Sun damage can cause advanced signs of aging on the skin. Pregnancy, weather and the natural aging process can also change the appearance of the skin and cause surface irregularities. For patients who want to rejuvenate the appearance of their skin, laser skin resurfacing may be a great option. It can smooth and soften fine lines and wrinkles without surgery. Results are noticeable within a few short weeks of treatment. Las Vegas patients find that improvements in the skin’s tone and appearance are long-lasting and they appreciate the nonsurgical aspect of this treatment.
"Dr. Candace Spann was incredible. Super patient, thorough, and very nice. I came to her for a checkup after having-a-less than desirable experience elsewhere and she was wonderful. After finishing paperwork there was just about a 10 minute wait and that was it. I'm so thankful to have found her!"- J.M. / Google / Sep 28, 2018
"After my granddaughter asked me if I was having a baby like her aunt, I started seriously looking at liposuction. I'm on the thin side and have tried diet and exercise to remove the bulge around my middle. I researched other facilities and options and found that none of them would give me the results I wanted. Dr. Marvin Spann was brought to my attention by his wife, Dr. Candace Spann, who I was seeing for yearly skin cancer screenings. Dr. Marvin Spann did a wonderful job on my liposuction, and a year later, I'm even happier with the results! These are both dedicated, professional, competent and caring doctors who want to make sure that their patients receive the best care. I travel from Henderson to see them because they are the best!"- D.C. / Yelp / Sep 15, 2018
"My husband suffered from a severe allergic reaction to medication he was prescribed. He is African-American and the allergic outbreak targeted his face. During the healing process, his skin tone darkened about 3 times his normal color. We didn't know where to turn for help as we were concerned about doing anything to his face. We made an appointment with Dr. Candace who recommended a protocol of chemical peels and laser. Dr. Candace's esthetician, Tonia, was amazing!! After the first few treatments, we noticed the difference as his skin began to lighten and even out. My husband elected to do 2 rounds of chemical peels and 2 rounds of laser therapy. His skin tone is better than ever!! Thank you Tonia for your expertise over the past year. We are so happy with the results."- M.C. / Yelp / Aug 28, 2018
"Post Bariatric Patient - I cannot express how grateful I am to have found Dr. Spann!!! He did a Fleur-de-lis Abdominoplasty, arm lift, and medial thigh lift on me. His work is impeccable!!!! Super nice guy and gave me the results I was looking for. I am a post bariatric weight loss patient and his work is outstanding! I highly recommend him!"- K. / RealSelf / Jun 09, 2018
"Dr. Candace Spann is amazing! I was having problems with my hair thinning. She was able to get to the root cause of the problem when all other dermatologist I had been to wrote it off as stress. She really cares about her patients and my son who is almost two absolutely loves her!! It will take a while for you to get in because Dr. Spann is so awesome, but she is worth the wait! Thank you Dr. Spann!!"- P.P. / Yelp / May 07, 2018
Types of Lasers
Las Vegas plastic surgeon, Dr. Marvin Spann, and dermatologist, Dr. Candace Spann, offer the following laser skin resurfacing treatments at Couture Dermatology & Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas:
The eCO2 laser from Lutronic offers highly advanced fractional ablative laser resurfacing. The beam from the eCO2 instantly removes the top layers of skin on the treatment area, correcting sunspots, wrinkles, acne scars, and other blemishes without disturbing the surrounding healthy tissue. Dr. Marvin and Dr. Candace both perform all eCO2 laser procedures at our Las Vegas plastic surgery office. This treatment works well for individuals with moderate to severe sun damage. There is minimal recovery time needed, however, depending on the condition of the skin prior to treatment, some patients may experience a little downtime as the treated area heals.
Lutronic® Spectra™ Laser
Whether you’re tired of hiding scars behind layers of makeup or embarrassed by areas of conspicuous hyperpigmentation, laser skin resurfacing can help you restore a more even tone to your skin. The Spectra Laser by Lutronic uses a dual-pulsed Nd:YAG laser, which can be adjusted to address a number of skin blemishes, including spider veins, hyperpigmentation, tattoos, and acne scars. The Lutronic Spectra is the only laser that is FDA approved for the treatment of melasma. It is also very effective for laser epidermal peels to smooth skin, minimize pores, and even skin tone for a fresh, healthy appearance.
InMode® Lumecca IPL™
Lumecca uses intense pulsed light (IPL) to selectively target and treat skin conditions through selective photothermolysis. Optimized for light and dark skin, Lumecca increases the potential for clinicians to treat a variety of skin types and conditions ranging from facial pigmentation, superficial vessels, skin texture and/or photo-damage.
During/After the Procedure
Laser skin resurfacing is an outpatient procedure. There may be some moderate discomfort during treatment, depending on the laser used and the areas treated. A local anesthesia may be applied to ease this discomfort. Regardless of which laser is used, patients will experience some degree of peel. They will be advised to keep the treated areas safe from any sun exposure and to be patient as the area heals. It may take a few days before the patient can resume normal activities.
The cost for laser skin resurfacing varies according to the technology used and the number and size of areas treated. The average cost can range between $500-$3,000. Factors included are medications (including anesthesia if needed), practitioner’s fee and machine use costs.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $500 - $3,000
- Recovery Time
- 5-7 Days
- Average Procedure Time
- 1-2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 Week
- Procedure Recovery Location
- Office Visit
Look Younger Today!
After a thorough assessment, Dr. Marvin and/or Dr. Span will recommend a laser treatment that will provide the results you are looking for. They will customize a treatment plan and may even recommend other nonsurgical procedures to compliment the benefits of laser resurfacing, such as BOTOX and/or a filler product. We invite you to call our Las Vegas plastic surgery office to learn more and schedule a consultation.