CO2 Fractional Laser: What Is It?
The carbon dioxide fractional resurfacing laser is a fantastic tool for safely removing many layers of skin while leaving portions of skin next to those that have been treated by the laser. This is why the procedure is known as a fractionated method. Age spots, skin laxity, textural changes, dull color to the skin, and a thin collagen layer of parts of the body such as the back, neck, chest, and even scar tissue are all issues that the fractional CO2 laser cures.
What skin issues may CO2 laser help with?
Lines that are very fine
Age spots and sunspots
Inconsistencies in skin texture
Acne scars and traumatic scars can both be reduced.
Skin that has been affected by the sun
What are the advantages of using the Fractional CO2 laser to resurface your skin?
The CO2 laser produces impressive results, with considerable improvements in texture, tone, and overall look. Fine and coarse lines are typically reduced, dark age spots are reduced, coarse facial features are softened, skin tone is smoother, and the skin seems tighter. Individual outcomes may vary, but the average patient improvement with this laser is generally rather significant.
Is the Fractional CO2 laser therapy painful?
To numb the region to be treated, patients are frequently given a topical anesthetic cream, as well as oral pain medicines and nerve blocks. This regimen makes it feasible for the therapy to be as comfortable as possible. Treatments are now even more pleasant and quick thanks to the new fractional laser, which can treat a whole face in as little as 20 minutes.
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The CO2 fractional resurfacing laser is a carbon dioxide laser that accurately eliminates damaged skin's deep outer layers while stimulating the regeneration of healthy skin beneath. Fine to moderately deep wrinkles, photo damage, scarring, skin tone, texture, crepiness, and laxity are all treated by CO2.
Moderate redness, swelling, and crusting are common side effects of this laser, and recovery takes around 5-7 days (although individual outcomes may vary). It's also likely that some pinkness or mild redness will linger for a little longer as a result of ongoing deep tissue healing.
Patients will only have slight swelling and redness after treatment. The usual patient's "downtime" is minor, lasting about 5-7 days. The majority of individuals just require one treatment to see a significant change in their skin.
The precise duration varies depending on the region being treated; however, it usually takes one hours or less. This timeline includes a 30-minute wait period for topical numbing to take effect before treatment.
Although the co2 causes some discomfort, our patients are at ease throughout the operation. A feeling comparable to "pins and needles" is frequently experienced.
Patients may notice a period of modest pinkness in their skin when their skin heals, which can take up to 3 weeks. The texture and tone of your skin will improve throughout this period. Once the skin has healed fully, the full benefits can be observed 3-6 months after the original treatment.
The effects of a CO2 laser therapy might be apparent for years after the procedure. With regular use of SPF+, avoidance of sun exposure, and proper at-home skincare maintenance, results can be extended.
The CO2 laser may treat specific regions like the eyes and around the lips; nevertheless, the complete face and neck are the most common locations to treat with the IPL laser.
Yes, a CO2 laser treatment comes with some downtime. Before you can go out in public, let 7-10 days for recuperation. After treatment, your skin will scab and peel for 2-7 days, and it will be pink for 3-4 weeks. The length of time it takes for someone to heal differs from person to person.
The majority of patients only require one CO2 treatment; however, certain individuals with deeper wrinkles or scarring may require numerous treatments.
A co2 laser therapy has hazards, just like any other medical procedure. During your appointment, your physician will evaluate you to see whether you are a good candidate for co2 laser treatment. If you have any concerning side effects following an IPL treatment, please contact the clinic right once.
For persons with particular health issues, a CO2 laser therapy may not be safe. Patients who are presently on Accutane should avoid CO2 laser treatments. Those having a history of poor healing or scarring, as well as those with bleeding issues, are not eligible. The CO2 laser is not recommended for women who are pregnant or nursing.
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