Just as a road becomes rough, uneven, and dull over time, so does your skin. Laser skin resurfacing performed at the Gladstone Clinic is then needed to provide your skin with a smoother, brighter appearance. Dr. Hayes Gladstone proudly performs facial resurfacing for patients in San Ramon, Danville, Pleasanton, San Francisco, and the surrounding communities in California.
At the Gladstone Clinic, we have different types of facial resurfacing and customize them to your needs. We primarily use carbon dioxide, fractional carbon dioxide, and radiofrequency. Downtime will vary with each procedure. As with other procedures, there are risks, and proper pre-procedure preparation and post-procedure care is important to minimize them.
At the Gladstone Clinic we the latest technology including the Syneron C02RE and the Lumenis M22 ResurFX.
What: : Fractional Carbon Dioxide/Traditional Carbon Dioxide laser. The gold standards. For Whom:If you have Deep wrinkles; Acne scars; Severe sun damage Recovery Time: Possibly one week of redness, peeling, scabbing. After one week, you may be able to wear cover up. There can be up to 3 months of pinkness. How Many: Can generally take one treatment.
What: The Lumenis ResurFX is a nonablative fractional laser. For Whom: Patients who have both fair and darker skin types. Improves skin texture; fine lines; acne scars; stretch marks. Can be used on the face, neck, upper chest, hands. Recovery Time: 2-4 days of mild to moderate redness with mild scale. How Many: 4 treatment packages.
What: Medium Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser For Whom: Moderate sun damage and discoloration. Fine to medium wrinkles Recovery Time: Possibly 3-4 days of scabbing and/or redness. If you have it performed on Thursday, then you may be able to return to work on Monday. Pinkness may last up to 2 weeks. How Many: Three treatments. 4-6 weeks apart.
What: Light Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser For Whom: Mild Sun damage; fine lines and wrinkles. Recovery Time: Possibly as little as 1 day. Potential pinkness can last for 2-3 days. How Many: Four treatments. 2 weeks apart.
The Gladstone Peel
What: Combination of Deep Fractional Carbon Dioxide + Profound RF For Whom: Moderate to severe sun damage; moderate to severe wrinkles; moderate acne scars Recovery Time: One week. Pinkish for 4-6 weeks How Many: One treatment. Occasional enhancement treatment at 9 months.
The Gladstone Clinic is passionately committed to reflecting your inner beauty. Using the latest and most advanced procedures for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our team offers services emphasizing overall health and wellness to the residents of San Ramon, Danville, Pleasanton, Manteca, San Francisco, and the surrounding communities in California. Please contact us today to schedule a complimentary laser skin resurfacing consultation!