Laser Skin Resurfacing

Conveniently located to serve the areas of San Diego and La Jolla

Laser Skin Resurfacing is a highly effective treatment to minimize fine lines and wrinkles, as well as greatly improve skin texture and tone. This procedure precisely removes the top layers of aged, damaged and blotchy skin to produce smooth, vibrant and younger looking skin.

Laser Skin Resurfacing is used to commonly correct

  • Fine line and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth
  • Blotchy and uneven skin tone from sun damage
  • Spider veins around the nostril or cheek areas
  • Rid Acne Scars With Laser Skin Resurfacing, large pores or other unusual skin irregularities

Laser Skin Resurfacing Procedure

Laser Skin Resurfacing is a relatively quick procedure lasting from only a few minutes to thirty minutes depending on the depth and area dimension treated. A series of treatments may be required to produce the best results. A numbing solution is applied directly to the skin prior to treatment, and the eye areas are protected with safety glasses during the procedure.

Before & After Photos


After the procedure, swelling is likely to occur and will develop on the treated areas, but should subside in a few hours. Most patients describe the post-procedure feeling a bad sunburn. This feeling should subside in just a few hours. Pink or red treated areas may last several weeks. Make-up can be applied in about one week.

Recovery time depends upon treatment depth and will independently vary among individuals as everyone is different.

The skin will be hypersensitive to the sun at this time, sun avoidance is crucial to proper healing. It is critical to protect your skin from any sun, it is recommended to stay inside over the next several days. However, if going outside is necessary, wearing a big hat with sunblock with a minimum 30 SPF is strongly recommended. By following the doctor’s recommendations closely, and practicing sun avoidance, the skin will properly heal itself over a period of several weeks.


As the production of new collagen is stimulated, lines and wrinkles begin to fill. Wrinkled areas soften and become less noticeable. Superficial pigmented spots fade and skin irregularities greatly improve. Progress in one’s appearance will continue to occur over 6 to 12 months.


Fractional CO2, Erbium, BBL Photo Rejuvenation, Pro-Fractional, and Thermage are examples of available techniques. Costs can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars depending on the skin condition, the area of the body being treated and laser being used. Repeated sessions are often necessary to gain desired results. According to Real Self Reviews, Laser Skin Resurfacing costs around $2,500.

If you are considering Laser Skin Resurfacing, please contact our office and meet with our doctors and staff to discuss your goals.