Laser Resurfacing

Laser Resurfacing Information

Procedure
Removal of superficial layers of skin with a laser causing the skin to heal smoother and either removing or incorporating skin defects or lesions.
Length
Depends on size of area to be treated - a few seconds for individual skin lesions to an hour.
Anesthesia
Local anaesthetic cream or injection, possibly with sedation or general anaesthetic.
Side Effects
Temporary skin darkening. Permanent skin lightening/loss of natural skin pigment. Scarring.
Recovery
Weeping from open wound surface for 2 days. Swelling mostly subsides in first week or two but may persist minimally for manyweeks. Redness maximal in first 2 weeks, but may persist for several weeks.
Duration
Facial movements will form wrinkles again over time.

Doctors performing this procedure: in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Sydney Dr. Lanzer, Daniel FACCSM (Surg) 1800 444 333     Website
  NSW, Sydney Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Campbelltown Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 1300 666 946    Website
  QLD, Toowong Dr. Dingley, Mary FACCSM (Med) 07 3870 0111    Website
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John FACCSM (Surg) 1300 88 1388    Website
  VIC, Malvern East Dr. Granot, Ashley FACCSM (Med) 03 9569 3511    Website
  VIC, Malvern / Glen Waverly Dr. Lanzer, Daniel FACCSM (Surg) 1800 444 333     Website
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Rich, Michael FACCSM (Surg) 03 9500 1110
  WA, Perth Dr. Lanzer, Daniel FACCSM (Surg) 1800 444 333     Website

Doctors performing this procedure: outside of Australia

  Location Name Contact
  Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dr. Fung, Ho Wang FACCSM (Med) 852 2385 2666