Laser Skin Resurfacing

If you’ve ever wished that you could renew your complexion to make it smoother and more even-toned, board-certified plastic surgeon and facial rejuvenation specialist Dr. Fady Sinno offers an effective solution: laser skin resurfacing at his practices near Baltimore and Columbia, MD.

About Laser Resurfacing

Also called “laser peel,” men and women of all ages may benefit from laser resurfacing. The best results from the procedure are typically seen in individuals with fair, healthy, non-oily skin.

Laser resurfacing can effectively correct any of the following conditions:

  • Fine lines, especially around the mouth
  • Vertical lines around the mouth
  • Facial scars caused by injury or accident
  • Scars caused by acne
  • Areas of uneven pigmentation, such as age spots
  • Lines on the cheeks caused by sun damage

What to Expect

A beam of laser energy is used to vaporize the upper layers of damaged skin with accurate precision. As new cells form during the healing process, smoother, tighter, younger-looking skin appears.

During the procedure, the activated laser is carefully passed back and forth over the skin until Dr. Sinno reaches the safest level that will make the wrinkle or scar less visible. When imperfections are deep, he may recommend that the resurfacing be performed in 2 or more stages.

Dr. Fady Sinno

Meet Dr. Fady Sinno

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Fady Sinno provides individual attention and personal care to each of his patients. His warm, personal approach and exceptional results make him a top choice for Baltimore, MD, area men and women who want to look and feel their best.

Meet Dr. Sinno
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Alternatives to Laser Resurfacing

Precision and predictability are the major advantages of laser resurfacing. However, laser resurfacing isn’t the only method that plastic surgeons use to refinish the facial skin. Alternative methods include:

  • Retin-A treatment: A light skin-refinishing treatment that involves regular applications of Tretinoin.
  • Glycolic acid peel: A light resurfacing treatment that involves use of a prescription-strength facial wash or cream.
  • Dermabrasion: A more aggressive method in which the surface layer of skin is removed with a motorized brush
  • Chemical peel: A resurfacing method in which a chemical solution is applied to peel away the top layers of skin, allowing a fresh new layer to emerge.

Laser Skin Resurfacing Recovery

When the procedure is over, Dr. Sinno will cover your face with protective ointment and give you more ointment to use at home for the first week of healing.

You are likely to experience some mild to moderate swelling. However, ice packs and medication prescribed by your surgeon can help you stay more comfortable.

Although everyone heals at a different rate, you can expect that your recovery will follow this general timeline. Over the first 3 weeks:

  • Skin will be bright pink to red in color. The redness is a positive sign that the healing process is progressing and a new layer of collagen is being laid down
  • You can safely apply makeup as a concealer (after about 2 weeks)
  • You may be able to return to work
  • You’ll begin to feel a lot more comfortable

Within about a month the redness will start to fade. It’s important to remember that the redness will fade gradually. Although the color will continue to diminish with every passing week, some pinkness may remain for 3 to 4 months.

In the months following treatment, it’s essential to protect your face from the sun until all the color has returned to normal. If you must be in the sun, apply a strong sun block with an SPF of 15 or higher and shade your face with a visor or wide-brimmed hat. You should also wear good quality sunglasses that have filters to block 100 percent of UVA and UVB rays. If sun-related darkening occurs, your plastic surgeon may suggest using a bleaching cream to even out the color.

Testimonials

  • “I am incredibly happy with the results of my mammoplasty! The results have far exceeded my expectations. Dr. Sinno was very knowledgeable, professional, and transparent with me about the procedure. Dr. Sinno and his staff are incredible and are always a pleasure to work with! They provide excellent personalized care and I was very impressed with the surgery center.”

    – Patient Review on Vitals

  • “Dr. Sinno, is caring, intuitive, and extremely skilled. He is more interested in producing an artistic, natural, and beautiful result than in simply making money. I consider him to be one of the most ethical and professional plastic surgeons in the region. I highly, highly recommend.”

    – TriciaLeanne

  • “I have been going to Dr Sinno for more than 15 yrs, I had 3 surgeries, He has the best bedside manner & his professionalism is beyond anyone I met! I Love my results. He is truly an artist. I can’t say enough about him, I HIGHLY recommend him.”

    – Rbsbeauty

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Results

Most patients notice a significant improvement in the tone and texture of their skin. You should be aware that even though your results will be long-lasting, your face will continue to age. Following your treatment, your natural facial movements will eventually cause expression lines to recur. Using sun protection and a skin care regimen recommended by Dr. Sr. Sinno will help to maintain your results. However, some patients decide to repeat the treatment after several years to restore their rejuvenated look.

Next Steps

Are you ready to find out more about laser skin resurfacing in the Baltimore or Columbia, MD, area? Request your consultation online with Dr. Fady Sinno or call us at  (410) 884-4200 (Ellicott City) or  (410) 751-2348 (Westminster). His offices are conveniently located near Annapolis and Frederick.

