CO2 Laser is a fractional laser therapy for skin resurfacing. Your skin is treated with a matrix of laser pulses that vary in intensity, depending on your skin type and desired treatment results. The result is a treatment that is fast, more comfortable and requires less downtime than traditional resurfacing — enabling you to get back to your daily routine much quicker.
CO2 Laser has been proven effective in enhancing skin tone and texture, eliminating the effects of the sun and aging on the skin, smoothing out lines, wrinkles, and scars. Treatments can vary based on the extent of skin resurfacing you’re looking for
Ideal candidates for CO2 Laser have skin damaged by exposure to the sun, age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, rough texture (acne scars). It is ideal for anyone seeking younger looking skin without the long downtime associated with conventional resurfacing procedures.
Immediately following the procedure you can expect a sensation similar to a sunburn, lasting several hours. You can expect peeling of dead skin from the treatment area. This is a natural exfoliation process that may last 7-10 days.
You can expect some moderate discomfort during the treatment, but the anesthetic applied prior to the procedure typically makes any discomfort tolerable.
Yes. You should speak with your practitioner about your complete medical and skin history to minimize the potential for any negative reactions.
There are a number of variables that will determine how long you can expect the results to last including: your health, age and how you care for your skin after treatment.