Non-ablative Skin Rejuvenation for Aging Skin
Learn more about treatment options for aging skin.
Non-ablative skin rejuvenation uses laser, light and other
energy-based treatments to improve skin appearance. Unlike ablative therapies,
it does not remove the top layer of skin. Procedures often can be performed in
less than an hour and often require little or no downtime.
Why choose non-ablative skin rejuvenation for aging skin
Non-ablative skin rejuvenation can be used to treat:
- Pigmentation issues
- Spider veins
- Age spots
- Loss of skin tone
- Temporary darkening or lightening of the skin
The average cost for non-ablative skin rejuvenation is
between $550 and $1,200. Since most medical insurance companies consider
non-ablative skin rejuvenation therapy a cosmetic procedure, it usually is not
How to prepare for the procedure
- Avoid sun exposure.
- Let your doctor know if you have a history of cold sores.
What to expect after the procedure
Non-ablative skin rejuvenation can reduce fine lines around
the eyes and mouth, diminish or eliminate age spots and spider veins, and
significantly reduce wrinkles and shallow scars. Improvement is gradual and can
take several months to take full effect. In some cases, a series of treatments
may be necessary.
Find a doctor for your non-ablative skin rejuvenation
Visit “Find a dermatologic surgeon” and choose “Non-Ablative
Light-Based Rejuvenation” from the dropdown menu. In 2013, ASDS dermatologists performed nearly 2.25 million laser/light/energy-based procedures, up from 1.68 million in 2012. Because ASDS dermatologists are trained in
a variety of the best and latest techniques, they are the most qualified to
evaluate and select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient’s