Blooming Beautiful: Revitalize Your Skin with Spring Laser Rejuvenation

Spring is here, and that means it’s time to rejuvenate and revitalize your skin to get the perfect complexion. Wintery cold weather and harsh winds can strip the skin of its natural moisture, leaving behind a dry and sallow appearance. The good news is that spring is the ideal time to undergo revive and rejuvenate your skin with laser treatments for a brighter, smoother and healthier-looking complexion.

There are many types of laser treatments available, but in springtime especially, many skin experts recommend booking a session of laser rejuvenation. In just a single treatment, you can see a visible improvement in the tone and texture of the skin, with minimal down time and discomfort. Laser rejuvenation is the perfect solution to tackle all the skin concerns that winter months bring, such as pigmentation, sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores and skin texture irregularity.

What Is Laser Rejuvenation?

Laser rejuvenation is a non-invasive procedure, using intense pulse light technology to even out the tone, texture and color of the skin. The procedure works by transmitting high-energy pulses of light to the skin that then convert to heat and work to break down unwanted pigment and stimulate collagen production within the skin. As a result, the skin becomes smoother, more even and more radiant looking. Lasers are used to target specific skin concerns, depending on the variety and intensity of the treatment.

The Benefits of Laser Rejuvenation

Laser rejuvenation can provide a myriad of benefits for the skin. Not only can it reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, pigmentation and other blemishes, but it can also increase the production of collagen and elastin. This leads to firmer, plumper and more youthful-looking skin. Furthermore, laser treatment can refine the skin texture, reducing the size and appearance of enlarged pores and improving your overall complexion.

Laser treatments offer the added benefit of having minimal downtime. In most cases, the patient can resume their regular activities the day after the procedure. However, it is important to remember to use sun protection, as the skin will be more sensitive to the sun for several weeks post-treatment and could be more prone to sunburn.

What to Expect

Before the treatment, it is important to meet with a qualified laser specialist to discuss your particular skin concerns and to have a skin analysis. This will help the specialist customize the laser treatment and to choose the most ideal settings for optimal results. During the treatment, the skin will be cleansed and a cooling gel will be applied. The laser device will then be used to apply energy pulses to the skin. Depending on the area being treated, the procedure can take anywhere from a few seconds to an hour.

After the treatment, it is important to avoid direct sun exposure for at least two weeks. Sun protection is a must, so be sure to use a good quality, broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 every day. The skin may also appear slightly red and swollen for a few days following the treatment. This is normal and will subside.

Laser Rejuvenation in Springtime

Spring is the perfect time to have laser-rejuvenation treatment done. The skin is less likely to be exposed to direct intense sunlight in the spring, and the surrounding air humidity is higher, meaning the skin is less prone to excessive dryness. Furthermore, the skin’s healing ability and collagen production are at peak performance in the spring months, making it the ideal time to undergo a laser treatment.

From pigmentation to fine lines to texture irregularities, laser-rejuvenation treatment is an easy and effective way to revitalize the skin in preparation for the sunny spring months ahead. Contact Dr. Peterson’s office today to schedule an appointment and get the perfect glowing skin for the spring.