Uses a small, rapidly spinning wheel with a roughened surface similar to fine-grained sandpaper to abrade the skin, removing its upper layers. This resurfacing technique is well suited for the treatment of facial scars or vertical wrinkles around the mouth.
Like other resurfacing methods, the laser is effective in treating wrinkles, age spots and some scars. It can be used on the entire face or specific areas. There are a variety of lasers in use today.