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ResurFX Laser Skin Resurfacing

ResurFX is a fractional non-ablative laser treatment that resurfaces the skin to improve tone and texture. It works to address fine lines and wrinkles, acne scars, irregularities, and stretch marks. ResurFX penetrates the lower layers of the skin to stimulate collagen production without causing damage to the surface. The best part is, there is minimal downtime! You can do a series of these laser skin resurfacing treatments at our Seattle, WA, practice without having to take time off from work.

To learn more about ResurFX or other skin rejuvenation treatments offered at the Stella Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, request a consultation or call our office at (206) 682-3223. We look forward to helping you with any questions or concerns you may have and getting you on your way to looking and feeling your best!

What conditions can ResurFX treat?

Women and men choose ResurFX treatments to treat signs of aging and sun damage on exposed areas such as the face, neck, and chest. Commonly treated concerns include:

  • Discoloration
  • Uneven coloring
  • Fine lines
  • Acne scars
  • Stretch marks

ResurFX is one of the best options for providing long-term improvement of skin tone and complexion, without the interruption of your busy lifestyle.

What can I expect during the procedure?

A topical numbing cream is usually applied to the area to be treated. You will be given special eyewear to protect your eyes. You may feel a slight stinging sensation as the laser is administered, but we will try our best to keep the treatment as comfortable as possible. Your appointment will take about an hour in total.

What is recovery like after treatment?

There is typically little to no downtime needed after a ResurFX treatment. You may experience some pinkness and/or dryness for the first few days.

How many treatments will I need?

In most cases, a series of ResurFX treatments is recommended, but even one treatment can give your skin a nice, refreshed boost. Depending on the number and severity of conditions being treated, we generally recommend a series of 2 to 4 sessions once a month to provide excellent long-term results, minimal adverse effects, and high satisfaction.

Why are multiple treatments necessary?

Dividing the full program into several treatments provides gradual improvement with very low risk and minimal downtime.

How do other treatments compare to ResurFX?

Numerous treatments exist—from simple creams to more invasive skin resurfacing treatments like ActiveFX—to improve a variety of skin flaws. However, our goal with ResurFX is to provide great improvement with low risk and low downtime.

What is a Photofractional treatment?

Photofractional combines ResurFX with the IPL photofacial. When we do ResurFX in conjunction with IPL as a Photofractional treatment, you get the full benefits of both treatments at the same time. This combination treatment can safely and effectively treat a wide range of facial concerns, including:

  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Redness
  • Brown pigment, age spots (sun-induced freckles), and mottled coloring

After a series of ResurFX or Photofractional treatments, you will notice a nice improvement to your skin's appearance and texture.

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