A Reputation Built on Results

You deserve the highest caliber of service, care, and results, and at Sinno Center for Plastic Surgery, we're committed to providing all that and more. But don't take our word for it—see for yourself what our actual patients have to say about their experiences with us.

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Google
5.0/5
Jan 27, 2021
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I searched for 8 years to find a plastic surgeon that I felt I could trust. The moment I met Dr. Sinno's team, I honestly felt like I was home. From the time, I walked into Dr. Sinno's practice everyone was kind, warm and welcoming. I got the exact results I asked for during my consultation. Dr. Sinno exceed my expectations, I don't believe I could of found a better plastic surgeon. Dr. Sinno and his staff are beyond amazing! I highly recommend Dr. Sinno for your life changing needs! He gave me confidence that I thought I would never have in my life!!
Google
5.0/5
Dec 22, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
I don’t usually write reviews but I would be remiss if I didn’t tell you about my experience with Dr Sinno. Before I selected Dr Sinno as my surgeon I did my research. Board certified: check. Good reviews: check. Good consult: check. Having Rhinoplasty was something I have looked forward to for several years and I wanted to be extra sure before committing to going though with it. Kinda hard to hide the the nose on your face, right?! From consult to post surgery it was a good experience. The front office staff was kind and friendly. At the consult he actually listened to what I had to say and explained the process in detail. He took the time to make sure that we were both on the same page so I could get my desired result. The day of surgery he met with me before and after the procedure. I had minimal bruising and swelling and could tell a huge difference only one week after surgery. His level of professionalism and skill while also being humble about it are the reason I picked him to perform my rhinoplasty. He is there to work with you to give you the result you are looking for. Another thing I liked is that I wasn’t just a number to them. The practice always made me feel welcome. If you are looking for a surgeon look no further.
Google
5.0/5
Nov 16, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr. Sinno and his staff really took the time to make me feel comfortable. Very caring and warm. I would definitely recommend fair price for excellent work. I can’t tell you how much my confidence has went up since I had my surgery. It has changed my life!
Google
5.0/5
Nov 5, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr.Sinno and his staff are amazing! They really care for the whole patient...body and mind. I've had post weightoss surgery with Dr. Sinno....and also had Dr. Sinno advise against surgeries for me. Dr. Sinno also keeps me looking youthful with just the right facial treatments. This office and Dr. are the best!
Google
5.0/5
Nov 1, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Absolutely amazing! I would so recommend! The Obagi cleansiderm system it works great for my skin!!😊
Google
4.0/5
Oct 31, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Always love the results of my Botox and lip injections and won't go anywhere else! Super nice office and talented doctor.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 28, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr. Sinno and his entire staff are amazing! Dr. Sinno takes great care in ensuring his patients are fully comfortable and understand all aspects of the process. I couldn't be more pleased with my results.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 9, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Writing this review is difficult, only because I can not possibly put into words the amount of gratitude, and appreciation I have for this Center. They have re built my life in so many ways. Providing a stepping stone for me to become the greatest possible version of myself. Not only did Dr. Sinno, alongside his staff provide exceptional care, and service they went above and beyond all expectations. I am a survivor of sexual/physical abuse, Dr. Sinno was very kind, compassionate, he walked me through every step of this process. Due to the thoroughness of this Surgery Center, I found out about a health condition I had no idea I had. Possibly saving my life! They welcomed me not just as a client, but like family. I found myself missing Dr.Sinno, and his staff once the surgery was completed. The surgery went amazing with no complications. The healing process also surpassed all expectations. The staff checked on me daily, and made sure I was right where I needed to be, pushing me to get up, and moving even when I didn't want too. The scar is minimal, and I healed beautifully. I put on a bathing suit for the first time in my 28 years, my daily routine is cut in half,and I no longer feel embarrassed, or ashamed of my own body. That feeling is PRICELESS! I would recommend Dr. Sinno a million times over for anyone who is looking for exceptional, quality care. Thank you for everything Dr.Sinno, Tayra, Rima you have no idea how life changing this journey has been for me.
Google
5.0/5
Oct 8, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
I got Botox 3 weeks ago on my forehead I wanted thank you for my service I feel so good and a lot younger you are the best 🙏
RateMDs
5.0/5
Oct 6, 2020
RateMDs Etna Interactive
Wonderful all around experience, results, cleanliness, and timely!!!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 6, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Wonderful all around experience, results, cleanliness, and timely!!!
Google
5.0/5
Oct 1, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
