MicroLaser Peel - Nonsurgical Skin Resurfacing - Houston, TX*

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About a MicroLaser Peel

Board-certified Houston, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Edward Lee offers MicroLaser peels for men and women hoping to improve their skin texture and tone, and for those wanting to achieve a more youthful appearance. At Nuveau Plastic Surgery, there are a number nonsurgical methods that can enhance the beauty of your skin. The MicroLaser Peel is one that provides superior results, performed right inside our Houston office and can be tailored accordingly to match the needs of your skin. The procedure removes a thin layer of damaged skin so that a new fresh layer can form. It is safe and effective for most patients and is a popular skin rejuvenation treatment recommended by Dr. Lee.

Ideal Candidates

The MicroLaser peel is a treatment that can benefit both men and women with varying skin types. Patients with severe acne should not undergo this treatment until any open sores have healed. It is recommended for those who have and wish to improve the appearance of scars, keratosis, mild wrinkles, sun damage, pigment, and tone irregularities. Dr. Lee will assess the health of your skin and determine if this treatment is right for you. There are a number of alternative nonsurgical rejuvenation treatments that can be considered as well.

What to Expect

Nuveau Plastic Surgery has on-site treatment rooms that are comfortable and relaxing for our patients as they undergo their treatment. The skin will first be thoroughly cleansed, and a numbing ointment may be applied depending on the depth of the peel. The MicroLaser beam is then moved across the treatment area, which will start the process of gently damaging the top layer so it can be removed through a natural shedding process. As the skin heals, new cell growth will occur and essentially “resurface” the treated area. The result is a complexion that appears softer, more even, and healthier looking. In addition, mild wrinkles and other imperfections can be reduced. The procedure usually takes less than 30 minutes.

MicroLaser peels allow the practitioner to titrate the depth of the peel down to the micron level. We can perform a light, refresher type of procedure at 10 microns, or a full ablation as recommended by Dr. Lee.

Anticipating Results

In most patients, excellent results can be attained in one treatment session. Some individuals may need additional treatments to achieve the desired outcome. After a MicroLaser peel, your skin will be red and slightly swollen, and extremely sensitive to sun exposure or ultraviolet light. You may be given special skincare products with instructions on how to use them during the healing phase. Many of our patients at Nuveau Plastic Surgery combine this treatment with other nonsurgical procedures such as fillers, BOTOX, or skin tightening to provide the most optimal outcome without surgery.

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A Softer, Smoother Face

At the plastic surgery office of Dr. Edward Lee, there are a number of nonsurgical skin rejuvenation treatments that can help fight aging and turn back the hands of time. We invite you to learn more about the MicroLaser peel and the other treatments we have. While surgery can provide outstanding results, today's aesthetic market offers simpler treatments that allow you to look and feel your best without having to undergo a surgical procedure. Call today to schedule your consultation.

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