At Levine Center for Plastic Surgery on the Upper East Side, we offer a variety of laser resurfacing treatments in New York City, targeting various layers of tissue and addressing a wide range of skin concerns. 

Benefits of skin resurfacing

Laser resurfacing offers transformative benefits for the skin, effectively addressing:

  • signs of aging including fine lines and moderate wrinkles
  • mild to moderate skin laxity
  • hyperpigmentation and sun damage
  • acne scars

With options for both superficial and deep treatment, laser resurfacing addresses various skin concerns with customizable recovery times, making it a versatile choice for those seeking significant improvements in skin appearance. 

Which Laser treatment is best for you?

Each patient is unique and their aesthetic treatment plan should be as well.

To effectively and safely address each patient’s individual skin concerns and goals, we offer a wide of laser resurfacing treatments, including Sciton JOULE laser treatments such as ProFractional, ContourTRL, MicroLaserPeel and NanoLaserPeel, as well as skin resurfacing with Nordlys Frax 1550 and Frax 1940.

During your consultation with double board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Jennifer Levine, you will collaborate on a treatment plan that is ideal for you.

SKIN Resurfacing Treatments

The resurfacing treatments we offer are listed below from the most superficial to deepest level of tissue penetration. Click on each treatment name for more details.

Frax 1940

How It Works: The Frax 1940 applicator, as part of the Nordlys system, specializes in superficial skin rejuvenation, focusing on the epidermal layer to treat pigmented lesions and fine lines. It delivers controlled bursts of energy more superficially compared to the Frax 1550, which targets deeper skin layers for textural improvements and collagen remodeling. This makes the Frax 1940 ideal for addressing surface-level skin concerns with minimal downtime.

Treatment Areas: Suitable for treating the face, neck, and hands, particularly for targeting pigmentation and achieving a more uniform skin tone.

Skin Concerns: Effective in reducing the appearance of dark spots, sun damage, and improving overall skin texture, providing a refreshed and brighter skin appearance with less recovery time compared to deeper treatments.

Nano Laser Peel 

How It Works: A Sciton laser treatment, the NanoLaserPeel uses an erbium laser to lightly polish the top layer of skin, improving texture and enhancing skin's overall appearance with minimal downtime. It's a gentle yet effective way to address skin dullness and revitalize its look, making it a popular choice for those seeking quick results.
Treatment Areas: This treatment is suitable for various areas including the face and neck, offering a versatile option for skin rejuvenation.

Skin Concerns: Effective in reducing signs of aging such as fine lines, it also improves skin dullness and minimizes the appearance of enlarged pores, delivering a refreshed and more youthful complexion.

MICRO Laser Peel

How It Works: The MicroLaserPeel offers a deeper treatment compared to the NanoLaserPeel, targeting more pronounced skin imperfections. While both utilize erbium laser technology for skin rejuvenation, the MicroLaserPeel is designed to address issues such as deeper lines, wrinkles, and more significant sun damage by removing a thicker layer of skin. This results in a longer recovery time but yields more dramatic improvements in skin texture and tone. 
Treatment Areas: This versatile treatment is suitable for any area on the face or body, addressing aging signs and surface imperfections.

Skin Concerns: MicroLaserPeel is effective against sun damage, fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, uneven skin tone, and pigment irregularities, restoring a youthful glow to the skin with minimal downtime.

Frax 1550

How It Works: The Frax 1550 applicator from Nordlys uses laser energy to deliver very small, controlled bursts to resurface the skin. This process stimulates the production of new collagen, smoothing out skin textures and rejuvenating sun-damaged skin with minimal downtime.
Treatment Areas: This treatment is versatile and can be applied to various parts of the body, including the face, neck, and hands, addressing skin concerns effectively across these areas.

Skin Concerns: It's particularly effective for improving skin texture, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage, offering a smoother and more youthful complexion.


How It Works: Performed in our private surgical suite, ContourTRL deeply penetrates to resurface the skin, effectively treating deep wrinkles, scars, and pigmentation by removing layers of damaged skin. This targeted approach stimulates collagen production for profound skin rejuvenation.
Treatment Areas: It's designed for use on areas that show significant signs of aging or damage, such as the face, neck, and hands.

Skin Concerns: Ideal for correcting deep lines, severe sun damage, and scars, offering a transformative improvement with customizable recovery times to suit individual needs.


How It Works: The ProFractional laser utilizes a fractionated erbium laser, which is designed to treat a portion of the skin while leaving the surrounding areas intact for rapid healing. This approach promotes significant collagen production and enables a dramatic improvement in the skin's texture, appearance of fine lines, deep wrinkles, scars, and pigmented lesions like sunspots and actinic keratosis. The laser achieves this by initiating the body's natural healing process.
Treatment Areas: ProFractional is versatile and can be used on all skin types across various parts of the body, including the face, neck, chest, hands, arms, and legs. This makes it an ideal choice for comprehensive skin rejuvenation.

Skin Concerns: The ProFractional laser is effective in transforming the skin by treating pigmented lesions, fine lines, deep wrinkles, scars, and more. Its deep ablative approach is efficient in addressing these skin concerns with minimal downtime, allowing for a quicker return to normal activities.

Why Elevate Your Appearance with Us?

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When you choose Levine Center for Plastic Surgery or JL Body Sculpting Suite, you choose the best version of yourself.

Dr. Jennifer Levine is a double board certified facial plastic surgeon, globally recognized for her innovative techniques and synergistic treatments that produce optimal results for her patients.

A world-renowned leader in aesthetics, Dr. Levine was the first to offer various face contouring and body sculpting treatments, including Emsculpt NEO, Emface, Coolsculpting and more.

As a patient, you can be confident that you are getting the best results from cutting edge treatments, expertly selected for you by a top plastic surgeon in the United States. 

With 25+ years of experience, Dr. Levine regularly contributes her expertise to the media. Click on the logos below to see some of the articles featuring Dr. Levine's expertise on body sculpting.