Peeling skin after laser resurfacing is a common side effect and is, in most cases, nothing to worry about. However, being prepared for all aspects of your laser skin treatment will help make the process smoother for you. This quick guide offers a few facts about laser skin treatments to help you prepare for your appointment.
Peeling Usually Starts within a Few Days
Laser skin resurfacing removes the outer layer of skin to stimulate new cell growth. Expect your skin to begin peeling around day 3 or 4 after your laser skin resurfacing treatment. Your skin will continue to heal for the next 2 to 3 weeks, gradually revealing your final outcome.