Find Out How Laser Skin Revitalization Works to Reduce the Appearance of Smoker's Lines

Laser Skin Revitalization PerfectSK Medical Laser Center

Whether or not you smoked, those pesky vertical lines that surround your lips are one of the biggest contributors to skin that’s looking a little more worse for the wear. Aside from plastering a smile on your face to reduce their appearance, there was very little we could do about them — until now. Thanks to innovative laser technology by Cynosure®, we can rebuild your skin from the inside out, smoothing out those lines to give you something to really grin about.

At PerfectSK Medical Laser Center, our team of qualified laser specialists offers the latest tools to help our patients in Mansfield, Texas, love the skin they’re in. From laser hair removal to skin revitalization, we have the technology to give you renewed confidence in your appearance.

If you’d like to start by erasing the smoker’s lines around your mouth, here’s how we can accomplish just that with our state-of-the-art laser technology.

Where there’s smoke

There’s a reason why these vertical lines around your mouth are referred to as smoker’s lines, since they often appear on anyone who’s indulged in this harmful habit for any length of time.

If you’ve been dragging on cigarettes for years, your lips have spent considerable time in a puckered position. While the lines used to only appear when you were smoking, with age they’ve become permanently etched into your skin. The reason for this is twofold: 1) the repeated pursing of your lips, and 2) the natural loss of support in your skin.

Once you hit your 30s, your production of collagen and elastin begins to naturally wane, each year dropping off a little bit more. Without a large reserve of these structural proteins to ensure elasticity and tone in your skin, your skin starts to wrinkle and sag, succumbing to some of your repeated movements.

While smoking is the primary culprit behind smoker’s lines, these tiny wrinkles can form in anyone with aging skin. Adding insult to injury, not only do the lines become more pronounced with each passing year, they become harder to camouflage as lipstick only serves to enhance the lines.

Fighting back

The good news is that we can help you erase these age- and habit-revealing lines using our Cynosure laser technology. This noninvasive system allows us to deliver infrared wavelengths into your tissue without harming the surface area.

The energy we use is designed to revitalize your skin by creating a mild healing response to the heat. When your body registers the laser heating, it ramps up production of collagen and elastin to help strengthen your skin. As the new proteins are formed, they rebuild a network of connective fibers that lifts your skin, smoothing out any wrinkles.

Most of our clients benefit from several laser sessions, which we space apart by several weeks to allow time for your body to respond between treatments. Your results are gradual as you progress through your tailored treatment program, with optimal results about 6-12 weeks after your final session with us.

The device we use comes with a cooling feature to keep the surface of your skin comfortable as we heat up the tissue below. Since our skin revitalization technique is nonablative, there’s no downtime afterward, allowing you to get on with your busy life.

If you’d like to say goodbye to unsightly smoker’s lines, give us a call to schedule your laser skin revitalization treatment. Or you can use the online booking tool to get started.

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