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Individuals with facial scarred skin from acne, accidents, or previous surgery may benefit from skin resurfacing. Skin resurfacing procedures may also help smooth out fine facial wrinkles.
There are many methods available for skin resurfacing. Chemical peels use a caustic solution to remove the undesirable layer of skin, while dermabrasion scrapes them away. During your initial consultation, we will evaluate your physical condition and needs to recommend the best option for you.
Chemical peels vary depending on the type of solution used. All of the solutions dissolve the top layer of skin by a chemical reaction. Phenol, which is one of the oldest solutions used, is very effective in removing moderately deep wrinkles. TCA, or Trichloroacetic acid, is a weaker acid, which is good for removing finer wrinkles. Its strength can be adjusted by changing its concentration. Fruit acids or hydroxy acids, such as Glycolic and lactic acid are generally weaker acids derived from the naturally available fruit acids. Hydroxy peels, when done in a very light fashion, are called micro-peels.
Laser treatments are some of the most effective and innovative ways to transform your favorite areas without extensive downtime or hassle. Our comprehensive new platform from InMode Aesthetic Solutions allows us to build a well-rounded treatment package using the best in minimally-invasive and non-invasive options. Our laser treatment options include:
What is a Diamond Glow treatment?
Is Diamond Glow good for any skin type?
The best way to get started on finding the right laser treatment package for you is through a consultation with Dr. Coan and our laser technicians. Contact our Cary office by calling or filling out our online form.