SOURCE: Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia

Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia

December 17, 2013 05:05 ET

Plastic Surgeon in Virginia Upgrades Laser Skin Resurfacing Technology

Dr. Enrique Silberblatt of Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia Has Recently Purchased the Fraxel DUAL 1550/1927 Laser to Enhance Treatment and Results for Patients Interested in Laser Skin Resurfacing

ROANOKE, VA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2013) - For patients seeking non-surgical facial skin rejuvenation, Virginia plastic surgeon Enrique Silberblatt, MD may be able to provide an effective solution. Aesthetic Surgery of Virginia, Dr. Silberblatt's private practice, has recently acquired Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 technology for laser skin resurfacing treatments. This upgrade from the practice's previous Fraxel® 1927 laser is designed with two separate frequencies to singularly or dually treat various signs of aging and sun damage in a more effective and efficient manner.

As revealed in Dr. Silberblatt's blog post titled "Benefits of Laser Skin Resurfacing," the Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 laser skin resurfacing treatment can offer several benefits to patients interested in nonsurgical skin rejuvenation. Some key advantages highlighted in the blog entry include:

  • Effective treatment of brown spots, fine lines and wrinkles, melasma, and scarring
  • Improvement of skin tone and texture
  • Reduction of pore sizes
  • Possibility for fewer treatment sessions
  • Single or dual laser treatment capabilities
  • Potential for relatively quick results

In regard to the differences between the two laser frequencies, Dr. Silberblatt's website explains that the 1550 nm wavelength is often the preferred option for diminishing scars, as well as finer lines and wrinkles. Conversely, the 1927 nm wavelength can be particularly beneficial for the removal of brown spots, melasma, and other sun-related skin damage. No matter the Fraxel® laser frequency utilized during treatment, a topical numbing agent designed with a high concentration of local anesthesia will be applied to the treatment area to help decrease and even prevent any potential discomfort.

Ultimately, Dr. Silberblatt and his team of Master Aestheticians consider laser skin resurfacing with Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 technology to be an excellent nonsurgical option that can "help [patients] achieve a younger, more healthy look for [their] skin without the risks and downtime associated with other rejuvenation procedures."

About Enrique Silberblatt, MD, FACS

Dr. Silberblatt graduated from Princeton University and went on to earn his medical degree from New York Medical College. He has completed a General Surgical Internship at the University of Miami, a General Surgical Residency at the University of Massachusetts, and a Plastic Surgery Residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Silberblatt is also certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and maintains an AAAAPSF-accredited surgical facility. He is available for interview upon request.

For more information about Dr. Silberblatt and his Virginia plastic surgery practice, visit,, and

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