CO2 fractional laser enables intense superficial heating stimulation by inducing thermal microchannels to the superficial layer of the skin as to promote the body’s healing mechanism and kick in the body's ability to form new collagen. Co2 fractional laser allows for safe and effective treatment on all skin types with maximum versatility of application areas.
Which areas does Co2 fractional laser treat? - This treatment is not recommended for patients who are overweight.
How many sessions are recommended? –
Soften fine lines and rough skin texture
Skin Lifting and Tightening
Is there downtime? – Downtime is usually 3-5 days. Aggressive treatments, require about 7-10 days of recovery.
Pre + Post Care
Avoid use of anti-inflammatory drugs including aspirin, motrin, advil, and ibuprofen for two weeks prior to treatment as to minimize the potential for bruising, unless medications involved are prescribed for the treatment of an existing medical condition.
If you have a history of fever blisters, take antiviral medication starting 1 day prior and follow directions on your prescription.
Stop the use of glycolic, alpha or beta hydroxyl acids, retinols, retin-A or other similar products 7 days prior to treatment
Avoid tanning beds or prolonged exposure to the sun. Always use sunscreen with SPF 30+
Expected side effects include redness, swelling, bruising, light discomfort.
To wash face use a mild cleanser and avoid wash cloths and harsh cleansers until healing process has fully recovered
Apply a thin coat of antibiotic or healing ointment to the treated area(s).
Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen SPF 30+
Avoid heavy exercise for 3 days
Do not rub, pick, or scratch