CO2(Carbon Dioxide) Laser Skin Resurfacing is an ablative laser treatment to reduce or partially eliminate facial wrinkles or reduce scarring from skin conditions such as acne, and also other skin irregularities including pigmentation from sun damage. Generally, the results of CO2 laser skin resufacing demonstrate improvment in the smoothness of the skin; however complete elimination of wrinkles, scarring, and pigmentation is an unrealistic expectation.
How does it work?
The carbon dioxide (CO2) laser meticulously yet gently ablates delicate tissue, layer by layer. The laser helps stimulate new collagen growth to provide smoother skin surface. Treatments are tailored to the nature and extent of skin damage and skin type of each patient.
As with all laser treatments, there are advantages and disadvantages. Please schedule a consultation with the doctor today to see if CO2 laser skin resurfacing is right for you.