Skin Resurfacing Specialist

Colorado Family Medicine

Family Medicine & Aesthetic Specialists located in Denver, CO

For many adults, improving the overall quality of your skin without lengthy, expensive surgeries and extensive downtime would be a dream come true. The board-certified physicians at Colorado Family Medicine in Denver, Colorado, offer the Icon™ Laser Aesthetic System by Cynosure® to help make your skin resurfacing dreams a reality. If you want to improve the look and feel of years of sun damage, wrinkles, and age spots, call to schedule a consultation, or book one online. The procedure is simple and effective and can help you regain your youthful glow.

Skin Resurfacing Q & A

Colorado Family Medicine

What is laser skin resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing is a non-invasive procedure in which the doctor uses laser energy to diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, scars, acne, and other signs of aging. Lasers allow the doctor to non-surgically remove damaged layers of skin with precision, while leaving the surrounding tissue unharmed. Laser skin resurfacing is typically a facial procedure for men and women who want to reverse the outward signs of damaged skin, but it can also be done on your hands.

What can laser skin resurfacing improve?

The goal of laser skin resurfacing is to improve the overall health and appearance of damaged or aging skin. It is effective at:

  • Diminishing cars from acne, surgery, or injury
  • Smoothing fine lines and wrinkles under your eyes, forehead, and around your mouth
  • Firming loose skin
  • Minimizing age spots/sun spots
  • Removing warts
  • Correcting and balancing skin tone

How does laser skin resurfacing work?

The Icon Laser Aesthetic System by Cynosure makes skin resurfacing a simple and convenient treatment you can have done right in the Colorado Family Medicine office. The Icon fractional laser uses “microbeams” of laser energy to target the layers of skin below the epidermis (the surface layer) where the damaged layers begin.

The laser energy treats the targeted area with intense energy, but doesn’t damage the surrounding area of delicate tissue. As a result, your body’s natural healing response kicks in and begins producing new, healthy collagen to repair and replace the damaged tissue. The result is smoother, firmer, younger-looking skin with an even skin tone.

The Icon laser works on all types of skin from the lightest to the darkest tones and addresses a number of concerns at the same time. Most treatment sessions are done in about an hour, and you can address one concern at a time or over the course of a few sessions. The experienced doctors at Colorado Family Medicine listen to your particular needs and concerns and advise you on the most effective way to get the results you desire.