As we age, our skin is challenged by a variety of factors. Environmental factors, genetics, diet, and sun damage can all change the appearance of the skin. Contour tunable resurfacing laser is a cosmetic device that rejuvenates and replenishes the skin to a youthful state. This skin technology is customizable based on your needs and aesthetic desires. The depth of the laser can be changed to determine results and length of down-time.

Contour TRL Resurfacing in Birmingham

Contour TRL is a laser treatment that resurfaces the skin by removing damaged and aged skin. This non-invasive treatment minimizes fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, scarring, texture, and hyperpigmentation. This technology promotes the growth of new skin cells and collagen production to improve the skin’s glow, strength, and volume.

Contour TRL NanoLaserPeel 

Contour TRL can perform NanoLaserPeel treatments. This is the lightest laser peel. This treatment benefits those experiencing dullness, dry skin, acne scarring, wrinkles, enlarged pores, and hyperpigmentation. NanoLaserPeel is a customizable treatment, allowing patients to choose their desired results and downtime. This treatment requires only a topical anesthetic and uses an erbium laser. The device delivers thermal energy into the skin, stimulating collagen production. The cosmetic procedure removes the top layer of damaged skin, allowing for a more glowing complexion. This treatment is fast-acting, taking 30 minutes to complete, and your results emerge after only five days.

Contour TRL MicroLaserPeel

Contour TRL can perform a MicroLaserPeel treatment. This is a deeper laser peel, but still with minimal recovery time. This treatment addresses uneven skin tone, sun damage, wrinkles, scarring, dull skin, and enlarged pores. This treatment uses resurfacing technology on the face or body to boost the appearance of aging skin and minimize skin imperfections. This customized cosmetic treatment allows each patient to achieve results personalized to their needs.

Contour TRL Deep Resurfacing

Contour TRL can perform full face or peri-oral complete resurfacing. This is the deepest laser peel. This treatment benefits those experiencing deep lines, severe sun damage, poor skin quality and wrinkles. Patients can expect significant improvement in their skin quality with deep resurfacing laser.

What Should I Do Before My Contour TRL Laser Resurfacing Treatment?

Answer Your Questions

Before your treatment, it is essential to have all your questions answered by a professional. All your questions will be answered during an in-depth consultation with one of our highly educated team members.

Avoid Blood Thinners

Before the procedure, avoiding using any medications that can interfere with your treatment is crucial. Ibuprofen, aspirin, and other blood thinners should be avoided before. These medications can cause excess bleeding and bruising.

Avoid Retinol

Retinol products should not be used for two weeks before the procedure. These products can increase skin sensitivity.

Avoid Tobacco and Alcohol

Tobacco and alcohol should be avoided for two weeks before and after the treatment. This will ensure proper healing and minimize any redness associated with the substances.

Take the Provided Medications as Instructed

Antiviral and antibiotic medications may be prescribed a day before and after the procedure to protect you from infections, depending on how deep in your skin the laser is targeting.

How is Contour TRL Laser Resurfacing Performed in Troy?

The treatment is a customizable procedure based on your skin concerns and goals. The in-office procedure requires either a topical anestheshetic to be applied beforehand or a a local anesthetic to be injected beforehand to numb the area and minimize discomfort. The procedure is then performed, and the Zimmer device may be used to cool the skin during and after the procedure. Aquaphor or Alastin Recovery Balm will be applied after the process as a protective skin barrier.

With the deepest laser treatment, you may experience redness, swelling, tightness, warmth, mild bleeding, and oozing for days following your procedure. The Contour TRL laser is adjustable with differing post-procedure effects and care.

How Should I Care for My Skin Following Contour TRL Laser Resurfacing?

The recovery period for contour TRL is variable, depending on depth of treatment. NanoLaserPeel and MicroLaserPeel have minimal recovery and returning to normal skin care occurs within 7 days. Deep resurfacing recovery typically lasts two to four weeks. To minimize swelling and allow for the best healing experience, you should sleep on your back to prevent early skin peeling. You can apply a cold compress if the area feels warm or tender. You can take Tylenol if you feel any pain. It is essential to not rub or itch. You will be able to wash your face.

While showering, it is essential to avoid contact with any unapproved products. Your provider will discuss which products to use after treatment.  After showering, Aquaphor or another occlusive product should be applied to protect the area. This should be maintained for at least ten days post-treatment for deep resurfacing treatments. .

Makeup should not be worn until the skin is fully healed. Exercise and sweating should be avoided for two weeks, while sun exposure should be avoided for several months post-treatment.

If you are interested in Contour TRL treatment, contact our office for a consultation. Dr. Ellen and her staff are eager to answer your questions about Contour TRL treatments in the Bloomfield Hills, MI area. Please send us an email or call our office today at 248-220-6760 to schedule a consultation.