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CO2 Fractional Resurfacing

When your skin starts to show the effects of sun damage and aging, it may be time to consider a more advanced anti-aging skin treatment like CO2 laser skin resurfacing. Our Hermosa Beach, Torrance, Redondo Beach, and Manhattan Beach patients use this procedure to eliminate wrinkles and restore healthy, evenly-toned skin.

Fractional resurfacing is part of a complete skin rejuvenation plan that our registered nurses will custom-create especially for you. Laser skin resurfacing should not be used alone, but in conjunction with proper skin care for maximum effectiveness. To get started, request a consultation online or call (310) 784-0644 and one of our helpful staff members will schedule your appointment.

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Don't know what you need?

Knowing which treatments are best-suited for your concerns can be confusing. Our interactive Treatment Planner is an easy-to-use guide to various skin conditions and the therapies our skin care specialists recommend.

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Beauty You Can Trust

Laser procedures like fractional resurfacing require a provider with special training, experience and skill to ensure a safe and effective procedure. Our registered nurses are knowledgeable regarding the correct use of laser equipment. They have experience treating a wide range of conditions, including facial lines, scarring, uneven pigmentation, skin laxity and pore size. Your skin will be renewed through deep tissue heating for a smoother, brighter complexion. Collagen fibers are also stimulated to encourage immediate and long-term skin tightening.

We recommend using medical-grade skin care products daily to maintain healthy, youthful-looking skin.

