Skin Resurfacing Specialist

Skin resurfacing with Smart Skin is one of the most effective ways that Park Ridge, Illinois residents can address a wide range of skin issues. Whether the problem is fine lines, pigmentation problems, acne, sun damage, or something else, skin resurfacing at CN Medical Aesthetics can help.

Skin Resurfacing Q & A

CN Medical Aesthetics

What is skin resurfacing?

Skin resurfacing is a laser treatment designed to remove dead and damaged skin while leaving the healthy skin around it untouched. At CN Medical Aesthetics, the SmartSkin CO2 laser is used in skin resurfacing treatments because it's an industry leading treatment system. Laser skin resurfacing can be used for specific skin issues, but is also used for overall improvement in the skin.

Which skin problems can skin resurfacing help with?

Laser skin resurfacing with the SmartSkin system can help with a wide range of skin issues. Skin texture and skin tone can be dramatically improved, and fine lines can be eliminated. Sun spots can be minimized or eliminated, and pore size can be reduced. Overall, laser skin resurfacing can give patients a younger and more revitalized appearance.

What is the SmartSkin treatment process?

After the application of a topical anesthetic, patients relax in a comfortable position while the small laser device is applied to the face in a series of very small pulses. This creates microscopic holes, which in turn triggers healing, collagen production, and rejuvenation. The treatment may cause a sensation of heat and tingling, but it's not painful due to the anesthetic cream.

What is a MicroLaser Peel?

A MicrolaserPeel removes a thin layer of damaged skin to improve texture and provide a more youthful appearance. This is the perfect step between microdermabrasion and full skin resurfacing(CO2). The MicrolaserPeel beam is scanned over a treatment area to remove very thin skin. Removing the top layer eliminates some of the damaged cells that can give skin a tired, aged look. As the skin heals, fresh cells grow and resurface the treated area.


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How many skin resurfacing treatments are needed?

This can vary from one patient to another. Patients who want only very minimal downtime may opt for 3 or more sessions. Patients who are able to devote 5-7 days to recovery can have one longer session instead, giving them impressive results in a single treatment.

What can patients expect after skin resurfacing treatment?

After skin resurfacing, it's normal for the skin to feel warm. Patients can expect to have a slightly sunburned look for a few days. This is normal and is part of the healing and growth process. After laser skin resurfacing, patients should avoid sun exposure including tanning beds. It's usually best to allow the skin to heal without interference, so patients are typically advised to avoid makeup for a couple of days after the laser skin resurfacing treatment. The CN Medical Aesthetics team can recommend a high quality skincare regimen to help patients maintain their beautiful new skin.


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CN Medical Aesthetics
111 South Washington Avenue, Suite 205
Park Ridge, IL 60068
Phone: 847-801-0114
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