Laser Resurfacing

Revitalize Your Skin With Laser Resurfacing in Vancouver

For the ultimate exfoliation, we offer laser resurfacing treatments that help you safely unlock a new layer of skin. Confidently treat fine lines, stimulate collagen, address pigmentation concerns, and more with expertly administered laser treatments from our accredited dermatologists who have experience treating all skin tones and types.

  • Downtime: Minimal – Moderate
  • Pain Level: Very Minimal – Moderate (Varies depending on treatment)
  • Results Duration: 6 months – 2 years (Varies depending on treatment)
  • Treats: Texture and tone, pigmentation concerns, aged or sun-damaged skin, fine lines and wrinkles, scarring
  • Side Effects: Bruising, bleeding, inflammation, localized pain, tenderness or swelling, redness, peeling
  • Location: Primarily used on the face
  • Follow-Up: 4-6 weeks (Varies depending on treatment)
  • How Performed: Laser settings are determined by the physician, and the physician performs your laser treatment
  • Preparation: Topical and local anesthetic available
  • Procedure Type: Laser
  • Expected Outcome: A renewed, clearer complexion that results from improving your skin’s overall tone and texture, reducing areas of aged or sun-damaged skin, and treating scarring and pigmentation concerns.

The Proof Is Our Results

100% Of Treatments Performed By Board-Certified Dermatologists

At Waterfront, we have one of the largest collections of un-filtered before/after photos of our real life patients.

Treatments offered for laser resurfacing:

CO2 Laser

For the ultimate exfoliation, we offer laser resurfacing using the CO2RE® fractional laser to help you safely unlock a new layer of skin, reduce pigmentation concerns, stimulate collagen, and more.

Frax Pro®

This non-ablative skin resurfacing treatment resurfaces your skin by stimulating the growth of new, healthy skin cells from the inside out.

PicoWay® & PicoSure®

PicoWay and PicoSure are powerful, well-tolerated, and effective lasers used to address acne scarring, wrinkles, tattoo removal, benign pigmented lesions, and more.

Treatments Help With:

Tone and texture

Laser resurfacing can help improve your skin’s color, texture, and tone.

Fine lines and wrinkles

Help diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Pigmentation concerns

Laser resurfacing helps treat pigmentation-related concerns.

Sun damage/age spots

Laser resurfacing significantly reduces targeted areas of sun damage and age spots.

Scarring

Laser resurfacing can help with acne scarring, birthmarks, and blemishes.

Skin cycling

By shedding old layers of skin, you can eliminate pigmentation concerns, sun damage, and age spots to unveil clearer skin.

Dull complexion

Help stimulate blood flow and improve your complexion.

Collagen stimulation

Collagen is key for plump and youthful skin. Our laser resurfacing treatments help promote collagen production.

Meet the Doctors

About Dr. Wu

Dr. Wu is a double board-certified dermatologist in both Canada and the USA with specialty training in Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery via the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) Fellowship program. He has authored over a hundred medical articles and textbook chapters in both general and aesthetic dermatology, and his work has been cited by other experts in the field over 2000 times.

About Dr. Wat

Dr. Heidi Wat is a Harvard trained double board-certified dermatologist who completed fellowships in cosmetic dermatologic surgery (ASDS) and Mohs micrographic surgery (ACMS) – the only dermatologist in Canada to achieve both distinctions.

About Dr. Wat

Dr. Heidi Wat is a Harvard trained double board-certified dermatologist who completed fellowships in cosmetic dermatologic surgery (ASDS) and Mohs micrographic surgery (ACMS) – the only dermatologist in Canada to achieve both distinctions.

Real Patients. Real Trust.

Rated 5 Stars on Google, Yelp, & Realself

All testimonials are from trusted national websites that use algorithms to vet and authenticate their reviews.

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I recommend her to anyone requiring an amazing dermatologist – Dr Heidi Wat is your doctor.