A Reputation Built on Results

You deserve the highest caliber of service, care, and results, and at South Bay Plastic Surgeons, 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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5.0/5
Nov 11, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
This office is so professional and friendly!! Great staff, beautiful office and top of the line treatments
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5.0/5
Nov 11, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Love the Spa and Freda ~ I purchased the VIP membership about a year ago, Freda has been giving me my facials every month which I look so forward to. All the benefits of having the VIP membership is worth every penny!! Stephanie has been doing my injections and now laser treatments for about 6 months now and absolutely love my visits with her!! She’s amazing! Highly recommend The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgery!!
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5.0/5
Nov 7, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I had my first experience with Botox and Nancy was the sweetest! Totally informative, and the process was painless. Highly recommend Nancy
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5.0/5
Nov 4, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Awesome service! The ladies there are always professional. Sahara and Nancy are the best!
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5.0/5
Oct 29, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Had an amazing experience getting both skin care treatments and injectables! Love all the providers and can’t say enough good things. My skin has transformed!
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5.0/5
Oct 8, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Stephanie is my “go to”! She is the best! If you’re thinking about injections or fillers but you’re on the fence, see her!! She is so knowledgeable and good at what she does. You won’t be disappointed! I have recommended numerous friends to her and they have all been thrilled with her services! A++++
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5.0/5
Sep 8, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I saw Nancy to get filler for the first time. She was so thorough about talking to me about what I was looking for, how to achieve my results, providing options. We settled on a plan of a combo of Kybella and filler and I'm already excited about the results. Also she is fantastic about giving injections - there is no pain!
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5.0/5
Jul 6, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Clean office! Great customer service
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5.0/5
Jul 4, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I'm so happy I found this place. I got some under-eye fillers and botox with RN Nancy. She's amazing, she did an amazing job and she is very kind. I purchased the 6 month VIP express facial, Frida did my facial and she is amazing! Great staff 🙂
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5.0/5
Jun 27, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
The staff is friendly and professional. Nancy knows exactly what my skin needs, and is very gentle. I had a Clear and Brilliant treatment with Nancy recently, I looked at myself tonight and really noticed my skin glowing! Thanks, Nancy!
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5.0/5
Jun 25, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I’ve been coming to Stephanie for Botox for the last two years. At 1st I was scared because I didn’t want to appear overly done. Stephanie was patient with me and calmed my nerves by explaining the process & her expertise with the different patient preferences. She does such a wonderful job and her bedside manner is the best! She is currently giving me laser treatments. I’m on my 3rd session and I the outcome so far is better than I imagined! Going to Stephanie was the best decision I’ve made on my journey to self care & improvement. I obviously highly recommend her & you will too!
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5.0/5
Jun 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I'm really happy with my laser hair removal treatment done by Nancy. She was very informative and made me feel very comfortable. She went over the area thoroughly and was super professional! The spa was very clean and all the staff was very friendly.
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5.0/5
Jun 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Nurse Stephanie Lapham is the best ! Undergoing any aesthetic treatment requires a great deal of trust in your provider. As a patient of Stephanie's for about 3 years, I have received almost all treatments provided and always walk out of the office with AMAZING RESULTS and confidence. Stephanie always gives her honest and expert opinion. She takes her time to listen to what you want to aesthetically achieve both short and long term, educates you on all your options to make the best-informed decision (no surprises), and takes her time with a gentle hand in all treatments I have received. Not only is Stephanie a master at her craft and knowledgeable in the newest techniques, she's also the sweetest most genuine person. The staff is also amazing. I can always count on Camille, Elizabeth, and Sahara for all pre/post treatment questions, products, and follow up. They are very knowledgeable, always aware of my treatment plan, and are so patient in accommodating my busy schedule. I highly recommend Stephanie to all my friends and colleagues because I know they will be in great hands.
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5.0/5
Mar 25, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
After being diagnosed with Breast Cancer and have a lot of treatments and surgeries my Plastic Surgeon Dr. Burrel who did an excellent Breast reconstruction referred me to Valerie Gilbert the Best Tatto Artist to be the cherry on top the FINEST touch to my breast... She is very nice, funny, kind, caring and really sweet person; and also she makes you feel like home.. She is a Specialist on Permanent Areola Repigmentation And Nipple Restoration.... and I don't have words to describe the AMAZING JOB she made for me.... She is very Professional and take very seriously her Job... what else can I say she's an Angel from Heaven... I'm so thankful that God is taking care on me and I can see it in all the Angels He has been sent to my life and definitely Valerie you're one of them... Thank you Valerie for you work of Excellence! ... God Bless you Always!...
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5.0/5
Jan 18, 2020
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I love this place Nancy is the best she’s the only one I trust with my face. I always feel great after each visit. I highly recommend her.
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5.0/5
May 25, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I have been a client of Angelique George for 10 years. I would not think of going to anyone else but her. She is caring, professional and knows the in's and outs of the business and the best products to use. She is also very gentle, sincere and knows how to guide one when issues come up. She truly loves her work and is very dedicated to it and her clients. She gives more than 100 percent at every session and makes you feel so comfortable. I recommend her highly.
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5.0/5
Mar 27, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Michelle Florez is absolutely fantastic. She is an expert at what she does. She explains exactly everything to you clearly and precisely. She is very knowledgeable and takes what she does with pride. I have never had a negative experience the 6 years that i have been coming to the spa. Besides being an expert she is very professional, uplifting, positive and honest. She does not push products or procedures. She only gives suggestions once she is asked by the client. I could write pages on Michelle. All in all she is the best! I am so lucky to have found her.
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5.0/5
Mar 14, 2019
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I've been coming to this Spa for a year now! I was always concern with my skin but never knew the actions to take. Everyone here has made me feel so comfortable in taking these steps. I've done multiple peels and facials with the different Estheticians who have been so sweet and always make me feel so relaxed.. my skin care has improved so much and I see such a change in my acne and texture! I also have done injectable treatments here, the nurses are exceptional and put me at ease!
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5.0/5
Oct 31, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Michelle Florez is fabulous! I was a very late starter to getting anything done on my face. I was terrified because Im very sensitive to chemicals and I really cant handle pain. I also am not a fan of the look of over done plastic surgery or over injected faces. No frozen face or big lips wanted by me. But I also wanted to look my best, and also as natural as Possible, and with as little pain and down time as possible. Microneedling with stem cells is amazing! Michelle listens and is very careful to do what I am comfortable with. She is extremely professional, patient, honest and really experienced. On top of that she is a true artist. It’s Obvious by the beautiful and careful work she does. I even had a pretty bad aliergic reaction (to products after a treatment I think I’m allergic to retinol) one time and the way Michelle handled it and checked on me, made me confident that I would be coming back to her no matter what. I could not Recommend her more highly if you want anything cosmetic done to your face. And the spa itself is very nice, very well run and I am a very happy client. Thanks to Michelie!
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5.0/5
Oct 11, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
This morning I had a facial with Frida at the new location of the Spa at SBPS. The facility is nice and bright with an open, contemporary feeling. Frida was very attentive and kind, making sure I felt comfortable. The whole experience was so relaxing. I would definitely recommend the Spa at SBPS.
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5.0/5
Jun 30, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I have been waiting years to really take care of myself putting others wishes ahead of me...when i finally decided to go foward with the consultation i had the kindest most Sensitive nurse in Lou...she made me feel confident in my choices and the results are amazing! LOVE U LOU! 💟💟💟💟💟 P.S. the office staff is the best!💟
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5.0/5
Jun 13, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Lou was gentle and the injections were painless! She was good about making sure I was doing okay throughout the treatment...highly recommended!!
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5.0/5
Mar 2, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Great service from the Spa - and from Lou. Would highly recommend.
Google
5.0/5
Feb 11, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
Frida always makes my skin feel and look great after a facial. Thank you Frida!
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5.0/5
Feb 9, 2018
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
*SBPS AESTHETIC INSTITUTE SUITE 302 Getting a Breast Augmentation was something that I have always wanted to do. Being in the foster care system taught me to be an independent woman, and as a part of that, I sought out to fix something about myself I was never truly comfortable with. It didn’t take long to find the perfect match for me. Once I found my team, I didn’t think twice. To Rachel the “Bra Fitter”, thank you for always making me feel comfortable during those awkward times of the fittings, and ensuring me that I was always in good hands. If they had a sales position for your job, you would be the best, and your communication was unparalleled. To Dr. Burrell the “Mastermind”, thank you for helping me trust doctors again. I trusted you implicitly with every direction that we took. You are so skilled in what you do and the passion you have for your job shows in every conversation we had. To Krishna the “Sweetest Receptionist”, thank you for welcoming me with open arms. I have had so many horrible interactions when it came to doctors’ offices, and your awesome smile made me feel like home. I never knew offices like yours could be so welcoming. Though you are the first face everyone sees when you walk in, I am honored that you took so much time out of your day to check in on me. To Olga the “Unbelievable Recovery Nurse”, thank you for walking me through my day-of procedures and what to expect. You handled my fear of needles like a champ, and I know I am not easy to deal with when it comes to “the poke”. I was so nervous before, but your calming bedside manner made me feel as though I was talking to my very own best friend. To Dr. Patel the “Vein Champagne Supplier”, thank you for being by my side. You knew exactly what to say to keep me calm. Our pre-operation call was like speaking to someone’s mother. You walked me through everything step by step and knowing you were by my side during the surgery made it all the more easy! To Chelsea the “Nurse with the biggest smile”, thank you for keeping my emotions high. Your demeanor made me feel so comfortable! Last but not least, to Cara the “Raddest Nurse”. How could you forget a girl like her? She was amazing. From the moment she walked in the room, I knew I was in good hands. You were so gentle, and I could tell you cared. It’s often easy to forget about all the people that made this happen, and if I did, I apologize-must be the drugs!  I am beyond thrilled with everything so far, and even more, I am so happy to have been surrounded by such amazing people throughout this journey. If you are looking for a place to go, this is the absolute best choice in the South Bay! -Madison Lucci
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5.0/5
Dec 21, 2016
Google The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons
I loved The Spa at South Bay Plastic Surgeons! This is a true medical spa- the results in my skin are truly amazing. I had tiny little red veins around my nose and they were zapped away with a laser. My eyebrows have been disappearing and now they beautifully frame my face and tattooing them was the best decision I've ever made. I'm so glad I went here as the results are so natural but it took ten years off! Also, I got great advice on products and have notice an amazing improvement in my skin tone and trxture which I did not expect after only a few weeks of use. I will go back for BOTOX and some other things as they are true medical professionals and their expertise is obvious.

