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Sunlight or ultraviolet light exposure accelerates collagen degradation which significantly reduces the benefits of laser skin resurfacing which attempts to form new collagen under the skin. One should be committed to minimize all factors contributing to skin aging, such as sunli...
10 Apr 2019
Deep scars such as ice pick scars are most difficult to treat and often respond poorly to laser skin resurfacing. In addition, laser skin resurfacing may be associated with a flare of acne after treatment, which may also result in failure of treatment response.
10 Apr 2019
Hi there! The short answer is, NO, I strongly do not advise you to undergo laser skin resurfacing after being exposed to sunlight for the past few days. In fact, depending on factors such as duration and intensity of recent sunlight/UV exposure, skin type and skin condition, ...
18 Mar 2019
Hi there, Sunscreens that are best suited for post laser resurfacing are those that fulfill the following 3 main criteria: 1) SPF 30 and above (adequately protects against UVB which causes redness and sunburns) 2) PA +++ (adequately protects against UVA which causes pigment...
15 Apr 2019
Hi thanks for your question. It is important that you keep your skin well hydrated and moisturised after a face laser skin resurfacing. Any use of products with alcohol will dry the skin further and affect the results of the healing process. Here are some tips f...
25 Mar 2019
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