 

Rosalind Enktaiya

★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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上几个星期去屈醫生診所做了玻尿酸注l射和一個面部皮膚擊光、效果很好、皮膚光滑柔嫩了黑班沒有了、法令紋消除了、口角紋不見了。 我的朋友都說我年輕咗几年、整個人都開心和輕鬆了、感謝屈醫生送給我的大驚喜!多謝你的專業精神

𡖖本佳人

★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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I trust Dr Wu implicitly, and travel many miles to see the doctor who is responsible for all of the compliments I get on my skin

Shannon Byrne

★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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我係上了年紀的女士、在 Dr. Heidi Wat皮膚诊所做面部擊光當時我很多老人斑、膚色很黑、感覺很煩、不想照镜。 現在对比很大、黑斑消除、均匀美白、 簡直是天壤之别、非常開心! 在止感謝屈醫生

余太

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I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my face

eja421

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Dr. Wat 做的激光治疗非常好,我觉得医生和那里的设施都非常专业。Dr. Wat很细心,非常耐心的向我解释了所有的疗程,看得出经验丰富。帮助了我祛斑和打針去皱纹都沒有痛楚的感觉,令我对自己更有自信。感觉皮肤肉眼可见的有提升的效果,非常推荐!

Suzie

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Why Choose Waterfront Skin & Laser for Laser Resurfacing

Centrally located in Downtown Vancouver at a premier medical building, Waterfront Skin & Laser hosts two US-trained, double board-certified dermatologists: Drs. Wu and Wat. All of our treatments are performed by Drs. Wu and Wat, meaning when you come to Waterfront Skin & Laser, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest-quality treatments performed by accredited physicians at the top of their field.

Our physicians specialize in treating all skin types and skin tones and have thorough experience treating a variety of skin types. This is very beneficial when performing laser resurfacing treatments to ensure your laser settings are safe and effective for your skin type.

Our office also serves as a leading, first-class research center where Drs. Wu and Wat prioritize developing, optimizing, and offering our patients breakthrough technology. These cutting-edge treatments are often included in our signature proprietary combination treatments. At Waterfront Skin & Laser, we take pride in having a wide range of the latest and greatest treatment options for laser resurfacing on the market.

How Your Laser Resurfacing Treatment Will Go

1. Consultation

You will begin with a one-on-one consultation with one of our board-certified dermatologists and receive a customized treatment plan. Our consultation fee is $250.00, which is applied towards your treatment cost should you wish to proceed with treatment. To schedule your consultation, please contact our cosmetic concierge department at 604.281.4211 or at Concierge@wslderm.com.

2. Scheduling

After your consultation, you will receive your treatment plan with finalized pricing and will be able to schedule your treatment. Please note that same-day treatment may be available if you wish to have your treatment after your consultation.

3. Treatment

Your treatment will be administered by your physician. Numbing is available for most treatments if desired.

4. Follow-Up

Within 24-48 hours after your consultation or treatment, you will receive a follow-up call from our concierge department to ensure that your consultation went well and that you are healing smoothly (if treatment is performed).

5. Maintenance

You can plan on maintenance visits every 6-12 months (depending on your treatment plan) to help you maintain your results.

Laser Resurfacing FAQs

How does laser resurfacing work?

Our physicians formulate a targeted treatment plan that reflects your individual skin needs. Laser settings are then carefully considered based on the areas of concern and your skin tone and skin type. Most laser procedures last about 15 – 30 minutes; different lasers may use different technology to resurface the skin.

How much does laser resurfacing cost?

Pricing varies depending on your treatment plan and will be determined during your consultation.

How long do laser resurfacing results last?

The duration of results from your laser resurfacing treatment varies based on several factors, including the laser type, the number of sessions performed, and the laser settings. Most laser resurfacing treatments can help you achieve results from 6 months up to 2+ years.

What are the side effects of laser resurfacing?

Side effects may include bruising, bleeding, inflammation, localized pain, tenderness or swelling, redness, and peeling.

Is laser resurfacing painful?

Most laser resurfacing treatments have a minimal to moderate pain level; numbing and post-op care are always provided to ensure patient comfort.

How long will it take for laser resurfacing to work?

You can see results for most treatments within about 14-21 days.