As we age, skin cells do not replicate or turn over as fast as in our youth. This results in dry, dull skin with accumulation of dead skin cells. Skin resurfacing refers to the process of sloughing off dead skin cells and stimulating collagen production in order to reveal fresh, smooth skin. Laser skin resurfacing is very popular and effective, as are microdermabrasion and microneedling. If you have rough, dull skin or uneven skin tone and texture, skin resurfacing may be a good option for you.
Many people do not take proper care of their skin when young, and the result is sun damage. Sun damage can take the form of premature wrinkles, dark spots, rough, dull skin, and even skin cancer. Dr. Ling offers a variety of options aimed at reversing the effects of sun damage, and works with patients to create an effective skin care regimen to prevent future sun damage as well.
The most commonly recommended procedures for dull, dry skin include the following: