Etherea

Erbium Ablative Skin Resurfacing

Laser skin resurfacing is a technique used to rejuvenate the skin and is an alternative to dermabrasion or chemical peel. It is utilized to treat fine lines and wrinkles, as well as pigmentation differences or scars.

 

There are many different types of lasers, but of the lasers considered more aggressive or ablative, the most common are the erbium laser and carbon dioxide.  

THE SKINNY

Ablative Erbium Laser

AVG. RECOVERY          2 weeks

PERMANENCE            Temporary

TYPE                                Laser

SURGICAL                     No

COST                               $385

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The aftercare on ablative is  more in-depth and requires down time.  Post treatment a protective barrier cream is to be used and all acids, toners and facial cleansers are to be avoided.