From the first call to the most recent follow-up appointment, the entire staff was very professional and friendly. The office was very comfortable and inviting. Dr Sinno dedicated ample time (and offered more) to answer questions and explain the procedure in full detail. He even made time for a second "introductory appointment" after additional questions arose. He prefers to spend the time face-to-face (or should I say "mask-to-mask") which I sincerely appreciated. I don't think that I could have had a better experience anywhere else.
Google
5.0/5
Aug 17, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
My experience with Dr. Sinno and the entire team was wonderful. From the very beginning of my journey, Rima, Tayra, and Dr. Sinno made me feel incredibly comfortable and confident and could not have been kinder. They answered all questions I had regardless of how silly (and trust me, they were silly). The procedure I had done was a breast augmentation. The office and rooms were clean and sterile. I received wonderful information about the surgery and the different options of implants available. The recovery was incredibly easy. My results were amazing and I couldn't be happier. I highly recommend Dr. Sinno and his team if you are thinking about your next journey.
Google
5.0/5
Aug 7, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
First, let me say I was "OCD" in my research for my procedure. I researched and attended 5 different consults. I wanted to be sure that I was putting my health in the RIGHT HANDS. I also spent the first 30 years of my life in Northern California... where plastic surgery has been well crafted. Pressure was on... After my consults, I kept comparing the various details which mattered to ME, for MY procedure. Things like surgery center vs. hospital, plastic surgeon vs. cosmetic surgeon, longevity of staff, board certified, line items of expenses, years in practice, OTHER REVIEWS, bedside manner...personal feel & disposition of the DOCTOR. He spent at LEAST 30 minutes talking to me, in his office before we ever hit the exam room on my consult. He took the time to understand what I was looking to achieve. You get where I am going with this... there are MANY moving parts, many variables to such a life changing decision. In conclusion, I have to say from the consult, the office staff and their professionalism, the bedside manner & personal care given by Dr. Sinno, was unmatched. Let me also add, that I received a consult from another HoCo Board certified doctor that I have patronized for 10 years... and did NOT choose her. Every question was answered BEFORE I COULD ASK! Each member of his team from the front office, back office, surgical staff, anesthesiologist... TOP NOTCH. Warm, welcoming, caring.... everything you want when you're making a decision THIS big. I had a very well explained recovery plan by their office. It made sense and it left ZERO anxiety or issues in my mind. Post surgery, when I had a question, I could call! I was able to text Dr. Sinno DIRECTLY if needed. But of course, did NOT need to! Things could NOT have gone better with my experience TOP to BOTTOM. Hands down, THE only person/team I would recommend or return to for ANYTHING. Professionalism, knowledgeable & amazing support staff. WHERE DO YOU FIND THAT these days?? Well, I'll tell ya 'SINNO CENTER for PLASTIC SURGERY'... Ps - Out of all my consults, he was NOT the most expensive NOR was he the lowest bid!
Google
5.0/5
Aug 3, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
LOVE the skin care products Dr. Sinno offers. Tayra and Rima really know their skin care. #Obagi Thank you!
Google
5.0/5
Jul 29, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
I have been a patient of Dr. Sinno for a few years. I have had Dysport injections and fillers. My experience there has always been great. Dr. Sinno and his staff are very knowledgeable, friendly and always make you feel apart of their family. When I began inquiring about a possible facelift I consulted with Dr. Sinno, he explained the procedure to me as a teacher would. I appreciated his attention to detail explaining exactly what the procedure entailed, the expectations after surgery and my results. I scheduled my surgery for July 13, 2020. My husband and I are so happy with the results he is considering having the procedure done as well. The only plastic surgeon I would recommend is Dr. Sinno and his center for plastic surgery. I appreciate Dr. Sinno, Rima, Tayra, Mackenzie and the entire patient care staff for the care they gave me before, during and after my surgery. Thank you all.
Google
5.0/5
Jul 15, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr Sinno and his staff are absolutely wonderful. I called same day they were able to fit me in for some Botox. Dr. Sinno has amazing bedside manner and his staff in the front go above and beyond to help you out. I would recommend this office a million times over, and I cannot wait to return! Thanks Guys!!
Google
5.0/5
Jul 15, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr Sinno has been treating me with dysport and fillers for about 6 years now. So when I chose to have breast implants I knew that I could trust him completely with the procedure. I couldn't be happier with the results, he exceeded my expectations. My only regret is not having this done 10 years ago! Dr. Sinno and his entire staff made me feel comfortable, and are extremely professional. Thank you again!
HealthGrades
5.0/5
Jul 3, 2020
HealthGrades Etna Interactive
Dr. Sinno and his staff are wonderful!! I had a scar revision done and I am pleased with the results! Dr Sinno is very caring and takes his time to go over everything and answer any questions. I never felt rushed at any of my appointments. The staff is delightful! So friendly and personable, and they go and beyond to make you feel comfortable!!
Vitals
5.0/5
Apr 9, 2020
Vitals Etna Interactive
Dr. Sinno is a fantastic surgeon. I had a skin cancer on my leg and his surgery made it disappear and it looks beautiful. His office staff and nurses are super pleasant and professional. It really made me feel confident and relaxed. I will recommend him to everyone. Even during the hard times of the Coronavirus thr entire staff was still very pleasant. They are all my heroes.
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