If a person wants to reduce facial wrinkles and reduce skin irregularities including blemishes and acne scars, he/she might opt for laser resurfacing. In this laser resurfacing treatment, a special technique is used where short, concentrated and pulsating beams of light are directed towards the irregular skin, which helps in removing skin layer by layer. This results in soft and younger skin from beneath. Dermatologists refer these techniques when a patient approaches them to fight the challenges of ageing, acne, scars, wrinkles etc. In all such cases, they suggest laser skin resurfacing treatment which helps team to get a younger and healthier skin. In the process new skin cells appear which provides a younger looking surface. Meanwhile, a few precautions need to be followed before taking up the laser treatment for face. Initially you need to visit a dermatologist to know if you are a good candidate for it. If you have cold sores or a few blisters around your mouth, you should seek his advice. When you are opting for laser skin resurfacing, your doctor may advice you to stop taking any kind of medications or supplements.Laser treatment for face can also bring in some potential risks which include scarring, changes in skin's pigmentation, bacterial infection etc. The average cost of laser skin resurfacing varies from place to place. It is upward of $2,300 in the US.