Laser resurfacing is a cosmetic procedure that renews the skin by removing aged or damaged skin. The laser's intense heat destroys the skin's outer layer (epidermis) and heats the underlying layer (dermis). As the wound heals, new skin forms that's smoother and tighter.
Why choose Mayo Clinic
- Experience. Each year, Mayo Clinic cosmetic surgery specialists perform hundreds of laser resurfacing treatments.
- Expertise. At Mayo Clinic, laser resurfacing is done only by board-certified doctors. If the need arises, you have access to all of Mayo's experts and facilities.
- Time for you. Your Mayo Clinic specialist will take the time to discuss options and answer your questions about laser resurfacing.
- Efficient care. At Mayo Clinic, your appointments are coordinated, so you usually can complete your treatment in a few days.
Read more about laser resurfacing at MayoClinic.com.