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Skin Resurfacing Beverly Hills – Chemical Peels, Skin Resurfacing, Skin rejuvenation

Skin resurfacing is a powerful way to rejuvenate the skin. Aging and sun damage result in skin wrinkling, loss of elasticity, and pigment changes. Skin resurfacing will improve the appearance of fine wrinkles and scars and improve pigment irregularities. Skin resurfacing involves the controlled removal of the top layer of skin. Topical exfoliants, light peels, and microdermabrasion can be used to treat mild changes and for general skin maintenance. However, skin resurfacing is more effective for moderate to severe skin changes.

Types of Resurfacing

The three main modalities to resurface the skin are mechanical, chemical, and photocoagulation. That is, dermabrasion, chemical peels, and ablative lasers. All three techniques offer very similar results. All three techniques remove the outer layer of skin, which stimulates your body to produce new skin and collagen. So, not only do you get a fresh layer of skin, but the new collagen formation helps tighten your skin and reduce the wrinkles. Dermabrasion is typically very effective for wrinkles around the lips, and chemical peels are effective for wrinkles around the eyes. During your consultation, we will discuss which modality would be best suited to give you the most optimal result.

Recovery

It takes about seven to ten days for your body to heal after a skin resurfacing procedure. During this time, you will experience swelling and redness. It may be difficult to open your mouth and eat for the first few days after surgery. The new skin tends to stay pink for several months; however you will be able to apply makeup after about two or three weeks. You will need to protect your skin from the sun for the first year after the procedure, but it’s a good idea to always protect your skin from the sun.

Schedule an appointment at our Los Angeles office to reverse the signs of aging and sun damage with skin resurfacing.

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About Dr. Dennis Dass

About Dennis Dass, MD, PharmD

Dennis Dass, MD is a top Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, focusing on boosting the confidence of his Los Angeles, California patients with natural and beautiful results. He provides a range of surgical procedures for the body, laser skincare, and non-surgical procedures. As a Board-certified plastic surgeon, he performs hundreds of cosmetic procedures every year.

Dr. Dass earned his Medical Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, NM and his Doctor of Pharmacy qualification from the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy. He underwent a six-year Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at the University of Kansas. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, California Medical Association, and Los Angeles County Medical Society.

Dr. Dass has received numerous accolades including Top Plastic Surgeon designation from many reputed organizations. Connect with Dr. Dennis Dass on Linkedin.