Laser Facial Resurfacing

Improves skin tone and texture, decreases wrinkles, sun spots, and sun damage, and promotes tighter skin.

The Procedure

Laser Facial Resurfacing is a 30-45 minute in-office procedure designed to improve your overall appearance as well as repair sun damage and age spots. We use topical anesthesia to minimize any pain associated with the laser.

Results from Facial Laser Resurfacing last for several years.

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Performed in Office and Takes 30-45 Minutes


One Time Treatment


Results Last Several Years

The Results

Patients will experience improved skin tone and texture, decrease in wrinkles, tighter skin, and a decrease in sun spots or sun damage for several years after treatment. 

Before & After*

Common Questions About Laser Facial Resurfacing

How Long Does it Take?

Laser Facial Resurfacing takes 30-45 minutes to complete.

How Long Does it Last?

Patients will have lasting improvements from laser facial resurfacing several years after treatment.

Are There Any Alternatives?

Other services similar to Laser Facial Resurfacing include our Vivace RF Microneedling and Pico Laser Facial Rejuvenation.

Is it Painful?

We use topical anesthesia to help minimize pain. We can also provide patients with a mild sedative that is taken by mouth, if needed.

What is Recovery Like? Is There Downtime or Medication?

There is some redness, swelling, and peeling for one to three days. Some redness may remain for up to 5-10 days. There are no medications, however we will recommend a skin care regimen during your recovery.

Is Financing Available?

If you’re interested in learning more about payment options, please visit our financing page here.

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Dr. Shaw specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation to help you look your best with the least downtime possible.

We're proud to serve Richmond and the surrounding communites in central Virginia including Chesterfield, Short Pump, Bon Air, Tuckahoe, Glen Allen, Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Chester & more.

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