For your comfort, a topical numbing cream will be applied before treatment . During treatment, air cooling is also used to ensure maximum comfort. You may experience a warm or prickling sensation as the laser is applied to the skin.
Typically, about 3 sessions are needed to have visible improvement in the skin texture and fine lines. You will notice changes in pore dimensions after the first treatment. Optimal results are achieved after 3-5 sessions in 4-5 week intervals. You will continue to see improvements in your skin for up to 6 months following treatment.
Immediately following treatment, you may experience some redness or swelling, depending on your customized treatment settings. The swelling and redness will diminish over the next few days. Most clients are able to resume their daily activities the same day. You should avoid direct sun exposure for a few weeks following treatment and apply daily sunscreen.
ResurFX treatments are not suitable for everyone and may carry some risks. This treatment is not recommended if you have active infections, viral, bacterial, or fungal diseases, inflammatory skin conditions, or skin cancer. Our provider will consult with you to decide if you are a good candidate for the ResurFX treatment.