Fractional Resurfacing FAQ

Got a question? We have answers! Read on to learn about laser skin resurfacing.

What does CO2 laser skin resurfacing treat?

CO2 fractional resurfacing is ideal for people who want dramatic and lasting changes in their skin texture, tone, and overall health. This treatment works on a deep level to erase the look of wrinkles and scarring, while also restoring a more radiant and youthful-looking skin surface. Dark spots and blotchiness are also improved and the skin appears vibrant – as if lit from within. Other skin rejuvenation treatment options include our IPL Photofacial and Clear + Brilliant™.

Can I benefit?

Individuals who are bothered by lines and wrinkles and rough, patchy skin are usually good candidates for laser skin resurfacing. This procedure is not recommended for those with active acne.

What happens during treatment?

Your skin is first prepped and a numbing agent applied. You are provided with protective eyewear for your safety and comfort A very precise laser beam is directed at the skin to deliver short pulses of energy. This heats the skin’s surface and vaporizes damaged skin cells without affecting the surrounding tissue.

Are there any side effects?

Because fractional resurfacing treats only a “fraction” of the skin’s surface, there is less downtime and fewer side effects than with traditional ablative lasers. Typically, the skin is pink for 2 to 3 days and some peeling occurs after about 5 to 7 days. Your skin may itch or feel slightly sunburned after treatment. You will be provided with instructions on how to care for your skin after the CO2 laser resurfacing.

What are the results?

Once your skin has healed, you can expect to see brighter skin with fewer wrinkles and improved softness. Many women find that their makeup goes on more smoothly, or that they need less makeup because their skin appears much more youthful and healthy.

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