Why Winter Is The Best Time to Have Laser Skin Treatments

As we enter the winter season, now is the perfect time to treat our skin to some rejuvenation. If you are concerned about signs of age, such as fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, volume loss, skin laxity or enlarged pores, fractionated laser skin resurfacing treatments are the ideal way to restore a clearer, more youthful appearance.

While we offer fractionated laser skin resurfacing treatments year-round, the best time to have these procedures is during the cooler months of winter. Keep reading to learn why now is the best time to undergo laser resurfacing at Skin Confidence Clinic.

You are less exposed to the sun during winter

Fractionated lasers work by targeting pigmented areas of the skin. For this reason, laser skin resurfacing should not be performed on tanned skin. If the skin is tanned, the laser has a harder time differentiating between healthy and discoloured skin. This may result in the laser focusing on the wrong spots, potentially leading to hyperpigmentation. This, however, isn’t as much of a problem during the winter, when our skin is far less likely to be tanned.

Additionally, laser skin resurfacing treatments make the skin more susceptible to damage from UV rays, meaning that it is essential to avoid prolonged sun exposure after treatment. Although the sun continues to shine in the winter months, we usually spend far less time outdoors. Having laser skin resurfacing treatments in the winter is generally better for your skin’s health, although you will still need to stick to a strict sun care regimen when outdoors.

You are less exposed to the sun during winter

Fractionated lasers work by targeting pigmented areas of the skin. For this reason, laser skin resurfacing should not be performed on tanned skin. If the skin is tanned, the laser has a harder time differentiating between healthy and discoloured skin. This may result in the laser focusing on the wrong spots, potentially leading to hyperpigmentation. This, however, isn’t as much of a problem during the winter, when our skin is far less likely to be tanned.

Additionally, laser skin resurfacing treatments make the skin more susceptible to damage from UV rays, meaning that it is essential to avoid prolonged sun exposure after treatment. Although the sun continues to shine in the winter months, we usually spend far less time outdoors. Having laser skin resurfacing treatments in the winter is generally better for your skin’s health, although you will still need to stick to a strict sun care regimen when outdoors.

Winter is the ideal time to recover

If there’s ever a time to bunker down and allow the skin to heal, it’s during the winter. Following laser skin resurfacing treatment, you will experience some mild swelling and redness. As you heal, the skin will change from red to a pinkish hue before returning to its natural colour. You can expect recovery to take up to a week, during which time you may experience some peeling and flaking of the old skin. This healing process is less likely to interfere with plans during the winter, and instead, you can hang out and relax at home.

Collagen regeneration takes time

Results from your fractionated laser skin resurfacing treatments will take time to fully show. Treatments are designed to stimulate collagen and elastin production, which works to fill in lines and wrinkles and lift sagging skin. However, it does take several weeks for the body to increase the production of these key proteins, meaning that you won’t notice a change right away.

However, by having treatments in winter, your skin will be looking fresh and revitalised by summer. This means that you can look forward to flaunting a clear, smooth complexion during summer holidays and events!

Fractionated laser skin resurfacing at Skin Confidence

At Skin Confidence, we offer Fotona TwinLight and LaseMD fractionated laser skin resurfacing treatments, to keep your skin looking fresh and youthful.

Fotona TwinLight

Fotona TwinLight treatments demonstrate the latest laser skin resurfacing technology, using a three-step process to give the skin a pearl-like finish.

  • Step one involves conditioning the skin for treatment
  • Step two activates the skin’s natural repair process by destroying damaged skin cells
  • Step three peels away the upper layer of skin to remove superficial imperfections

The great thing about Fotona TwinLight treatments is that we can customise them to suit your individual skin concerns. Whether you are aiming for a subtle rejuvenation or more intense remodelling, TwinLight can help you achieve your skin goals.

LaseMD

LaseMD treatments work by creating micro-channels in the skin, which stimulates the production of collagen and elastin. Depending on your desired outcome, LastMD treatments offer three different levels.

  • Level I is the most gentle and used to treat acne scarring, pigmentation and poor skin texture
  • Level II is a bit more intense and ideal for treating moderate sun damage and fine lines
  • Level III is the most intense setting and aims to treat sagging skin, deeper lines, significant scarring and severe sun damage

Similar to TwinLight, LaseMD treatments are highly customisable, meaning that your dream skin is attainable, no matter the severity of your skin concerns.

 

Fractionated laser skin resurfacing treatments at Skin Confidence start from just $299 per treatment. To find out which treatment system is right for you, get in touch today to book your consultation with Dr Rose and Skin Confidence.

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