Laser Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is a highly effective treatment that we use to permanently remove pigmentation, soften lines, smooth uneven skin, fade acne scars, tighten sagging around the eyes and in the face and generally improve the overall texture of the skin.

Here at The Cooden Medical Group we use Candela technology which utilises a specially crafted beam of thermal energy that has the power to reach deep into the dermal layers of your skin. The healing process allows your skin to naturally reform, encouraging production of collagen, resulting in healthy new, radiant and refreshed complexion.

The versatile nature of laser treatment means that our experts can target your specific problem areas, leaving the rest of your skin untouched. We can also treat larger areas such as the whole face, depending on your requirements.

In your initial consultation we will tailor a treatment to suit your exact requirements, which offers the versatility of both deep and light skin resurfacing and skin tightening in one single system. The result is comprehensive skin rejuvenation and maximum anti-ageing benefits, with a vastly diminished downtime.

Here at The Cooden Clinic we use laser resurfacing to treat the following problems:

  • Pigmentation
  • Sun damaged skin
  • Lines/wrinkles
  • Acne
  • Acne scarring
  • Stretch marks
  • Enlarged pores
  • Facial sagging
  • Ageing skin
  • diagram of how laser skin ablation works
  • laser skin resurfacing can aid damaged, scarred or aged skin
  • laser skin resurfacing can improve the appearance of your skin on the face or body
  • Laser Skin Tightening before and after
  • Laser Skin Tightening for men before and after

Although over the counter creams claim to offer similar results to laser, in reality they cannot do that. Only laser offers the incredible results that can turn the clock back ten years. Using lasers to treat skin imperfections is a trusted and proven technique. Our advanced lasers ensure your results are exceptional, whatever your concern.

Dr K Dickinson
Dr Katherine Dickinson

Treatment Summary

Recommended Age Range 18+
Treatments Required 3-5 sessions
Procedure Time 15-30 minutes
Anaesthetic Yes
Discomfort Some discomfort
Downtime One week
Results Appear 3-4 weeks
Results Last 9-12 months
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  • What areas can be treated?

    All areas can be treated successfully with laser technology, improving wide range of problems; however popular areas are the face, eye area, neck, chest and hands.

    What will happen during the procedure?

    We will cover the area to be treated with an anaesthetic cream and leave this on for around 45 minutes. The laser beam will be delivered through a computer-controlled device that automatically scans the area of your skin being treated. If we are treating your face, your eyes will be protected with safety shields or glasses. During the treatment will hear a popping noise as the laser gently removes the outer skin cells.

    What should I expect after treatment?

    Initially you will be very red and sore and there may be swelling present in the areas treated, however, this should subside in a few hours. Further to this we suggest you take some time off of work. We will instruct you what to expect and how best to care for your healing skin at your consultation. After the first week, your skin will have a residual pink or red colour that will dissolve over time.

    Is the procedure painful?

    The amount of pain experienced varies in individuals, however we will discuss your anaesthesia options and will manage any discomfort from the treatment, both during and after. Most patients describe the post-procedure feeling as severe sunburn, but this feeling will subside in a few days.

    How long will it take me to recover?

    How long you take to heal depends upon the area and the depth and intensity of the treatment. For the first couple of weeks you will experience redness and a degree of peeling as the skin heals. Beforehand, we will answer all questions about temporary changes to your skin appearance and suggest ways to deal with this.

    Are there the risks or side effects?

    Not really, if you look after your skin as instructed. We will provide you with an aftercare plan to vastly reduce the risk of any infection. We will also make an appointment for follow-up visits to ensure excellent healing, recommended skin care routines and lifestyle changes.

  • Prices for Laser Skin Resurfacing start from £200 per area
    20% discount when booking a pre-paid course of 3 treatments

    Free consultations for aesthetic treatments

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Contact The Cooden Medical Group now on 01424 846190

Testimonials

  • "True excellence, would not hesitate to recommend. Thank you team, you are all wonderful."
  • "Always felt welcomed, always felt well informed, always felt taken care of. Thank you Dr Faris & Shannon!"
  • “I received a very high standard of care from initial consultation to after treatment. All staff were unfailingly polite and courteous and I would recommend the clinic unreservedly.”
  • “I was very satisfied with the treatment and Dr. Mo Faris carried out the procedure in a very efficient and professional way. I wouldn't hesitate to have any further problem carried out at your clinic.”
  • “Excellent reception welcome and procedure on my legs was very quick and painless. Thank you all. I would definitely recommend The Cooden Medical Group.”
  • "The clinic made my whole procedure as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Would certainly recommend Dr Faris and his team to my friends and family."
  • "Very professional, friendly staff with a good range of treatments on offer to make me look and feel better."