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Laser resurfacing is a treatment to reduce facial wrinkles and skin irregularities, such as blemishes or acne scars. The technique directs short, concentrated pulsating beams of light at irregular skin, precisely removing skin layer by layer. This popular procedure is also called lasabrasion, laser peel, or laser vaporization.

From: Laser Resurfacing WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2017

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

FDA. 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2017

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