Laser Resurfacing

Laser Resurfacing Information

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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, Port Macquarie Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 1300 73 63 53    Website
  NSW, Campbelltown Dr. Prochazka, Tony FFMACCS 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Sydney Dr. Prochazka, Tony FFMACCS 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Surry Hills Dr. Roberts-Szudzinski, Andrew (semi retired) FACCS 02 9357 7333
  NSW, Matraville Dr. Schwartz, Jerry FACCS 02 8347 4488
  QLD, Toowong Dr. Dingley, Mary FFMACCS 07 3870 0111    Website
  QLD, Fortitude Valley Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John FACCS 1300 88 1388    Website
  QLD, Brisbane Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 1300 73 63 53    Website
  VIC, Malvern East Dr. Granot, Ashley FFMACCS 03 9569 3511    Website
  VIC, Malvern / Glen Waverly Dr. Lanzer, Daniel FACCS 03 9826 6644, 03 9561 9100
  VIC, Richmond Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 1300 73 63 53    Website
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Rich, Michael FACCS 03 9500 1110

Doctors performing this procedure: outside of Australia

  Location Name Contact
  Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dr. Fung, Ho Wang FFMACCS 852 2385 2666