effects like skin damage. Our team can review the risks and benefits of laser treatment during a consultation. We strive to provide patients with the safest and most effective laser procedures possible.
Will my results look natural?
Our staff takes a natural approach to laser skin resurfacing and similar cosmetic treatments. During a consultation, we plan out a treatment that will address your concerns and provide a more youthful appearance without looking “done.” We want you to look like the best version of yourself, not someone else.
For fewer facial Flaws After LSR
Boost the health and aesthetic appearance of your facial skin with laser skin resurfacing at Lynch Vein & Aesthetics. For amazing results, like fewer visible flaws, a smoother texture, and a gorgeously healthy appearance, come in for a consultation to see if you qualify for a treatment in our Peoria, AZ office. You can also ask about the other anti-aging treatments we have available for you. Meet with Dr. Lynch, and explore your options.
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